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Programs & Initiatives

Second Annual Institute for Civically Engaged Research (ICER) at Tufts University’s Tisch College | Deadline: March 1, 2020

APSA’s new Institute for Civically Engaged Research trains advanced graduate students in political science and political scientists at any stage of their careers who wish to shift to using civically engaged research. The Institute will take place on the campus of Tufts University, in the Boston area, from June 15-18, 2020. Apply Now!

2020 ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods | Deadline: March 8, 2020

Call for Applications from early-career scholars based in the Arab MENA region who are interested in attending the 2020 ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research. APSA and ICPSR will sponsor and cover costs for up to 4 scholars based in the Arab MENA region to attend a 4-week training program held at the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor, from June 22 - July 17, 2020. Apply Now!

Call for Applications: 2020 International Workshops | Deadline: March 14, 2020

APSA's International Workshops will continue in 2020 with programs in both Asia and the MENA region. Early-career scholars from East and Southeast Asia are invited to apply for the 2020 Asia Workshop on “Contentious Politics and its Repercussions in Asia” in Hong Kong. Early-career scholars from the Arab Middle East and North Africa are invited to apply for the 2020 MENA Workshops on “Securitization and Insecurity in MENA” in Rabat. The deadlines for submitting applications are in March. Contact [email protected] or [email protected] for more information.

Applications Open for the APSA Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) – Spring Cycle | Deadline: March 20, 2020

The APSA Minority Fellows Program, established in 1969, aims to increase diversity and the presence of underrepresented individuals in the discipline of political science. The spring cycle will provide support to first and second-year students in political science PhD programs. Please email us with any questions. Apply Now!

APSA Annual Meeting & Exhibition

Attend the 2020 APSA Annual Meeting & Exhibition | Registration Opens late March
Based on member feedback, the 2020 meeting will not be on Labor Day weekend! Join us for the 116th American Political Science Association’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition, September 10 – 13, 2020, in San Francisco, CA, to address the latest scholarship in political science while exploring the 2020 theme, “Democracy, Difference, and Destabilization.” Visit the conference website

Submit 2020 Applications to Request an Affiliated Event | Deadline: March 31, 2020

Request space at the 2020 APSA Annual Meeting in San Francisco! APSA provides complimentary space for business meetings and receptions during the APSA Annual Meeting. When requesting your date, please note that Friday is our most popular night for business meetings and receptions. Submit an application here

2020 APSA Working Group Applications Now Open | Deadline: March 31, 2020

Annual meeting Working Group consist of a small group of meeting attendees who are interested in a common topic and who agree to attend panels and plenary sessions aligned on that topic. They convene at the meeting for discussion at an assigned time. The idea is to simulate a working group conference experience amidst APSA panels. Submit applications here.

Submit Proposals to the New Breakout Sessions at the TLC at APSA | Deadline: March 27, 2020

APSA 2020 Breakout Sessions are 30-minute sessions where participants present an idea in development for a future workshop or paper. Participants will receive feedback from conference attendees on the topic, idea, or methodological approach of their proposed work. Click here to submit.


Upload Your Papers to APSA Preprints

Launched at the 2019 APSA Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, APSA Preprints is an open access pre-publication platform dedicated to early research outputs in political science and related disciplines, and developed through the collaboration of APSA and Cambridge University Press. Upload your papers to APSA Preprints here!

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Major Gifts to APSA Support New Partnerships and Diversity in the Discipline

With great appreciation, the APSA announces a major donation of $1.2 million from the Ivywood Foundation, which is substantially funded by the family of Rogers M. Smith, the current APSA President, as well as a personal donation of $200,000 from Rogers Smith and his wife, Mary Summers to the Generation to Generation Campaign for the Ralph J. Bunche Fund. Read more.

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