Conferences in the Profession

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October 2020
  • October 1-4
German Studies Association
The 44th German Studies Association Conference in Washington, D.C., from October 1-4, 2020 will continue to host a series of seminars in addition to conference sessions and roundtables
Proposal Deadline: Friday, November 22, 2019
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July 2020
  • July 30-August 1
Institute for Interdisciplinary Research & International Christian Studies Association
ICSA IX. World Congress 2020: “Social Media & Intimacy: An Alternative Reality?” Hilton Pasadena, California, USA, 30 July-1 August 2020
Proposal Deadline: January 30, 2020
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June 2020
  • June 4-5
Common Ground Research Networks
The Thirteenth Global Studies Conference 2020 covers topics such as: Sustainable Development, Economics, Politics , Human Rights and more.
Proposal Deadline: May 4, 2020
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  • June 12-14
Saint Anselm College Center for Ethics in Business and Governance

Land-Use Regulation and Housing Affordability

The Saint Anselm College Center for Ethics in Business and Governance (CEBG) invites proposals for research papers on topics related to the ethics, politics, or economics of zoning and other regulations affecting the supply of homes, to be presented at a small conference for scholars at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire Friday June 12, 2020 to Sunday June 14, 2020. We are particularly interested in proposals with policy relevance for states like New Hampshire, but we also welcome proposals on land-use regulation in other contexts, such as non-U.S. systems.
Proposal Deadline:Friday, November 15, 2019
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April  2020
  • April 2-3
University of Mount Union
The Department of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Mount Union, in coordination with the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics at The University of Akron, is pleased to announce its THIRD PRESIDENTIAL LEGACY CONFERENCE.
Proposal Deadline: November 20, 2019
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  • April 2-4
Urban Affairs Association
The Urban Affairs Association (UAA), the international, interdisciplinary professional organization for urban scholars, researchers, and public service professionals will be hosting its 50th Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. from April 2-4, 2020.
Proposal Deadline: October 1, 2019
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  • April 4
Florida Political Science Association
Annual conference of scholars with panels on political science subfields. Special panels in 2020 include 100 year anniversaries of WWI and of the 19th Amendment. Faculty as well as talented graduate and undergraduate students are encouraged to apply to participate.
Proposal Deadline: December 13, 2019
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March 2020
  • March 5-6

Symposium on Southern Politics  — Charleston, South Carolina
Proposal of Application Deadline: November 29, 2019
Registration Deadline: March 5, 2020
Conference dates: March 5, 2020 - March 6, 2020
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  • March 12-14
Symposium on Southern Politics  — Charleston, South Carolina
The PPE Society is keen to have sessions on across the range of topics that fall within the ambit of Philosophy, Politics and Economics. We are especially seeking sessions that bring together people from different disciplines or with different perspectives to illuminate and address various issues and topics.
Proposal Deadline: September 1, 2019
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  • March 17-18
Charter Cities Institute  — Johannesburg, South Africa
The inaugural Charter Cities Conference will bring together researchers from around the world specializing in charter cities, special economic zones, industrial policy, and other forms of innovative governance, with a particular focus on how such institutional reforms can help spur investment, improve public services, and/or reduce global poverty.
Proposal Deadline: January 10, 2020
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  • March 19-20
University of Central Florida, Center for Public and Nonprofit Management
Join us in Orlando, Florida on March 19 & 20, 2020 for the 14th Annual UCF Public Administration Research Conference.  This conference brings together academics and practitioners to share innovative ideas and engage in discussions related to public administration and community leadership. 
Proposal Deadline: November 25, 2019
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  • March 27-28
South Carolina Political Science Association
2020 South Carolina Political Science Association (SCPSA) annual conference. The conference will be held at Lander University in Greenwood, SC, on Friday and Saturday, March 27th and 28th, 2020. We welcome paper submissions from all political science sub-fields, as well as full panel and roundtable proposals and volunteers to serve as discussants. In addition, we also welcome submissions from related academic fields that explore research questions of interest to political science scholars. Graduate and undergraduate students are strongly encouraged to present their work so that they can establish professional connections in the state and across the southeast region
Proposal Deadline: January 20, 2020

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January 2020
  • January 9-11, 2020
Southern Political Science Association

Our conference is an opportunity for scholars to come together from around the world and discuss topics ranging across the entire spectrum of political issues and ideas. This conference presents participants with the opportunity to discuss ideas, theories, and research with colleagues within the field of political science and strive to make improvements within the discipline.

Proposal or Application Deadline:  September 15, 2019
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  • January 31-February 1, 2020
UCI - Department of Global & International Studies
Early career scholars that are doing critical interdisciplinary research on pressing global issues are encouraged to apply for a fellowship to attend the 2nd Annual UCI Global Studies Conference. The conference will be held January 31 - February 1, 2020 and will be hosted by the Department of Global & International Studies at the University of California Irvine.

Proposal or Application Deadline:  October 18, 2019
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December 2019
  • December 2-3, 2019
Meetings International
International Conference on Green Energy and Recycling warmly welcomes each one of the individuals and supporters from worldwide to attend during December 02-03, 2019 in Berlin, Germany which will emphasize on the theme ‘Green Energy: Brightening Up the Sustainable World’.
Proposal or Application Deadline:  September 30, 2019
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