SHIFT 2011: The Future of International Politics
October 26-28, 2011
Institute of Political Economy
University of Asia and the Pacific
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS (Second Call)
SHIFT – Shaping Insights and Forecasting Trends in Politics is an international conference for graduate students, young scholars, and industry practitioners whose works would be the bedrock for future imperatives in the study of international politics.
SHIFT recognizes that, together with lessons learned from the past, the future of international politics rests on the present dynamics of relations between nations.
The conference aims to bring together brilliant young minds around the world to address the implications of the most pressing issues as we approach the second decade of the 21st century.
The Institute of Political Economy at the University of Asia and the Pacific invites graduate students and young scholars to participate in this gathering of future policymakers, political analysts, and leaders to discuss emerging trends in the fields of international relations, political economy, human rights, civic education, security, networking, culture, and ICTs, among others.
Abstracts for completed and in-progress studies are invited for submission not later than May 30. Interested participants can submit online and learn more at the conference website: https://sites.google.com/a/uap.asia/shift-2011/
Submissions may come from one or a combination of the following fields:
Civic education, Culture and development, Governance, Human rights, International relations, Migration, Political economy, and Religion and politics.
Each field has a sub-theme. Please see details on the conference website.
Deadline for Abstracts:
April 30 (first call)
May 30 (second call)
Announcement of accepted abstracts:
May 15 (first call)
June 15 (second call)
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