CONF./CFP- Conflict and Transformation in South Caucasus, Batumi, May 22-24
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Call for Papers
Centre for the Study of Caucasus and Black Sea Region (CBSR) at the
University of Georgia First International Conference
Date: 22-24 May 2009
Location: Batumi, Georgia
The Conference is organized by the Centre for the Study of Caucasus
and Black Sea Region, University of Georgia and the Ministry of
Education, Culture, and Sports of Autonomous Republic of Adjara hosted
by the Shota Rustaveli State University.
The Centre for the Study of Caucasus and Black Sea Region (CBSR) is
pleased to invite paper abstracts for First International Conference,
March 22-24, 2009. Papers relating to humanities and social science
scholarship on conflicts in South Caucasus are welcome. The event will
be held at the Shota Rustaveli State University in Batumi, Georgia
hosted by Institute of Kartvelology. The general topic of the
conference is State Rhetoric, Search for Identity and Citizenship in
the South Caucasus. This year, due to the generated conflict between
Georgia and Russia centered over South Ossetia, we especially
encourage proposals that touch on conflicts in Georgia.
Deadline for submission of conference abstracts: 20 March 2009.
Please include the following information with conference submission:
* Name of presenter
* Academic position and institutional affiliation
* Title of the paper
* Abstract of no more than 300 words which will be published in the
* conference program
* Audio-visual equipment needs
* Contact information (please include e-mail address and telephone number)
Submissions sent by March 20, 2009, will receive a response by March 30, 2009.
The conference will host approximately 60 participants and the program
includes welcome reception, conference opening, and a conference dinner.
The University of Georgia Press will publish papers presented at the
conference afterwards. A complete paper of 7-10 pages (1.5-spaced) for
a presentation of no more than 15 minutes should be submitted by June 20, 2009.
CBSR funds some of the costs of conference participation but does not
waive the conference registration fee. If the scientific committee of
the conference accepts the abstract then CBSR may cover travel and
living expanses for the participant.
Registration Fee is 50 Euro.
Conference participants can submit the registration fee at the same
time as they arrive on welcome reception or transfer money on the CBSR
bank account. Payment is accepted by cash or credit card (All payments
are in Euro).
For further information, please, contact conference organizers by
e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org
We hope you will be able to join us in Georgia!
Executive Director of CBSR
The University of Georgia
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