The Call for Proposals for the next IPSA World Congress of Political Science, to be held in Brisbane (Australia), 21-25 July 2018, is open until 10 October 2017.

The Congress Theme “Borders and Margins” will be featured in specially organised topical sessions and events. At this special World Congress, the conferences of the Australian Political Studies Association and Oceanic Conference on International Studies will be fully integrated into the academic program and all Congress events. 

Anyone can submit a proposal for a panel or paper. Proposers do not need to be a member of IPSA. Please visit for further details on the World Congress including submission guidelines, the venue, the procedure to apply for an Australian visa, as well as useful information about Brisbane.

PSA members interested in attending are invited to apply for funding via our Overseas Conference Grant scheme. Please see here for more information and to download the application form. 

PSA member, Professor Terrell Carver (University of Bristol), sits on IPSA's Executive Committee. PSA members are invited to contact him for further guidance at

Please note: the PSA cannot accept funding inquiries for IPSA until they receive acceptance for their paper submission by the conference.


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