Fourth Annual International Symposium: Democracy’s Linkage to Capitalism

Date
September 7—9, 2009
Site
Geneva, Switzerland
Organiser
the Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)
Topics
It is democratic nation states that keep capitalism alive in the current crisis. Never before has it been so obvious that democracy is intrinsically linked to capitalism. This Symposium will further investigate that linkage and its meaning. Papers on this and related themes are invited from affiliated and non-affiliated scholars of any discipline or background. Papers may be theoretical and/or empirical in nature.
Language
English
Deadline
June 30, 2009
Contact
Erich Kofmel, Managing Director, Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS), Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society, 1200 Geneva, Switzerland
E-mail
e.kofmel@scis-calibrate.org
Internet
http://erichkofmel.com/2009/04/cfp-democracys-linkage-to-capitalism.html

The 8th International Conference of PSRC Forum «Sovereignty in the Age of Globalization»

Date
October 23—24, 2009
Site
Dubrovnik, Croatia
Organiser
Political Science Research Centre, Zagreb, Croatia and Scientific Forum, Zagreb, Croatia
Topics
The main objective is both to provide insights of theoretical and scientific understandings of the sovereignty and the ways it transforms in scope of globalization processes, but also to analyze practical changes and experiences. By initiating a multidisciplinary discussion from different points of view, this conference will ensure a broad scientific insight of these phenomena. The specific topics as a guideline for paper thesis and discussions are: Classical theories of sovereignty in the context of globalized society; Contemporary theories of sovereignty; Transformation of sovereignty and the functions of state ; International relations and transformation of sovereignty; Universalisation of values, human rights and the issue of sovereignty; Sovereignty between national and cosmopolitan; Global risks and transformation of sovereignty; Multiculturalism and the issue of sovereignty; Role of global civil society in transformation of sovereignty; Relations between nation state and international institutions; Transformation of sovereignty in the context of political system change; Partial sovereignty vs. absolute sovereignty; Sovereignty in transition countries; Economic sovereignty in globalization; Economic globalization and the issue of sovereignty; Neo-liberal concept of state and sovereignty; Sovereignty and supra-national organizations; Impact of regionalization on nation state sovereignty; Information technologies and their impact on changes of sovereignty, Welfare state in the context of trans-national sovereignty, Globalization, sovereignty, imperialism.
Language
English
Deadline
June 30, 2009
Contact
Lana Kosovac, Political Science Research Centre, Scientific Forum, Zagreb, Croatia
Tel.
+385 1 3863 113
E-mail
lana.kosovac@cpi.hr
Internet
http://cpi.hr/download/links/en/10595.pdf

Journal of Identity and Migration Studies

Place of publication
Oradea, Romania
Type of publication
online
Publication date
Autumn 2009
Published by/ edited by
The Research Centre for Identity and Migration Issues (RCIMI) of the University of Oradea
Topics
The editors of the Journal of Identity and Migration Studies (JIMS) invite scholars, practitioners, policymakers, and students to submit articles, essays, book reviews and recent conference reports for publication in the autumn edition. JIMS is committed to publishing cutting-edge, provocative, and thoughtful migration and identity scholarship. The goal of the journal is to explore new directions and perspectives in understanding the complex phenomena of migration and identity.
Deadline
July 30, 2009
Contact
Str. Traian Blajovici nr. 2 Oradea, 410238 Romania
Tel.
+40 259 455 525
Fax
+40 259 455 525
E-mail
jims@e-migration.ro, contact@e-migration.ro
Internet
http://jims.e-migration.ro/Call-for-Papers.php

Journal of Ethnic Studies “Treatises and documents”

Place of publication
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Type of publication
online
Publication date
winter 2009
Published by/ edited by
Institute for ethnic studies (IES)
Topics
The editors invite submissions of scientific articles on ethnicity, nationalism, protection of (ethnic, national) minorities, migration, mutliculturalism and related subjects for the winter issue.
Deadline
September 01, 2009
Contact
Boris Jesih, Editor-in-chief; Sara Brezigar, Assistant editor; Mojca Medvešek, Assistant editor
E-mail
boris.jesih@guest.arnes.si, sara.brezigar@guest.arnes.si, mojca.medvesek@inv.si
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Making Democracy Work in the Digital Age
Date: November 05-06, 2009
Site: Vilnius, Lithuania
Organiser: The Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University and Lithuanian Political Science Association
Topics: The conference addresses the question whether and how new information technologies can improve the quality of democracy. The organizers invite proposals for papers to address the following themes: Transformation of political engagement and new forms of online political activism; Internet and party politics: will the Internet save or erode political parties? Transformation of public sphere and online political deliberation; Internet in electoral campaigns; E-governance and e-participation; E-democracy innovations.
Language: English, Lithuanian
Fee: There is no conference fee. The organizers will cover accommodation costs of paper givers. Limited number of travel grants is available for participants
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who do not have other sources of funding to attend the conference.
Deadline: September 21, 2009
Contact: Galina Vascenkaite, Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University, Vokieciu str. 10, LT – 01130 Vilnius, Lithuania
Tel.: +370 (5) 2514148
Fax: +370 (5) 2514134
E-mail: galina.vascenkaite@tspmi.vu.lt
Internet: http://www.e-democracy.lt/lt/tekstai/naujienos?id=14

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1989-2009: Twenty Years of Transformation: Looking Back – Looking Forward
Date: November 08-11, 2009
Site: Bursa, Turkey
Organiser: Alliance of Universities for Democracy (AUDEM)
Topics: The central theme of this year’s AUDEM conference will be 1989-2009: Twenty Years of Transformation: Looking Back – Looking Forward. In addition to looking at topics related to the central theme, are welcome the presentations that reflect on current political, social and cultural developments in Central Europe, the Black Sea Region and the Caucasus, and neighbouring countries (e.g., Azerbaijan) in the region. The organizers also invite presentations in the arts, humanities and social sciences.
Language: English
Deadline: September 04, 2009
Contact: Gábor Czéh, University of Pecs, Hungary and Prof. Henry Steck, State University of New York, Cortland, USA
E-mail: henry.steck@cortland.edu
Internet: http://www.audem.org/docs/pdf/2009callforpapers.pdf

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Energy Exporters: Politics, Society, Economics
Date: December 19-20, 2009
Site: Baku, Azerbaijan
Organiser: Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy (ADA)
Topics: The workshop will focus on research on major energy exporting states. Topics can include: distinctive social and political qualities of energy exporters, role and influence of these states in the international political system, conflict and foreign policy propensities of energy exporters, resource curse, the impact of oil price uncertainty on future energy production, state budgeting in energy exporters in price volatility, the impact of emerging climate change regimes on energy exporters, and other related topics. The workshop will bring together PhDs and PhD candidates in the discipline of social science, with special emphasis on international relations, political science, economics, environmental studies and international law. The workshop agenda includes a plenary session, thematic panels with presentations by PhD students, and comments and moderation by established scholars from around the globe. Applicants should be Azerbaijani or other citizens who are recent PhD graduates or advanced PhD candidates in the fields of international relations, political science, economics, environmental studies or international law. Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy (ADA) will offer limited grants to cover accepted applicants' travel expenses to and from Azerbaijan and accommodation for non-Azerbaijani citizens.
Language: English
Deadline: October 15, 2009
Contact: Mr. Fuad Aliyev
E-mail: PhDworkshop@ada.edu.az, faliyev@ada.edu.az
Internet: http://www.ada.edu.az/news/20090506044225645.html

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