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Political Studies Association of Ireland



2023 PSAI Annual Conference

The 2023 Annual Conference will be hosted by Queen’s University Belfast. It will take place in the Assembly Buildings Conference Centre and Europa Hotel on the weekend of 20–22 October 2023. 

Click here to access the Conference Website and access information about the venue, visas and conference organisers.

We invite paper and panel (3–5 papers) proposals from all areas of the discipline. Specialist groups are particularly encouraged to organise and submit panel proposals. The deadline for submissions is 30 June 2023. Click here to go straight to the paper/panel submission form (including SG submissions).

Decisions about funding requests to cover conference expenses under the Postgraduate and Early Career (PEC) Travel Funding Support Scheme will be communicated on Friday September 29th 2023.

Recent hosts of the PSAI Annual Conference

2022 – South East Technological University, Waterford

2021 – University College Dublin

2020 – Online event

2019 – National University of Ireland, Maynooth

2018 – University of Limerick

2017 – Dublin City University

2016 – Queens University Belfast

2015 – University College Cork

2014 – National University of Ireland, Galway

2013 – Trinity College Dublin

2012 – University of Ulster, Magee

2011 – University College Dublin

2010 – Dublin Institute of Technology

2009 – Liverpool Hope University

2008 – National University of Ireland, Galway

2007 – Dublin City University

2006 – University College Cork


We also host a biennial Postgraduate Conference. Recent hosts have been:

2020 – University of Limerick

2018 – University College Dublin

2016 – Queens University Belfast

2014 – Dublin City University

2012 – National University of Ireland, Maynooth