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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

CASID 2018 Conference (May 31-June 1, 2018) – Call for Proposals

Dear colleagues,

Congress will take place in late May and early June 2018 at the University of Regina. The theme for this year’s CASID conference is:

‘Exploring and Unpacking Diversity in Development’

The CASID Conference Organizing team invites you to submit panel, individual paper and roundtable proposals at this time.

We encourage you to submit panel proposals and are seeking proposals that:

  1. Ensure representation of scholars (academics and students) and, where possible, practitioners to best reflect the association’s composition and
  2. Include the names, titles and short abstracts of paper presentations/roundtable contributions (each panel/roundtable proposal should include the name and contact information of a Chair and 4 or 5 presenters). Please see the attached panel/roundtable proposal submission form.

We are accepting general submissions and panels, papers and roundtables in the following themes:

  • Gender and Development
  • Conflict, Disaster and Migration
  • Decolonizing Development and the Academy
  • The SDG Agenda
  • Environment, Energy and Climate Change
  • Inequality and Social Protection
  • Development Finance, Partnerships and Cooperation
  • Trade, Industry and Growth
  • Social Movements, Labour and Human Rights

We also invite proposals for roundtables around recently published books.

Deadline: November 1st, 2017

Send your proposal to Adrian Murray by November 1st, 2017 at 

For more information about CASID, see:  

Sincerely,

Rebecca Tiessen
CASID Conference Organizer 2018
Associate Professor, School of International Development and Global Studies
University of Ottawa

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