New Leadership team of ESS

Leadership team 2017The new leadership team of the ESS is Chair Fariborz Zelli and Vice Chair Sikina Jinna.

Associate Professor Fariborz Zelli works at the Faculty for Social Science at Lund University, in Sweden, in the Department of Political Science. His main research or teaching areas are:

1 international institutions
2 global environmental governance
3 political theory and philosophy

UNAI-ISA Forum on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction

logo_enISA logoUNAI-ISA Forum on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction

On February 28th, the International Studies Association and United Nations Academic Impact will sponsor a UNAI-ISA Forum on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction. This event will be an open, Chatham House Rules-style discussion between ISA members and UN personnel on the law of the sea and biological diversity. It will take place at 10am – Noon at the United Nations Building. Audience participation and discussion is welcome, in an informal setting.

Confirmed participants are:

Last chance to submit for ISA 2017!

baltimore-harbor_jpg_1920x810_0_302_10000This week is your last chance to submit for ISA’s 2017 Convention in Baltimore! The proposal deadline is next Wednesday, the 1st! We encourage you to submit a proposal and hope to see you in Baltimore, February 22nd – 25th, 2017. If you have any trouble accessing your account or with the submission form, we’re here to help!

Feel free to contact ISA Headquarters and they will be glad to do everything they can.

ISA 2017: Call for Proposals

BaltimoreUnderstanding Change in World Politics
ISA’s 58th Annual Convention — February 22nd-25th 2017 in Baltimor, Maryland – at Hilton Baltimore!
Time to put in an Environmentally focused paper or panel!!
Submission deadline is June 1st 2017 The 2017 conference is aimed at taking an assessment of our understanding of change, its different manifestations as well as implications. Theoretical and policy relevant papers and panels can be presented on any key aspect as it pertains to the conference research theme. Some key questions include:

  • What are different kinds of changes in world politics? The implications might range from epochal transformations to limited changes in the international system – especially within and between – regions to incremental changes in how international treaties and global governance initiatives are promulgated, which in turn produce long-term and/or short-term changes in the architecture of world politics.