Lynne Rienner Publishers Global South Travel Grant

The Peace Studies Section of ISA and Lynne Rienner Publishers invite nominations for the first annual Peace Studies Section – Lynne Rienner Publishers Global South Travel Grant. This competitive grant will be awarded to a Peace Studies Section member who is currently working at an institution located in the Global South1 who has had a paper accepted for the 2019 ISA Convention in Toronto and requires further funds to attend.

General Information

The grant recipient will receive a $1000 cash reimbursement for travel, accommodation or registration fees directly accrued from their attendance at the convention.2 Anyone who meets the above selection criteria is eligible to apply, but we encourage particularly submissions from early career and female candidates. The Selection Committee3 reserves the right to decide not to award a grant if it is decided that no submitted applications are eligible for or deserving of the funds.

To apply, please submit your name, institutional affiliation and contact information, along with the abstract of the paper that has been accepted for presentation at the Toronto convention and a maximum 300 word explanation for why you should be selected to receive the grant. Submissions with an explanation of more than 300 words will not be considered.

All application materials should be e-mailed in one file directly to the chair of the Grant Committee, Dr. Sheherazade Jafari (, before midnight on October 1st, 2018. The committee will make its decision as soon as possible and the awardee will be informed of their award on or before October 22nd, prior to the Convention registration deadline on October 24th.

  1. For the purposes of this grant we are defining the “Global South” as it is defined in the ISA Global South Caucus Charter, Art. 4, section 5ai, which includes the following regions as part of the Global South: Latin America and the Caribbean, South and Southeast Asia and the Pacific, Africa, the Middle East/North Africa and developing Eurasia.
  2. The reimbursement will be paid directly to the awardee at the 2019 ISA Convention in Toronto and only after provision of all pertinent receipts for travel, accommodation and registration.
  3. The grant committee is comprised of the chair and two additional members of the ISA Peace Studies Section Executive Committee.


To be determined...


Award Chairs please review dates to ensure deadlines are met.

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