24 Jan

Call for Papers – Graduate Summer Institute on Skill Migration Flows and Borders in a Globalized World

Globalization allows the supply and demand for skills to converge across borders. The need for particular skills and professions has shaped international migration flows through files, bordering practices, and policies on foreign credential recognition. The Borders in Globalization Summer Institute in collaboration with the International Migration Research Centre is open to graduate students who are […]

19 Jan

Call for Abstracts – Beyond binary constructions of labour mobilities

Philomena de Lima (University of Highlands and Islands – Inverness Campus), Belinda Leach (University of Guelph), and Barbara News (Memorial University) invite submissions of extended abstracts (500-700 words) for consideration around inclusion in a special issue proposal titled Beyond Binary Constructions of Labour Mobilities that is under development for submission in Spring, 2017.  Final selection of the target journal will take […]

19 Dec

Different by Design – Call for Papers

The Different by Design – Exploring Innovation for Rural Prosperityconference explores the unique potential and many possibilities that exist in rural places. The 2017 Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation conference will be co-hosted with Applied Research and Innovation Centre, Selkirk College. The conference will take place in Nelson, British Columbia from September 20-24, 2017. For more information about […]

22 Oct

Call for Proposals: C2U Expo 2017

C2Uexpo is a biannual conference that explores the edge of community-college-university partnerships as catalysts for social innovation. Formerly hosted by Carleton University (2015) and Memorial University (2013), the event will attract 500 delegates from around the globe to Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, Surrey, Burnaby, British Columbia) from May 1–5, 2017. Every year, C2Uexpo expands to […]

21 Oct

Call for Papers – Geographies of Inequalities

The 7th Nordic Geographers Meeting will take place in Stockholm, Sweden form June 18th-21st 2017. The call for papers is  now open. Plan to submit paper abstracts to the more than 100 sessions that will take place at the conference. Paper abstracts should be submitted by e-mail to the session convener/s. Please visit the following webpages to […]

Call for Papers: 2017 Metropolis Conference
4 Oct

Call for Papers: 2017 Metropolis Conference

Please be advised that we are now accepting proposals for workshops, round tables and poster presentations for the 19th National Metropolis Conference “Looking Forward: Migration and Mobility in 2017 and Beyond”, taking place at Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel from March 16–18, 2017. Submissions may be made via our website, www.metropolisconference.ca. Opening speakers will include Federal […]

29 Sep

Call for Papers: Traditions and transformations in the sustainability of rural communities

Traditions and transformations in the sustainability of rural communities: Balancing Living Culture and Nature speaks to both the history and future of rural communities. The waterfalls, fjords and lakes of Telemark became the heart of industrialization with the harnessing of hydropower. A canal cut into the heart of the region to serve the growing industries in […]

26 Sep

Call for Papers: C2Uexpo 2017

C2Uexpo 2017 will celebrate and showcase community-campus partnerships – local, national and global – which advance social, health, environmental, educational and collective strategies supporting transformation for the common good. We invite proposals that: Showcase innovative models, experiences and best practices of community-campus programs. Provide critical examinations of how partnerships and research initiatives contribute to, challenge, […]

13 Sep

Rural Mobilities: Towards Applied and Transformative Understandings

Organized by María Cristina Manzano-Munguía (Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla) and Mark Watson and Kregg Hetherington (Concordia University, Montreal).  For two days in March 2017 in the historic colonial City of Puebla in central Mexico, organizers will bring together a group of international scholars to explore the possibilities and challenges of applying a mobilities approach to […]