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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…
Managing Complexities of Self-Directed Approaches

Managing Complexities of Self-Directed Approaches

Location: , Australia
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 06-25-2013 Last Day: 06-26-2013
Summary Transitioning to the NDIS isnt easy and, as we move further down the path, a range of challenges and complexities have come to light. Description Making it happen With the first stage of the NDIS commencing on July 1, disability service providers have made transitioning to self-directed approaches a top priority. Other sectors are becoming interested in self-direction too; most notably the aged care sector. But transitioning isn’t easy and, as we move further down the path, a range of challenges and complexities have come to light. This conference will explore how these more challenging aspects can be managed.…
2013 Thirteenth International Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations Conference

2013 Thirteenth International Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations Conference

Location: , United States
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 06-26-2013 Last Day: 06-28-2013 Deadline for abstracts: 05-02-2013
Call for Papers The 2013 Thirteenth International Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations Conference is held at the Charles Darwin University,(Darwin, Australia on(26-28 June 2013. This Conference has a history of bringing together scholarly, government and practice-based participants with an interest in the issues of diversity and community. The Conference examines the concept of diversity as a positive aspect of a global world and globalized society. Diversity is in many ways reflective of our present world order, but there are ways of taking this further without necessary engendering its alternatives: racism, conflict, discrimination and inequity. Diversity as a mode of…
Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the African Union

Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the African Union

Location: , Germany
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 06-26-2013 Last Day: 06-28-2013 Deadline for abstracts: 06-25-2013
Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the African Union "African Perspectives: An African Vision for Positive Developments in Africa" (Berlin; June 26th - 28th, 2013) This unprecedented gathering will seek to highlight Africa´s self-attained achievements with regards to its standing in the international community as well as it´s increasing emancipation from the often assumed dependency on the Western world. The focus will be on the role and successes of the African Union as an intergovernmental regional organization seeking to combat political, social and economic inequalities. Past achievements will be considered while simultaneously accenting the future challenges the AU faces. Multidimensional in…
How to Measure Social Outcomes Masterclass - Melbourne

How to Measure Social Outcomes Masterclass - Melbourne

Location: , Australia
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 06-27-2013 Last Day: 06-28-2013
Summary: An introduction to measuring and evaluating the impact you create. Duncan and his team will share their knowledge, insights and introduce the steps involved in creating an impact measurement framework. Description: Frameworks for measuring outcomes and impacts With scarce resources and growing social problems, funders need to know exactly how their money is being used and non-profits need to prove that their programs work. Proving your impact is a huge advantage in this current climate, with results and value for money being emphasised more and more. Download the masterclass brochure http://confreg.criterionconferences.com/brochure/?c=61#dlBrocAnc Led by Duncan Peppercorn, Founder and Managing Partner…
The Inaugural Out-of-Home Care Summit 2013

The Inaugural Out-of-Home Care Summit 2013

Location: , Australia
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 06-27-2013 Last Day: 06-28-2013
Summary: Supporting children through improved policy and services, and achieving permanency for displaced children. Description: The Out-of-Home Care Summit 2013 will focus on the ways in which Australia can better support its displaced children and youth. The summit offers the occasion for Federal, State and local governments, service providers, research leaders and NGOs to discuss the solutions and initiatives that can help overcome current challenges in the out-of-home care system. It will examine the court system, aboriginal affairs, education, health, mental health and the improvement of transitions in and out of care. You will be able to hear from a…
The 3rd Global Conference on Ro-Rus-Nipponica - multidisciplinary conference

The 3rd Global Conference on Ro-Rus-Nipponica - multidisciplinary conference

Location: , Russia
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 06-29-2013 Last Day: 06-30-2013 Deadline for abstracts: 03-29-2013
This comprehensive meeting cover the panels of Social science, Arts and Humanities. Themes for Discussion and Presentation 1. Language, Literature and Ideology 2. Literature and Culture in Language Learning and Teaching 3. Culture, Communication and Identity 4. Intercultural communication 5. Culture Studies and Theology 6. Language and Globalization The languages of work: English, Romanian and Russian.
International Byron Conference 2013: The Politics of Poetry, The Poetry of Politics

International Byron Conference 2013: The Politics of Poetry, The Poetry of Politics

Location: , United Kingdom
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 07-01-2013 Last Day: 07-06-2013 Deadline for abstracts: 02-28-2013
Call for papers This conference will examine Byron’s engagement with politics in the widest sense: as a poet, as a member of the House of Lords, as a commentator on his time, and latterly as a would-be revolutionary. Academic sessions might include: Byron and the politics of culture Political style in Byron’s writing Byron and the politics of the ‘Other’ Byron and the politics of emergent nations (Italy, Greece, the Americas) Byron and the House of Lords Byron and Napoleon Byron as social satirist Byron and revolution Byron as liberal and/or libertine Byron and religion Byron and social class Byron…
6th Annual International Conference on Literature

6th Annual International Conference on Literature

Location: , Greece
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 07-08-2013 Last Day: 07-11-2013
The Literature Research Unit of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) will hold its 6th Annual International Conference on Literature, 8-11 July 2013, Athens, Greece. For further details, please go to the conference website: http://www.atiner.gr/literature.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 with dinner, a special one-day cruise in the Greek…
6th Annual International Conference on Languages & Linguistics

6th Annual International Conference on Languages & Linguistics

Location: , Greece
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 07-08-2013 Last Day: 07-11-2013
The Languages and Linguistics Research Unit of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) will hold its 6th Annual International Conference on Languages & Linguistics, 8-11 July 2013, Athens, Greece. For further details, please go to the conference website: http://www.atiner.gr/languages.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 with dinner, a special one-day…
13th Annual International Conference on Sports: Economic, Management, Marketing & Social Aspects

13th Annual International Conference on Sports: Economic, Management, Marketing & Social Aspects

Location: , Greece
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 07-08-2013 Last Day: 07-11-2013
The The Sports Research Unit of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) will hold its 13th Annual International Conference on Sports: Economic, Management, Marketing & Social Aspects, 8-11 July 2013, Athens, Greece. For further details, please go to the conference website: http://www.atiner.gr/sports.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 with dinner,…
The International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the UK

The International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the UK

Location: , Germany
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 07-10-2013 Last Day: 07-12-2013 Deadline for abstracts: 07-09-2013
The International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the UK “Cultural Diplomacy throughout the Commonwealth on Nations: International Cooperation across Six Continents” (London; July 10th - 12th, 2013 While citizens of the UK benefit from a relatively good economic and human rights situation, there is still some room for improvement in many of its former colonies within the Commonwealth of Nations. In an attempt to improve the sociopolitical and economic situations in a number of member states and increase social harmony and interstate equality, Queen Elizabeth II, the head of the intergovernmental body, signed into effect the Charter of the Commonwealth…
Kenya Hospitality Trade Fair 2013

Kenya Hospitality Trade Fair 2013

Location: , Kenya
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 07-11-2013 Last Day: 07-13-2013
Kenya Hospitality Trade Fair is the leading networking and sourcing forum in East & Central Africa. The three day event is expected to attract over 10,000 industry professionals for business networking, exhibition and conferences. The event will bring together international manufacturers, distributors, suppliers and solution providers in hospitality supplies & Equipment, Interior Décor & Furnishing, Technology and Sustainability, outdoor and tailor-made experiences. Hotel general managers, owners of hospitality-oriented businesses, top-notch interior designers, architects and eco building experts, procurement managers/directors, fit out professionals and other industry stakeholders will have the opportunity to sample top notch products, services and solutions available in…
8th Annual International Symposium on Economic Theory, Policy and Applications

8th Annual International Symposium on Economic Theory, Policy and Applications

Location: , Greece
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 07-22-2013 Last Day: 07-25-2013
The Economics Research Unit of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) will hold its 8th Annual International Symposium on Economic Theory, Policy and Applications, 22-25 July 2013, Athens, Greece. For further details, please go to the conference website: http://www.atiner.gr/economics.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 with dinner, a special one-day…
Philosophizing through Dialogue

Philosophizing through Dialogue

Location: , Germany
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 07-26-2013 Last Day: 08-02-2013 Deadline for abstracts: 03-15-2013
"Philosophizing through Dialogue“, International Conference, Berlin, 26 July to 2 August 2013. Venue of the conference: Bildungs- und Begegnungszentrum Clara Sahlberg, Koblanckstraße 10, D-14109 Berlin-Wannsee, www.bbz.verdi.de The 7th International Conference “Philosophizing through Dialogue” in Berlin is intended to strengthen international relations within communities of practitioners. It attaches particular importance to the social and political significance of philosophical dialogue and philosophical practice. The conference will bring together representatives of current forms of dialogical philosophizing and give them the opportunity to deliberate on differences and similarities among their approaches and upon controversial issues that are of particular concern. The conference is organized…
11th Annual International Conference on History: From Ancient to Modern

11th Annual International Conference on History: From Ancient to Modern

Location: , Greece
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 07-29-2013 Last Day: 07-31-2013
The History Research Unit of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) will hold its 11th Annual International Conference on History: From Ancient to Modern, 29-31 July & 1 August 2013, Athens, Greece. For further details, please go to the conference website: http://www.atiner.gr/history.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 with dinner,…
The Eighth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences

The Eighth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences

Location: , Czech Republic
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 07-30-2013 Last Day: 08-01-2013 Deadline for abstracts: 06-06-2013
CFP: The Eighth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Location: Prague, Czech Republic Date: 30 July – 1 August 2013 Conference Focus The International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences examines the nature of disciplinary practices, and the interdisciplinary practices that arise in the context of ‘real world’ applications. It also interrogates what constitutes ‘science’ in a social context, and the connections between the social and other sciences. The focus of papers ranges from the finely grained and empirical(research practices and results exemplifying one or more disciplines), to wide-ranging multi-disciplinary and transdisciplinary practices, to perspectives on knowledge and method. We are…
Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in Latin America

Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in Latin America

Location: , Germany
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 08-14-2013 Last Day: 08-16-2013 Deadline for abstracts: 08-13-2013
Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in Latin America “The Colors of Latin America: Preserving Traditional Arts & Heritage in a Multicultural World” (Berlin; August 14th - 16th, 2013) The countries of Latin America play host to a diverse range of cultural and ethnic backgrounds. The Iberian colonization of large parts of the South American continent in the 16th century led to the introduction of French, Spanish, and Portuguese culture in the region, and this mélange, (strengthened even further by the cultural remnants of pre-Columbian civilizations, the influx of European immigrants in the 19th and 20th centuries, and the introduction of Africans…
International Congress on Social & Cultural Studies (ICSCS2013)

International Congress on Social & Cultural Studies (ICSCS2013)

Location: , Nigeria
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 08-20-2013 Last Day: 08-23-2013 Deadline for abstracts: 07-31-2013
International Congress on Social & Cultural Studies (ICSCS2013) FCT Education Resource Center, Abuja-Nigeria 18-21 August, 2013 Chief Patron: Professor Addison M. Wokocha Registrar, Teachers Registration Council, Abuja-Nigeria Congress Directors Professor Shobana Nelasco Bharathidasan University, India Professor Gerhard Berchtold Vice-Rector, Universidad Azteca,Chalco-Mexico Co-Director: Professor Peter U. Akanwa Dean, College of Business Administration, Imo State University, Owerri-Nigeria Preamble The Programme Committee is pleased to invite you to take part in the 2013 International Congress on Business and Economic Research(ICBER2013) and International Congress on Social and Cultural Studies(ICSCS2013) that will be held at FCT Education Resource Center, Abuja-Nigeria on the 18th, 19th, 20th…
Measuring Social Outcomes and Impact

Measuring Social Outcomes and Impact

Location: , Australia
Category: Social Sciences and Humanities
Start Date: 08-21-2013 Last Day: 08-22-2013
Summary: Social impact measurement matters because we care about delivering social outcomes that benefit individuals, families and communities. Description: Best practice approaches to measuring social outcomes and impact. Social impact measurement matters because we care about delivering social outcomes that benefit individuals, families and communities. We care about continuous improvement so that we can create social value efficiently and we care about transparent reporting so that we can demonstrate social impact to our stakeholders. Over the next few decades, social impact measurement will become increasingly important. We face the challenge of increasing the effectiveness of our work, to address increasingly…

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