2019 Global Affairs Conference

Security in International Studies:
Current Considerations, New Directions

2019 Annual Global Affairs Conference
Rutgers Division of Global Affairs, Newark, NJ, Friday, April 5, 2019

The Rutgers Division of Global Affairs is pleased to announce the 2019 Annual Global Affairs Conference to be held on Friday, April 5, 2019 at Rutgers University-Newark.  This year's conference theme, "Security in International Studies: Current Considerations, New Directions, aims to address various challenges facing humanity in the 21st century.  The conference agenda will also be focused on expanding and redefining national security with greater focus on formerly exclusive human security issues such as climate change, immigration, and economic security.

With its annual conference, the Student Association of Global Affairs seeks to provide a space for students and scholars to broaden this conversation.  We invite abstracts for papers on the following and related topics in all aspects of global affairs:

  • National security threats in contemporary global affairs
  • Environmental issues including environmental degradation, resource depletion, non-renewable energy, etc.
  • Nuclear proliferation
  • Immigration & human trafficking
  • Proxy wars in the Middle East
  • Terrorism and unconventional warfare
  • Global poverty and inequality
This conference seeks to create an interdisciplinary conversation on these topics, and we welcome participants (graduate students and early career scholars) from multiple disciplines, including but not limited to: political science and international relations, sociology, anthropology, geography, critical security studies, critical ethnic studies, American studies, African and American studies, history, the humanities, and the social sciences.

The submission deadline for abstracts is January 15, 2019.  Please submit an anonymous abstract of up to 400 words (in PDF or Word Document form) to saga.rutgers@gmail.com.  Please put your name and contact details in the email body and write "Paper Submission DGA Conference 2019" in the subject line.

Below, find details for the following:
Call for Papers

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