The 2018 PIPC

After the notable success of the second annual conference in Seoul, South Korea, the organizers would like to announce the third Pacific International Politics Conference (PIPC) has been scheduled for Hong Kong, China, 6-7 July 2018. 

The conference is hosted by University of Hong Kong (HKU). Hong Kong is one of the most significant financial centers. HKU, one of the top universities in Asia, is the oldest public tertiary institution in Hong Kong, founded in 1911. 


Call for Papers

The third PIPC is held in Hong Kong, China, 6-7 July 2018. Paper and poster proposals are now being accepted. Proposals addressing any aspect of either peace and conflict research or IPE research are welcome. Papers focused on the improvement of social science theory as it relates to international relations are encouraged, particularly but not exclusively quantitative research. Especially encouraged are papers dealing with either conflict and peace or IPE in the Asia-Pacific region, and/or by researchers based in the region. The deadline for submission is Wednesday, 28 February.

Note that any author cannot submit more than one proposal. If you submit your own paper and your co-author submit the co-authored paper, we accept both papers. However, your name can appear at most twice in the program. 

To submit your proposal, please click here.

We hope that the Pacific International Politics Conference will develop a forum for scientific researchers of IR in the Asia-Pacific region.


Steering Organizers
Erik Gartzke, University of California, San Diego
Benjamin Goldsmith, University of Sydney
Koji Kagotani, Osaka University of Economics
Soo Yeon Kim, National University of Singapore

Local Organizers
Wilfred Chow, University of Hong Kong
Kai Quek, University of Hong Kong

If you have any question, you can contact us by clicking here.