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Posted by on Jan 21, 2014 in General News

Call for Submissions – Canadian Peace Research Association

 

CALL FOR PAPERS
CANADIAN PEACE RESEARCH ASSOCIATION (CPRA)

ANNUAL CONFERENCE
BROCK UNIVERSITY, ST. CATHERINES, ONTARIO, CANADA
MAY 28-30, 2014
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THE CLOSING DATE FOR ABSTRACTS/ PROPOSALS IS 24, JANUARY, 2014.
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A CORDIAL INVITATION
We are delighted to invite you to the Annual Conference of the Canadian Peace Research Association (CPRA). This conference is part of Congress 2014. Organized by the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences (CFHSS), Congress 2014 will bring together several thousand scholars, graduate students, practitioners and policy makers from Canada and other countries ‘to share findings, refine ideas, and build partnerships that will help shape the Canada of tomorrow’. They will gather under the aegis of nearly 70 associations representing a rich spectrum of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. Congress represents a unique showcase of scholarly excellence, creativity and leadership.

CONGRESS THEME
“Borders Without Boundaries” as the theme chosen by Brock University, the host of the Congress invites ‘reflection on the links between the academy and the community’. Congress 2014 showcases the potential of the academy to challenge, redefine and reconfigure borders and boundaries through interdisciplinary research, engagement, imagination and service’.

The CPRA seeks to bring together academics, researchers, educators, and peace advocates from Canada and abroad to examine and discuss current and emerging issues and challenges in the field of Peace Research.

Individual papers and panels in Peace Research, especially the ones that have national and international significance, are invited from all disciplines and professions including:

Anthropology
Communication and Journalism
Economics
Education
Environment and Society
Ethics and Law
First Nations Studies
Global Studies
History
Human Rights
Interdisciplinary Studies
Law/International Law
Peace and Conflict Studies
Philosophy
Political Science
Psychology
Science for Peace
Science, Technology and Global Peace
Social Justice
Social Work
Sociology
Theatre and Film, and
Women’s and Gender Studies

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS/PROPOSALS
The deadline for individual paper abstracts or panel proposals is Friday, 24 January, 2014.

ALL SUBMISSIONS FOR PAPER ABSTRACTS/PANEL PROPOSALS MUST CONTAIN THE FOLLOWING 8 ITEMS. PROPOSALS/ABSTRACTS SUBMITTED WITHOUT THE FOLLOWING 8 ITEMS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

1. Title of the paper/panel.
2. Each presenter’s full name with title, if applicable (e.g. Dr./
Rev. Smith Jones, Assistant Professor of Micro-Biology).
3. Institutional and  Departmental affiliation.
4. E-mail address, office and residence telephone numbers, and the
usual convenient time to contact; complete postal address including Postal
Code/Zip Code/PIN.
5. A 250-word abstract/proposal with its principal argument and conclusion
6. A 50-word biographical note about each presenter.
7. Please be certain to specify any audio-visual equipment required
for your presentation. (The CFHSS will invoice CPRA for the
use of any AV equipment.).
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE REQUEST FOR AV EQUIPMENT MUST ACCOMPANY THE
PAPER ABSTRACT/ PANEL PROPOSAL.
LATE REQUESTS FOR EQUIPMENT WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
PLEASE SEND THE WHOLE BODY OF THE ABSTRACTS/ PROPOSALS BY E-MAIL TO:  < shreeshjuyal@ymail.com >.  PLEASE DO NOT SEND ANY ATTACHMENTS, DO NOT USE ANY ENCODING, AND DO NOT USE ANY WORD PROCESSING DOCUMENT.
Faculty members presenting papers may be asked to serve as chairs and discussants.

REGISTRATION AND CPRA FEES:
THE CFHSS HAS REMINDED CPRA THAT THE PAYMENT OF CONGRESS 2014 REGISTRATION AND ASSOCIATION (CPRA) MEETING FEES ARE COMPULSORY FOR EVERY DELEGATE, INCLUDING ALL ATTENDEES, INVITED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS, PRESENTERS OF PAPERS/ PANELISTS, AND THOSE CHAIRING OR ATTENDING A SESSION.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THOSE WHOSE ABSTRACTS/ PROPOSALS ARE ACCEPTED MUST REGISTER BEFORE 15 MARCH 2014. PLEASE SEN ME A CODPY OF THE INTERNET PURCHASE RECEIPT OF YOUR REGISTRATION ISSUED BY THE CANADIAN FEDERATION OF THE HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES BY MARCH 15, 2014. NON-REGISTERED PRESENTERS WILL NOT BE INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAMME OF THE CPRA CONFERENCE.

CPRA REGISTRATION FEES:
The fees for the CPRA conference are as follows:
CPRA Regular Members/Delegates/Participants: $125 ($155 if
received by Congress 2014 after March 31st).
Students,Retired and Unwaged Delegates: $65 ($90 if received by
Congress 2014 after March 31st).

ALL REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS ARE ENTITLED TO ONE YEAR MEMBERSHIP OF CPRA.

All delegates (paper presenters/ panelists and other participants) must also pay the general Congress 2014 registration fee.

DELEGATES CAN REGISTER FOR THE 2014 CONGRESS (includes CPRA conference) ONLINE  via secure server http://www.congress2014.ca/. Detailed information, including Congress 2014 registration fees will be available on this web site in January 2014.ACCOMMODATION: PLEASE VISIT THE ABOVE WEB SITE.

TRAVEL SUBSIDY: CPRA  is a registration fees-generated conference. IT IS,  THEREFORE, REGRETFULLY, UNABLE TO FINANCIALLY ASSIST  ANY DELEGATE  FOR THEIR TRAVEL AND OTHER CONFERENCE RELATED EXPENSES.

THOSE VISITING FROM FOREIGN COUNTRIES ARE ADVISED TO CONTACT THE NEAREST CANADIAN CONSULATE/EMBASSY FOR VISA AND OTHER TRAVEL DOCUMENTS. CPRA REGRETS, IT WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ASSIST.

CONTACT PERSONS FOR CPRA CONFERENCE:

Dr. Shreesh Juyal, President and Programme Chair, CPRA shreeshjuyal@ymail.com >
Dr. Rose Dyson, Secretary, CPRA: rdyson@oise.utoronto.ca
I look forward to welcoming you at the annual conference of CPRA.
With fraternal greetings, Shreesh

Dr. Shreesh Juyal, Drs., D.Litt., Fellow CIIA
President, CPRA;
Senior Research Fellow, St. Thomas University, Fredericton, Canada;
Dean, Faculty of International Studies & Distinguished Professor of International Law and Political Science, Himgiri Zee University, Dehra Dun, India