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The Call for Papers for the 2016 Istanbul World Congress Now Open!/L'appel à communications pour le Congrès mondial d'Istanbul 2016 maintenant en cours!

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The Call for Papers for the 2016 Istanbul World Congress is now officially open!

Please take note that you can still submit a CLOSED panel proposal.

Here are the important deadlines:

  • Deadline to submit an closed panel: 7 OCT 2015
  • Deadline for paper submission: 7 OCT 2015

Please take notice of the Instructions before submitting your panel proposal.

For more information, please visit the WC2016 website




L'appel à communications pour le Congrès mondial d'Istanbul 2016 est désormais en cours!

Veuillez noter qu'il est encore temps de soumettre une proposition de panel FERMÉ.

Voici les dates importantes à retenir:

  • Date limite pour soumettre un panel fermé: 7 octobre 2015
  • Date limite pour soumettre une communication: 7 octobre 2015

Veuillez prendre acte des Instructions (en anglais seulement) avant de soumettre votre proposition de panel.

Pour plus d'informations, visitez le site web du WC2016



Come see IPSA at the APSA Annual Meeting in San Francisco!

From September 3rd to 6th, come see us at the APSA Annual Meeting at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square! For the occasion, Financing and Communication Manager, Sarah Veilleux-Poulin, as well as Membership Services and External Relations Manager, Mathieu St-Laurent, will be on-site at booth 717 to greet attendees and meet with delegates from APSA, publishers and other regional and international organizations.

The IPSA Executive Committee will also be well represented at the Annual Meeting, with President Aiji Tanaka present to meet his counterparts. Dianne Pinderhugues, Co-Chair of the Istanbul 2016 Program Committee, Terrell Carver and Dirk Berg-Schlosser, Summer School Coordinator, complete the IPSA delegation.

On a lighter note, a joint reception sponsored by Sage and IPSA has been organized on Friday September 4th at 6PM at the Cocktail Tradition Bar, 441 Jones Street. The reception is open to all, but places are limited! Come get your free ticket at the IPSA booth prior to the reception.

See you there!

Peter Nyong'o Confirmed as Latest Plenary Speaker for the 2016 Istanbul World Congress/Peter Nyong'o confirmé à titre de plus récent conférencier plénier au Congrès mondial d'Istanbul 2016

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Professor Peter Anyang Nyong'o, current Senator of Kisumu County at the Kenyan Parliament, has been confirmed as a plenary speaker for the next World Congress of Political Science. The title of his plenary is When Democracy Fails Twice: Can Losers Accept the Victors as Legitimate.


Hon. Sen. (Prof.) Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o is currently the Senator for Kisumu County at the Kenyan Parliament. He graduated from Makerere University, Kampala, in 1971 with a BA (First Class Honours) in Political Science and Philosophy. He then received his MA (1974) and PhD (1977) in Political Science at the University of Chicago. He was a Special Lecturer at the University of Nairobi (1977-81), Associate Research Professor at El Colegio de Mexico (1971-84), Associate Professor at Addis Ababa University (1984-86) and then joined the African Academy of Sciences as Head of Programs from 1987 to 1992.