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July 18, 2013

CFP: 12th Annual International Conference, Athens

12th Annual International Conference on Politics & International Affairs, 16-19 June 2014, Athens, Greece
Deadline: November 18, 2013

The Politics & International Affairs Research Unit of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) will hold its 12th Annual International Conference on Politics & International Affairs, 16-19 June 2014, Athens, Greece. For further details (including previous programs), please go to the conference website: www.atiner.gr/politics.htm. The registration fee is €300 (euro), covering access to all sessions, two lunches, coffee breaks and conference material. Special arrangements will be made with a local luxury hotel for a limited number of rooms at a special conference rate. In addition, a number of special events will be organized: A Greek night of entertainment with dinner, a special one-day cruise in the Greek islands, an archaeological tour of Athens and a one-day visit to Delphi.

The aim of the conference is to bring together academics, researchers, students and professionals in private and public organizations and governments of Politics and International Affairs and other related disciplines. You may participate as panel organizer, presenter of one paper, chair a session or observer.
If you think that you can contribute, please submit a 300-word abstract by 18 November 2013, by email, atiner@atiner.gr to: Dr. Ioannis Stivachtis, Head, Politics & International Affairs Research Unit, ATINER and Director, International Studies Program Virginia Tech - Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, USA. Please include: Title of Paper, Full Name (s), Current Position, Institutional Affiliation, an email address and at least 3 keywords that best describe the subject of your submission. Please use the abstract submitting form available at http://www.atiner.gr/2014/FORM-POL.doc.

Announcement of the decision is made within 4 weeks after submission, which includes information on registration deadlines and paper submission requirements. If you want to participate without presenting a paper, i.e. organize a mini conference or a panel (session), chair a session, evaluate papers to be included in the conference proceedings or books, contribute to the editing of a book, or any other contribution, please send an email to Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos (gtp@atiner.gr), President, ATINER.

The Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) was established in 1995 as an independent academic association with the mission to become a forum, where academics and researchers - from all over the world - could meet in Athens to exchange ideas on their research and to discuss future developments in their disciplines. Since 1995, ATINER has organized more than 200 international conferences, symposiums and events. It has also published approximately 150 books. Academically, the Institute consists of five Research Divisions and twenty-three Research Units. Each Research Unit organizes an annual conference and undertakes various small and large research projects. Academics and researchers are more than welcome to become members and contribute to ATINER's objectives. The members of the Institute can undertake a number of academic activities. If you want to become a member, please download the form (membership form). For more information or suggestions, please send an email to: info@atiner.gr.

Posted by bkohlerk at 02:29 PM

Grants for British Art & Architecture

More information at: http://www.paul-mellon-centre.ac.uk/179/

Posted by bkohlerk at 02:24 PM

CFP: 13th International Postgraduate Conference on Central and Eastern Europe

Conference venue: London
Period: February 19-21, 2014
Deadline for submitting abstracts: August 16, 2013

Description of the Conference
The School of Slavonic and East European Studies of the University College, London announced its 13th International Postgraduate Conference on Central and Eastern Europe. The conference will take place in February 2014 and will discuss generational divides in Central and Eastern Europe. Generational divides with regard to rules and traditions are a recurring theme in the past and present of Central and Eastern Europe. The region has been subject to great turmoil and has undergone amultitude of changes and transformations over time. While some traditions have survived, others have been overhauled. Rules have been broken or adapted; yet each generation has also attempted to make their own rules and created new traditions. These phenomena can be observed and analysed from a variety of perspectives: historical, cultural, political, economic, social, and beyond. Therefore, 13th International Postgraduate Conference on Central and Eastern Europe welcomes papers that analyze generational divides in Central and Eastern Europe adopting various perspectives.

Eligible topics for the conference
The School of Slavonic and East European Studies looks forward to submissions that are cross-cultural, cross-national, and multi-disciplinary. Topics can include but are not limited to the following areas:
national identity and nation building;
a clash of urban and rural ways of life;
insiders and outsiders;
economic or political reform;
religiosity and secularism;
Particular attention will be given to papers addressing the conference theme but also other research dealing with the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, South-East Europe and the former Soviet Union are also welcome. Submissions that place these countries into an inter-regional comparative context are also encouraged.

Guidelines for submission
The conference invites applications from postgraduate students and early career researchers from the Social Sciences and Humanities. Abstracts of up to 300 words and a CV with full contact information should be sent to postgradconference2014@gmail.com. The language of theconference is English. A selection of papers will appear in a separate conference publication.

The School of Slavonic and East European Studies of the University College London
Information & contacts
The School of Slavonic and East European Studies
e-mail: postgradconference2014@gmail.com
conference website

Posted by bkohlerk at 01:45 PM

July 11, 2013

Postdoctoral Fellowships at the EUI, Florence, Italy

The Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (RSCAS) offers one or two year fellowships to post-docs in an early stage of their academic career. The main criteria of selection are the CV of the applicant, the overall scientific quality of the proposal, and the fit of the proposal with the Centre's research programme.

Program Info

Posted by zkwaiser at 12:21 PM

July 08, 2013

Study Abroad: MIREES (M.A. program) in Bologna, Italy

The next deadline to apply for the international Master's degree in Interdisciplinary research and studies on Eastern Europe (MIREES) jointly offered by the University of Bologna (Faculty of Political Science Forlì Campus) together with Vytautas Magnus University at Kaunas, Corvinus University of Budapest, Saint Petersburg State University, and the cooperation of the University of Ljubljana, for EU students and non-EU students with equivalent status is September 18th, 2013. Read the Call for Applications. A promo of the programme, made by MIREES students, is available on Youtube.

Posted by zkwaiser at 11:36 AM