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Entries for April 2014

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In Memoriam - Patricia Ann Weitsman

Dr. Patricia Ann Weitsman, Professor of Political Science and Director of War and Peace Studies at Ohio University, died on March 30 after a long and difficult illness.  She was 49.  In 2009, she was elected Vice Chair and Chair Elect of the International Security Studies Section of the International Studies Association. She served as Chair of ISSS from 2011-2013.  During her tenure, the section became the largest in ISA. While Chair, she proposed and developed a new journal on international security studies.  The new journal was approved by the ISA Governing Council at the Annual Convention last month in Toronto. When the journal's first edition is published next spring, it will be dedicated to its founder and champion.  

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ISA Panels at IPSA World Congress

IPSA's 23rd World Congress of Political Science is accepting two complete panel proposals from ISA participants. This year's World Congress will be held in Montreal, Canada from July 20-24, 2014. The deadline for submissions is May 15, 2014.

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Call for Proposals: ISA Midwest St. Louis 2014

The International Studies Association Midwest Region is pleased to announce our 2014 annual conference, November7th-9th, in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. ISA-Midwest, in conjunction with the Central Slavic Association, invites paper, panel and roundtable proposals on any subject related to international studies, broadly defined, for our annual conference. Proposal submissions open immediately - please submit your proposals through the ISA submission system. The proposal submission deadline is Tuesday, July 1, 2014.

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Call for Proposals: Joint Prague 2014 Conference & CISS Section Activities

CISS is pleased to join in the “Call for Papers” for the upcoming conference in Prague, November 20-22, 2014, on the transforming media landscape in the context of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Iron Curtain. This is an exciting opportunity to apply an interdisciplinary perspective to the critical examination of communications and information technology that ensued in the environment created by the velvet revolution and the fall of the Berlin Wall. Proposals are due by June 15, 2014.

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Call for Nominations: ICOMM Awards

The International Communication Section (ICOMM) invites nominations for the following section awards: Distinguished Scholar Award, Book Award, and the Best Paper Award. Please note the deadlines are earlier now but all are in May.

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Human Rights Section Election

We are currently electing a Secretary and two individuals to the At-Large positions in the EXCOM.
All ballots must be returned by April 29th.

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