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Archive for the month “July, 2014”

Special Issue of “CPS” on Transparency in the Social Sciences

>> CPS invite proposals for a special issue of Comparative Political Studies (CPS) on research transparency in the social sciences.
>> Proposals for original research papers using quantitative or qualitative approaches, and collecting quantitative or qualitative data are all encouraged.
>> Authors of research papers that are invited to move forward with publication will be eligible for a $5,000 grant provided through the University of Texas at Austin.
>> The deadline for submitted proposals: 15 September 2014
>> More information, please visit:

Call for Papers: Penn DCC Graduate Workshop

>> The Penn Program on Democracy, Citizenship, and Constitutionalism invites paper proposals for its Eighth Annual Graduate Workshop Series at the University of Pennsylvania.
>> The DCC Graduate Workshop is a yearlong series that is held once a month between September 2014 and May 2015.
>> Themes:  democracy, citizenship, and constitutionalism
>> Abstracts Submission Deadline: 1 August 2014.
>> More information, please visit:

Graduate Student Conference: Third Berkeley International and Global History

>> Call for Papers: “Ideas and Ideology in the Global Past”
> The following list contains a sample of questions with which the conference seeks to engage:
1. How were the boundaries of scientific truth and objectivity established across cultures?
2. In what vehicles did ideas travel across cultures and polities, and how was the traffic of ideas governed?
3. How did ideas about the purpose of states change as people came into contact across cultures and political boundaries?
4. When did ideas transcend cultural difference to give rise to transnational social movements?
5. How did the scale of human imagination change as people interacted across cultures?, ETC.
>> Conference Date: 27-28 February 2015
>> Conference Venue: University of California, Berkeley
>> Abstracts Submission Deadline: 3 October 2014
>> More information, please visit:

Call for Papers: Austrian Journal of South-East Asian Studies (ASEAS)

Theme: The Sovereignty of Food and Health
>> The political economy of food and health:
– Body politics in science, government policies, and media
– Industrial food and health risks
>> Concepts, lifestyles, and social practices of health and eating:
– Food sovereignty, health citizenship, and health literacy
– Perceptions and discourses of food, health, and body
– Eating cultures, ETC.
>> Deadline for Submissions: 1 September 2014
>> More details, please visit:

Call for Papers: Refugee Review and the New Scholars Network

>> Call for Papers:
Refugee Review: Re-conceptualizing Refugees and Forced Migration in the 21st Century
>> Submission Categories:
Refugee Review and the New Scholars Network (NSN) encourage submissions from across various disciplines-including but not limited to political science, law, anthropology, ethics and philosophy, sociology, economics, public health, and media studies.
>> Deadline for Submissions: 1 September 2014
>> More information, please visit:

The 6th International Graduate Students and Scholars Conference

>> Call for Papers:
Climate Change, Global Warming, World Hunger and Poverty,
– Food and Agricultural Issues, Global Trade and Economy
Global Financial Crisis, Trans-nationalism
– National Sovereignty, Wars, Terrorism, Corruptions, ETC.
>> Conference Date: 19-20 November 2014
>> Conference Venue: Graduate School of University Gadjah Mada, Indonesia
>> Abstracts Submission Deadline: 1 August 2014
>> More details, please visit:

5th Interdisciplinary Conference: Aging and Society

# Call for Papers:
– Economic and Demographic Perspectives on Aging
– Public Policy and Public Perspectives on Aging
– Social and Cultural Perspectives on Aging
# Conference Venue: The Catholic University of America, Washington D.C. USA
# Conference Date: 5-6 November 2015
# Submission Deadline: 12 August 2014
# Graduate Scholar Awards are available.
# More details, please visit:

Call for papers: 2014 Rice International Conference

Call for Papers:

  • Food Security and rice production
  • Innovation and development of products based on rice flour
  • Nutrition and health aspects of rice 
  • Rice authenticity and safety
  • Rice and public health, ETC.

– Abstracts Submission Deadline: 31 July 2014
– Conference Venue: National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Pingtung, TAIWAN
– Conference Date: 24-27 November 2014
– More details, please visit:

Call for Papers: Conference on Migration, Religion and Asia

– Call for Papers: Religions, Migration and Asian studies
1. Religion and Migration
2. Migration and Development
3. Migration and Religion
4. Globalizing Asia and Religion
5. Chinese Overseas, ETC.
– Abstract Submission Deadline: 31 August 2014
– Conference Dates: 27-29 November 2014
– Conference Venue: Palacky University Olomouc, Czech Republic
– Conference Fees: Free of charge.
More information, please visit:

2014 Graduate Students’ Conference in IR at NCCU

Call for Papers:
Topics related to International Relations, China studies, area studies, etc.
– Conference Date: 25 October 2014
– Conference Venue: College of International Affairs, NCCU.
– Awards: The best four papers will be awarded NTD $10,000.
– Abstracts Submission Deadline: 11 August 2014
– More details, please visit:

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