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CASID Conference 2018 Final Program

Dear colleagues, 

The CASID conference is now just one week away! The program is updated and attached to this email in two formats: 1. Final CASID Program with Congress Campus Map; 2. Detailed program with abstracts and author emails. Below is a summary of important information including length of presentations, etc. 

Important Information:

CASID Executive Council Nominations

The CASID Executive Council (EC) Nominations Committee is seeking nominations for three EC positions that will be up for election in June. If you are a Member of CASID, you may nominate candidates for the position of EC member-at-large from among the CASID membership.  You may also specify, if you wish, names for particular vacancies that will arise in June: Vice President (must be a current or past EC member), Treasurer, Annual Conference Program Coordinator. With your nomination, please include an email address for the nominee and any information that will assist the Nominations Committee. Nominations close on June 29, 2018.

Please send nominations to admin@casid-acedi.ca

CASID Conference 2018 Update

Dear colleagues,

We are looking forward to the 2018 CASID conference 'Exploring and Unpacking Diversity in Development’, May 30th - June 1st, 2018 at the University of Regina.

Below is some helpful information to finalize your plans.

Program

Please find attached the draft program (room allocations forthcoming). If you note any oversights or problems please let us know by emailing  and we’ll do our best to accommodate additions/changes. The final program will be circulated May 15th, 2018. No hard copies of the program will be provided.

Reception

The reception on May 30th is open to all CASID registrants. Complimentary snacks will be provided along with a cash bar. Keynote remarks will be made at 6:30 pm.

Banquet

The banquet on May 31st is open to all CASID registrants as well as friends. There is no set menu and you can order food and/or drinks to be billed individually. Please join us for this social event at La Bodega, 2228 Albert St, Regina. 

Congress Information and Planning your Stay - 

Register at:  Register before March 31 to save on registration fees.

Registration requires paying Congress fees + CASID conference fees

Additional costs: any other Associations you may be attending + banquet on May 31st

Accommodations: 
Travel: 

The 2018 CASID Institutional Membership Prize

The CASID Institutional Membership Prize is open to any student, graduate or undergraduate, of a university holding institutional membership in CASID (See list of Institutional Members .).

The CASID Institutional Membership Prize is awarded annually to the best original essay by a student in the area of international development studies. The Prize includes $1000 cash and consideration of the essay in the regular editorial process of the Canadian Journal of Development Studies (CJDS).

To assist in assessing the essays submitted, the following guidelines have been adapted from those used by the Canadian Journal of Development Studies.

The 2018 Kari Polanyi-Levitt Prize

The Kari Polanyi Levitt Prize is CASID's annual Graduate Student Essay Contest. The Kari Polanyi Levitt Prize is awarded annually to the best original essay by a graduate student in the area of international development studies. The Prize includes $1000 cash, and consideration of the essay in the regular editorial process of the Canadian Journal of Development Studies (CJDS).

To assist in assessing the essays submitted, the following guidelines have been adapted from those used by the Canadian Journal of Development Studies.

Guidelines for Submissions

  • Submitters must be, or become, members of CASID.
  • Submitters must be Canadian graduate students or international students registered at a Canadian university.
  • The student must be the sole author of the paper submitted.
  • Submissions may be considered for presentation at the CASID Annual Conference if the author plans to participate in the conference (at his or her own expense).

Editorial Guidelines

  • Ensure that your article is no longer than 9000 words and is submitted on double-spaced pages.
  • Include a cover page stating the title of the article and author’s name. Do not put identifying information on the rest of the article, as the cover page is removed for the review process, which is anonymous.
  • Include an introduction, a conclusion, and a bibliography or list of references.
  • Print on one side of the paper only (letter size, 8.5 x 11) with a margin of at least 1 inch all around. If using A4 size paper please leave a 2-inch margin at the bottom.
  • Double space and left align text (leaving a ragged right margin) throughout.
  • Language should be respectful of diversity and difference.
  • Check for grammar and spelling errors before submission.

Essays not meeting the basic editorial guidelines may not be assessed by the Prize Committee. Detailed editorial guidelines will be provided on request, or view at the CJDS web site at .

Deadline: Complete papers must be submitted in electronic form (MS Word) by March 31, 2018.

Submissions and questions should be directed to

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