Call for Papers – Joint Research Seminar CERI-Sciences Po / King’s College London

The Making of Foreign and Defence Policy: Actors and Processes

Sciences Po and King’s College London (KCL) are organising a joint seminar on the study
of foreign and defence policy to be held on Friday 11 July 2014, at the Centre for International Studies and Research (CERI) of Sciences Po, in Paris. This seminar builds upon an existing CERI–Sciences Po research group on foreign policy making called Sociologie de la politique étrangère. This joint seminar will bring together scholars and PhD students from Sciences Po and KCL. Its aims are:

  1. Exploring the theoretical frameworks and methodological approaches that can be mobilised to study the actors and processes of foreign and defence policy making,
  2. Comparing the approaches currently utilized in the field of Foreign Policy Analysis,
  3. Assessing the degree of convergence/divergence and the potential for cross-fertilisation between the various frameworks, concepts, and methods.

KCL scholars will discuss the presentations by Sciences Po PhD students and Sciences
Po scholars will discuss the presentations by KCL PhD students. Presentations and
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Arts & Humanities Postgraduate Student Conference – 20 May 2014

The first ever Arts & Humanities Postgraduate Student Conference will take place on May 20. The event is open to postgraduate students from all departments in the School.

The theme of this year’s conference will be ‘Union’. Exploring the ways in which ‘union’ can be interpreted, and sparking debate among those who wish to reach beyond the traditional parameters of their discipline and Department. ‘Union’ is therefore not only the theme of the conference, but also the driving force behind it. Attendance is free but places must be booked in advance.

For more information and to register to attend please visit their Eventbrite page.

Full details of the conference and other postgraduate student events can be found at:

Students who would like to present a paper are encouraged to email their proposals to by 31 March.

Click here to see the call for papers