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Political Studies Association of Ireland


Call for Papers

PSAI international Relations and Area Studies Specialist Group – PhD One Day Workshop

Call for Papers

18 May 2018

University College Cork

Hosted by the Department of Government

The PSAI international Relations and Area Studies Specialist Group – PhD Workshop PhD research workshop aims to foster a strong intellectual community among postgraduate research students and staff on the island of Ireland. It will give research graduate students the opportunity to receive feedback on their work from staff and their peers, including those outside their immediate area of specialty. It also provides postgraduate research students with greater professional development, especially in presenting their research and participating in discussions, and learning how to provide constructive criticism to their peers.

Students who wish to attend the events can submit an abstract to by the 6/4/2018. A small travel grant will be provided for those traveling to the event from outside Cork.

In addition to the panels showcasing student research, the workshop will also include two professional development panels:

Professional Development Panel A: How to get published

Panellists will include editors of the international journals including International Political Science Review and the Journal of Contemporary European Research and advice on how to publish your first book.

Professional Development Panel B: How to access funding

Panellists will include recipients of major European and National funding including post-doctoral funding.


This workshop is funded by the PSAI and by the School of Government & Politics, UCC