November 29 - December 1
The Department of Politics at the University of Otago is very pleased to be hosting the 2017 NZPSA Conference in Dunedin as part of our 50th anniversary celebrations. The conference will be held on the 29 November - 1 December with a postgraduate workshop on Tuesday 28 November and we very much hope that you will be able to join us.
The theme of this year’s conference is Dis(ordering) Politics: Exclusion, Resistance and Participation. The conference features three public events to explore the theme – a keynote lecture by Prof David McNally of the University of York (Canada), and two panel discussions on Indigenous Politics and the New Zealand Election – in addition to the usual topic streams.
To facilitate your planning the preliminary programme is available here.
Call for Papers
Please send a 200–250 word abstract with your name, title and affiliation in a word document to the appropriate Stream Convenor:
Political Theory: Dr Carla Lam firstname.lastname@example.org
New Zealand Politics: Associate Professor Brian Roper email@example.com
Comparative Politics: Professor Bill Harris firstname.lastname@example.org
International Politics: Professor Robert Patman: email@example.com
Indigenous Politics: Professor Janine Hayward firstname.lastname@example.org
Environmental Politics: Dr Chris Rudd email@example.com
Political Economy: Professor Philip Nel firstname.lastname@example.org
Media and Politics: Dr Brett Nicholls email@example.com
To facilitate your arrangements, you will be notified whether your abstract has been accepted within 1–2 weeks of its receipt.
To register for the conference, and for information on the conference dinner, venue and accommodation options, and visiting Dunedin please see the conference website.
The co-chairs of the conference are Professor Janine Hayward and Associate Professor Vicki Spencer. For general inquiries, please email: NZPSA2017@otago.ac.nz