The METU Conference on International Relations, one of the oldest annual conferences in Turkey on international relations, will be held between 25-27 June 2014, in Ankara. This year’s conference will occasion the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the Department of International Relations at METU. The Conference takes pride in annually bringing together scholars from all around the world to exchange views.
The theme of this year’s conference is Multiple Paradigms Multiple Worlds focusing upon the theoretical and practical plurality of the discipline. The conference aims to provide a broad framework for scholars, policy makers and experts who work on different approaches in International Relations and on various aspects of international relations. The confirmed speakers for this year’s conference include Emeritus Professor Barry Buzan (London School of Economics and Political Science), Professor Andrew Linklater (Woodrow Wilson Chair, Aberystwyth University), Professor Ali Karaosmanoğlu (Center for Foreign Policy and Peace Research, Ankara) and Professor Yongjin Zhang (University of Bristol).
The Conference invites abstracts for individual papers or complete panel proposals. All abstracts and panel proposals should be submitted before 1 April 2014. The full call is available for download here in PDF format.