Call For Papers: The Walsh Exchange

by Nathan Hamm on 3/6/2012 · 1 comment

The following call for papers/conference announcement may be of interest to some of our readers.

Where: Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

When: April 13 – 15, 2012

Event Description:

The Walsh Exchange is the first undergraduate research conference dedicated to international relations. The inaugural conference this spring will focus on papers that fall into one of three categories: international institutions, international politics and security, and area studies.


Students should arrive on Friday, April 13 for dinner and an informal social. Saturday will include presentations of papers and panel discussions, as well as a keynote speech and reception dinner. On Sunday awards will be given and students will be sent off. Final schedule details will be forthcoming.

Submission Deadline:

March 12, 2012.

Submissions should be between 25-45 pages (longer works may be adapted to fit the requirement), double-spaced, and be typed in 12-point Times New Roman font. We are also happy to accept theses or works in progress provided you can give explanation for where your research is headed. Please send submissions formatted for blind review (attach a cover sheet with your contact information but remove anything from the paper containing your name or school affiliation) to

If you have any further questions on papers or the conference as a whole, please do not hesitate to contact our academic coordinators, Alex Henderson and Elizabeth Saam, at

In coordination with the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service Dean’s Office and the Georgetown Office for Fellowship, Awards, and Research

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brent March 6, 2012 at 9:54 pm

Awesome! I will share this with my classes.

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