Past Conferences

Conferences and Plenary speakers

  • 2013 Novotel Birmingham Plenary Roundtable - Professor Sir Lawrence Freedman, Professor Stephen M Walt, Professor Nicola Phillips, Professor Ngaire Woods Chair Professor Inderjeet Parmar [Conference programme]
  • 2012 JOINT BISA-ISA CONFERENCE Edinburgh Plenary Roundtable Watch again here - Professor Ramesh Thakur, Professor Beth Simmons, Professor Paul Rogers & Professor Colin Hay Chair Professor Stuart Croft [Watch Plenary again] [Panel programme]  Access to the 2012 conference papers/abstracts is via the allacademic website here. [The paper upload site is administered by ISA and we understand their policy is that papers will not be taken off the site once uploaded.]
  • 2011 Manchester Conference Centre Plenary - Professor Barry Buzan [Panel Programme]
  • 2010 NO BISA CONFERENCE (due to change of date)
  • 2009 University of Leicester Plenary - Professor Michael Cox [Panel Programme
  • 2008 University of Exeter Plenary replaced by extended AGM [Panel Programme
  • 2007 University of Cambridge Plenary - Professor Cynthia Enloe [Panel Programme]
  • 2006 University College Cork Plenary - Professor Phil Cerney
  • 2005 University of St Andrews Plenary - Professor Chris Brown, Professor Geoffrey Roberts & Professor Sir Lawrence Freedman
  • 2004 University of Warwick Plenary - Robert Cooper
  • 2003 University of Birmingham Plenary - Professor Paul Wilkinson
  • 2002 London School of Economics Plenary - Professor Michael Cox
  • 2001 University of Edinburgh Plenary - Professor John Ikenberry
  • 2000 University of Bradford Plenary - Richard Rosencrance
  • 1999 University of Manchester Plenary - Professor Robert Cox
  • 1998 University of Sussex Plenary - Professor Michael Nicholson
  • 1997 University of Leeds Plenary - Jean Bethke Elsshtain
  • 1996 University of Durham Plenary - Matt Ridley
  • 1995 University of Southampton Plenary - Philip Allott
  • 1994 University of York Plenary - Professor Adam Roberts
  • 1993 University of Warwick Plenary - Professor Susan Strange & John Tusa
  • 1992 University of Wales, Swansea Plenary - Professor Jack Spence
  • 1991 University of Warwick Plenary - Professor Susan Strange
  • 1990 University of Newcastle Plenary - Professor Ken Booth
  • 1989 University of Kent Plenary - Professor Howard Newby
  • 1989 JOINT BISA/ISA CONFERENCE Institute of Education, London
  • 1988 NO BISA CONFERENCE
  • 1987 University of Wales, Aberystwyth Plenary - Professor R.E. Jones
  • 1986 University of Reading Plenary - Christopher Andrew
  • 1985 University of Bristol Plenary - Admiral Sir James Eberle
  • 1984 University of Durham Plenary - James Rosenau
  • 1983 University of Birmingham Plenary - David Calleo
  • 1982 University of Southampton Plenary - Robert O'Neill
  • 1981 University of Sussex Plenary - Peter Calrocoressi & Christopher Thorne
  • 1980 University of Lancaster Plenary - Richard Falk & David Watson
  • 1979 University of Keele Plenary - Kenneth Waltz & Adam Watson
  • 1978 St Catherine's College, Oxford Plenary - Sir Michael Palliser
  • 1977 University of Durham Plenary - Professor Edward Azar & Professor Michael Sullivan
  • 1976 University of Warwick Plenary - Robert Keohane
  • 1975 University of Birmingham Plenary - Kenneth Waltz December 16-18
  • 1975 Lincoln College, Oxford Inaugural Conference January 2-4