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A Discussion of Sidney Tarrow’s War, States, and Contention: A Comparative Historical Study

Monday, May 02, 2016

Elisabeth Prügl, Dan Slater, Rick Valelly Contemporary political science has generated extensive literatures on the themes of war, civil war, contentious politics, and social movements. But these literatures are often segregated in particular subfields, like International Relations and Comparative Politics, and typically speak past each other rather than to each other. Sidney Tarrow’s War, States, […]

Short Course: Communicating Science in Politicized Environments

Monday, May 02, 2016

Communicating Science in Politicized Environments James N Druckman and Arthur Lupia 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm In this short course, we introduce participants to advances in the science of science communication.  Science provides two main products to society: information and meaning. Science provides information to society through the evidence it collects. Science provides meaning to […]

Critical Dialogues: On Sovereignty and Other Political Delusions

Friday, April 29, 2016

Carmen E. Pavel, King’s College London Joan Cocks’s book On Sovereignty and Other Political Delusions encourages us to disavow the treacherous language and practice of sovereign power. She questions adeptly what my book takes for granted: that there is some value in sovereign authority. Our books pursue different targets, but we share a concern with […]

Short Course: Mathematics and Democracy

Friday, April 29, 2016

Mathematics and Democracy: Designing Better Voting and Fair-Division Procedures Steven J. Brams and D. Marc Kilgour 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Proposed Short Course Mathematics and Democracy: Designing Better Voting and Fair-Division Procedures Steven J. Brams, Department of Politics, New York University D. Marc Kilgour, Department of Mathematics, Wilfrid Laurier University In this course, we […]

Liberal Integrity and Foreign Entanglement

Friday, April 29, 2016

Liberal Integrity and Foreign Entanglement Shmuel Nili, Yale University My aim in this article is to show that there is distinctive normative value to thinking about a liberal polity as an agent with integrity that can be threatened, paralleling the integrity of an individual person. I argue that the idea of liberal integrity organizes and clarifies […]

The Global Transformation: History, Modernity and the Making of International Relations

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Jennifer Mitzen, Ohio State University In their book, Barry Buzan and George Lawson synthesize an impressive range of material to argue that what they call the long nineteenth century amounted to a profound transformation in world politics, which continues to shape and affect the international system today. They further argue that the discipline of international […]

Short Course: Doing Political Science in Southeast Asia

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Doing Political Science in Southeast Asia: Field Research, Ethics, Engagement, and Employability Multiple panelists Southeast Asian Politics Related Group 9:00 am – 1:00 pm This short course aims to offer graduate students and early-career scholars in particular insight into best practices (and worst aspects) of field research and of developing a career that blends area […]

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Hotels and conference spaces for meetings as large as APSA are contracted at least 5 years in advance. APSA's 117th Annual Meeting will be held in Seattle September 29-October 3, 2021 at the Washington Convention Center and Sheraton Seattle. APSA's 118th Annual Meeting will be held in Montreal September 14-18, 2022 at Palais des congrès de Montréal/The Montreal Convention Center and the Westin Montreal. APSA had done in-depth analysis to be able to make these changes. Learn more.

New CSWP Website
The new Committee on the Status of Women in the Profession website is a hub for those seeking information relevant to the advancement of women in the political science profession. The website includes the Women of Color advice column from Nadia Brown of Purdue University, the Wondering Woman advice column from Kristen Monroe, University of California, Irvine, and Graphs to make you gasp. Visit the website.


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Providing appropriate access to evidence, and research transparency or interpretability, are among the most important topics in the social sciences today. Recent discussions of implementation of guidelines in social science journals are engaging many APSA members and revealing many compelling views. Therefore, we provide a variety of materials to inform this vital discussion. Read the presidents’ statement on implementation of guidelines in the APSR


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