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February 2024
  • February 15, 2024
National Association Of African American Studies (NAAAS & affiliates)

National Conference

The conference is a multi-cultural/multi-ethnic research event that involves papers from all fields of study and discipline.Papers may include,but are not limited to education,health and human services, immigration,social sciences,humanities,child trafficking,fine arts,political science,global challenges,poverty in the minority community and other disciplines. Presentations in the arts,readings of original writings and other forms of writings are welcomed.Abstracts for a paper and/or poster presentation are due by November 11,2023.

Proposal Deadline: November 11, 2023
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March 2024
  • March 7, 2024
The Citadel Department of Political Science

The Citadel Symposium on Southern Politics

The Citadel’s Department of Political Science is pleased to sponsor the 44th anniversary of The Citadel Symposium on Southern Politics, which offers two days of scholarship focusing on original research and writing and panel discussions devoted to the study of that work. This year’s program will feature panels of scholarly presentation on various aspects of southern politics, a keynote luncheon speaker, and a roundtable on the 2024 presidential election in the southern states.

Proposal Deadline: December 8, 2023
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  • March 15, 2024
Presidential Leadership and Disability: Free Registration for Virtual Lecture (NAAAS & affiliates)

National Conference

The age of presidential candidates has become a salient concern, but age is not the only physical factor that should concern citizens. Presidents can also suffer various forms of illness, both physical and psychological. This talk highlights the nature of these concerns and how we might work to mitigate their impact on political outcomes. For more information and registration, visit here.


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  • March 31, 2024
International Business Review

How Multinational Companies Are Adjusting their Strategies and Operations in Response to a Turbulent IB Environment

The past few years have witnessed significant rises in both the complexity and the risks of international business stemming from (a) more assertive nationalism, protectionism and screening or scrutiny on foreign firms, with government policies increasingly skewed in favor of the host nation; (b) the realization that the extreme optimization of global value chains (GVC) has gone too far and more resilient redesigns of GVCs are called for; (c) globalized or transborder mandates and pressures increasing on multinational enterprises (MNEs), on issues ranging from climate change, environmental, social and governance (ESG), sustainable development goals (SDG), and international tax avoidance; and (d) macroeconomic changes or volatility occurring in interest rates, commodity prices and exchange rates.

Proposal Deadline: March 31, 2024
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April 2024
  • April 19-21, 2024

The International Conference on Comparative Public Policy

CELEBRATION of the 25th ANNIVERSARY of The Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice

To celebrate its 25th Anniversary, The Journal of Comparative Policy Research and Analysis: Research and Practice (JCPA) welcomes scholars, graduate students, and practitioners to participate in the International Conference on Comparative Public Policy, sponsored by the Society for International Comparative Policy Analysis (ICPA-Forum) and hosted by the School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, to be held on April 19-21, 2024.

CONFERENCE THEME:

In today's increasingly digital world, advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Big Data, Bio-Technology and Communication Modes are deeply intertwined with every aspect of society, including public policy. Policymakers around the world face the complex challenges of harnessing the power of these technologies to improve policy analysis processes, policy making and implementation, while keeping up the regulatory and policy framework to guard against the potential hazards to society.

This conference calls for scholars, researchers, and practitioners to engage in interdisciplinary comparative dialogues about the critical interplay between technology and public policy. We aim to foster discussions, widen debates, and offer innovative angles on the myriad ways in which today’s scientific breakthroughs and new technologies shape public policy. Of particular interest are the theoretical implications and practical applications of the papers presented.

Proposal Deadline: January 15, 2024
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  • April 24, 2024

Urban Affairs Association

International Conference on Urban Affairs

Cities on the Edge: Promoting Equity and Resiliency through Research, Activism, Planning, and Policy
Cities are home to more than 55% of the world’s population and generate 80% of global GDP. Their economic power and influence are counterbalanced by a growing number of social, political, and environmental challenges that threaten to undermine societies and habitats. Current conditions within cities, as well as their future capacity to become equitable and resilient, are shaped by a complex set of dynamics. Policies and politics operating at the global, regional and local levels produce conflicts, polarization, dislocation, economic instability, and climate change. As the world’s cities begin an assumed exit from the recent global pandemic, a singular question emerges: how can cities on the brink of irreversible change develop equitable policy options that will allow for future sustainability and resilience?

The dynamics influencing current conditions in cities, as well as their ability to become equitable and resilient in the future, are complex, and call for a multidisciplinary perspective from urban affairs scholars and practitioners. This conference welcomes researchers, planners, policymakers, advocates, and community leaders to share insights and identify strategies for creating equitable options that ensure sustainable choices. Among the wide range of topics relevant to cities, a set of subthemes are of particular interest. Proposal Deadline: October 1, 2023
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May 2024
  • May 24, 2024
University of Notre Dame

Workshop on Race and International Relations

Encouraged by the success of our inaugural workshop, the International Race and Rights Lab is pleased to announce the call for proposals for our second workshop on Race and International Relations. The workshop will be organized by Zoltán I. Búzás (University of Notre Dame) with the generous support of the Klau Institute for Civil and Human Rights. We invite paper proposals on any topic related to race, racism, and anti-racism in international relations broadly defined. We especially encourage advanced graduate students, post-doctoral scholars, and junior faculty to apply, but everyone is welcome. The deadline for proposal submissions (500 words) is January 22, 2024. Full papers will be due on May 14, 2024. The workshop will take place online on May 24, 2024.

Proposal Deadline:  January 22, 2024
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