29.08.12 -

Back online

Dear readers, we are glad to announce that we are back online with our new issue after a period of blackout due to server problems.

6.03.12 -

IdPS indexed in the archives of the Bavarian State Library (BSB)

We are glad and proud to inform our readers that IdPS has been included in the digital archives of the Bavarian State Library (BSB).

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22.12.11 -

Happy holidays to IdPS readers!

The IdPS editorial staff wishes our readers happy holidays and a prosperous 2012.

1.11.11 -

Special issue deadline extension

Due to a number of requests, the IdPS extends the deadline for sbmission of articles for the Special Issue on Transnational Crime until 30 November, 2011. For more information on the Special Issue please consult the dedicated page or send us an email.

29.07.11 - on IdPS

We are glad to announce that the last issue of Italian Political Science published an highlight devoted to our journal. The article is available at the following link.

27.06.11 -

IdPS at the 3rd SISP Graduate Conference

The IdPS project has been presented by the editors Nelli Babayan and Stefano Braghiroli at the 3rd SISP Graduate Conference in Turin (June 23-25). Within the framework of the conference, IdPS Issue 1 was also presented to the audience. IdPS has received a warm welcome from the organizers and the participants and it is our pleasure to thank them all for the support. The material presented at the conference is available at the following link.

18.05.11 -

Call for Special Issue Contributions “Transnational Crime: The Exploiting and the Exploited Chimera”

Interdisciplinary contributions are welcome to renew the debate over the Achilles’ heel of studies on transnational crime—the conceptual clarity of the concept. The catchy concept of transnational crime alarms the international community about the dangers of criminal processes that not a single state alone can effectively respond to. However, the term does little to capture the variation in group size, organization, or scale of operations that matter in seeking to understand the extent and nature of the challenges posed by transnational criminal processes. The contributions should address the debate over criminal processes constituting transnational crime and the fundamental distinctions between illegality and illicitness, transnationalism and internationalism, and organized and disorganized criminal forms.

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2.04.11 -

IdPS on Facebook

Now you can join IdPS on Facebook. Start to follow us and become our fan!

8.03.11 -

IdPS Journal Indexed by Directory of Open Access Journal, Index Copernicus and Google Scholar

We are glad to announce that IdPS journal has been recently indexed a number of international databases, including Directory of Open Access Journal, Index Copernicus, Portal on Central Eastern and Balkan Europe and Google Scholar.

3.02.11 -

Journal Presentation and Call for Papers

Interdisciplinary Political Studies (IdPS) is the first Italian English-language graduate journal in political studies launched by the joint effort of the Graduate School in Comparative and European Politics, University of Siena and the School of International Studies, University of Trento. It also cooperates with the Madrid-based think-tank FRIDE – Fundación para las Relaciones Internacionales y el Diálogo Exterior. IdPS is published three times a year with online presence at Its inaugural issue can be consulted after mid-February.

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