SESCO 2018 : International Conference on Security and sovereignty in the 21st century
Call For Papers
This interdisciplinary meeting welcomes presentations of research on security studies, international relations, political science, law, history, economics and cross-border cooperation topics. The event targets a broad spectrum of undergraduate, PhD student, candidate, lecturer and researcher participants, recognising the multidisciplinarity of
research in security studies and other related disciplines. The conference is supported by the Institute for Cultural Relations Policy (ICRP) and Kodolányi János University (KJU). Its aim is to serve as a meeting point to facilitate the public exposure of the perspectives and interests of different communities, governments, international organisations, NGOs, businesses, scholars, thinkers and common citizens. The conference consist of presentations of guest speakers and Q&A sessions. The submitted and confirmed papers will be published online. The main language of the conference is English.
Current affairs of security and defence policy and various sovereignty-related issues. The roles of state and non-state actors in cooperation and conflict; concerns of territorial, political and economic integrity of states and regions; safety and well being of people.
(Possible directions may include, but are not restricted to, the following)
Global challenges and regional security; national security and defence policies, military strategies; security organisations; conflict transformation and conflict resolution; cyber security; economic issues; energy security; cross-border crime, counter-terrorism; immigration; self-determination; territorial sovereignty; financial sovereignty; separatism, ethnic minority issues; diaspora policies and interstate relations.
Benefits of attending
• The opportunity to present your research within a unique forum and collaborate with experts from wider regions and around the world;
• Conference papers/abstracts are peer-reviewed by members of ICRP international Advisory Board;
• Published papers in electronic format (Proceedings available on DVD and in on ICRP website, where they will remain accessible to thousands of researchers and practitioners worldwide.);
• Get in touch with different views and new approaches;
• A chance to promote your research by presenting it to relevant people and organisations (active politicians, decision-makers, diplomats);
• To get more knowledge about recent developments and new challenges in security policy;
• Tea, coffee and refreshments and lunch will be served during the program.
How to register for participation (listeners)?
The registration is a two-step procedure and it includes the submission of the online registration form and payment of the listener registration fee (10 EUR*). Deadline of submission & payment: 13 November, 2018.
How to apply for paper presentation (speakers)?
The application is a two-step procedure and it includes the submission of the online application form and payment of the speaker registration fee (100 EUR*). Deadline of submission: 31 October, 2018. Authors will be notified of acceptance or rejection within 5 working days after submission. The registration fee shall be paid by bank transfer prior to the event OR at the same time as first day registration.
Early bird application fee is 50 EUR* for presenters if application is submitted before 15 September 2018!
Registration fees for the full conference include one copy of conference materials (including booklet of abstracts and conference proceedings that contains all approved papers), and covers the cost of refreshments, and all conference activities, including the walking tours on the last day. These items are not separately priced. Papers are invited on the topics outlined and others falling within the scope of the meeting. The conference fee does not include public transport, international travel and travel related expenses (visa & insurance fee expenses) and accommodation fees.
Abstracts and oral presentation:
• Papers are invited on the topics outlined and others falling within the scope of the meeting. Abstracts of no more than 3,000 characters. Abstracts should clearly state the purpose, results and conclusions of the work to be described in the final paper. Abstracts should be uploaded through the online application form or sent by e-mail at the following e-mail address:firstname.lastname@example.org by 31 October 2018.
• The final paper should contain no more than 40,000 characters.
• 15 minutes for presentation. Q/A session: 10 minutes maximum.
• Use Microsoft PowerPoint or Prezi for your presentation.
• Author guidelines: Language: British English; Font type and size: Times New Roman – size 12; editable file (.doc, .rtf, .odt); recommended length: 20,000 – 40,000 characters; Harvard Citation System (see: http://libweb.anglia.ac.uk/referencing/harvard.htm). Figures, illustrations, tables are allowed.
Submitted abstracts will be evaluated by an international reviewing committee.
Authors will be notified of conditional acceptance or rejection in 5 working days after submission.
⁞ Important dates & times
Early bird registration: 15 September 2018
Deadline for application for in absentia presentation: 31 October 2018
Deadline for application of speakers: 31 October 2018
Deadline for registation of listeners: 13 November 2018
The conference: held on 16-17 November 2018
Arriving & Registration of Participants: 16 November 2018, 9:00-9:30
Conference sessions: 16-17 November 2018
Deadline for submitting final paper: 31 January 2019
Final schedule of lectures and presentations will be disseminated to participants later.
For more information and to apply: http://culturalrelations.org/portfolio/sesco2018/#1496775599093-780d079f-7393