[IAEP] [bytesforall_readers] Call for Papers & Panels Proposals from the World Civic Youth Forum 2009, Korea -May 5-8, 2009
echerlin at gmail.com
Mon Mar 9 22:42:24 EDT 2009
Perhaps some of our South Korean student members would be interested
in presenting papers at this conference, about the roles of one-to-one
computing and Free Software in international development. Anybody else
who can get there, too, of course.
I can suggest some more specific topics.
On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 9:40 AM, Fouad Bajwa <fouadbajwa at gmail.com> wrote:
> World Civic Youth Forum 2009
> "Global Issues of the 21st Century and the Role of College Youth"
> At the Global Campus of Kyung Hee University
> Gyeonggi-do, Korea
> May 5-8, 2009
> HOW TO SUBMIT PROPOSALS
> The Call for Papers and Panels is open to all undergraduate and
> graduate students of colleges and universities from all over the
> world. Any undergraduate or graduate student may propose papers or
> panels by completing and submitting a Paper and Panel Proposal Form
> on-line at the WCYF 2009 official website: www.wcyf2009.org. All
> proposals must be written in English with MS Word and submitted
> electronically. The length of a proposal must not exceed 4
> double-spaced pages (less than 1,000 words, 4,000 characters),
> excluding references.
> WCYF 2009 encourage college youth from all quarters of the world to
> partake in the WCYF. The WCYF committee invites submissions for papers
> and/or panels. A panel consists of two or three paper presenters, a
> moderator, and discussant(s). We welcome the inflow of young and
> creative perspectives of college youth on global issues.
> PROPOSED THEMES
> The main theme of the 2009 WCYF is "Global Issues of the 21st Century
> and the Role of College Youth." Under the main theme, WCYF Committee
> proposes six themes that could guide the discourse of the 2009 WCYF.
> Under each theme, any relevant topic is discussible.
> For more clear communication, the committee suggests example topics to
> discuss under each theme. Please keep in mind that they are just
> example topics. Any additions or changes of your own are all welcome!
> 1. PEACE
> Korean Peninsula and Peace Building in Northeast Asia
> Ethnic and Religious Conflicts
> Global Peace and the Role of Youth
> Sports and World Peace
> 2. ENVIRONMENT
> Climate Change and Global Warming
> Resource Depletion and Sustainable Consumption
> Environmental Protection and the Role of Youth
> Food Safety in a Globalized World
> 3. DEVELOPMENT
> Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
> Youth Unemployment
> Fair Trade and Economic Development
> Poverty and Foreign Aid (ODA)
> 4. HUMAN RIGHTS
> Minority Groups and Social Justice
> The Protection of Child Rights
> Information Society and Human Rights
> Global Epidemics and Human Health
> 5. GENDER
> Women Rights and Sex Commercialization
> Gender Discrimination in the Workplace
> Gender Equality and Reverse Discrimination
> 6. CULTURE
> Intercultural Dialogue and Global Culture
> Globalization and the Multicultural Family
> Higher Education and Civic Engagement
> DEADLINE FOR PROPOSAL SUBMISSIONS : March 20, 2009
> Paper and panel proposals must be received by March 20, 2009. The WCYF
> will confirm acceptance of submissions by March 25, 2009 at the
> latest. The acceptance process will proceed on a
> first-come-first-served basis.
> By submitting a proposal, an author also agrees, if requested, to
> serve as a discussant or moderator at the Forum. The WCYF committee
> encourages authors whose proposals are accepted to honor this
> commitment. The authors of accepted proposals are required to upload
> their FINAL revised manuscripts to the WCYF 2009 official website by
> April 19, 2009.
> CRITERIA FOR REVIEW OF PROPOSALS
> The WCYF welcomes academic, practical, and case-study-based proposals
> from college youth in global communities. All proposals will be
> subject to review by a WCYF committee, sorted according to the six
> proposed themes with views, opinions, or perspectives on role of
> college youth. The WCYF committee reserves the right to refuse
> proposals or alter panel proposals.
> SUPPORT FOR INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPANTS
> Room and board are provided, and if necessary, some portion of the
> airfare can be supported. The amount of the support will be determined
> by the WCYF.
> CONTACT INFORMATION FOR PROPOSALS
> For further information on WCYF and proposals, please feel free to contact:
> WCYF Secretariat, Kyung Hee University
> 1 Hoegi-dong, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul 130-701, Korea
> E-mail: wcyf2009papers at khu.ac.kr
> Fouad Bajwa
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