[UPDATE] The Inaugural European Conference on the Social Sciences 2013

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The International Academic Forum in conjunction with its global partners is proud to announce the Inaugural European Conference on the Social Sciences, at the Thistle Hotel, Brighton, UK from July 4-7 2013.

Hear the latest research, publish before a global audience, present in a supportive environment, network, engage in new relationships, experience the UK, explore London and the Southeast, join a global academic community...
Theme: "Society, Environment and Trust: Towards Sustainable Systems of Governance"

The conference theme is "Society, Environment and Trust: Towards Sustainable Systems of Governance" and the organizers encourage submissions that approach this theme from a variety of perspectives. However, the submission of other topics for consideration is welcome and we also encourage sessions within and across a variety of disciplines and fields related to the Social Sciences, including the following streams:

Cultural Studies and Humanities
Economics and Management
Education and Social Welfare
Ethnicity, Difference, Identity
Globalisation and Internationalisation
Immigration, Refugees, Race, Nation
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Gender
International Relations
Media and Communications
Natural, Environmental and Health Sciences
Politics, Philosophy, Ethics, Consciousness
Politics, Public Policy and Law Psychology
Cognitive Science and the Behavioural Sciences
Research Methodologies Quantitative and Qualitative
Social History
Teaching and Learning
Technology and Applied Sciences

Submission Deadlines

Deadline for submission of abstracts: May 20, 2013
Results of abstract reviews returned to authors: Usually within two-three weeks of submitting an abstract
Deadline for full conference registration payment for all presenters: June 10 2013
ECSS Conference: July 4-7 2013
Deadline for submission of full papers: September 1 2013
This year's conference will include a variety of presenters representing a wide range of social science disciplines, expressing divergent views, searching for common ground, and creating the synergies that can inspire multi-disciplinary collaborations. In developing these relationships among ourselves, the role of the social sciences is strengthened as we take our place at the table, along with scholars in the STEM disciplines (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics), in seeking solutions to the complex issues and problems of the 21st century. I sincerely hope that we will use this time together, not just for intellectual discovery and discourse, but to establish a common vision and to motivate each other to do our part in the creation of a sustainable world.