CFP Ethnography with a Twist (Finland)

ConferencesCall for Papers and Panels: ETHNOGRAPHY WITH A TWIST, 12–14 February 2019, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland. Deadline: 31 August 2018.

Contemporary political, environmental, and social challenges and crises, rapidly changing societies, development of technology, and encountering of people and cultures produce new environments of research and a need to rethink innovative research methods. The ETHNOGRAPHY WITH A TWIST conference will bring together researchers from diverse disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. We welcome papers and panels that explore ethnographic research from a wide range of perspectives that reflect the variety of backgrounds and/or address personal and affective experiences of the researchers. The conference will provide an interdisciplinary arena for lively discussion and exchanges in an inspiring environment that allows ethnographic research to be approached without the weight of tradition and encourages thinking outside the box and the usual comfort zones in our respective fields.

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CFP Hellenic Conference of Political Science (Greece)

ConferencesCall for Papers, International Hellenic Conference of Political Science: New Challenges, New Answers (HEPO2019), 17-20 April 2019, Athens, Greece. Deadline: 22 October 2018.

The International Hellenic conference of political science: New Challenges, New Answers (HEPO2019) is a new interdisciplinary platform for the presentation of empirical and theoretical work that is reflective of a highly dynamic political arena both domestically and internationally. The conference is seeking to receive contributions by scholars who recognise that political science needs to vindicate its relevance by tackling today’s challenges while predicting the themes ahead. We aim to establish a hub for academics that engage with peers over the latest advances and research results in any sub-field of Political Science and International Relations both in the shape of empirical and theoretical work. The theme of the conference is meant to inspire and bring together academic leaders, researchers, and scholars who like to think outside the box and transcend their disciplinary domain. While offering a forum to established academics we also like to see proposals from a new generation of researchers as well as outstanding research students who like to share their work, receive feedback and exchange ideas with faculty from all around the world.

CMM Institute: Building CMM Communities of Practice (USA)

ConferencesCMM Institute for Personal and Social Evolution, 7th Annual Learning Exchange, Creating magical moments across space and time: Building CMM communities of practice, October 26-28, 2018, Oracle, Arizona, USA. Deadline: October 18, 2018.

“The CMM Institute is sponsoring its seventh annual Learning Exchange as part of its role as a connector and cultivator of people and communities who are striving to make better social worlds. We invite practitioners, researchers and learners to come together to share our experiences with using CMM to make better social worlds and to advance our collective understanding of what is possible through CMM.

Creating is a central theme in a CMM framework: we create meanings, we create relationships, we create our social worlds. In this year’s Learning Exchange we want to pay particular attention to how we create our very own CMM communities of practice.”

CFP Conference on Communication & Management 2019 (Greece)

ConferencesCall for Papers, 5th Annual International Conference on Communication and Management (ICCM2019), 15-18 April 2019, Athens, Greece. Deadline: 17 October 2018.

Panels will include:

a) International Leadership and Management

b) Multidisciplinary Approaches to New Media Technologies

c) New Horizons in Journalism

 

CFP International Conference on Education (Greece)

ConferencesCall for Papers: International Conference on Education (EDU2019), 13-16 May 2019, Athens, Greece, sponsored by Faculty of Education at Beijing Normal University, China. Deadline: 29 October 2018.

The conference aims to provide an opportunity for academics, professionals and industry experts from various fields, with cross-disciplinary interests, to discuss the future prospects in the evolution of Education. Topics include, but are not confined to: Bilingual Education, Identity and Education, Educational Psychology, Teaching Approaches, Teacher and Student, Education Strategy, Teacher Education, Educational Foundations, Online Education, Education Technology, Special Education, Teaching Methodology, Art Education/Art therapy, Bilingual Education, Computer Education, Early childhood Education, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Higher Education, Multicultural Education, Science Education, Educational Psychology, Educational Foundations, Health Education, Career and Technical Education, Adult Education, Business Education (Education Leadership), Ethical issues in Education, Diversity and Equality in Education, Cross-disciplinary areas of Education, Life-long Learning Education. Topics are broadly defined, but not limited to the above.

CFP Copenhagen Multimodality Day (Denmark)

Conferences4th Copenhagen Multimodality Day, October 5, 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark. Deadline: August 1, 2018.

This one-day research seminar is being prepared and organized by the Centre for Interaction Research and Communication Design at the University of Copenhagen. The day is planned as a single-track research seminar. Proposals are invited for paper presentations related to Video ethnography, EMCA, multimodality and interaction analysis. We especially encourage paper presentations that deal with difficult methodological issues and/or presents novel solutions to methodological issues. The invited keynote speaker is Christian Heath, Professor in work, interaction and technology. Kings College London. The title of his presentation is: Institutional form and multimodal interaction: ecologies of participation and engagement.

CFP World Youth Forum Right to Dialogue (Italy)

ConferencesCall for Papers: World Youth Forum “Right to Dialogue” XI Edition, September 28-30, 2018, Trieste, Italy. Deadline: July 8, 2018.

Organized by Associazione Poesia e Solidarietà in collaboration with Centro Internazionale di Studi e Documentazione per la Cultura GiovanileGeneral topic: Ethics and complexity in the time of Global city (from different point of views and experiences).

The present call is addressed to young adults aged 18 to 35, without distinction as to nationality. The Forum works will be conducted both in Italian and in English; simultaneous translation from/to both languages will be provided. Those who are interested in taking part to the Forum must apply by filling and submitting the online form available on the organization’s website.

SIETAR Spain: Intercultural Competence (Spain)

ConferencesSIETAR Spain Congress, Theme: INTERCULTURAL COMPETENCE: A KEY FOR INCLUSIVE ORGANIZATIONS, September 28-29, 2018, Malaga, Spain. Early Bird Prices until July 10, 2018.

The 1st SIETAR Spain Congress will be an intersectoral conference, where professionals from different realms of society (business, academic, public administrations, NGOs…) will discuss the topic of inclusion. This Congress aims to become a platform to exchange innovative ideas and to debate different aspects of interculturality. We will also have a close look at how this interculturality permeates different fields, such as education, research and civil and business organizations. After this Congress, one thing will become clear: the intercultural competence will stand out as one of the most decisive tools when ensuring inclusive organizations and societies in our modern world.

CFP AIMAC (Italy)

ConferencesAIMAC – International Association of Arts and Cultural Management, Università Ca’ Foscari, Venezia, Italy, June 23-26, 2019. Deadline: October 31, 2018.

Proposals from any relevant discipline will be considered, provided they make an original academic contribution to the study of cultural management. This scientific conference will address various sectors of the arts and cultural industries (performing arts and festivals, heritage, museums and visual arts, film production and distribution, book publishing, recording, broadcasting, audio-visual media and multimedia, design, etc.). We welcome all kinds of papers that connect academic researches with broader practical and industrial context in this field.

CFP Ethnic & Religious Conflict Resolution & Peacebuilding (USA)

ConferencesInternational Conference on Ethnic and Religious Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding, Oct 30-Nov 1, 2018, New York City. Deadline: June 29, 2018.

Sponsored by  Center for Ethnic, Racial & Religious Understanding (CERRU) at Queens College, City University of New York. The theme will be Traditional Systems of Conflict Resolution. By organizing and hosting an international conference on the traditional systems of conflict resolution, we hope to not only begin a pluri-disciplinary, policy, and legal discussion on the traditional systems of conflict resolution, but most importantly, this international conference will serve as an international forum where researchers, scholars, policy makers and practitioners will have an opportunity to exchange ideas and learn from the traditional rulers from various countries around the world. In turn, the traditional rulers will discover emerging research and best practices presented by scholars and practitioners at the conference. The outcome of the exchange, inquiry and discussion will inform the international community on the roles and importance of the traditional systems of conflict resolution in our contemporary world.