We are delighted to invite you to the Annual Conference of the Canadian
Peace Research Association (CPRA). This conference is part of Congress
2014. Organized by the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social
Sciences (CFHSS), Congress 2014 will bring together several thousand
scholars, graduate students, practitioners and policy makers from Canada
and other countries 'to share findings, refine ideas, and build
partnerships that will help shape the Canada of tomorrow'.
They will gather under the aegis of nearly 70 associations representing
a rich spectrum of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences.
Congress represents a unique showcase of scholarly excellence,
creativity and leadership.
CONGRESS THEME "Borders Without Boundaries" as the theme chosen by Brock University, the host of the Congress invites 'reflection on the links between the academy and the community'.
Congress 2014 showcases the potential of the academy to
challenge, redefine and reconfigure borders and boundaries through
interdisciplinary research, engagement, imagination and service'. The
CPRA seeks to bring together academics, researchers, educators, and
peace advocates from Canada and abroad to examine and discuss current
and emerging issues and challenges in the field of Peace Research. Individual
papers and panels in Peace Research, especially the ones that have
national and international significance, are invited from all
disciplines and professions including:
Communicaton and Journalism
Environment and Society
Ethics and Law
First Nations Studies
History Human Rights
Peace and Conflict Studies
Science for Peace Science,
Technology and Global Peace
Theatre and Film, and
Women's and Gender Studies
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS FOR 2014 CPRA CONFERENCE: TBA
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS/PROPOSALS The deadline for individual paper abstracts or panel proposals is Friday, 24 January, 2014. ALL SUBMISSIONS FOR PAPER ABSTRACTS/PANEL PROPOSALS MUST CONTAIN THE REQUIRED INFORMATION ON THE FOLLOWING 8 ITEMS. PROPOSALS/ABSTRACTS
SUBMITTED WITHOUT THE FOLLOWING 8 ITEMS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED
1. Title of the paper/panel.
2. Each presenter's full name with title, if applicable (e.g. Dr./ Rev./Prof. Smith Jones, Adjunct Assistant Professor / Sessional Lecturer of Micro-Biology).
3. Institutional and Departmental affiliation.
4. E-mail address, office and residence telephone numbers, and the usual convenient time to contact; complete postal address including Postal Code / Zip Code / PIN.
5. A 250-word abstract/proposal with its principal argument and conclusion.
6. A 50-word biographical note about each presenter.
7. Please be certain to specify any audio-visual equipment required for your presentation. (The CFHSS will invoice CPRA for the use of any AV equipment.). PLEASE NOTE THAT THE REQUEST FOR AV EQUIPMENT MUST ACCOMPANY THE PAPER ABSTRACT/ PANEL PROPOSAL. LATE REQUESTS FOR EQUIPMENT WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
8. PLEASE SEND THE WHOLE BODY OF THE ABSTRACTS / PROPOSALS BY E-MAIL TO: email@example.com. PLEASE DO NOT SEND ANY ATTACHMENTS, DO NOT USE ANY ENCODING, AND DO NOT USE ANY WORD PROCESSING DOCUMENT. Faculty members presenting papers may be asked to serve as chairs and discussants.
REGISTRATION AND CPRA FEES: THE CFHSS HAS REMINDED CPRA THAT THE PAYMENT OF CONGRESS 2014 REGISTRATION AND ASSOCIATION (CPRA) MEETING FEES ARE COMPULSORY FOR EVERY DELEGATE, INCLUDING ALL ATTENDEES, INVITED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS, PRESENTERS OF PAPERS/
PANELISTS, AND THOSE CHAIRING OR ATTENDING A SESSION. PLEASE NOTE THAT THOSE WHOSE ABSTRACTS/ PROPOSALS ARE ACCEPTED, THEY MUST REGISTER BEFORE 15 MARCH 2014. PLEASE SEND DR. JUYAL firstname.lastname@example.org A COPY OF THE INTERNET PURCHASE RECEIPT OF YOUR REGISTRATION ISSUED BY THE CANADIAN FEDERATION OF THE HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES BY MARCH 15, 2014. NON-REGISTERED PRESENTERS WILL NOT BE INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAMME OF THE CPRA CONFERENCE. All registered delegates are urged to attend at least two days of the CPRA conference
CPRA REGISTRATION FEES: The fees for the CPRA conference are as follows: CPRA Regular Members/Delegates/Participants: $110 ($130 if received by Congress 2014 after March 31st). Students, Retired and Unwaged Delegates: $65 ($80 if received by Congress 2014 after March 31st). ALL REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS (DELEGATES) ARE ENTITLED TO ONE YEAR MEMBERSHIP OF CPRA. All delegates (paper presenters/ panellists and other participants) must also pay the general Congress 2014 registration fee. DELEGATES CAN REGISTER FOR THE 2014 CONGRESS (includes CPRA conference) ONLINE via secure server http://www.congress2014.ca/http://www.congress2014.ca/. Detailed information, including Congress 2014 registration fees will be available on this web site in January 2014. ACCOMMODATION: PLEASE VISIT THE ABOVE WEB SITE IN JANUARY 2014.
TRAVEL SUBSIDY: The CPRA is a registration fees-generated conference. IT IS, THEREFORE, REGRETFULLY, UNABLE TO FINANCIALLY ASSIST ANY DELEGATE FOR THEIR TRAVEL AND OTHER CONFERENCE RELATED EXPENSES.
INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPANTS: THOSE VISITING FROM FOREIGN COUNTRIES ARE ADVISED TO CONTACT THE NEAREST CANADIAN CONSULATE/EMBASSY FOR VISA AND OTHER TRAVEL DOCUMENTS. CPRA REGRETS, IT WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ASSIST. CONTACT PERSONS
I look forward to welcoming you at the annual conference of CPRA. With fraternal greetings, Shreesh Dr. Shreesh Juyal, Drs., D.Litt., Fellow CIIA President, CPRA; Senior Research Fellow, St. Thomas University, Fredericton, Canada; Dean, Faculty of International Studies; Distinguished Professor of
International Law and Political Science, Himgiri Zee University, Dehra Dun, India