This 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.
The Harold and Margaret Sprout award is bestowed annually for a book that “makes a contribution to theory and interdisciplinarity, shows rigor and coherence in research and writing, and offers accessibility and practical relevance.”
While we had an embarrassment of riches this year in terms of worthy books to consider, the Committee was particularly impressed by Post-Treaty Politics (published by MIT Press) by American University professor Sikinna Jinnah.
The book, which focuses on how treaty secretariats contribute to regime overlap management, utilized a series of case-studies to examine the influence and skills utilized by treaty bureaucracies to navigate the increasingly byzantine thicket of overlapping treaties that affect the environment.
Call for abstracts to Session G: “The inshore challenge: management of recreational and commercial fisheries accounting for social benefits, economic value, and biological sustainability”. A full description of the session is available on the ICES website: http://www.ices.dk/news-and-events/asc/ASC2016/Pages/Theme-session-G.aspx.
They would like to receive abstracts on all aspects of inshore fisheries, so it would be great if you could submit your work – the deadline submission is the 30 April.