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Ecofest Nigeria 2011

Ecofest Nigeria 2011

Location: , Nigeria
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 11-14-2011 Last Day: 11-18-2011 Deadline for abstracts: 08-26-2011
A five day festival designed to captivate, entertain and educate the public about the serious environmental challenges we face as a nation and globally. The highlights of ECOFEST NIGERIA 2011 include: 1. CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION The CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE will attract renowned global experts and environmental advocacy groups to discuss the prevalent environmental issues of the time with the aim of evolving strategies for the effective implementation of environmental policies in Nigeria and West Africa. It is hoped that the conference would contribute significantly towards recharging and repositioning our environment to support wealth creation, employment generation, poverty reduction,…
Middle East Studies Association 45th Annual Meeting

Middle East Studies Association 45th Annual Meeting

Location: , United States
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 12-01-2011 Last Day: 12-04-2011 Deadline for abstracts: 02-15-2011
The Middle East Studies Association (MESA) is a private, non-profit, non-political learned society that brings together scholars, educators and those interested in the study of the region from all over the world. From its inception in 1966 with 50 founding members, MESA has increased its membership to more than 3,000 and now serves as an umbrella organization for more than sixty institutional members and thirty-nine affiliated organizations. The association is a constituent society of the American Council of Learned Societies, the National Council of Area Studies Associations, and a member of the National Humanities Alliance. As part of its goal…
The European Union and the Politicization of Europe

The European Union and the Politicization of Europe

Location: , Austria
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 12-08-2011 Last Day: 12-10-2011 Deadline for abstracts: 10-10-2011
CALL FOR PAPERS: The Euroacademia International Conference ‘The European Union and the Politicization of Europe’ 8-10 December 2011, Vienna, Austria Keynote Speaker: Giandomenico Majone Is the EU becoming an increasingly politicized entity? Is the on-going politicization of Europe a structured or a messy one? Do political parties within the European Parliament act in a manner that strengthens the view of the EU as an articulate political system? Are there efficient ways for addressing the democratic deficit issue? Can we find usable indicators for detecting an emerging European demos and a European civil society? Does a Europeanization of the masses take…
Al Ghazali and His Influence

Al Ghazali and His Influence

Location: , United States
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 12-09-2011 Last Day: 12-10-2011
Al Ghazali and His Influence A workshop on the Occasion of the 900th Anniversary of His Death in 1111. December 9 - 10, 2011 Yale University, New Haven Participants A. David K. Owen, Harvard University “Al-Mukhtar al-Shinqiti (d. 1973) and the Reception of al-Ghazali's Legal Methodology in Saudi Arabia: A Case Study" Ahmed El Shamsy, University of Chicago “Al-Ghazali’s Empiricist Ethics: Reading ‘The Wisdom in God’s Creations’ (al-Hikma fi makhluqat Allah)” Anna Ayse Akasoy, Oxford University “Al-Ghazali, ‘Religionswissenschaft,’ and Inter-religious Dialogue” Ayman Shihadeh, School of Oriental and African Studies, London “Al-Ghazali on Human Ontology” Jules Janssens, CNRS Paris and De…
Multi-mode Governance, Shaping and Being Shaped by Globalization

Multi-mode Governance, Shaping and Being Shaped by Globalization

Location: , Italy
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 12-16-2011 Last Day: 12-17-2011 Deadline for abstracts: 06-15-2011
The workshop aims at stimulating discussion among disciplines on the way current challenges in the economy and in the global polity, as well as, the call of citizens jointly contribute to reshape the existing national states and the resulting economic and societal orders. The focus of the workshop will be on innovative research on multilevel and multimode governance. Theoretically guided empirical researches are welcome, as they are an excellent ground for cross-perspectives. Participants Renowned scholars, who have explored the field from different perspectives, and young scholars (i.e. less than ten years of experience after the PhD or nearly to complete…
International Conference on Humanities, Geography and Economics (ICHGE'2011)

International Conference on Humanities, Geography and Economics (ICHGE'2011)

Location: , Thailand
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 12-17-2011 Last Day: 12-18-2011 Deadline for abstracts: 10-12-2011
2011 International Conference on Humanities, Geography and Economics (ICHGE'2011) is the premier forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of theoretical, experimental, and applied Management, Behavioral Sciences and Economics Applications. The conference will bring together leading researchers, engineers and scientists in the domain of interest from around the world. Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to: • Business & Economics • Business Ethics • Business Information Systems • Business Intelligence • Business Law • Business Performance Management • Business planning • Business Statistics • Cognitive psychology • Communications Management •…
2nd International Conference on Islamic Education 2011 (ICIEd2011)

2nd International Conference on Islamic Education 2011 (ICIEd2011)

Location: , Malaysia
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 12-19-2011 Last Day: 12-21-2011 Deadline for abstracts: 09-12-2011
Education involves both formal and informal processes in developing the abilities of human beings. Hence, education can also take place outside the formal educational institutions. However, because of the complexity and the development of society today, education is commonly associated with formal educational institutions such as schools, colleges or universities. In general, education can play a significant role in the development of society, i.e. it prepares their mind and personality, equips them with cherished and valued knowledge, skills and values of the past, equips them with adequate and effective abilities and finally prepares them to make better changes in their…
Society for the Study of Muslim Ethics 2012 Call for Papers

Society for the Study of Muslim Ethics 2012 Call for Papers

Location: , United States
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 01-04-2012 Last Day: 01-08-2012 Deadline for abstracts: 08-01-2011
The third annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Muslim Ethics will be held January 4-8, 2012, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, D.C. We invite paper proposals dealing with any aspect of Muslim ethics. In light of recent events, we particularly welcome proposals in political ethics, dealing with such topics as good governance, democracy, human rights, the right of rebellion, and constitutionalism. Topics may be theoretical or applied, historical or contemporary, textual or philosophical. Sessions are 90 minutes long and consist of a single presenter or panels of up to three speakers, including a discussant. The…
International Conference on Media, Religion, and Culture

International Conference on Media, Religion, and Culture

Location: , United States
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 01-12-2012 Last Day: 01-15-2012 Deadline for abstracts: 06-15-2011
‘Digital Religion” today includes a myriad of examples: an evangelical mommy blogging community, a Jewish online dating service, a virtual pilgrimage of the Muslim ritual of Hajj, offering Poojas on an online Hindu Temple service, a YouTube series of an ex-Catholic nun, the invention of Kosher phones, playing "Al-Quraysh", a Muslim video game, an Anglican Church on Second Life, or a religious iPhone app like iTalk to God. What is striking about the proliferation of this digital religious culture is not only the creative adoption of new technologies, but also the challenges and possibilities these technologies offer for religious meaning-making…
Recent Federal Regulations Affecting Employee Benefits - Webinar By TrainHR

Recent Federal Regulations Affecting Employee Benefits - Webinar By TrainHR

Location: , United States
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 01-24-2012 Last Day: 01-24-2012 Deadline for abstracts: 01-23-2012
Overview : This presentation will provide attendees with an introduction to some of the many new regulations relating to employee benefits, with a focus on regulations that have been issued in the past year or so. Most of the new regulations relate to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA, also known as health care reform). Other regulations that will be summarized include the ADA (Americans with Disabilities) Amendments Act (ADAAA) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Regulations to be addressed include: On November 17, 2010, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA)…
Performance Management: The Magic of the Face-to-Face Conversation - Webinar By TrainHR

Performance Management: The Magic of the Face-to-Face Conversation - Webinar By TrainHR

Location: , United States
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 02-01-2012 Last Day: 02-01-2012
Overview : It is often called the "most dreaded management task". It's the performance management conversation. How do you turn poor performance around without soft peddling the difficult stuff or being hypercritical and risking a defensive reaction? In this program, Judi Clements prepares your managers & supervisors for this difficult, yet very important, job. Without a successful performance management process, organizations can fall into the trap of "carrying" poor performers & tacitly endorsing substandard work. Judi shows your leaders how to utilize your organization's performance management system and use behavioral, not attitudinal language to ensure legal compliance and optimal employee…
Annual International Conference on Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology (CBP 2012)

Annual International Conference on Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology (CBP 2012)

Location: , Singapore
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 02-13-2012 Last Day: 02-14-2012 Deadline for abstracts: 10-14-2011
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to: • Cognitive Psychology • General • Conciousness • Language • Memory • Attention • Perception • Psychophysics • Axiomathes • Behavior Research Methods • Brain Imaging and Behavior • Cognition, Technology & Work • Cognitive Therapy and Research • Cognitive Neurodynamics • Cognitive, Affective, & Behavior Neuroscience • Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning • Adult Development • Psycholinguistic Research • Mind and Society • Mind and Machines • Psychonomic Bulletin and Review • Review of Philosophy & Pscyhology • Psychological Society • Addictions • Age & Ageing • Arts & Entertainment • Bullying…
Newcastle IDC 2012: The World at 7 Billion: Rethinking Development

Newcastle IDC 2012: The World at 7 Billion: Rethinking Development

Location: , United Kingdom
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 02-18-2012 Last Day: 02-19-2012
As the world's population hits 7 billion, human development is being hailed as both the cause and the solution to our population crisis. Should we be celebrating the successes of development or should we be concerned about rising inequalities across the world?
Religion and Spirituality in Society Conference 2012

Religion and Spirituality in Society Conference 2012

Location: , Canada
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 02-20-2012 Last Day: 02-22-2012
The 2012 Religion and Spirituality in Society Conference will address a range of critically important issues and themes relating to the Religion and Spirituality in Society Conference. Plenary speakers include some of the leading thinkers in these areas, as well as numerous paper, colloquium and workshop presentations. We invite prospective participants to submit a presentation proposal for one of the following parallel session options: a 30-minute paper; a 60-minute workshop; a jointly presented 90-minute colloquium session; or a virtual session. We also encourage innovative presentation formats, such as roundtables, staged dialogues, screenings and performances. Parallel sessions are loosely grouped into…
Measuring & Optimising Social Media Marketing in Tertiary Education

Measuring & Optimising Social Media Marketing in Tertiary Education

Location: , Australia
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 02-22-2012 Last Day: 02-23-2012
With the anticipated introduction of a demand driven funding system and a decline in international student admissions, Australia’s higher education providers must focus on boosting student recruitment using a forum that potential students are comfortable with – social media. Developing and implementing a social media marketing strategy poses a host of unique challenges, including integration of social media into an institution-wide marketing plan, maintaining control of your institution’s online brand and demonstrating return on investment to stakeholders. The Social Media Marketing in Tertiary Education Conference will discuss the current issues at hand and examine practical strategies to overcome the barriers.…
The Arts Diplomacy Festival 2012

The Arts Diplomacy Festival 2012

Location: , Germany
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 03-22-2012 Last Day: 03-25-2012
The Arts Diplomacy Festival 2012 will explore how the arts can be used to change theory into practice and express, create and improve social awareness and diplomatic relations. The arts include a variety of mediums through which emotions and culture can be expressed: music, art, literature and sports, to name only a few. The program will examine how the arts can be used within the field of cultural diplomacy to initiate intercultural dialogue and cooperation through movement, thought and active expression. The Arts Diplomacy Festival 2012 is the brainchild of Cultural Diplomacy in Practice (CDP), a department within the Institute…
International Conference on Kurdish Migration and Diaspora

International Conference on Kurdish Migration and Diaspora

Location: , Sweden
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 04-12-2012 Last Day: 04-14-2012 Deadline for abstracts: 10-30-2011
Current debates on the configuration of ethnic and racial boundaries in the era of transformations have refocused academic attention on the concept of diaspora. Diasporas are one kind of social phenomenon where a complex social process can be observed characterized on the one hand by dispersion, dislocation and feelings of social exclusion and on the other hand by movements for location. However, diaspora is a complex concept and can sometimes be misused and misunderstood. The concept is sometimes understood as a synonym for ethnicity and nationalism, an assumption based on the ethnic, nationalist and religious conceptions of ethnic particularity that,…
Islamic Bioethic and Shari'ah Law: The Role of Traditional Scholarship in Modern Times

Islamic Bioethic and Shari'ah Law: The Role of Traditional Scholarship in Modern Times

Location: , United States
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 04-14-2012 Last Day: 04-14-2012 Deadline for abstracts: 11-11-2011
The 11th Annual CIR Conference at Yale Saturday, April 14, 2012 Abstract Submission Deadline: November 11th, 2011 Final Paper Submission Deadline: March 1st, 2012 The Critical Islamic Reflections (CIR) Committee at Yale invites scholars and professionals from all fields to submit proposals for our 11th annual conference, "Islamic Bioethics and Law: The Role of Traditional Scholarship in Modern Times." This interdisciplinary forum will explore the role of the Islamic tradition in the resolution of modern day bioethical dilemmas while also investigating the methodologies used by ethicists, healthcare practitioners, policy makers, and religious scholars to address ethical dilemmas pertaining to public…
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The Mashriq and the Mahjar: Migration from the Levant, 1800-2000

Location: , United States
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 04-20-2012 Last Day: 04-22-2012 Deadline for abstracts: 10-31-2011
Second Call for Papers North Carolina State University, 20-22 April 2012 The Mashriq and the Mahjar: Migration from the Levant, 1800-2000 Organisers, Akram Khater, John Karam, Andrew Arsan It has now been two decades since the publication of Albert Hourani and Nadim Shehadi's edited volume The Lebanese in the World, the first comprehensive attempt to track the dispersal of Eastern Mediterranean men and women through the world in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and its effects on the lands of their birth. In the intervening years, the study of modern Eastern Mediterranean migration has blossomed into an intellectually fecund and…
International Conference on eBusiness and  eGovernment    ICEBEG

International Conference on eBusiness and eGovernment ICEBEG

Location: , Turkey
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 04-28-2012 Last Day: 04-29-2012 Deadline for abstracts: 12-23-2011
Welcome to the web site of the "International Conference on eBusiness and eGovernment" (ICEBEG) organized by SoSReS (Social Sciences Research Society). This major international event will be held in Izmir, Turkey on between 28 and 29 April 2012.

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