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Newsletter: October 2016

Association News

Rosenau Post-Doc Fellowship Recipient

The International Studies Association is pleased to announce that Peter Dixon is the recipient of the 2016-2017 James N. Rosenau Post-Doctoral Fellowship. The Rosenau Fellowship will allow Dr. Dixon to spend the academic year further developing his research agenda, as well as collaborating with ISA HQ on a number of projects.

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Hong Kong 2017 Update

We are delighted by the overwhelming response for the 2017 International Conference! With more than 1000 paper, panel, innovative, and roundtable proposals, and over 1400 individuals from 66 countries, our program team has a extraordinary job ahead of them. To be held in collaboration with the Faculty of Social Sciences and Department of Politics and Public Administration at Hong Kong University, the conference coincides with the Faculty's 50th Anniversary and promises to be an enriching and memorable experience.

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Call for Applications: 2017-2018 Rosenau Post-Doctoral Fellowship

ISA invites applications from junior scholars for the James N. Rosenau Postdoctoral Fellowship. The competition is open to scholars in the social sciences and humanities who have received their Ph.D. within the past two years, that is, between July 1, 2015 and July 1, 2017. The deadline for applications is November 1, 2016.

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CEEISA-ISA Brexit Symposium

ISA and CEEISA were pleased to hold the first academic roundtable on the topic of Brexit at our Joint International Conference in Ljubljana, Slovenia in June, 2016. An online symposium continuing the conversation has been published in E-International Relations.

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International Interactions News & Alerts

There is currently free access to one of International Interactions’ special issues, Compliance in International Relations. While you are there, sign up for new content and citation email alerts at the II homepage.

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Convention News

ISA 2017 Pre-Registration Deadline

In order to confirm participation on the program, participants must register for the ISA 2017 Convention by the pre-registration deadline of October 19, 2016. We look forward to seeing you in Baltimore!

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Make Your Hotel Reservation Today!

Reserve your rooms for Baltimore soon! While the Hilton is already sold out and the Marriott is almost sold out, there is still some space available at the Holiday Inn and the Renaissance. Reserve your group rate hotel room now while they're still available - we look forward to seeing you in Baltimore!

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Reserve Your Reception Space Now!

ISA is now accepting reservations for meetings, receptions, and non-panel events for the ISA 2017 convention. The deadline for submissions and catering orders is November 1, 2016. Availability is limited, so schedule soon (before we run out of space at the HQ hotel). Please do not contact the hotels directly - contact Jeanne White for assistance or to make arrangements.

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Call - World Politics Simulation Project

Can you offer a way to resolve the Syrian Civil War? Stepping into the shoes of key decision-makers in a simulation provides a unique opportunity to implement your plan and become part of an active learning community. The World Politics Simulation Project offers ISA members an informative and enjoyable way to network on Facebook with colleagues across the globe before the 2017 ISA convention and to meet during twin innovative panels in Baltimore. Early registration is now open.

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Call - ISA's Got Talent

As instructors, IR scholars sometimes have trouble getting students interested in more mundane IR topics and a lot of those troubles stem from delivery tactics. ISA’s Got Talent takes this problem to the extreme and asks participants to concentrate specifically on the delivery of their material, which may range from hip-hop to opera, or even poetry and character dialogue. The deadline for auditions for this ISA 2017 Innovative Panel is January 1, 2017.

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From our Groups

ISA-Midwest St. Louis 2016 Program

The International Studies Association - Midwest Region is pleased to announce our 2016 annual conference program, November 18-19, in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. In order to confirm your place on the program, participants must register by October 14, 2016.

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Upcoming ISA Group Conferences

ISA has several upcoming group conferences in October and November - we hope that you'll join us at these conferences! The ISA-South 2016 Conference is taking place on October 14-15 in Shepherdstown, WV, the ISA-Northeast 2016 Conference is taking place November 4-5 in Baltimore, MD, and the ISAC-ISSS 2016 Conference is taking place November 4-6 at Notre Dame, IN.

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ISA-CISS 2016 Conference Recap

ISA-CISS recently concluded their 2016 Conference, held June 13-15, 2016, in Thessaloniki, Greece. At the link below, George Andreopoulos, Section Chair, offers his thanks and concluding thoughts on the Conference.

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ISA-Asia-Pacific 2016 Conference Recap

ISA-Asia-Pacific recently concluded their 2016 Conference, held June 25-27, 2016, in Hong Kong. At the link below, Giorgio Shani, Region President, offers his closing remarks for the Conference.

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Reminder to Award Committees

Please email Giulianna Franchetti all award information (name and affiliation of winner and, if applicable, title of book or paper) by November 1, 2016 in order to ensure being listed in the program award pages.

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Carl Beck Award

The Carl Beck Award Committee invites nominations for their annual award, which is presented to a graduate student for their paper in the field of International Studies. The deadline for nominations is October 20, 2016.

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LGBTQA Caucus Awards

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, & Allies Caucus (LGBTQA) is pleased to announce the call for applications/nominations for our two annual awards, the LGBTQA Scholar Award and the Courage Award. Nominations should be received by October 24, 2016.

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Professional Items of Note

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