CFP: [International] Compass Interdisciplinary Virtual Conference - Call for Papers

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Verity Warne

Blackwell Compass Interdisciplinary Virtual Conference: “Breaking Down
19-30 October 2009
Join the largest online meeting of minds in the social sciences and

Location: ONLINE | Free registration
Registration Is Free! To register visit

The first Compass online conference aims to help break academic
boundaries - within and between disciplines, between theory and practice,
approaches and methodologies - by providing a space for multi and cross
disciplinary review on the theme of Breaking Down Barriers.

Key note Speakers include:
PROFESSOR ROGER GRIFFIN - Oxford Brookes University (History/Politics)
PROFESSOR DAVID CRYSTAL - University of Wales, Bangor
DR ROY BAUMEISTER - Florida State University (Social Psychology)
PROFESSOR PETER LUDLOW - Northwestern University (Philosophy)
DR EILEEN JOY - Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (Literature)
PROFESSOR MARK MACKLIN - University of Wales, Aberystwyth (Physical

Abstracts are invited for survey/review papers from the disciplines of
History, Literature, Philosophy, Religion, Geography, Linguistics,
Sociology, and Social Psychology. In particular, we welcome papers that
explore the issues of Paradigms | Borders | The Environment |
Communication | Justice and Human Rights

- Abstract submission deadline: 1 January 2009
- An Abstract submission template is available at http://www.blackwell- Send your abstracts to
- Papers will be peer-reviewed. Each accepted paper will receive two
formal commentaries plus comments from attendees and will be published in
one of the Compass journals. Preference will be given to papers which hold
interest for more than one discipline.

For more information on the conference and instructions for authors visit

For more information on the Compass journals visit www.blackwell-

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