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Proposals for paper presentations, workshops, or colloquia are invited for the Ninth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences being held at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver Canada from 11-13 June 2014. We welcome proposals from a variety of disciplines and perspectives that will contribute to the conference discourse. We also encourage faculty and research students to submit joint proposals for paper presentations or colloquia.
Proposals are invited that address social sciences issues through one of the following categories:
Theme 1: Social and Community Studies
Theme 2: Civic and Political Studies
Theme 3: Cultural Studies
Theme 4: Global Studies
Theme 5: Environmental Studies
Theme 6: Organizational Studies
Theme 7: Educational Studies
Theme 8: Communications
If you are unable to attend the conference in person, virtual registrations include the option to submit a video presentation, and/or submission to one of the journals for peer review and possible publication, as well as subscriber access to the Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Journals.
The current deadline for proposal submission (title and short abstract) is 11 June 2013*. Please visit our website at the link below for more information on submitting your proposal, future deadlines, and registering for the conference.
Proposals are also being accepted for the 2013 Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Conference being held in Prague, Czech Republic from 30 July - 1 August. The proposal deadline for the 2013 meeting for in-person registrations is 11 June 2013. Virtual presentations may be submitted until 30 July.
*Proposals are reviewed in rounds adhering to monthly rolling deadlines. Check the website often to see the current review round.
Vancouver & The Social Sciences Conference:
The 2012 Social Sciences Conference was hosted by the Universidad Abat Oliba in Barcelona Spain and attended by 380 scholars from 46 countries whose interests and studies spanned across a wide breadth of research areas and practices. Next year, the conference moves to Vancouver, Canada in 2014. A global metropolis with booming economic sectors in trade, film, natural resources, technology and tourism, Vancouver has also become home to a broad range of cultures that have brought with them a vibrant and distinct cacophony of cuisines, heritage, belief systems and principles which have helped shape Vancouver’s social and economic systems.
As such, this thriving international city is an ideal venue for the discussions interdisciplinary social sciences. We've strategically partnered with the University of British Columbia, whose breathtaking campus puts you within reach of the city's rich culture, diverse heritage, natural beauty and bustling business sector.
Click HERE to submit a proposal.