Call for Papers–Asian Journal of Peacebuilding

asian journal of peace buildingAsian Journal of Peacebuilding (AJP) is a semiannual peer-reviewed journal launched by the Institute for Peace and Unification Studies (IPUS) at Seoul National University. It publishes original research on the topics of violence, conflict, and peacebuilding around the world.

The aim of AJP is twofold:

  1. first, to promote innovative research on issues related to peacebuilding in Asia, a region where national divisions, transitions, and developments are intertwined with new forms of threat, violence, and destruction.
  2. Second, it aims to disseminate peace studies conducted both in the traditional disciplines of social sciences and humanities, as well as in interdisciplinary fields at the interface of religion, culture, ecology, and gender studies.

Call for Submissions for ISA’s Environmental Studies Section Newsletter

newsletterThis call is to request information to be published in the next edition (Summer 2016) of the Environmental Studies Section electronic newsletter.

We welcome submissions about section news, publications, websites, job and funding opportunities, announcements and upcoming conferences and meetings.

Please send your items by email to by Monday, July 11th, 2016.

An archive of previous newsletters is available at:


Last chance to submit for ISA 2017!

baltimore-harbor_jpg_1920x810_0_302_10000This week is your last chance to submit for ISA’s 2017 Convention in Baltimore! The proposal deadline is next Wednesday, the 1st! We encourage you to submit a proposal and hope to see you in Baltimore, February 22nd – 25th, 2017. If you have any trouble accessing your account or with the submission form, we’re here to help!

Feel free to contact ISA Headquarters and they will be glad to do everything they can.

ISA 2017: Call for Proposals

BaltimoreUnderstanding Change in World Politics
ISA’s 58th Annual Convention — February 22nd-25th 2017 in Baltimor, Maryland – at Hilton Baltimore!
Time to put in an Environmentally focused paper or panel!!
Submission deadline is June 1st 2017 The 2017 conference is aimed at taking an assessment of our understanding of change, its different manifestations as well as implications. Theoretical and policy relevant papers and panels can be presented on any key aspect as it pertains to the conference research theme. Some key questions include:

  • What are different kinds of changes in world politics? The implications might range from epochal transformations to limited changes in the international system – especially within and between – regions to incremental changes in how international treaties and global governance initiatives are promulgated, which in turn produce long-term and/or short-term changes in the architecture of world politics.

Reminder – Graduate Student Paper Award

Winner 2016: Jessica Neafie with "The Politcs of Potable Water Access: Is foreign direct investment a help or hindrance to countries trying to provide water access to their populations?"
Winner 2016: Jessica Neafie with “The Politcs of Potable Water Access: Is foreign direct investment a help or hindrance to countries trying to provide water access to their populations?”

This is a reminder for those of you who attended the annual International Studies Association annual conference in Atlanta, please nominate papers written and presented by graduate students for the Environmental Studies Section Graduate Student Paper Award.

If you are not a member, do consider becoming one: we have a vibrant community of over 400 scholars doing interdisciplinary work on environmental politics and can be found here:

The first two Sprout Award nominations are in!

IUPRESS Looking behind the label IUPRESS Oil wealth and insurgency

Nominations for the Sprout Award 2016 have started arriving at the committee members located all over the world.

The first two books nominated by Indiana University Press (twitter @iupress) are:

  1. Oil Wealth and Insurgency in Nigeria by Omolade Adunbi
  2. Looking behind the Label by Tim Bartley, Sebastian Koos, Hiram Samel, Gustavo Setrini, and Nik Summers

Nominated works must be published during the two years prior to the year they are nominated for – so in 2015 or 2016. Books with a copyright date of the award year (2017) are welcome provided that they are released by the previous year’s end (2016). Each publisher may nominate more than one book, and books nominated for the prior year can be re-nominated.

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