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

full name / name of organization: 
Verity Warne
contact email: 
compassconference@wiley.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Blackwell Compass Interdisciplinary Virtual Conference: “Breaking Down
Barriers”
19-30 October 2009
www.blackwell-compass.com/home_conference
Join the largest online meeting of minds in the social sciences and
humanities

Location: ONLINE | Free registration
ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 1 JANUARY 2009
Registration Is Free! To register visit
http://www.blackwellpublishingsurvey.com/survey/149278/29a8/

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)
http://ah.brookes.ac.uk/staff/details/griffin
PROFESSOR DAVID CRYSTAL - University of Wales, Bangor
(Language/Linguistics)
http://www.davidcrystal.com/David_Crystal/biography.htm
DR ROY BAUMEISTER - Florida State University (Social Psychology)
http://www.psy.fsu.edu/faculty/baumeister.dp.html
PROFESSOR PETER LUDLOW - Northwestern University (Philosophy)
http://www.philosophy.northwestern.edu/people/ludlow.htm
DR EILEEN JOY - Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (Literature)
http://www.siue.edu/ENGLISH/Directory/joy.html
PROFESSOR MARK MACKLIN - University of Wales, Aberystwyth (Physical
Geography) http://www.aber.ac.uk/rivers/staff/macklin.htm

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

SUBMISSION DETAILS
- Abstract submission deadline: 1 January 2009
- An Abstract submission template is available at http://www.blackwell-
compass.com/home_conference. Send your abstracts to
compassconference_at_wiley.com
- 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
www.blackwell-compass.com/home_conference

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

Please contact compassconference_at_wiley.com if you have any queries
regarding this event.

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