Conference Programme 2016
The full conference schedule is now available:
Here are some of the programme highlights:
Monday 21 March
11:15 'Podemos and Populism'
Speaker: Íñigo Errejón Galván (Political Secretary of Podemos)
12:15 Building Impact Case Studies - Reflecting on REF 2014 and Looking Ahead
Chair: Professor Matthew Goodwin (University of Kent)
12:30 The Good Life: From Miserable Inequality to Happy Equality?
Speaker: Professor Shirin Rai (University of Warwick)
14:15 'Pedagogies of Violence' - Sponsored by Politics
Chair: Dr Andrew Schaap (University of Exeter)
17:45 PSA Leonard Schapiro Lecture
Sponsored by Government and Opposition
The European Union between intergovernmentalism and "shared and
responsible sovereignty" - The haptic nature of the EU's institutional
Professor Simona Piattoni (University of Trento)
17:45 PSA Postgraduate Network Drinks Reception and Talk
'How tax is now the key to unlocking the monetary mess that's sucking the
life out of the economy'
Speaker: Professor Richard Murphy (City University, London and Director of Tax
19:00 Reception sponsored by Government and Opposition
Tuesday 22 March
11:30 Can Democratic Agency Survive the "Constructivist Turn"?
Speaker: Professor Lisa Disch (University of Michigan)
12:30 'Soft Power of Hard States' - Sponsored by Politics
Chair: Dr Kyle Grayson (Newcastle University)
12:30 Wellcome Trust Funding Talk: Humanities and Social Sciences
Speaker: Dr João Rangel de Almeida (Portfolio Development Manager in
Medical Humanities & Social Sciences, Wellcome Trust)
13:30 Postgraduate Network Conference
Panel Session 1
13:30 'Britain Votes' Roundtable
Sponsored by the British Journal of Politics & International Relations
Chair: Dr Alan Convery (University of Edinburgh)
Followed by BJPIR Drinks Reception in the Viscount
15:30 Postgraduate Network Conference
Panel Session 2
15:30 'Political Science and the Impact Revolution: Strategies and Opportunities'
Chair: Professor Matthew Flinders (PSA Chair)
Speakers: Professor Steven Rathgeb Smith (Executive Director, APSA)
17:00 PSA Annual Assembly
17:00 PSA Annual Conference Dinner
After dinner speaker: Steve Bell, Political cartoonist
Wednesday 23 March
12:30 Using video as a teacher and researcher
Insight into the innovative ways in which video is being used in the classroom and a
look at the new SAGE Politics & International Relations Video Collection.
12:30 Total Exposure 2017 Launch
Launching following the previously successful inaugural year, Total Exposure is
designed to bring broadcasters and political scientists together to produce TV and
radio programmes to showcase their discipline.
12:30 'Parliaments and Legislatures: Research, Impact and Parliament'
Chair: Professor Cristina Leston-Bandeira (University of Leeds)