Parts of the annual CST conference are now available on demand. Listen to the keynote and roundtable
How do non-democratic governments engage citizens in policy-making? Introducing ‘participatory authoritarianism’
Catherine Owen discusses her recent article in BISA journal Review of International Studies.
Dr Mark Shanahan, Head of Politics and IR at Reading discusses party conventions and the US election
Patrick Quinton-Brown summarises and discusses his recent article for BISA journal RIS.
Juliet Dryden interviews RIS author Sindre Gade Viksand.
Some reflections on teaching International Political Economy online.
Tracy Adams and Zohar Kampf provide a concise summary of their new article from BISA journal RIS.
The political use of victimhood: Spanish collective memory of ETA through the war on terror paradigm
Juliet Dryden interviews RIS authors Charlotte Heath-Kelly and Laura Fernández de Mosteyrín.
Stephen Thornton looks at changed access to information resources as a result of the pandemic.
Publications from IPMRD Working Group Members
Margot Light discusses her early life, the fall of the Soviet Union and her passion for teaching.
Aiko Holvikivi, winner of the 2020 Michael Nicholson Thesis Prize, discusses her thesis.
Academics from our joint webinar series look at barriers to change, assessment and feedback.
Find out all about the new Africa Working Group conveners and their plans for the coming months.
Vote now for the new PGN committee via Survey Monkey until 22 July.
Watch our recent 'Meet the editors' event at your leisure and find out what was discussed.
Professor Alison Phipps looks at the common elements of a good social sciences PhD proposal.
Anna Kruglova, winner of the 2020 BISA PG teaching award, discusses the pros and cons of role-play.
A selection of links to data repositories and research institutions on NGOs.
Details of the call for nominations for the BISA IPEG book prize (best book published in 2019)
A look at the activities of the Global Health Working Group and members during the COVID-19 crisis.
Inderjeet Parmar and Atul Bhardwaj discuss the decision to walk away from the Open Skies Treaty.
‘No buildings from September: what on earth do we do about the learning experience’? – event takeaways and reflections
Chrissie Duxson, BISA’s Communications Manager, reflects on the recent one-day conference from Aula.
Peter Finn provides tips from a range of academics on how to network in an age of social distancing.
Our South East Europe working group discuss their latest workshop held in Belfast.
Juliet Dryden brings you the best podcasts and readings on COVID-19 this week, as well as other news
BISA Chair, Mark Webber, asked academics and publishers what lockdown reading they would recommend.
We pulled together a list covering online teaching, inclusion and help from publishers.
Dan Hough shares best practice on the transition from offline to online teaching
Nick Bernards, a BISA Early-Career Small Research Grant recipient, discusses his research
The teaching strategies and innovations that made ‘Behind the Headlines’ a successful UG module
Part five of the Post-Structural Politics interview series
An International Relations degree will include insights from various intersecting disciplines, including Political Science, Economics, History and Sociology.
An article by Mark Webber, BISA Chair and Professor at the University of Birmingham, on the definition of International Relations.
The origins of BISA and International Relations in the UK.
BISA GNO Annual Conference, November 2019, Portsmouth: view the programme here
Part four of the Post-Structural Politics interview series
Here we look back at the past convenors of the Post-Structural Politics Working Group
The Interpretivism in IR working group held a two-day event - Translation in/of World Politics: Language, Practices, Power - at SOAS, University of London, on 17 and 18 January 2020.
Our Emotions in Politics and IR working group held a workshop 'The West and the Rest'.
FPWG members discussed the relationship between Foreign Policy Analysis and Area Studies.
Postgraduate workshop on International Migration Politics, including the IPMRD best book and best article awards
A one-day postgraduate workshop on the International Politics of Migration incorporating the awards.
Part three of the Post-Structural Politics working group interview series
Cornelia-Adriana Baciu - awarded the BISA Prize for Excellence in Teaching International Studies by a Postgraduate in 2019 – discusses the evaluation and teaching strategies she used.
FPWG Event Report: Social Movements and Policy Outcomes: How right-wing grassroots groups influence foreign policy
FPWG supported a workshop on how right-wing grassroots groups influence foreign policy.
The FPWG and the Oxford Research Group held a joint workshop aimed at conceptualising remote warfare
The Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding Working Group organised a workshop which examined the United Kingdom’s relationship with United Nations peace operations.
A review of the NGO working group's 2018 workshop - a webinar for postgraduates.
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