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NZPSA|TKTToA 2023/2024 Conference: The Rising Pacific

University of Auckland | Waipapa Taumata Rau

Call for Papers  

Deadline for Proposals: 21st of October, 2023

The NZPSA|TKTToA 2023/2024 Conference (15th - 17th of February 2024) theme is “The Rising Pacific”. While the conference will welcome a broad range of Political Studies scholars and their works, we particularly encourage papers, panels, and roundtables that speak broadly to the theme.

Participants may wish to explore:

  • How centring the Pacific as a region of study, or the Pacific as a collective of unique knowledges and histories, help us to better understand contemporary politics?
  • What is “the Pacific”, and do distinctions between Oceania, the Indo-Pacific, Polynesia, and Australasia, limit or enhance our theories and politics?
  • What unique challenges confront the Pacific that suspend, obscure, generate, or stymie our existing ways of thinking and theorising about politics?
  • What roles do Aotearoa New Zealand, and other Pacific nations, play in international politics in the Pacific and beyond?

The conference organisation team will welcome a diverse range of participatory formats. We encourage submissions of whole panels, author-meets-critic book roundtables, network-specific themed panels (e.g. local government, gender and politics, political theory, etc.) and professional development themed discussions. 

For further questions, or enquiries, or proposals, please contact NZPSA2024@gmail.com by 5pm on the 21st of October, 2023. You can find the link to the Call for Papers on the Conference Website as well.

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