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  • IAPSS World Congress 2015 London

    "The Politics of Conflict and Cooperation"
    The largest political science student conference around the world is taking place from April 14th until 17th 2015 in the City of London, followed by the 20th IAPSS General Assembly on April 18th.

    Final deadline: March 15th 2015 (UK students only)
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  • About the International Association for Political Science Students

    The International Association for Political Science Students (IAPSS) is a platform for political science students and students interested in political science issues. The association is international, politically independent, non-profit and student-run, and aims to have global impact in the political science sphere. The International Association for Political Science Students (IAPSS) is the only organization representing students of political science and related studies – worldwide. IAPSS seeks to strengthen the academic profile and methodological skills, to broaden the global understanding of the discipline of political science.

     

  • Recent IAPSS News

    • March 5, 2015

      IAPSS Autumn Convention Prep-Meeting in Prague, Czech Republic


      On Saturday, February 28, 2015 the IAPSS Congress Management team met in Prague to discuss the preparations for the Autumn Convention 2015. This Convention with the theme “News Threats to Security” will take place from September 21 until 25 in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. Whereas
    • February 25, 2015

      Call for Applications: Editor for Journal of Political Theory and Analysis (JPTA)


      The International Association for Political Science Students is herewith launching a Call for Applications for the position of Editor for the Journal of Political Theory and Analysis. The JPTA Editor is a position within the IAPSS Academic Department and will work closely with the Head of the
    • February 12, 2015

      Call for Abstracts: PSA Panel at IAPSS World Congress 2015


      Call for Abstracts: PSA Panel at IAPSS World Congress 2015 In association with the IAPSS, the PSA Postgraduate Network Committee are pleased to announce a call for abstracts for a special panel at the  IAPSS World Congress, London April 2015. Abstracts are sought relating to the theme of
    • February 7, 2015

      Call for Applications: Head of Events Department


      Call for Applications for Head of Events Department of the International Association for Political Science Students (IAPSS) The International Association for Political Science Students (IAPSS), is looking for an ambitious, motivated and internationally orientated student willing to fulfill our
    • February 7, 2015

      Call for Applications: Study Trip Coordinator


      Call for Applications for a Study Trip Coordinator of the International Association for Political Science Students (IAPSS) In 2013, the International Association for Political Science (IAPSS) started organizing Study Trips to destinations with high relevance to students of political science and
  • A Different View Articles

    • March 3, 2015

      Miracle in marshland: The Singaporean developmental state story


      The third chapter of  Michael Schuman’s book The Miracle: The Epic Story of Asia’s Quest for Wealth entitled Minister Mentor’s Asian Values discusses the economic success story of the tiny city-state of Singapore. From being a marshland used as a port during the British colonization
    • March 2, 2015

      Bridging the great divide between biomedicine and the social sciences


      When Mount Pinatubo in the province of Zambales, Philippines erupted in 1991, the Aeta communities living in the mountains were immediately evacuated to the lowlands. Caught in the massive disarray, the Aetas were displaced from their home and separated from their families and friends. As they
    • March 2, 2015

      Gender Inequality: The Primary Determinants of a Universal Phenomenon


      According to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and in rights – regardless of their gender. Yet no single country in the world has perfect gender equality. Whilst some reports claim that gender equality has largely improved over
    • February 27, 2015

      Are corporations humans?


      In recent years, terms such as globalization, integration, regionalisation, cosmopolitanism, “global village”, supranational etc. are being used very often in everyday language by both scientific intellectuals/scholars and “ordinary” citizens. These terms are simply describing today’s
    • February 25, 2015

      Charlie Hebdo attacks and the rise of extremism in Middle East


      The terror attacks in France last month fuelled worldwide debates on freedom of speech and the relationship between Islam and the West. The latter issue was already on the core due to the rise of groups like ISIS and Boko Haram, as well as demonstrations against Muslim immigration that took place