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Our main conference (and AGM) takes place each October of each year. We also host a biennial Postgraduate Conference.

For details of previous PSAI conferences, please visit our past conferences page.

PSAI 2014 Annual Conference
The 2014 Annual Conference will be hosted by the National University of Ireland, Galway, between 17 - 19 October 2014. The Call for Papers is available to view here. For details about the conference, please check out the conference website - - or contact the conference convenors Brendan Flynn and Niall O'Dochartaigh.

For departments interesting in hosting future PSAI annual conferences, a background note on the practicalities is available: PSAI Annual Conferences Arrangements

PSAI Postgraduate Conference
The PSAI Postgraduate Conference 2014 will be hosted by Dublin City University on Friday 16th May 2014. It is the tradition of the PSAI Postgraduate Conference to welcome paper and panel proposals in any area of politics and international relations. Please see the link below for more details.

Please note that PSAI members can apply for financial support to help attend the postgraduate conference through the PSAI Postgraduate Support Scheme.