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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

    • 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
    • February 6, 2015

      Call for Applications: Delegations Coordinator


      Call for Applications for Delegations Coordinator of the International Association for Political Science Students (IAPSS) The International Association for Political Science Students is herewith launching a Call for Applications for the position of Delegations Coordinator. The Delegations
  • A Different View Articles

    • 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
    • February 25, 2015

      Between charity, development and underdevelopment


      Critical theory, in its wider sense, positions itself outside of that which is orthodox. By definition, it is critical of current paradigms, critical of the general norms and dominant discourses which enjoy a normative and cultural hegemonic position of power – those which Foucault rightly calls
    • February 25, 2015

      Paraguay: Access to land, inequality and implications for democracy (Parts 1 & 2)


      Paraguay, or el corazon de America, has recently been generating a lot of new flows for its economy, but the problem is, that shares of this growth are not being channeled to all parts of Paraguay’s society equally. With GDP that recorded 14.2 percent increase in 2013, this landlocked South
    • February 23, 2015

      Fracking Europe: The Solution?


      No non-renewables were used for the production of this article. The exploration of resources in the earth’s shale layer has been made possible thanks to the development of fracking, a method that injects the rock with a cocktail of chemicals with water which allows for the extraction of oil