BISAPGN 3rd Annual Conference 2015

Read the Storify from our 3rd Annual Conference!

Venue: Great Hall, King’s College London


Programme_BISAPGN 3rd Annual Conference

9.00-9:30 Registration, Great Hall

9.30-9:45 Welcome

9.45-11:00 Panel 1

11.00-11:15 Break

11.15-12:30 Panel 2

12.30-13:15 Meet the Editors Q&A session

Dr Martin Coward, Senior Lecturer in International Politics and Editor of Politics

13.15-14:00 Lunch

14.00-15:15 Panel 3

15.15-15:30 Break

15.30-16:45 Panel 4

16.45-18:00 Keynote

Professor Nicola Phillips, University of Sheffield and Chair of BISA

18.00 Drinks reception

Hosted by King’s College London

Call for Papers

The BISA Postgraduate Network is seeking paper and panel proposals for its annual conference to be held on the 30th March 2015, at King’s College, London.

This is an excellent opportunity for PhD students – at all stages – to gain experience of presenting in a supportive environment.

Theme: ‘Worlds of Inequality’ in all of its manifestations in international politics.

Keynote speaker: Professor Nicola Phillips, University of Sheffield.

Deadline for submission of abstracts: 21st January 2015

  • Individual paper proposals must be submitted through our online form.
  • Panel proposals should be emailed, with abstracts, to Ms Katharine A. M. Wright – k.wright [AT]
  • In addition, a number of BISA Working Groups will be organising subject-specific panels related to their areas of research. If you are interested in submitting to one of these panels, please contact the working group directly.

Useful Information for Attendees

The conference will take place at King’s College London, which is right in the heart of one of the world’s most famous cities. More information on getting around London and public transport networks can be found here, with specific information about visiting/getting to King’s College available on the university website. Sites such as Time Out London, Lonely Planet and Tripadvisor offer suggestions for things to do, places to visit and reviews of restaurants and bars. The closest Tube stops to the location of the conference (Strand campus) are Temple (District and Circle lines), Charring Cross (Bakerloo and Northern Lines), Embankment (District, Circle and Bakerloo lines), Waterloo (Jubilee, Northern, Bakerloo, Waterloo and City Lines), Holborn (Central and Picadilly lines) and Chancery Lane (Central Line) a Tube Map can be found here. Please be aware that there is no free parking attached to the venue but pay and display parking may be found nearby.

 Places to Stay

There are a variety of useful sites to help you find somewhere to stay in or near central London; if you are looking at hostels HostelWorld and HostelBookers offer a wide selection of accommodation, while affordable hotels or B&Bs can be found on,,, airbnb and others. A Google search will bring up plenty of options, and general advice and information sites such as or those mentioned above, can give you some information on the different areas, facilities and proximity to the conference venue.