In association with SAM (Center for Strategic Research), ASEM (The Ankara Center for Political and Economic Research) invites abstracts for scholarly papers to be presented at the conference “Humanitarian Diplomacy: Theory and Perspectives from the Field” to be held at Istanbul Sehir University in Turkey between 6 and 7 December 2013. The conference will cover issues of Humanitarian Diplomacy in various crisis regions of the world, with a special emphasis on the Middle East.
All the papers will be screened by a scientific committee. Authors are encouraged to use the Chicago Manual of Style Citation System. The accepted papers will be published jointly by ASEM and SAM.
The travel and accommodation expenses of all the participants who submit their papers in full will be covered by ASEM and SAM. The submissions should be sent to the e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
The NGOs involved in Humanitarian Diplomacy are also kindly invited to the conference to present relevant case studies.
Possible topics may include but are not limited to:
The theory and practice of humanitarian diplomacy.
The history of the development of humanitarian diplomacy.
Humanitarian diplomacy at the regional, national and international levels.
The current situation in various crisis regions: Syria, Palestine, Somalia, Mali, Afghanistan, and Myanmar.
Humanitarian diplomacy and international law.
The role of aid organizations in ongoing efforts of humanitarian diplomacy.
Deadline for abstracts: Monday, 04 November 2013
Notification about the acceptance of abstracts: Friday, 08 November 2013
Deadline for full papers: Friday, 29 November 2013
Conference: Friday-Saturday, 6-7 December 2013
The Ankara Center for Political and Economic Research = Ankara Siyasal ve Ekonomik Araştırmalar Merkezi (ASEM)
Ehli Beyt Mahallesi 1271. Sok. 16/9
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