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Political Studies Association of Ireland



The call for papers, as you know, is out for the 2021 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA), to be held 30 September-3 October in Seattle. The PSAI will have a panel at this meeting. I am pleased to announce that the deadline for the call for papers has been extended until 28 January at 11:50 […]

The UCC-Defence Forces Lecture Series

ONLINE LECTURE The UCC-Defence Forces Lecture Series will continue in January 2021with a lecture on ‘Ireland and the UN Security Council’, by Sonja Hyland, Political Director, Irish Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, for Thursday 28th January 2021, 18.30-20.00 (Irish/UK time) – this lecture will address Ireland’s priorities as it starts a two-year term as a non-permanent member of […]


CO-EDITOR POSITION OPEN FOR IRISH POLITICAL STUDIES Irish Political Studies (IPS) is still seeking expressions of interest in a co-editor position, tenable for three years from 2021. The PSAI has extended the deadline on this search to 31 January 2021. A specialist background in the politics of Northern Ireland would be an advantage,  while editorial experience and a clear […]

Wanted-PSAI Blog Manager

  Wanted-PSAI Blog Manager The Political Studies Association Ireland are looking for an enthusiastic person (or persons) who would agree to curate the PSAI Blog-“Irish Politics Forum-a PSAI blog for the discussion of politics, policy and political reform”. The blog curator would be co-opted onto the PSAI Executive Committee, and otherwise supported by the PSAI. […]

Teaching politics during the pandemic: experiences, opportunities and challenges

  Teaching and Learning in Politics Specialist Group Teaching politics during the pandemic: experiences, opportunities  and challenges Friday 29th January 20201 10am- 12pm online 10am Intro and welcome  Chair  Dr Clodagh Harris (UCC) 10.10 Broad experiences of online teaching Dr Catherine O’Mahony, Director of CIRTL 10.30 Disciplines Inquiring into Societal Challenges – Inclusive Engagement (TBC) Discussion 11.10 […]