News and Updates from FPA

Andrea K. Gerlak posted on August 18, 2015 08:30

We are excited to announce that we are sponsoring the following two Working Groups at the upcoming ISA 2016 Annual Convention in Atlanta, Georgia:

  • REL/PEACE Working Group: Religion and Peace: Possibilities, Challenges and Prospects
  • ISSS Working Group: Strategic Foresight & IR for the 21st Century

Working Groups offer attendees a forum for dialogue and interaction around designated issue areas. By participating in a Working Group, conference attendees discuss the most thought-provoking issues in their section as well as their own research through an extended and focused discussion. Such dialogue may stimulate new research questions and project ideas, and contribute to development of new communities of scholars.

Participation in ISA Working Groups is open and free to all ISA members. The application for participation opens September 21, 2015 and closes October 2, 2015.

All Working Group participants must also be registered for the ISA annual convention. Each group is limited to a maximum of 25 participants.  With oversight from ISA Headquarters, Working Group Coordinators select participants to ensure diversity and representation in the Working Group.

For more information, check out our page here:  http://www.isanet.org/Conferences/Atlanta-2016/Program/Working-Groups

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