Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Call for Papers: London International Boundary Conference 2015

A call for papers has been issued for the second London International Boundary Conference, to be held April 21-22, 2015. Here's the call:


CALL FOR PAPERS – Deadline 31 December 2014

We are pleased to announce that the London International Boundary Conference 2015, which will take place on 21-22 April 2015 at the Royal Geographical Society in London, has launched a call for papers.

This conference will provide a unique and multidisciplinary insight into the complex world of international boundary and territorial questions. Each panel will offer a balance of established expertise and emerging talent. The Department of Geography, King's College London, Volterra Fietta and the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office invite any interested parties to submit their abstract to Clementine Lietar (clementine.lietar@volterrafietta.com) and Anass El Mouden (anass.elmouden@volterrafietta.com) by 31 December 2014. This abstract should be written in English and contain no more than 500 words. It should include the title of the paper as well as the name and contact details of the author.

Interested parties may submit an abstract on one of the following topics:

1- Boundary permeability and the reach of the State in the Middle East and Eastern Europe

2- Regional developments in the South and East China Seas since 2012

3- Multidisciplinary perspectives on the Arctic

4- Island sovereignty and maritime jurisdiction

5- Ethics and international boundaries

6- Jurisdiction challenges in boundary and sovereignty disputes

Once abstracts have been reviewed, authors of selected abstracts will be invited to submit their paper and participate in one of the conference panels.

For more information on London International Boundary Conference 2015, please visit the conference website or email info@londoninternationalboundaryconference.com.