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Third International Conference AFTER COMMUNISM. EAST AND WEST UNDER SCRUTINY

Third International Conference AFTER COMMUNISM. EAST AND WEST UNDER SCRUTINY

Location: , Romania
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 04-05-2013 Last Day: 04-06-2013 Deadline for abstracts: 03-20-2013
We are delighted to welcome you to participate in the Third International Conference AFTER COMMUNISM. EAST AND WEST UNDER SCRUTINY in Craiova, Romania, 5-6 April 2013. More than two decades after, an event is both history and present. More than twenty years after the fall of communism is still a good moment for learning what happened, by combining common and scientific knowledge. It is still possible to directly contact those involved on both sides of the barricade, and the idea of searching for the public opinion of the moment is not totally unrealistic. The distance in time allows a certain…
Cultural Diplomacy in Africa: A Forum for Young Leaders

Cultural Diplomacy in Africa: A Forum for Young Leaders

Location: , Belgium
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 04-15-2013 Last Day: 04-19-2013 Deadline for abstracts: 04-08-2013
Cultural Diplomacy in Africa: A Forum for Young Leaders The European African Alliance: Enhancing the Inter-cultural Dialogue between Europe and Africa to promote the Stability and economic Development within the two Continents (Brussels, April 15th – 19th, 2013) Seminar Agenda Cultural Diplomacy in Africa: A Forum for Young Leaders (CDA) is a network of young individuals from across the world, who share an interest in the African continent. The program is based on the recognition that cultural diplomacy represents an important tool in helping Africa to address the challenges it currently faces. The network conducts ongoing activity aimed at supporting…
Cultural Diplomacy in Europe: A Forum for Young Leaders

Cultural Diplomacy in Europe: A Forum for Young Leaders

Location: , Syria
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 04-15-2013 Last Day: 04-19-2013 Deadline for abstracts: 04-08-2013
Cultural Diplomacy in Europe: A Forum for Young Leaders (CDE) “The Balkan Countries and the EU: On the path to becoming EU Members” (Belgrade, April 15th – 19th, 2013) Seminar Agenda Cultural Diplomacy in Europe: A Forum for Young Leaders (CDE) is a network of individuals, who have an interest in exploring and strengthening relations between European States. The program is based on the recognition that the increasing economic and political integration of the European Union must be accompanied by sustained activity to ensure that public opinion and relations between individual member states, and between member-states, remain positive and constructive…
Australian Government Social Media Best Practice Toolkit 2013

Australian Government Social Media Best Practice Toolkit 2013

Location: , Australia
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 04-16-2013 Last Day: 04-17-2013
* Innovative social media tools on a limited budget * Re-energise your social media policy * Moderating and measuring social media use This forum brings together case studies from public sector organisations that are getting it right, and have achieved real success within their social media strategy. At the forum, you will gain practical knowledge on: * Exploring how to effectively engage with your audience * Discovering new communication delivery methods for two-way communication * Building an online reputation and increasing brand awareness * Managing and reducing the risks associated with social media Hear from: Department of Justice Victoria National…
Food and Immigrant Life: The Role of Food in Forced Migration, Migrant Labor, and Recreating Home

Food and Immigrant Life: The Role of Food in Forced Migration, Migrant Labor, and Recreating Home

Location: , United States
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 04-18-2013 Last Day: 04-19-2013
The conference places issues of immigration and food service work in the context of a broader social justice agenda and explores the cultural role food plays in expressing cultural heritage. Dolores Huerta, co-founder and first Vice President Emeritus of United Farm Workers of America, will deliver the keynote address on Thursday, April 18 at 6:00pm.
The Sixth International Conference on the Inclusive Museum

The Sixth International Conference on the Inclusive Museum

Location: , Denmark
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 04-22-2013 Last Day: 04-24-2013 Deadline for abstracts: 03-01-2013
CFP: The Sixth International Conference on the Inclusive Museum Location: National Art Gallery of Denmark Date: 22-24 April 2013 Conference Focus The Inclusive Museum Conference is held annually in different locations around the world. We are inviting proposals for paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters/exhibits, or colloquia. Our Conference themes include: Visitors, Collections, and Representations. Final Proposal Deadline: March 1 2013 Final Submission Deadline: March 22 2013 Plenary Speakers Alissandra Cummins, University of East Anglia, Norwich Hans Martin-Hinz, ( Ministry of Cultural Affairs in West Berlin, Germany Gerald McMaster, Art Gallery of Ontario Marine Mizandari, Deputy Minister for Culture in Georgia…
Economy, culture, values. On the origins of social and cultural sciences in 150th birth anniversary of Heinrich Rickert

Economy, culture, values. On the origins of social and cultural sciences in 150th birth anniversary of Heinrich Rickert

Location: , Poland
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 05-15-2013 Last Day: 05-17-2013 Deadline for abstracts: 03-04-2013
Faculty of Management and Economics of GdaDsk University of Technology in cooperation with Institute of Philosophy at the University of Silesia and Institute of Philosophy at Nicolaus Copernicus University in ToruD organizes International Scientific Conference, commemorating two important anniversaries for Gdansk University of Technology: 150th birth anniversary of Heinrich Rickert, famous German philosopher, and 20th anniversary of the establishment of Faculty of Management and Economics of GdaDsk University of Technology. Double jubilee, in which name of the harbinger of the methodological reflection in humanities converges with the creation of the institution that cultivates knowledge about the socio-economical phenomena brings about…
3rd Biennial National Homelessness Summit

3rd Biennial National Homelessness Summit

Location: , Australia
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 05-20-2013 Last Day: 05-21-2013
Summary: Hear from key homelessness organisations and State Government stakeholders on the major issues moving forward to help reduce homelessness in Australia. Description: Despite the best efforts of Federal, State and Territory Governments, and NGOs through the National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness, the close of 2012 brought the disappointing revelation that homeless figures are up 8% since 2006*. However, it is testament to all stakeholders that we see a continuing partnership and drive to facilitate improved outcomes and better results moving forward. It is in this spirit of commitment to a collective approach to reduce homelessness that we come together…
7th Annual International Conference on Psychology, 27-30 May 2013, Athens, Greece

7th Annual International Conference on Psychology, 27-30 May 2013, Athens, Greece

Location: , Greece
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 05-27-2013 Last Day: 05-30-2013
The Psychology Research Unit of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) organizes its 7th Annual International Conference on Psychology, 27-30 May 2013, Athens, Greece The registration fee is €300 (euro), covering access to all sessions, two lunches, coffee breaks and conference material. Special arrangements will be made with a local luxury hotel for a limited number of rooms at a special conference rate. In addition, a number of special events will be organized: A Greek night of entertainment with dinner, a special one-day cruise in the Greek islands and an archaeological tour of Athens. Details of the social…
8th Annual International Conference on Philosophy, 27-30 May 2013, Athens, Greece

8th Annual International Conference on Philosophy, 27-30 May 2013, Athens, Greece

Location: , Greece
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 05-27-2013 Last Day: 05-30-2013
The Philosophy Research Unit of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (AT.IN.E.R.) organizes its 8th Annual International Conference on Philosophy, May 27-30 2013. For programs of previous conferences and other information visit the conference website www.atiner.gr/philosophy.htm The aim of the conference is to bring together scholars and students of philosophy. Areas of interest include (but are not confined to): History of Philosophy Ancient Philosophy European Philosophy African Philosophy American Philosophy Asian Philosophy Political Philosophy Moral Philosophy Aesthetics Logic Existentialism Analytic Philosophy and Pragmatism Philosophy of Religion Philosophy of Law Philosophy of Mathematics and Physics Philosophy of Biology Philosophy of…
The International Symposia on Cultural Diplomacy 2013

The International Symposia on Cultural Diplomacy 2013

Location: , Germany
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 06-01-2013 Last Day: 08-31-2013 Deadline for abstracts: 06-01-2013
The International Symposia on Cultural Diplomacy 2013 "The Potential for Cultural Diplomacy in Supporting National and International Governance" (Berlin, Bucharest, Rome, Washington D.C., New York City, Brussels, London; May-July 2013) www.i-s-c-d.org The International Symposia on Cultural Diplomacy 2013 is the world's leading and largest event in the field of Cultural Diplomacy. The Symposia 2013 will include large-scale events exploring the Potential for Cultural Diplomacy in Supporting National and International Governance. The events will take place in different cities throughout the months of May - July 2013. The following Events will take place during May - July 2013: • Symposium on…
4th Annual International Conference on Visual and Performing Arts, 3-6 June 2013, Athens, Greece

4th Annual International Conference on Visual and Performing Arts, 3-6 June 2013, Athens, Greece

Location: , Greece
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 06-03-2013 Last Day: 06-06-2013
The Visual and Performing Arts Research Unit of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) organizes its 4th Annual International Conference on Visual and Performing Arts, 3-6 June 2013, Athens, Greece. The registration fee is €300 (euro), covering access to all sessions, two lunches, coffee breaks and conference material. Special arrangements will be made with a local luxury hotel for a limited number of rooms at a special conference rate. In addition, a number of special events will be organized: A Greek night of entertainment with dinner, a special one-day cruise in the Greek islands, an archaeological tour of…
The Europe Meets China Conference: A Forum for Young Leaders

The Europe Meets China Conference: A Forum for Young Leaders

Location: , Germany
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 06-05-2013 Last Day: 06-09-2013 Deadline for abstracts: 05-31-2013
The Europe Meets China Conference: A Forum for Young Leaders “The European-Chinese Cooperation: Political, Economic and Cultural Dimensions” (Berlin, June 5th – 9th, 2013) Seminar Agenda Europe Meets China: A Forum for Young Leaders (EMC) is a network of students and young professionals who have an interest in exploring and strengthening the relations between Europe and China. Participants join the forum by taking part in a EMC Weeklong Seminar, following which they are encouraged to conduct their own research and organize their own activity in the field. ICD Weeklong Seminars are targeted at students and young professionals with an interest…
Site Investigation 2013

Site Investigation 2013

Location: , United Kingdom
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 06-13-2013 Last Day: 06-13-2013
The Brownfield Briefing Site Investigation 2013 conference returns to London on 13 June. New techniques and practical solutions for improved data collection & analysis for accurate risk assessment and site investigation will give the all-important analysis required in the sector's changing climate. The revised statutory guidance for Part 2A has presented significant challenges to local authorities, consultants and contractors in interpreting new regulations, including the identification of Categories 2 and 3, plus the development of new Category 4 screening levels. The Site Investigation 2013 conference will open with an assessment of how this has been dealt with in the revision's…
2nd Annual International Conference on Language, Literature and Linguistics

2nd Annual International Conference on Language, Literature and Linguistics

Location: , Singapore
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 06-17-2013 Last Day: 06-18-2013
"To speak a language is to take on a world, a culture," says Frantz Fanon. To undestand a culture fully, one must first be dedicated to learning its native language. Linguists well as our body of literature play a crucial role in unlocking the secrets behind the world's multitude of languages, and helping people understand how the human mind works across time and space, from different eras and individual cultures. Where spoken word, in its millions of years of evolution, fails to provide insights on historic and modern literature, linguists, with their uncanny curiosity, help convey messages from languages long…
11th Annual International Conference on Politics & International Affairs, 17-20 June 2013, Athens, Greece

11th Annual International Conference on Politics & International Affairs, 17-20 June 2013, Athens, Greece

Location: , Greece
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 06-17-2013 Last Day: 06-20-2013
The Politics & International Affairs Research Unit of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) will hold its 11th Annual International Conference on Politics & International Affairs, 17-20 June 2013, Athens, Greece. For further details (including previous programs), please go to the conference website: www.atiner.gr/politics.htm. The registration fee is €300 (euro), covering access to all sessions, two lunches, coffee breaks and conference material. Special arrangements will be made with a local luxury hotel for a limited number of rooms at a special conference rate. In addition, a number of special events will be organized: A Greek night of entertainment…
Annual International Forum on Policy and Decision Making

Annual International Forum on Policy and Decision Making

Location: , Greece
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 06-17-2013 Last Day: 06-20-2013
The Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) will organize an Annual International Forum on Policy and Decision Making, 17-20 June 2013, Athens, Greece. For further details, please go to the conference website: http://www.atiner.gr/policy.htm. The aim of the conference is bring together academics and researchers from all scientific subject areas who have done work on policy and decision making including government, business and other related areas. The conference will include economic (fiscal, monetary, central banking) policy, public and social (health, education, welfare, criminal justice) policy, informal and underground economy issues, business policy, environmental (climate, ecological) policy, industrial and agricultural policy,…
The Eleventh International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities

The Eleventh International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities

Location: , Hungary
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 06-19-2013 Last Day: 06-21-2013 Deadline for abstracts: 05-02-2013
CFP: The Eleventh International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities Location: Budapest, Hungary Date: 19-21 June 2013 Conference Focus The Humanities Conference is held annually in different locations around the world. Over the past nine years, the Humanities Conference has established a reputation as a focal point for new ideas and new practices in humanities research and teaching. The conference will address a range of critically important themes in the various fields that make up the humanities today. Plenary speakers will include some of the world’s leading thinkers in the humanities, as well as numerous paper, workshop and colloquium…
The Eighth International Conference on the Arts in Society

The Eighth International Conference on the Arts in Society

Location: , Hungary
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 06-24-2013 Last Day: 06-26-2013 Deadline for abstracts: 05-07-2013
Conference Focus The purpose of the annual Arts Conference is to create an intellectual platform for the arts and arts practices, and to create an interdisciplinary conversation on the role of the arts in society. It is intended as a place for critical engagement, examination and experimentation of ideas that connect the arts to their contexts in the world – on stage, in studios and theaters, in classrooms, in museums and galleries, on the streets and in communities. Its scope is deliberately broad and ambitious. Our times demand nothing less than cross-disciplinary and holistic approaches. The breadth of the Conference…
Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the USA

Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the USA

Location: , United States
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 06-24-2013 Last Day: 06-28-2013 Deadline for abstracts: 06-27-2013
Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the USA “US Cultural Diplomacy: The Use of the Arts in Promoting Dialogue, Fostering Peace, and Initiating Mutual Understanding amongst World Cultures and Civilizations” (Washington D.C. & New York City; June 24th - 28th, 2013) Since the events of the Cold War, history has proven that each time US governmental agencies turned and used cultural diplomacy applications; they were successful and enabled better results in a one-of-a-kind, cost effective manner. It is not always easy to practice cultural diplomacy, especially at times of conflict where emotions are high and the level of dangers and risks…

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