Shortlist for the Duckies 2017 revealed

We’re delighted to share the news that the shortlist for the Duckies 2017, more formally known as the Online Achievement In International Studies (OAIS) Awards, has been announced!

Celebrating online achievement in International Studies, the Duckies, sponsored by SAGE Publishing since their launch in 2013, recognise and reward the impact that blogging and social media have on both academic debate and scholarly communication. SAGE are pleased to be in partnership with the ISA to sponsor these awards, supporting our shared goal of supporting and enabling debates around public policy and the social sciences.

And so without further ado, the shortlist is:

Best Blog (Group) in International Studies

Progress in Political Economy (PPe)

Political Violence at a Glance

Best Blog (Individual) in International Studies

Peter Trumbore

Raul Pacheco-Vega

Best Blog Post in International Studies

Gareth Bryant for 10 Talking Points from Jason W. Moore’s ‘Capitalism in the Web of Life’

Elizabeth Saunders for What a President Trump Means for Foreign Policy

Best Twitter Account

@StacyDVanDeveer (Stacy Van Deveer)

@Whinecough (William Kindred Winecoff)

Ahead of the awards presentation, short Ignite presentations will once again be given by three influential International Relations bloggers, offering an insight into how they create and maintain their own unique blogs- a highlight of the ISA’s Duckies Awards gala! This year’s speakers include:

Charli Carpenter (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

Dan Nexon (Georgetown University)

Will Moore (Arizona State University)

Winners of the awards, together with the winner of the Special Achievement in International Studies Online Media award, will be announced at the Annual Online Achievement in International Studies Reception at International Studies Association’s (ISA) annual conference  on February 23rd at 7:30 pm in Holiday 1 of the Hilton Baltimore. 

To mark ISA 2017 we’ve freed up select content from our Politics & IR portfolio. Find out more here.

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