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Archive for the month “December, 2013”

EXPLORATIONS: Graduate Students Journal of Southeast Asian Studies

– EXPLORATIONS: Graduate Students Journal of Southeast Asian Studies at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa
– Journal Main Theme: Destabilizing Centers and Peripheries:
Re-examining Approaches to the Study of Southeast Asia
Possible topics:
-Typologies of political systems
-Formations of power: top-down or bottom-up
-State-centered approaches to the production of knowledge
-Constructions of gender
-Change and continuity
Submission Deadline: 14 February 2014
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Call for Papers: The Political Economy of Land Grabbing

Conference Date: 3-5 July 2014
Conference Venue: University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
Call for Papers: Section “Perspectives on Foreign Investment in Agriculture:
The Political Economy of Land Grabbing”
The section seeks at three fundamental areas:
1. The role of states and governance
2. Water resources as target and driver of land investments
3. New conflict lines within agrarian societies
Proposals Deadline: 20 January 2014
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International Burma Studies Conference 2014

Conference Venue: National University of Singapore, Singapore
Conference Date: 1-3 August 2014
Call for Papers: “Envisioning Myanmar: Issues, Images, Identities”
Submission Deadline:  31 December 2013
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12th Indonesian Regional Science Association (IRSA) Conference

Conference Date: 2-3 June 2014
Conference Venue: Faculty of Economics, Hasanuddin University, Indonesia
Conference Theme: Political Economy of Regional Development in Indonesia.
– Political economy and governance of regional development
– Public policy, regional and urban planning and regional development
– Poverty, inequality and inter-regional disparities,
– Regional/international trade, finance and inflation, ETC.
Abstract Submission Due: 15 February 2014
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Public Management Research Conference 2014

Conference Venue: Seoul National University, South Korea
Conference Date: 29 June – 1 July 2014
Call for Proposals:
“When Policy Meets Administration: Eastern and Western Voices”
Proposals Deadline: 20 December 2013
***Seoul National University will provide a welcoming reception on the evening of 29 June, lunches on 30 June and 1 July, and a dinner on 30 June.
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12/20 Lecture: China’s Legal Position on Arms Control, Security and Justice-Dr. W. Muller-Law Programme-Royal Institute of International Affairs

Dear all,

On 12/20 Dr. Wim Muller -Law Programme, Royal Institute of International Affairs- will deliver a lecture on China’s Legal Position on on Arms Control, Security and Justice at IIR’s New Briefing Room, 10-12PM. Welcome to join it!

Seventh Global Studies Conference 2014

Shanghai University
Conference Venue: Center for Global Studies, Shanghai University, China
Conference Date : 19-21 June 2014
Call for Papers:
– Economy and Trade
– Politics, Power, and Institutions
– Society and Culture
– Resources and Environment
*** Graduate Scholar Awards
Submission Deadline: 17 December 2013
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13th International African Studies Conference

Conference Venue: Institute for African Studies, Moscow, Russia
Conference Date: 27-29 May 2014
Call for Papers: “Society and Politics in Africa: Traditional, Transitional, and New
I. Economics, Politics, and Society
II. Environment
III. History and Anthropology
IV. International Relations
V. China and Africa
VI. Media
VII. Religion and Culture
Submission Deadline: 1 February 2014
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4th Annual International Conference on Political Science, Sociology & IR

Conference Date: 25-26 August 2014
Conference Venue: Bangkok, Thailand
Call for Papers:
Political Science
Public policy, Public administration, Political economy
Comparative politics, Foreign policy analysis
Sociology of Culture & Cultural Studies
Sociology of Race and ethnic relations, Sociology of Immigration
International Relations
Globalization, Global Governance, International Political Economy
State sovereignty, Nationalism, Culture, Religions, and World Politics
– Submission Deadline: 21 February 2014
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Sciences Po: 2nd Graduate Political Theory Conference

Paris 01
– Conference Venue: Sciences Po, Paris, France
– Conference Date: 19 June – 20 June 2014
Call for Papers:
Various approaches to political theory (analytical, normative, critical, historical) are welcome.
– Application Deadline: 28 February 2014
– The proposal should be sent to
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