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The AI Ethics Journal Call for Papers

Dedicated to providing an open access platform for academic dialogue on ethical AI, this journal operates at the intersection of a uniquely interdisciplinary and burgeoning field. By integrating knowledge across fields such as Computer Science, Philosophy, and Technology, the AI Ethics Journal aims to elevate and synthesize discourse about AI Ethics. Learn, contribute, and inspire with the AI Ethics Journal.

Paper submission due: March 15, 2020

For more information, please visit the the AI Ethics Journal.

For any questions or concerns, please contact us at aiethicsjournal@gmail.com


Thirteenth International Conference on e-Learning & Innovative Pedagogies

Conference held 23-24 April 2020, UNiversity of Aegean, Rhodes Campus, Rhodes, Greece

e-Learning and Innovative Pedagogies Research Network: a conference and journal, exploring the affordances for innovative and transformative forms of learning offered by the new information and communications technologies.

They invite proposals for paper presentations, workshops/interactive session, posters/exhibits. or colloquia addressing one of the following themes:

  1. Pedagogies
  2. Institutions
  3. Technologies
  4. Social Transformations

Paper submission due: March 23, 2020

For more information, please visit the e-Learning & Innovative Pedagogies


Juice 20 Call for Submissions

Juice Journal wants your work!

They will Be Accepting:

  • Poetry (up to five pages)
  • Plays (up to five pages)
  • Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction (up to 5000 words)
  • Literary Translations
  • Art Work (paintings, drawings, photography, etc. PDF or JPG files, 300dpi preferred)

email them for dimensions or click here for more information.

Email your submissions or any questions to uwinnipeg.juice@gmail.com

Juice Journal welcome all submissions from University of Winnipeg students. juice's editorial board reads and responds to all submissions with editorial feedback. Please be sure to include a cover letter (either in the body of your email or in an attached file) with your name, student number, mailing address, email, and title(s) of work(s) submitted.

Deadline for Submissions: March 23, 2020.

For more information, please visit Juice 20.


Environment and Conflict: International Conference Organized by the Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies

June 29, 2020, Liverpool Hope University, England.

Rising sea levels, droughts, bushfires, and other extreme weather events are exacerbating existing environmental stresses, and provoking unprecedented challenges to states and communities. These growing environmental challenges multiply the risk of social deprivation, political instability and war. As the international community struggles to find consensus on limiting carbon emissions, the challenges to peace and security that will arise in a warming world are only beginning to be understood. The aim of this conference is to explore the relationship between climate change and challenges to peace. To that aim, we are calling for papers from scholars, practitioners and activists on all the dimensions of environment and conflict including, among others: 

  • Security, intelligence and governance
  • Human rights, justice and law
  • Interlinked global challenges (displacement, food scarcity, etc.)
  • Urban settings
  • Management
  • Role of religious traditions and communities in the action for environmental protection
  • Civil society mobilization
  • Education
  • Expression and representation in literature and arts
  • Media and communication

Submission Deadline: April 1, 2020.

For more information, please visit Humanities and Social Sciences Online.


Historically Situated: History, Memory, and Place

October 16-18, 2020, Ticonderoga, New York

Fort Ticonderoga, in partnership with the American Battlefield Trust, seeks proposals for a special conference inspired by the bicentennial of the preservation of Fort Ticonderoga.

The Fort Ticonderoga Museum seeks proposals for new research, perspectives, and criticism on the broad history and practice of historic preservation. From an historic or contemporary point of view, what are the practical and philosophical challenges with preservation and restoration? How has the preservation and restoration of historic sites and buildings shaped history, and how will ongoing preservation efforts shape our future understanding of our past? How do monuments, writing, and memory preserve buildings, sites, and individuals that do not survive? What is the interplay between historic landscapes and the built environment? How do we manage our past with our present? How have historic landscapes, structures, and monuments been represented themselves in art, culture, and criticism?

We are interested in a wide variety of perspectives engaging a broad range of geographic and temporal examples from the United States and beyond and a range of disciplinary perspectives including, but not limited to, Art History, Architecture, American Studies, Architectural History, Historic Preservation, Memory Studies, Archaeology, Material Culture, and Conservation.

Submission Deadline: April 1, 2020.

For more information, please visit Fort Ticonderoga: Call for Papers


13th Annual Meeting of the Prairie Political Science Association

September 18-20, 2020, Banff, Alberta, Canada.

Generally, the conference program offers the following sections: Provincial Politics, Canadian Politics, Comparative Politics, Political Economy, Political Thought, International Relations, Law, Policy and Public Administration, and Teaching and Professional Practice. This year we will add American Politics if there is enough interest, particularly given the contentious nature of the Trump presidency and the upcoming presidential election.

The PPSA conference has often been used to bring together groups of researchers working on a common project. Proposals for single panel or multi-panel workshops on a particular theme are welcome. Single paper proposals can be submitted online on our website and all workshop proposals should be made via email to PanelProposal@prairiepsa.com. Be sure to include the names, affiliations and emails of presenters at the panel as well as the abstracts for their presentation.

Submission Deadline: April 15, 2020.

For more information, please visit POLCAN2.


International Policy Ideas Challenge 2020

Global Affairs Canada, in collaboration with the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), is pleased to announce the fifth edition of the International Policy Ideas Challenge.  The objective of the program is to draw on the network of talented Canadian graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and early-career civil society researchers to identify concrete, innovative solutions to emerging international policy challenges faced by Canada.

The program offers applicants a chance to test their skills at translating academic expertise into policy language and insights. Applicants are invited to submit brief proposals. Ten winners will be given several months to consult with Global Affairs Canada “client” divisions and further develop their proposals into longer policy briefs, which will then be presented to Government of Canada officials in a day-long Ideas Symposium, hosted by Global Affairs Canada in Ottawa in late Fall 2020.

Each proposal should outline a trend or dynamic affecting Canadian foreign policy that applicants believe needs additional study. Proposals should sketch out preliminary policy recommendations bridging at least two of the three policy areas under Global Affairs Canada’s mandate - foreign policy, trade, and international assistance. Preference will be for ideas that fall under one of the themes indicated below, however, proposals related to other emerging issues and trends affecting Canada’s international policy priorities will also be considered.

Application Deadline April 17, 2020

For more information, including eligibility and proposal requirements, please visit:

International Policy Ideas Challenge 2020


CALL FOR PAPERS: Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures

Published by the Centre for Research in Young People’s Texts and Cultures (CRYTC) at the University of Winnipeg, Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures is a scholar-led, interdisciplinary, refereed academic journal whose mandate is to publish research on and to provide a forum for discussion about cultural productions for, by, and about young people.

Their scope is international; while they have a special interest in Canada, they welcome submissions concerning all areas and cultures. The focus of the journal is on the cultural functions and representations of “the child.” This can include, but is not limited to:

  • children’s and young adult literature and media;
  • young people’s material culture, including toys;
  • digital culture and young people;
  • historical and contemporary constructions, functions, and roles of “the child”;
  • literature, art, film, and television by/for children and young adults.

Articles in in both English and French are welcomed.

Deadline: May 1, 2020

More information on how to submit papers and how to subscribe can be found on their website: http://jeunessejournal.ca/index.php/yptc/about/submissions


Journal of Systems Integration - Data Science Topics

Call for Papers: Special Issue on Data Science topics (big data, data management, advanced analytics, data architecture, data modeling, etc.)

Journal of Systems Integration contributes to the development of both theory and practice in the field of system integration. System integration involves complex technological and human issues that are of critical importance for the effectiveness and competitiveness of organizations in today's globalized and interconnected world.

Submissions are invited on all topics of data science and advanced analytics.

Paper submission due: May 10, 2020

Please visit Submission Guidelines:
http://www.si-journal.org/index.php/JSI/about/submissions#onlineSubmissions

For more information, please visit the Journal of Systems Integration


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The Canadian Studies Network

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