World Congress Postponement Update

World Congress Postponement Update
Dear Colleagues,
Further to the postponement announcement sent to you on 1 April 2020 regarding the World Congress in Lisbon to 2021, please find a new update below.
We are pleased to announce the new dates of the 26th IPSA World Congress of Political Science as 10-14 July 2021. The main theme of the Congress remains New Nationalisms in an Open World and all accepted panels and papers will be maintained in what is an outstanding Congress Program. 
You are receiving this message as you have a role or an accepted paper/panel in the upcoming Congress. Your current role(s) will remain in the program unless you cancel your participation.
Participants Cancelling their Participation to WC2021
If you will no longer participate in the 2021 Congress, please cancel your participation by 15 October 2020 by writing to to withdraw your paper/panel/role from the 2021 program. If you do not cancel, your name will remain on the program.
Participants Attending WC2021
To confirm your attendance to the 2021 Congress, you may proceed to registration as of 20 May 2020. Please note that all Congress participants must be individual members of IPSA to register for the World Congress.
If you register for the IPSA World Congress 2021 by 15 October 2020, you will receive a bonus one-year IPSA membership. This bonus year will come into effect after the expiration date of your current IPSA membership. If you are currently not an IPSA member, you will need to become one to receive the bonus year of membership.
Please review the updated Important Dates for WC2021. You may also refer to the Congress Postponed to 2021 page for more information.
Updated Documents for Participants - Available as of 20 May 2020
The Congress related documents are available to participants by logging into their IPSA online at in the [My Congress] user menu.
Revising Your Proposal
If you would like to modify your paper proposal, please review the following instructions:
  • Paper authors may revise their paper abstracts until 15 October 2020, provided that the revised paper remains within the scope of the panel where it was accepted.
  • Revisions must remain within the scope of the panel description. Paper authors have to make sure that the revised paper remains compatible with the panel and contact the panel convenor for approval before modifying their proposal on the Congress website (Instructions to modify your proposal).
  • Minor changes to your paper title or abstract may be made directly in the Congress Website until 15 October 2020 (Instructions to modify your proposal).
  • If the revisions will be substantial, please cancel the existing paper abstract and submit a new paper proposal during the Call for Proposals (01 September to 20 October 2020) WC2021 Call for Papers.
For additional information about the Congress, please visit The Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section may also provide answers to some of your concerns.
If you have any questions, please contact us at or reply to this message.
Thank you for your understanding, continuous collaboration and support. We hope you and your loved ones stay safe and healthy.
Best regards,
IPSA Congress Team
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Опубликовано: 05.05.20