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BISA  40th Anniversary Conference 2015

London, UK 16th - 19th June 2015.

*****Proposal Submission - now open*****

Information about the conference

BISA Prize Winners 2014


Dr Barry Ryan, Keele University

Michael Nicholson Best Thesis Prize

Chris Rossdale, University of Warwick

Susan Strange Best Book Prize

Professor Christian Reus-Smit, University of Queensland 

BISA/HEA Teaching Excellence Prize

Dr Jack Holland, University of Surrey

BISA/HEA PG Teaching Excellence Prize

Victoria Loughlan, University of Edinburgh

Read more here - read the best article, access a discount on the best book





Review of International Studies: Call for Editors

Deadline for proposals: 5.00pm on 31st October 2014
The British International Studies Association invites Applications for the Position of Editor of the Review of International Studies as from January 2016.
The Review, published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of the Association, seeks to publish the best research across the range of sub-fields in international studies. The new editor and his/her team will succeed Professor Kim Hutchings and her team, whose editorial term will end on December 31st 2015.  The incoming Editor will serve a four-year term from 1st January 2016 through to 31st December 2019, with the opportunity to shadow the outgoing team as from May 2015. 
It is expected that applications will be from lead editors and an associated team, and will identify an institutional base and support. Applicants must be BISA members and the lead editor and journal office must be based at a UK university; other members of the editorial team may be based outside the UK. It is recommended that at least one member of the editorial team be based in the United States. We also welcome applications from teams that include an associated editor based in the Global South. Read more here.

BISA Model NATO Event 2014

Deputy Prime Minister Rt Hon Nick Clegg speaks to the students at the Model NATO event 5th September 2014.


Matthew Barzun US Ambassador to the UK also addressed the students.


Read more here. 




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12 Mar 14  H2020 Funding - Individual Fellowship applications now open Deadline 11 September 2014
13 Feb 14  HEFCE - REF 2014 Submission data now available




5/6 Sep 14  BISA- IPEG Conference "IPE & the new normal open conflict after the crash" University of Leeds
18 Sep 14  BISA - CPDWG workshop "The Global Colonial 1914 -18" SOAS, London
17-19 Sept 14  BISA - USFPWG ‘Global Perspectives’ conference, LSE, London
22 Sept 14  BISA Hist SocWG workshop "Modernity: Can't live with it, can't live without it" London School of Economics




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