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IV International multicultural festival – competition  of “Pereyaslav dyvogray”

Due to the holding of the IV International multicultural festival – competition  of “Pereyaslav dyvogray” between children, creative youth and adults in age from 6 to 60 years which will happen 26-27 April 2017 in Pereyaslav-Khmelnitsky, Ukraine, the organizing Committee invites You to participate of  this  festival. Festival will take place distantly, that is participant are not required to come to Ukraine to participate in the competition, only on a voluntary basis. All materials of festival-competition will be posted online and free to access. 

Detailed information about conditions of  the competition You find in Provision at this link: Rules and Regulations (PDF).

Organizing Committee of the IV International multicultural festival – competition  of “Pereyaslav dyvogray”

Call for Papers: 23rd IFSSO International General Conference

Call for Papers: 23rd IFSSO International General Conference

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Theme:     Global Connectivity, Cross-Cultural Connections, Social

                   Inclusion and Recognition: The Role of Social Sciences

Date:                   11-12 September 2017

Venue:      Warmadewa University, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia

Co-sponsors:

Warmadewa University

Center for Bali Studies

Postgraduate Program on Cultural Studies of Udayana University

Indonesian Institute of Sciences, Jakarta

 

CALL FOR PAPERS
In recent years, humanity has witnessed huge numbers of people forced to leave their homes due to war, conflict, poverty and destruction. We have witnessed the dislocation and displacement of individuals, families and children; the power of governments to shut borders; and people bravely making life threatening journeys across land and sea in search of safety and the possibility of a better future. We have also witnessed private individuals, informal groups and organizations at local, national, and transnational levels, bravely helping and mobilizing for social justice and the well-being of all. How has this happened? Mass communications are all-encompassing, but relations with family and neighbours are minimal. News channels have multiplied, but truth and reliability have diminished and disappeared. Information technology has been developed to an astonishing degree, but psychological problems, social injustices, global crises, and ecological disasters have also increased. As the world grows smaller, the problems grow larger so that they now clearly threaten the future of humanity.

Social Science should have brought greater understanding of the human being and its connections. Was it that social sciences were misunderstood or misused? What is the role of cross-cultural connections? Is there a cut of communication both physical and nonphysical levels? What is the role of Social Sciences in the societies?

These questions need close study, for only then may the answers be found and human beings live with the dignity they deserve. The 23rd IFSSO General Conference at Warmadewa University in Bali will provide a vital platform for social scientists to interrogate, debate, and dialogue on the “connections, social inclusion, and recognition” as well as build and strengthen a global Social Sciences that can contextualize, envision, and engage in the struggles for a better world that we live in.

 

Subthemes: (Related to the Global Connectivity)

  • Connectivity
  • Globalization
  • World Citizenship
  • Intercultural Capital
  • Social Inclusion
  • Immigration
  • Cross-Cultural Connections
  • Social Networks
  • The Contemporary World and Current Situation
  • Crises Afflicting Contemporary Societies and Suggested Solutions
  • The Problems of Racism and Social Injustice, and their Solutions
  • The Factors Nurturing a Culture of Violence, and their Solutions
  • Solutions for Problems Arising from Multicultural Differences
  • Media and Social Sciences
  • Transnational Movements
  • Global Refugees
  • Global Youth
  • Gender and connectivity
  • Social cohesion

Important Notes and Dates:

Abstracts for the papers, not exceeding 250 words, should be submitted online to the Conference Secretariat at www.ifsso.net not later than the 15 February 2017. Late arrivals will not be considered. The form for the abstract submission is at: https://form.jotformeu.com/70110906643347

Authors will be notified on 20 February 2017 about the results of the evaluation of the abstracts.

Full papers of selected abstracts should be submitted online to the Conference Secretariat at www.ifsso.net not later than 5 June 2017. The paper should be written in Word format and should not exceed 6,000 words. Notes and the bibliography should appear at the end of the text. Papers should be within the framework of the above theme and subthemes.

The accommodation and meals will be provided by the Conference Organizing Committee. Unfortunately, there is no travel grant for the participants.

The registration fee for the Conference presenters and participants is USD 100.

All communication should be sent to Mr. Hakan Gülerce at: baliglobalconnectivity@gmail.com

 

Scientific Committee:

Prof. Dr. Nestor T. Castro, Ph.D (the Philippines)

Prof. Dr. Kazuhisa Nishihara (Japan)

Prof. Dr. Yekti Maunati, MA (Indonesia)

Prof. Dr.  Ketut Ardhana, M. A. (Indonesia)

Prof. Dr. I Made Suwitra, SH., MH  (Indonesia)

Prof. Dr. Veysel Bozkurt, (Turkey)

Prof. Dr. Morad Moulai Hadj (Algeria)

 

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SOUTHEAST ASIAN THINKSHOP: THE QUESTION OF WORLD CULTURE

 BALI THINKSHOP,  SEPTEMBER 9,2016

THEME: SOUTHEAST ASIAN THINKSHOP: THE QUESTION OF WORLD CULTURE

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SSH-Net Thinkshops and IFSSO (International Federation of Social Sciences Organization) have been held in several places including Turkey, Argentina, Mexico and Iran, to mention a few, which have served as venues for three main matters: (1) Lectures on social and humanities theories with the presentation of papers and discussion on relevant contemporary issues in social sciences and humanities in the world; (2) Exchange of information on activities of institution/individual members of SSH-Net; and (3) Initiating and forming collaborations among member institutions/individuals. The themes of the Thinkshops have varied in accordance with crucial topics at the time either in a particular region or the world.

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International Research Conference – 2016

The International Research Conference – Faculty of Arts, under the theme of “Managing Transitions for Empowerment: Sri Lanka Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” , will be held on 12th  & 13th October 2016,  with the intention of  providing a valuable platform for scholars in the field of Humanities and Social Sciences to showcase their research work.

The Editorial Committee for the Annual Research Symposium of the Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo invites abstracts/extended abstracts to be considered for presentation at the International Research Conference (IConArts 2016) in October 2016. The abstracts should be based on original research work. All accepted abstracts will be published in the Proceedings Book of the Annual Research Symposium 2016, University of Colombo.

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SOUTHEAST ASIAN THINKSHOP: THE QUESTION OF WORLD CULTURE

SSH-NET (SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES NETWORK)

THINKSHOP, BALI,

9-10 SEPTEMBER 2016

 THEME: 

 SOUTHEAST ASIAN THINKSHOP: THE QUESTION OF WORLD CULTURE

SSH-Net Thinkshops and IFSSO (International Federation of Social Sciences Organization) have been held in several places, including Turkey, Argentina, Mexico and Iran, to mention a few, to serve as venues for three main matters: (1) The lecture on social and humanities theories with the presentation of papers and  discussion of relevant contemporary issues in social sciences and humanities in the world; (2) Exchange of information on activities of institution/individual members of SSH-Net; and (3) Initiating and forming collaborations among member institutions/individuals. The themes of the thinkshops have varied in accordance with, at the time, crucial topic, either in a particular region or the world.

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World Culture Forum

The theme is “Road to WCF 2016: Culture of Peace: Towards Global Harmony” that will be held in Bali on 3–7 September 2016. The forum aspires to recommend mutual understanding and respect among different cultures, reducing internal and external conflicts and wars, peaceful for existence and building harmonious global society. There will be six sub themes that shall be discussed into six symposia, namley:

1. Conflict and “Glocal” Resolution Mechanism
2. Cultural Foundation in the Participation of Economic Development
3. The Rise of New Cultural Forces
4. The Role of Women in the Promotion of the Culture of Peace
5. Local Wisdom and the World of Peace
6. Local Values and Environment Sustainability: A Necessity of Peace

This event is supported by Ministry of Education Republic of Indonesia, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic of Indonesia in cooperation with United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

22nd IFSSO General Conference

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Glocalization:

A Social Scientific Approach towards Social Design for the Creation of Multicultural Society

Date: May 29-31, 2015

Entrance Fee: Free

The Centennial Celebration of Seijo Gakuen

The10th Anniversary of the Faculty of Social Innovation, Seijo University

 Please click here for the conference website : https://sites.google.com/site/22ifssointernationalconference/