Catégorie: Call for Papers
Sujet: Call for Papers - Canadian Peace Research Association (CPRA) Annual Conference
CALL FOR PAPERS
CANADIAN PEACE RESEARCH ASSOCIATION (CPRA) ANNUAL CONFERENCE
UNIVERSITY OF REGINA, REGINA, SK, CANADA
30 MAY--1 JUNE, 2018
(President's Reception: 31 May, 2018)
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF PROPOSALS/ABSTRACTS
IS WEDNESDAY 15 NOVEMBER, 2017.
We are pleased to cordially invite you to submit proposals/abstracts for presentation at the Annual Conference of the Canadian Peace Research Association (CPRA). This conference is part of Congress 2018. Organized by the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences (CFHSS), Congress 2018, it will bring together several thousand scholars 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 70 academic associations representing a rich spectrum of disciplines in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Education, Social Work, Peace Research, and other academic disciplines. Congress represents a unique showcase of scholarly excellence, creativity and leadership.
The CPRA conference, as a constituent of Congress 2018, hopes to offer a welcoming milieu for social scientists, other scholars and peace researchers and advocates to present their research and influence future Peace Studies.
CONGRESS 2018 THEME: "GATHERING DIVERSITIES"
"Gathering' evokes the idea of bringing people together in the spirit of building community. Diversity, in turn, is what has allowed Saskatchewan emerge as a national leader in resource development. population growth, social progress and indigenous education. The way forward for Canada and for all Canadians is to continue gathering diversities. The Congress theme acts as a unifying concept that bridges the multiple association conference programs together."
Congress 2018 showcases the potential of the academy to challenge, redefine and reconfigure 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. The CPRA would encourage those proposals and abstracts which help demonstrate or lead to the foundation of critical thinking and concepts.
BIG THINKING LECTURE SERIES (12:15 to 13:15 to minimize interference with other association programming.):
"This series brings together leading scholars and public figures who present forward- thinking research, ideas and solutions to the critical questions and issues of our time."
*Malina Laboucan-Massimo, Lubicon Cree First Nation, Climate and Energy Campaigner at Greenpeace Canada
* Margaret MacMillan, Warden of St. Anthony's College and Professor of International History
at the University of Oxford
*Alaa Murabit, UN High-Level Commissioner on Health Employment and Economic Growth, Global Sustainable Goals Advocate, and MIT Media Lab Director's Fellow
*Christina Taubira, Former French Justice Minister
*Marie Wilson, C.M., O.N.W.T., Commissioner, 2009-2015, Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
KEYNOTE AND SPECIAL SPEAKERS and other notable academics FOR 2018 CPRA CONFERENCE
Dr. Blair Stonechild, Full Professor of Indigenous Studies, First Nations University of Canada. With degrees from McGill and Regina, he is an international cultural icon, an indigenous historian, well-known author
( More Bio. TBA)- INVITATION ACCEPTED
Dr. Jim Harding, Professor Emeritus of Human Justice, University of Regina (Invited)
Mr. Peter Prebble, Former Member of Saskatchewan Legislature (MLA), and prominent environmentalist and peace activist (Invited)
Dr. Dale Dewar, Physician, and activist, Physicians for Nuclear Disarmament (Invited)
Dr. Frank Wilmer, Full Professor of Political Science and International Relations, Montana State University. Specializes in Post-conflict reconciliation, peace-building, and regulation of international and internal use of force. (Invited)
Dr. Abu Bockarie, Full Professor of Education, University of Regina. (Confirmed)
Dr. Marc Spooner, Full Professor of Education, University of Regina. Specializes in Social justice, Peace advocacy, and participatory democracy. (Confirmed)
Dr. Yuchao Zhu, Full Professor of Political Science (International Relations). (Confirmation due).
Dr. Wang Li, Professor of Inernational Relations and Diplomacy, Jilin University, China
Dr. Zana Lutifiyya, Associate Professor of Educational Psychology, and Director, Peace and Conflict Studies Graduate Program, University of Manitoba, Canada (Invited)
Dr. Martin Hewson, Associate Profesor of Political Science, University of Regina. Specializes in Global Governance and Global Conflict (Confirmed as Session Chair and Discussant).
Dr. Florence Stratton, Professor of English, and Peace Researcher and Advocate.
(Please note that this is an in-progress list.)
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS/PROPOSALS/PANELS: NOVEMBER 15, 2017
The deadline for individual paper abstracts/panel proposals is
NOVEMBER 15, 2017
REGISTRATION of delegates /participants will be DUE BY FEBRUARY, 1, 2018.
EIGHT ESSENTIAL ITEMS OF INFORMATION REQUIRED FOR ALL SUBMISSIONS:
ALL SUBMISSIONS FOR PAPER ABSTRACTS/PANEL PROPOSALS MUST CONTAIN THE FOLLOWING EIGHT ITEMS. PROPOSALS/ABSTRACTS SUBMITTED WITHOUT ANY OF THE FOLLOWING EIGHT ITEMS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. (Please submit your proposal/abstract bearing in mind that your paper [following acceptance of the proposal/abstract] would contain a) a significant research issue, b) the review of relevant literature, c) methodology and research design, d) evidence and findings, e) analysis, and e) succinct conclusion/s)
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/Organizational 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 150-word abstract/panel proposal with its principal argument and conclusion
6. A 50-word biographical note about each presenter.
7. PLEASE NOTE THAT SOMETIMES ATTACHMENTS DO NOT OPEN. AND, THEREFORE, PLEASE SEND THE WHOLE TEXT OF YOUR PAPER'S ABSTRACTS/ PROPOSALS BY E-MAIL TO-
Dr. Shreesh Juyal, President, CPRA:
Dr. Geraldine (Jody) Macdonald, General Secretary, CPRA: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Please note that faculty members presenting papers may be asked to serve as chairs and discussants.
AUDIO/VIDEO (AV/TV) ARRANGEMENTS:
The CPRA conference room's AV package will include: teaching desk or equivalent, PC computer with internet and DVD playback (loaded with the Microsoft Office 2013 suite), projector, or video display.
The CPRA regrets that it is not in a position to change or add any other AV/TV equipment to the above package.
REGISTRATION AND CPRA FEES
THE CFHSS HAS REMINDED CPRA THAT THE PAYMENT OF CONGRESS 2018 REGISTRATION AND ASSOCIATION (CPRA) CONFERENCE FEES ARE COMPULSORY FOR ALL ATTENDEES, INCLUDING KEYNOTE SPEAKERS, PRESENTERS OF PAPERS/ PANELISTS AND THOSE CHAIRING OR ATTENDING A SESSION.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THOSE WHOSE ABSTRACTS/ PROPOSALS ARE ACCEPTED MUST REGISTER BY February 1, 2018. PLEASE SEND ME < ShreeshJuyal@ymail.com >A COPY OF THE INTERNET PURCHASE RECEIPT OF YOUR REGISTRATION ISSUED BY THE CANADIAN FEDERATION OF THE HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES BY FEBRUARY 1, 2018. NON-REGISTERED PRESENTERS WILL NOT BE INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAMME OF THE CPRA CONFERENCE.
CPRA REGISTRATION FEES:
The fees for the CPRA conference are based on TWO CATEGORIES OF PARTICIPANTS (DELEGATES):
1. CPRA REGULAR DELEGATES (VOTING MEMBERS) will include FULL-TIME FACULTY MEMBERS/RESEARCHERS/STAFF MEMBERS in universities/colleges/research centres and similar educational or professional institutions/ governmental agencies:
The CPRA registration fee for this category is: $135 ($165 if received by Congress 2018 after March 31st).
CPRA ASSOCIATE DELEGATES will generally include doctoral degrees' candidates/ABDs/students and others with a similar standing in educational and research institutions/organizations). Associate members are welcome to attend the meetings of the CPRA General Council WITHOUT VOTING RIGHTS.
Registration Fee for Students in the above category, Retired and Low-waged Attendees is: $75 ($100 if received by Congress 2018 after March 31st).
All registered delegates are entitled to one-year membership (REGULAR OR ASSOCIATE DELEGATE MEMBERSHIP) in the CPRA.
All attendees including paper presenters/panelists and other participants must also pay the general Congress 2017 registration fees.
ATTENDEES CAN REGISTER FOR THE 2018 CONGRESS (includes CPRA conference) ONLINE.
HOW TO REGISTER?
Register to both the CPRA and Congress by using the following website starting-January 2018:
Please visit the following website: www.congress2018.ca/ accommodations
As there will be several thousand attendees at the Congress, it is highly recommended that your accommodation is reserved, as soon as possible.
TRAVEL, TRANSPORTATION, and LOCAL AMENITIES:
Please visit the website:
NO TRAVEL SUBSIDY:
The CPRA is a registration fees-generated conference. IT IS, THEREFORE, REGRETFULLY, UNABLE TO FINANCIALLY ASSIST ANY ATTENDEE FOR TRAVEL OR ANY OTHER CONFERENCE RELATED EXPENSES.
International attendees (paper presenters/panelists) can participate at Congress and the CPRA conference; however, each international attendee should individually confirm for himself/herself whether a visa is required for entry to Canada PRIOR TO REGISTERING. Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) provides a list of countries for which visa restrictions apply, as well as all other pertinent information the attendees may require before making travel plans. The Congress website provides attendees general information and links to the CIC website at www.congress2018.ca/register/ international-attendees.
CONFIRMATION OF YOUR PRESENTATION/ CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION:
Your name will ONLY appear in the CPRA's printed Program if you REGISTER BY 1 FEBRUARY, 2018.
CERTIFICATES OF PARTICIPATION, IF REQUIRED, WILL BE ISSUED ONLY AFTER THE PHYSICAL PRESENTATION OF YOUR PAPER.
THE CPRA MAY CONSIDER WRITING AN ELECTRONIC LETTER OF INVITATION FOR AN INTERNATIONAL ATTENDEE WHO HAS ALREADY MET ALL THE REQUIREMENTS FOR SUBMISSION OF PAPERS AS DETAILED ELSEWHERE IN THIS CALL FOR PAPERS.
WITH THE EXCEPTION OF WRITING AN ELECTRONIC (EMAIL) LETTER OF INVITATION TO A QUALIFIED PROSPECTIVE ATTENDEE, THE CPRA REGRETS IT WILL NOT BE INVOLVED IN THE VISA OR ANY OTHER TRAVEL DOCUMENTS/ARRANGEMENTS.
CPRA GENERAL COUNCIL AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS' MEETINGS (2018):
NOTICE OF THE CPRA GENERAL COUNCIL AND THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETINGS (2018):
A notice is hereby given to all those attendees of the CPRA conference who will have paid their FULL / REGULAR MEMBERSHIP registration fees by 31 March, 2018. Please be advised that the CPRA General Council will meet on 30 May, 2018 at 15:30 (3:30 PM) at the site of the CPRA conference. If needed, the CPRA Board of Directors will meet on 1 June, 2018 at 15:30 (3:30 PM). A provisional agenda of the CPRA General Council will be sent by 8 May, 2018. All REGULAR DELEGATES of the CPRA are invited to submit agenda items for the General Council and the Board of Directors, by 9 April, 2018.
CONTACT PERSONS FOR CPRA CONFERENCE:
Dr. Geraldine (Jody) Macdonald, General Secretary, CPRA: <email@example.com>
Dr. Abu Bockarie, Local Arrangements Coordinator, LAC, CPRA; Professor of Education, University of Regina: <Abu.Bockarie@uregina.ca>
Dr. Macdonald, Dr. Bockarie, and I look forward to welcoming you at the annual conference of CPRA.
With most cordial greetings,
Dr. Shreesh Juyal, Drs., D.Litt., Fellow CIIA
President and Program Chair, CPRA