Call for Papers — «Migration, Identity, Multiculturalism» International Conference


aasdInternational Conference at
Yerevan State University, 
Yerevan, ARMENIA


Conference days: October 6-7, 2017
Participants’ arrival: 5 October, Departure: 8 October
Conference languages: Armenian, English, Russian
Place: Armenia, Yerevan, YSU Central building (address: Alex Manoogian 1, Yerevan 0025, Armenia)
Deadline: 26 August, 2017

Academic specialists and practitioners, as well as students are invited.  

Main topics of the conference:

  • Current migration processes
  • Migration and security
  • Addressing current challenges by national migration policies
  • Migration and intercultural communication
  • Teaching Migration Studies at Universities: curricula development and design
  • Europe and/or Eurasia: problems of identity, perception and belonging
  • Universalism vs. Cultural relativism
  • Multiculturalism: critics and perspectives
  • Image of migrants in the Media
  • Identity transformation: challenge or opportunity?

Conditions of participation:

rfgfNo participation fee is requested.

Participants are responsible for their travel and stay costs. The YSU Guest house located in the university campus will be booked for participants upon request.

Conference organizers will also manage transfer of participants from the International airport Zvartnots (Yerevan).

Papers presented by the selected participants will be published either in the academic Bulletin of Yerevan State University, Sociology series, or as separate peer-reviewed collection of articles.

wsdaxFor the participants with presentations, submission of full texts of their papers is requested prior to 26 August to (CC: Please, mention Conference 31 in the title of the message. The selected participants will be informed no later than 1st September 2017.

Design of the texts
The texts to be submitted may be up to 15 pages (approximately 20.000 characters with spaces).
Paper size: A4.
Font: Times New Roman, 12, interval 1,5.
Citations are to be designed as in the Footnote format.
The text is to be accompanied with the following information:

Academic title, position, institution
Work address, phone, email


Text of the paper.

List of materials.
In case of the papers written in either Armenian or Russian, please accompany them with summary in English, up to 15 sentences.



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