ISA South Richmond 2014: Call for Proposals

The deadline for paper/panel submissions is Friday, August 1, 2014.

The International Studies Association-South is pleased to announce our 2014 annual conference, October 25-26, at the University of Richmond, in Richmond, Virginia, USA. ISA-South invites paper, panel and roundtable proposals on any subject related to international studies, broadly defined, for our annual conference. Particularly welcome are submissions related to our 2014 conference theme, Bridging Theory and Practice: International Studies in the Twenty-First Century. Proposal submissions open immediately - please submit your proposals through the ISA submission system. The proposal submission deadline is Friday, August 1, 2014.

The conference organizers would like to extend a special invitation to student participants. Graduate students are encouraged to submit paper proposals and, if accepted, to compete in the ISA-South Jim Winkates Graduate Student Paper Competition. The organizers also encourage paper submissions from outstanding undergraduate students for a special panel featuring their research. (Note: To be considered, undergraduate students must have a faculty sponsor who will commit to attend the conference. Please indicate undergraduate status and the contact details of your faculty sponsor on your proposal). Student registration fees are subsidized, and additional student travel grants are available for students presenting papers.

Paper and/or panel proposals are due by Friday, August 1, 2014. Panel, roundtable, and individual paper proposals should be submitted via ISA’s website. You will need to create an account via the ISA portal if you do not already have one. Please note that one need not be a member of ISA to create an account, submit a proposal, or attend the conference.

ISA-South is a regional division of the International Studies Association, and membership in ISA includes membership in ISA-South. There is a single membership in both organizations and they possess common objectives, purposes, and conditions of membership. ISA-South includes the US states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia, as well as the US territory of Puerto Rico.

The International Studies Association

Representing over 100 countries, ISA has more than 6,500 members worldwide and is the most respected and widely known scholarly association in this field. Endeavoring to create communities of scholars dedicated to international studies, ISA is divided into 7 geographic subdivisions of ISA (Regions), 29 thematic groups (Sections) and 4 Caucuses which provide opportunities to exchange ideas and research with local colleagues and within specific subject areas.
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