CALL FOR FACULTY & STUDENT PAPERS
Innovative Answers to Global Problems: Entrepreneurship, Sustainability, and Science
The IU International Public Affairs Association (IPAA) seeks panelists for:
The 5th Annual International Public Affairs Association Spring Conference
(March 23, 2012, Indiana University, Bloomington)
Early Submission: November 30, 2011
Final Deadline: January 13, 2012
Faculty, graduate students, undergraduate students and independent scholars are cordially invited to submit abstracts addressing all topics relating to international public affairs. Possible topics may include but are not limited to:
Prospective participants: We encourage faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students from all disciplines to submit their work. The conference welcomes co-authored papers and faculty-student collaborations, as well as submissions of course projects. In keeping with the conference’s themes of sustainability and entrepreneurship, abstracts dealing with these issues will receive special consideration. Selection process: Papers will be peer reviewed before selection; those presented at the conference will be printed in a bound volume and distributed to conference participants. Submission guidelines:
- Global economic development
- Emerging nations
- International law and governance
- Role of public voices in the policy making process
- Environmental protection and cooperation
- Conflict and resolution: gender, minority groups, and religion
Please send submissions and questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- We seek studies suitable for policymakers, practitioners, and academic audiences that analyze issues of global importance and inform policy development and implementation.
- For just $10, participants receive policy brief training, opportunity to present their briefs in a professional conference forum, breakfast and lunch, and a bound copy of all briefs presented. The first 25 students to submit their abstracts will receive a full fee waiver.
- Please submit abstracts by January 13, 2012, including title, abstract (300 words), and author(s). Submissions received before November 30, 2011 will be given priority; participants are strongly encouraged to submit abstracts as early as possible.
- A policy brief writing workshop will be held in early Spring semester before the policy brief due date
- Final conference papers of 1500-2000 words in length are due February 24, 2012.