Call for chapters for an edited book “Internal Migrations. Perspectives from Five Continents”

full name / name of organization: 
Jean Valluy, Geneve UNIGE
contact email: 
jean.valluy@gmail.com

Call for chapters for an edited book “Internal Migrations. Perspectives from Five Continents”

Deadline for abstract submission: July 10, 2011 , Deadline for final papers: September 10, 2011

An edited volume on internal migrations in the most populated countries is currently being created as a joint initiative of young scholars from the Swiss Universities (Bern University and the University of Geneva) and many european academic institutions, and will be published next year.

Each chapter will be focused on in-depth characteristics of internal migration in one country:

Themes (Table of Contents): General Characteristics of Internal Migrations in:

1. North America: United States, Mexico
2. South America: Brasilia, Argentina, Peru
3. Europe: United Kingdom, Spain, Russia, Ukraine
4. Asia: China, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Japan, Vietnam, Philippines
5. Africa: Nigeria, Egypt, Sudan, South Africa
6. Australia and Oceania: Australia

Proposals should include:
• A 500-750 word abstract
• A brief curriculum vitae (1 page)

Prospective contributors are invited to submit their initial proposals (500-750) to the editors by July 10, 2011. The invited essays (5000-7000 words) are to be submitted by September 30, 2011.

The language of the proposed publication is English. Please also feel welcome to circulate this call for papers to colleagues who may be interested in contributing a paper.

For more informations: jean.valluy@gmail.com

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