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Solidarity, Memory and Identity

Solidarity, Memory and Identity

Location: , Poland
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 09-20-2012 Last Day: 09-21-2012 Deadline for abstracts: 04-30-2012
What is the phenomenon of solidarity in the current world? What is the sense to talk about it with the increase of violence around the globe? What is its role in shaping identities – of cultures, nations, individuals? Is it born from memory or from oblivion? Questions such as these gave rise to the idea of our interdisciplinary conference. It is going to be devoted to solidarity in all its multiple aspects, in the broadest contexts possible – historical, cultural, artistic, psychological, philosophical. In the age of rapid socio-political changes, with deepening ethic and religious conflicts on one hand, and,…
The Roles and Responsibilities of a Corporate Compliance Officer

The Roles and Responsibilities of a Corporate Compliance Officer

Location: , United States
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 10-03-2012 Last Day: 10-03-2012 Deadline for abstracts: 10-03-2012
This webinar will define the roles and responsibilities of the Corporate Compliance Officer and will highlight the challenges for this importance position. In addition, a compliance toolkit, that you can use, will be presented. Why Should You Attend: - Why is the position of a Corporate Compliance Officer important? - What are the key roles and responsibilities of this position? - How is it evolving? The Corporate Compliance Officer holds a critical role. His/her responsibilities often include leading enterprise compliance efforts, establishing standards, designing and implementing internal controls, policies and procedures to assure compliance with applicable local, state and federal…
International Conference on Social Sciences: ICSS

International Conference on Social Sciences: ICSS

Location: , Turkey
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 10-05-2012 Last Day: 10-07-2012 Deadline for abstracts: 04-20-2012
Welcome to the web site of the "5h International Conference on Social Sciences" organized by the Social Sciences Research Society (SoSReS). This major international event is going to be held in 0zmir, Turkey from 05-07 October 2012. This is a conference for those, who are interested in presenting paper in all fields of social sciences. The conference topic areas especially focus on such disciplines as economics, business, corporate and public governance, political science, sociology etc
TIMELing2012

TIMELing2012

Location: , Poland
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 10-11-2012 Last Day: 10-13-2012 Deadline for abstracts: 05-15-2012
Time & Temporality in Language and Human Experience The conference will offer a forum for the presentation of multidisciplinary perspectives on the concept of time and its embodied, phenomenological experience as expressed in diverse systems, above all human language, and should thus be of interest to students and researchers in philosophy, anthropology and psychology of time. Also welcome are scholars who investigate temporal experience, time expressions and categorization in language and literature, including metaphor and figurative language, learning-acquisition of temporal concepts as well as annotation and identification of temporal structures in language corpora. In addition, the organizers hope to attract…
5th IAAB International Conference on the Iranian Diaspora

5th IAAB International Conference on the Iranian Diaspora

Location: , United States
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 10-13-2012 Last Day: 10-14-2012 Deadline for abstracts: 04-02-2012
IAAB is proud to announce the 5th IAAB International Conference on the Iranian Diaspora to take place October 13-14, 2012 at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Through a series of panels, workshops, and presentations, the 2012 IAAB Conference aims to engage a diverse array of academics, community leaders, artists, and members of the global Iranian diaspora. In addition to providing an open environment for productive and interactive dialog on cutting edge research, community programs, and cultural productions, the conference will also serve as an opportunity to build a stronger network of Iranians across our various borders. Proposals are…
1st International Istanbul Textile Art-Design Symposium

1st International Istanbul Textile Art-Design Symposium

Location: , Turkey
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 10-17-2012 Last Day: 10-20-2012 Deadline for abstracts: 05-15-2012
Dear Colleagues, The 1st International Istanbul Textile Art-Design Symposium will be held for the first time in Sultanahmet Marmara University, Rectorate building between 17th – 20th of October 2012, with your kind effort and participation. Started giving education in year 1957 and reaching 55 years of expertise, Marmara University, Faculty of Fine Arts is honored and proud to have a strong history and experienced teaching staff and also with the strength and support of the University, we believe that this symposium in the field of design and art will be a great success. Intended to continue in the following years,…
Tips for Every Business: The Basics of Identity Theft

Tips for Every Business: The Basics of Identity Theft

Location: , United States
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 10-17-2012 Last Day: 10-17-2012
This webinar will help you understand the basics of identity theft, recognize the ways in which ID theft happen and what you can do about it. You will learn how to reduce exposure to risks as well as integrate into a well designed compliance program that strengthens the company's ability to grow and meet current privacy laws. Why Should You Attend: Identity theft cannot be stopped; only thwarted, yet companies are responsible to protect personally identifiable information (PII). This webinar will provide the basic building blocks you will need to develop and maintain your company’s precious commodity, your customer’s/patient’s identities…
IFCO Conference

IFCO Conference

Location: , Bulgaria
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 10-21-2012
The event will bring together children, young people, foster carers, policy makers, professionals and organisations involved in foster care so that they can exchange information and good practice and thus feel strengthened to provide best care for children. A range of unique plenary sessions, workshops and networking opportunities will enable participants to share knowledge, research and experience from across Europe. Fore more information: http://www.cim.bg/index.php/en/view/ifco-conference-2012
International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference

International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference

Location: , Lithuania
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 10-25-2012 Last Day: 10-26-2012 Deadline for abstracts: 08-10-2012
Conference is aimed to foster academic discussions on theoretical concept of social innovations and its practical implications with the focus on social sciences and the humanities, to examine different approaches and cultural differences, to analyze the most recent scientific achievements in the area and offer practical solutions to the public. Conference Streams: Stream A: Justice, Security and Human Rights Stream B: Social Technologies Stream C: National Sustainable Development under Globalization Conditions Stream D: Improving Life Quality and Enhancing Employment Possibilities Stream E: Continuation and Change of Values in Global Society English is the official language of the conference. All Conference…
8th Global Conference on Human Development, 2012

8th Global Conference on Human Development, 2012

Location: , Nepal
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 10-29-2012 Last Day: 11-02-2012
8th Global Conference on Human Development will be held from October 29 to November 2, 2012 at Kathmandu Nepal. The conference will be highly participatory and will focus on practical sharing of approaches, dialogues and designing creative responses to particular areas of concern in society. Followings are the major six themes of the conference: - Growing a New Sense of Leadership - Reshaping Education for the 21st Century - Promoting Participation and Accountability for Peace Building and Good Governance - Building a Viable Future for Planet Earth - Building Strategies for Comprehensive Earth - Resourcing Human Development The 5 days…
The 2012 Cultural Bridges in Germany Conference

The 2012 Cultural Bridges in Germany Conference

Location: , Germany
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 11-07-2012 Last Day: 11-09-2012
- Call for Applications - The 2012 Cultural Bridges in Germany Conference “Multiculturalism, the 2012 Global Debate: Strengthening Intercultural Relations through the Arts, Sports, Politics and the Economy” (Berlin, November 7th - 9th, 2012 - Held parallel to “23rd Anniversary to the fall of the Berlin Wall”) www.cultural-bridges-in-germany.org Dear Friends and Colleagues, On behalf of the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy, we are writing to bring to your attention our upcoming programs hosted by the ICD, in partnership with other leading institutions. We would be grateful if you could forward the information below to anyone you feel might be interested in…
Australian New Zealand Third Sector Research Conference

Australian New Zealand Third Sector Research Conference

Location: , Australia
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 11-21-2012 Last Day: 11-23-2012 Deadline for abstracts: 05-23-2012
CALL FOR PAPERS AND PARTICIPATION The Board of ANZTSR invites the submission of abstracts for full papers, case studies and research reports, and proposals for panels and symposia related to research and practice in the third sector and related areas. How is sustainability conceived and enacted in the third sector and in relations between sectors? What are the challenges to and success factors for sustainable organisation(s) in the third sector? How can we identify and examine ways to ensure the ongoing sustainability of the third sector? All papers on regular third sector matters such as inter-sector relations, governance, management and…
Messengers from the Stars II: On Science Fiction and Fantasy

Messengers from the Stars II: On Science Fiction and Fantasy

Location: , Portugal
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 11-28-2012 Last Day: 11-30-2012 Deadline for abstracts: 03-31-2012
This conference aims at creating an interdisciplinary space of discussion for the debate of Sci-Fi and Fantasy. We welcome researchers, teachers, students, independent scholars and professionals interested in these areas.
European Gender Summit 2012

European Gender Summit 2012

Location: , Belgium
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 11-29-2012 Last Day: 11-30-2012
he 2nd European Gender Summit - EGS 2012 will be held at the European Parliament, Brussels on the 29th and 30th of November. The theme of the conference is Aligning Agendas for Excellence. As a high-level platform dedicated to promoting research evidence and consensus-seeking dialogue involving top-level leaders in science and policy and gender research scholars and experts, the Summit is dedicated to supporting and advancing excellence and effectiveness of research and innovation at all levels. The EGS2012 will demonstrate innovative initiatives in the area of gender equality introduced by leading science institutions, such as the League for European Research…
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Revising the Normative: Using Postcolonialism to Readdress Culture, Literature and Performance

Location: , India
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 11-30-2012 Last Day: 11-30-2012 Deadline for abstracts: 11-05-2012
Revising the Normative: Using Postcolonialism to Readdress Culture, Literature and Performance 30 November 2012 Department of English Lovely Professional University Phagwara-144402, Punjab Even so many years after the advent of the postcolonial theory, when as a nation we are not entirely a marginalized race, are we not carrying with us the legacy of colonization? In this globalized world, our views, perception, expressions and popular culture are to a larger extent West-driven. To use the Macaulian phrase, as Indians many of us automatically believe that, “all that is foreign and English is good and greater” than our own. Popular movies like…
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The Modern Contexts of Women Empowerment and its Various Nuances

Location: , India
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 11-30-2012 Last Day: 12-01-2012 Deadline for abstracts: 11-26-2012
The proposed conference is an academic endeavour to sustain the ongoing public and intellectual debate over women empowerment. The conference seek to discuss and debate the meaning, nature, reflections, and various nuances of women empowerment in the modern times of globalised and a world dominated by liberal-democratic paradigm.
Annual International Conference on Journalism & Mass Communications (JMComm 2012)

Annual International Conference on Journalism & Mass Communications (JMComm 2012)

Location: , Singapore
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 12-03-2012 Last Day: 12-04-2012 Deadline for abstracts: 08-01-2012
The media industry, in many respects, is at a crossroads as it seeks to come to terms with developments in technology that simultaneously allow new heights of journalistic excellence, as well as the emergence of more worrying trends such as "fake" journalism. In this digital age, communication ethics - the codes, moral standards and values followed by media organizations and in human communication, are more significant than ever before. Therefore, we need to explore how media can be socially responsible and provide true, accurate, comprehensive and objective information, and try to resolve the conflict between communication freedom, public interest and…
Establishing a Service Level Agreement (SLA) Process

Establishing a Service Level Agreement (SLA) Process

Location: , United States
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 12-06-2012 Last Day: 12-06-2012
An SLA - which can be a legally binding formal or informal contract between two parties, must comply with operating norms, which describe how the process is governed, managed, and controlled. In this webinar we will provide you with critical information on SLA process. Why Should You Attend: The SLAs are an effective means to quantify the services to be delivered to users and to continuously improve those services. Further, the quality of the SLA is one of the pillars of a healthy long term outsourcing relationship. Developing SLAs involves the definition of service level requirements and related metrics. The…
Tracing Social Inequalities in Environmentally-Induced Migration

Tracing Social Inequalities in Environmentally-Induced Migration

Location: , Germany
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 12-09-2012 Last Day: 12-13-2012 Deadline for abstracts: 08-26-2012
The social inequalities between world regions, countries, geographical regions, organisations, groups and categories of people involved in environmental and climate-induced migration constitute the core thematic foci of the 2nd 2012 ESF-Bielefeld University research conference. Neither are all regions or social groups susceptible to climate and environmental change as a trigger for migration in the same way. Nor do all regions and groups have a comparable influence on policy decisions or public discourse that might affect them. Those regions, groups, organisations and states affected by environmental change have very unequal material and immaterial resources to respond to displacement, impelled migration and…
Tracing Social Inequalities in Environmentally-Induced Migration

Tracing Social Inequalities in Environmentally-Induced Migration

Location: , Germany
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 12-09-2012 Last Day: 12-13-2012 Deadline for abstracts: 07-06-2012
The social inequalities between world regions, countries, geographical regions, organisations, groups and categories of people involved in environmental and climate-induced migration constitute the core thematic foci of the 2nd 2012 ESF-Bielefeld University research conference. Neither are all regions or social groups susceptible to climate and environmental change as a trigger for migration in the same way. Nor do all regions and groups have a comparable influence on policy decisions or public discourse that might affect them. Those regions, groups, organisations and states affected by environmental change have very unequal material and immaterial resources to respond to displacement, impelled migration and…

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