Poster

Conference Poster

Conference Poster

IR Conference is free & open to the public!

We welcome the participation of area graduate students, undergraduates, or any interested parties. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide meals for additional attendees, but there will be plenty of time to visit any of the restaurants in the area during the lunch break on Saturday or during the panel breaks.

Tentative Schedule

Participants – A tentative schedule of the day’s activities has been added.  We encourage you to trade abstracts and papers with your co-panelists as they are written.

Your bios and abstracts will be posted by the end of the week under “participants.”

Conference – Call for Papers

We are no longer accepting submissions.

Boston University | International Relations
First Annual Graduate Student Conference

“Expansion & Contraction of the International Neighborhood”

This conference will examine the multifaceted entity we might call the “international neighborhood” and the role it embodies in modern international relations, as well as its very existence.

February 18-19. 2011


Sponsored by the BU Department of International Relations, the Center for International Relations, the BU Center for the Study of Asia, the Frederick H. Pardee Center for the Longer-Range Future, and the Graduate International Relations Council

The Graduate International Relations Council at Boston University would like to invite graduate students in the fields of Communications, Government, History, International Relations, Political Science, Regional Studies, and Economics to participate in our first graduate student conference.  The conference will attempt to incorporate the broad range of disciplines within the rubric of international relations and the aforementioned theme, through the participation of all interdisciplinary fields.  Panels will be organized based on the number and topic of received abstracts.

Abstracts are to be submitted by January 1, 2011.

The application can be found below, or in the “Call for Papers” portion of the website.

Conference fee: $25

Thank you,
The conference organizers
BU | IR
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