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Archive for the month “September, 2013”

Writing Workshop on Every Tuesday from 11:30am to 2pm at English Corner

Our next Tuesday noon writing workshop will be on Oct. 1 from 11:30 am to 2:00pm at English corner. Free lunch will be served, first come first serve. This week topic will be “publishing”. Bring a SSCI article you like, and we will analyze the article style and publication. We will learn how to search for the right journal to submit for your SSCI publication.

Lunch will at at 11:30 and the class will start at noon. The course will be taught by Professor Ruth Martin who is truly excellent!

If you are on IMAS/IDAS facebook, don’t forget to make your lunch pick.

13th Annual International Young Researchers Conference

Conference Date: 28 February – 1 March 2014
Conference Venue: Miami University, Ohio, USA.
Call For Paper: “The Topos of Justice”
law, justice, morality
– justice, nationalism, and the state
local, national, and transnational regimes of  justice
– grassroots moral economies and ethical frameworks
justice and citizenship, ETC.
Limited funding will be available to cover local expenses of participants.
Abstracts Deadline: 1 November 2013
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Rethinking Palestine – International Graduate Student Conference

Conference Date: 13 – 15 December 2013
Venue: Department of Development Studies, University of Vienna, Austria
Possible topics:
– Economic crisis and social reproduction
– Political, social and/or economic implications of the siege on Gaza
– Gender dis/orders in Palestine
– Concepts and cultures of resistance
– Palestine and the uprisings in the Arab world, ETC.
Abstracts Submission: 30 September 2013

  • Travel expenditures and accommodation will be covered by the conference organizer.

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4th Global International Studies Conference 2014

Conference Venue: Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Conference Date: 6-9 August 2014
The main theme: Justice, Peace and Stability: Risks and Opportunities for Governance and Development
Justice, peace and stability, Security and development
– Global financial governance, civil and military cooperation
Transformations of the international order, Diplomacy in the 21st Century
– Globalization of time and space in world politics, Power in world politics
Ethics and values for governing the globe, migration, ETC.
Paper Submission Deadline: 30th November 2013
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55th Annual Conference: Indian Political Science Association (IPSA)

Conference Date: 20-22 December 2013
Conference Venue: University of Madras, Chennai, India
The main theme: “Revisiting Political Theory and Political Systems: Oriental and Occidental”
The sub- themes:
– The Future of State in Globalized World
– Politics of Violent and Non-Violent Movements
– Contours of Modern Political Economy
– Political Systems and Democracy
– Contours of Global Politics, ETC.
Submission Deadline: 31 October 2013
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23rd European Conference on South Asian Studies

– Conference Venue: University of Zurich, Switzerland
– Conference Date: 23 – 26 July 2014
– Theme: “Reinterpreting South Asian State-Formation: Communication-Spatialities and State Structures”
Students from any field of research related to South Asia are invited.
– Paper proposals deadline: 15 October 2013
– There will be a small amount of FUNDING, for more details, please visit:

IIR TUP-The Conference on The Rise of India & China

Topic:The Rise of India & China – New Asian Landscape
Date :23 Sep. 2013 Time: 09:00 – 17:00 & 24 Sep. 2013 Time: 09:00 – 12:00
The Changing Strategic Landscape of Asia
– The Rise of China and India and its Strategic Impact on Asian Security
– The Rise of India and its Strategic Impact on Regional Security
– The Rise of India and China and its Impact on Bilateral Relations
Location :New Briefing Room, Institute of International Relations, NCCU
Please register before 09 a.m., 23 Sep. 2013
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2nd Annual Conference of Urban Research and Development Society 2013

Conference Theme: Democracy, Citizenship and Urban Violence
Conference Venue: University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
Conference Date: 4-5 December 2013
Call For Papers:
– Neo-liberalism, market and democracy
– Violence in everyday life in the new urban peripheries
– Criminalization of poverty in the urban context
– Public violence and increasing citizen insecurity, ETC
Submission Deadline: 15 October 2013
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39th All India Sociological Conference by Indian Sociological Society

Conference Date: 27-29 December 2013
Conference Venue: Karnataka State Open University, Mysore, India
Call for Papers: Theme: Inequality, Social Justice and Empowerment
– Globalization, State and Social Inequality
– Dynamics of Globalization, Development and Social Justice in BRICS Countries
– Development and Social Justice
– Inequality, Development and Inclusion
Deadline Submission: 30 September 2013
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The International Conference on Social Education and Community 2013

Conference Venue: Langkawi, Malaysia
Conference Date: 11-13 November 2013
Theme: Transforming Social Capital in the 21st Century through Education
– Social policy, Human rights, Sociocultural theory
Social justice, Values and Ethics
– Communication and media
Economics, Law, Religion and Community, ETC.
Submission Deadline: 30 September 2013
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