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Planet Ocean

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 2:41pm
Dublin City University and National University of Ireland, Galway
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019

Planet Ocean - Call for Papers
Interdisciplinary Workshop on Contemporary Marine Environments

Call for Papers Open Now for 14th IAC Annual Conference, Sept. 25-27, Taipei

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 2:07pm
International Academy of CIO
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019

The 14th International Academy of CIO Annual Conference on September 25th to 27th, 2019 in Taipei, Taiwan is being held at a time of great technology related opportunity and risk. There is opportunity in new product and services that bridge time and space and enable greater access and speed in fields as diverse as government, healthcare, transportation and manufacturing and as part of broad visions such as Japan’s Society 5.0. And there are risks including in the fields of cybersecurity and privacy and also digital divide.

WSECS 2020 conference

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 12:09pm
Western Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019

The Western Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies ( invites proposals from all disciplines on the general topic of “The Eighteenth-Century Anthropocene and Biodiversity,” scheduled for Friday and Saturday of Presidents’ Day weekend, February 14-15, 2020, at Colorado State University (Fort Collins, Colorado).

The Plenary Speaker is:  

Dr. Joyce Chaplin, Professor of Early American History at Harvard University.

Indigenous Speculative and Science Fiction

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 2:36pm
Megan Vallowe, Dalton State College
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

This panel welcomes paper proposals for the Southeastern Modern Language Association Conference (Nov. 15-17, 2019) on any aspect of Indigenous science fiction, futurism, or speculative fiction. By June 10th, please submit an abstract of 250 words, a brief bio, and any A/V requests to Dr. Megan Vallowe, Dalton State College, at

For additional conference information, see:

International Cambridge Conference on Gender Studies “Gender, Citizenship and Ethnicity”

Friday, May 17, 2019 - 9:15am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2019

“Gender, Citizenship and Ethnicity” ConferenceInternational Conference on Gender Studies“Gender, Citizenship and Ethnicity”30 November – 1 December 2019 – Cambridge, UKorganised byLondon Centre for Interdisciplinary ResearchThe conference seeks to explore the past and current status of gender identity around the world, to examine the ways in which society is shaped by gender and to situate gender in relation to the full scope of human affairs. Papers are invited on topics related, but not limited, to:

ICT-DM 2019 : The 6th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Disaster Management

Monday, May 13, 2019 - 1:24pm
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 7, 2019

ICT-DM'2019 (IEEE Technically sponsored) aims to bring together academics and practitioners who are involved in emergency services, ad hoc planning, disaster recovery, etc., to learn about the latest research developments, share experiences and information about this area and develop recommendations. 

LONELINESS: International Interdisciplinary Conference

Monday, May 13, 2019 - 12:57pm
University of Gdansk
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

What makes us happy and content in our life? Some people may point to fabulous fame, fortune, or money. Some may say that the key to happiness are interpersonal relationships. But what if someone is alone? Is loneliness really disastrous? Are there any benefits of loneliness? Can loneliness become an epidemic? In order to answer such questions, during our conference we will have to concentrate on many particular issues. Thus, we are interested in all aspects of loneliness in the past and in the present-day world.