NoPSA 2021

10 – 13 August – Reykjavik, Iceland

The NoPSA Congress 2021 goes virtual

Because of the uncertainties due to the COVID-19 pandemic, regarding the different status of the pandemic in different countries, persistent travel restrictions and the challenging vaccination process the organisation committee of the NoPSA Congress 2021 and the Board of NoPSA have reached the difficult decision to transition to a fully virtual congress in 2021.

Registration is now open

NoPSA Congress 2021 in Reykjavik
Call for papers

The virtual NoPSA Congress 2021

The NoPSA Congress 2021, hosted by the University of Iceland, University of Akureyri and the Icelandic Political Science Association, will be held online 10-13 August. There are 22 workshops on the program where a total of 250 papers will be presented.

You can see the list of workshops on the conference website within a few days.

Conference fee
An early bird fee until 1 July 2021:                29,500 ISK
A late fee as of 1 July 2021:                                 36,000 ISK
Fee for doctoral students until 1 July 2021:      29,500 ISK

Participation and languages

Participants are urged to attend every session of their workshop. Only exceptionally, and with the permission of the workshop leaders, may participants split time between different groups.

Programme

Tuesday 10 August

11:00 – 11:30              Opening of the congress
11:30 – 14:45              Workshops
15.00 – 16.30              A keynote speech by Cas Mudde and a panel discussion. Title: The Fourth Wave of the Far Right and the Transformation of European Party Politics

Wednesday 11 August

09.30 – 12.00              Workshops
12.00 – 13.00              Lunch Break
13.00 – 15.40              Workshops
13.00 – 15.40              Inaugural SPS plenary by Richard Katz. If the Cure for the Ills of Democracy is More Democracy, Might the Cure Be Worse than the Disease?

Thursday 12 August

09.30 – 12.00              Workshops
12.00 – 13.00              Lunch Break
13.00 – 17.30              Workshops

Friday 13 August

10.00 – 15.00              Workshops

Important dates

Please note dates and deadlines for each item – and make sure to check back frequently for further information.

  • 5 December 2020
    Call for paper abstract opens

  • 5 December 2020
    Early bird registration opens 

  • 15 January 2021
    Deadline for submission of paper abstracts
  • 1 February 2021
    Approval of abstracts

  • 11 June 2021
    Early bird registrations closes

  • 12 June 2021
    Late registration fee

  • 1 July 2021
    Doctoral students fee until 1 July