Those wishing to present a paper should e-mail a title and 250-300 word abstract to the Conference Administrator Jonathon Louth at email@example.com
Abstracts must be received by 3 May 2004.
The paper-givers name, institutional affiliation (if any), relevant stream and their e-mail address (if applicable) or postal address should be listed immediately under the title. The abstract and other information should be sent as an attachment in MS word.
Paper-givers must specify whether they intend to submit their paper for refereeing in their e-mail (but not on the attached abstract), so that prospective referees for the full paper can be organised.
Paper-givers who do not have access to e-mail may fax the above information to the Administrator at 61 8 83033446.
Those who do not wish to submit their papers for refereeing should bring at least 25 copies of their papers with them to the Conference.
Refereed papers will be anonymously, externally, peer refereed in accordance with DEST guidelines and papers that are accepted will be published on the Conference website.
Refereed papers must be received by 30 June 2004.
Three hard copies and an emailed electronic version (in MS word) will need to be submitted to:
APSA Conference, Politics Discipline, University of Adelaide, SA 5005; email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please specify the relevant stream in your email and covering note. Any identification of authors should be confined to a separate title page.
Style Guidelines for Refereed APSA 2004 Papers
Papers should be between 5,000-8,000 words in length and can be produced using either endnotes exclusively (but not footnotes) or a Harvard citation system with endnotes (similar to that used by the Australian Journal of Political Science but with endnotes). Bibliography is to appear at the end of the document after the endnotes (use a section break).
· Left hand margin 2.5 cm
· Right hand margin 2.5 cm
· Top margin 2 cm
· Bottom margin 2 cm
· All body text left aligned
· 12 point for body of paper
· 9 point for endnotes
· See next page for font sizes required on title page
Full Paper Title (20 point, bold)
Author (16 point)
(include full first name not initials and include title e.g. Dr, Professor, etc)
School/Department, Organisation/Institution (14 point)
Refereed paper presented to the
Australasian Political Studies Association Conference
University of Adelaide
29 September - 1 October 2004
Second page of document:
Do not include paper title, author details, or any contact details on the second page of your document (i.e. the page following the title page). The second page should begin with the first paragraph of your paper.
· 9 point, Palatino, centred
· Page numbers should appear as: Page 2, Page 3, Page 4, etc
· All pages (except title page) must be numbered
· Second page (i.e. page following title page) should be Page 2
· 9 point, Palatino, right aligned
· Author name (don’t include title) followed by abbreviated paper title (don’t include paper sub-title). Author name should be followed by a colon.
· No header on title page
Example: Lisa Hill: Adam Smith and Adam Ferguson on the Division of Labour
· 9 point, Palantino and numbered consecutively.
Spelling and Grammar:
Please run a ‘spelling check’ through your paper.
For further information go to the AJPS style guideline located at: