Conference Highlights 2014
Welcome to our highlights page for the PSA 64th Annual International Conference, which was held 14-16 April at The Midland Hotel in Manchester.
Annual Leonard Schapiro Lecture
The PSA Annual Schapiro Lecture 2014 was delivered by Professor Ron Johnston (University of Bristol) on the topic 'Which Map? Which Government? Malapportionment and Gerrymandering UK Style'. The Lecture was sponsored by Government and Opposition. Professor Katherine Adeney (University of Nottingham) acted as Chair. The full video is available below:
PSA Annual Conference Dinner Speaker - Shami Chakrabarti
The Conversation: 'Is the Power of Political Journalism in Decline?'
Sponsored by SAGE and The Conversation, this panel includes Arif Ansari (BBC North West Political Editor), Professor Ivor Gaber (City University), Stephen Kahn (The Conversation), Helen Nugent (freelance journalist) and Jonathan Este (The Conversation).
Beyond the Youth Citizenship Commission roundtable
Bernard Crick Teaching Prizes
Main Prize - Dr Elizabeth Bomberg (University of Edinburgh)
New Entrant Prize - Dr Ben Holland (University of Nottingham)
Richard Rose Prize - Dr Matthew Goodwin (University of Nottingham)
Harrison Prize for best paper published in Political Studies 2012 - Professor Andrew Hindmoor (University of Sheffield) and Allan McConnell (University of Sydney): ‘Why Didn't They See it Coming? Warning Signs, Acceptable Risks and the Global Financial Crisis’ published in Political Studies Volume 61, Issue 3, October 2013, Pages: 543–560.
Politics Journal Prize for best paper published in Politics 2012 - Dr Fergal Davis (University of New South Wales), 'The Jury as a Political Institution in an Age of Counterterrorism', Politics, 33:1 (2013)
BJPIR Journal Prize for best paper published in BJPIR 2012 - Dr Gerard Strange (University of Lincoln), Understanding the fundamentals of capital, the crisis and the alternatives: Marx's legacy beyond revolutionary Marxism. The British Journal of Politics & International Relations, 15 (1). pp. 107-124
Politics Learning and Teaching Prize 2013 - Alasdair Blair (De Montford University), Steven Curtis (London Metropolitan University), Mark Goodwin and Sam Shields (University of Hull), 'What Feedback do Students Want?', Politics, 33:1 (2013)
Sir Walter Bagehot Prize for Best Dissertation in Government and Public Administration - Daniel Brieba (University of Oxford), Disaggregating State Capacity: Explaining Policy Effectiveness in Latin America, 1996-2006
Sir Ernest Barker Prize for Best Dissertation in Political Theory - Benoit Dillet (University of Kent), The Outside of the Political: Schmitt, Delueze, Foucault, Descola and the Problem of Travel
Lord Bryce Prize for Best Dissertation in International Relations/Comparative Studies - Anja Gebel (Aberystwyth University), The Ideal Within: A Discourse and Hegemony Theoretical Analysis of the International Anticorruption Discourse
McDougall Trust Prize for Best Dissertation in Elections, Electoral Systems or Representation - Sophie Whiting (University of Liverpool), Is it still about ‘the split’? The ideological basis of ‘dissident’ Irish republicanism since 1986
Annual Specialist Group Prize - Women and Politics