31 January

Call for Papers: Rising Up – A Graduate Students Conference on Indigenous Knowledge and Research in Indigenous Studies

Rising Up: A Graduate Students Conference on Indigenous Knowledge and Research in Indigenous Studies is an international gathering held annually. Rising Up attracts scholars in all forms of Indigenous research with approximately 60 representatives from around the world to showcase their work.

The University of Manitoba Native Studies Graduate Students Association (NSGSA) is hosting the second annual two-day conference for all graduate students to lead the discussion across all disciplines and allow graduates to present their knowledge and research.

This year the Conference will take place between March 17th and 18th in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Rising Up 2017 will focus on Indigenous Knowledge and Indigenous Research.

Submission of abstracts: The deadline for abstract submissions is currently the extended deadline of February 7th, 2017 and can be sent online via risingup@umanitoba.ca. All abstracts must be 150-200 words and include authors first and last name, university, program or department, and email address. Abstracts will be accepted online, reviewed and notification provided on a rolling basis. Submissions should include a 4-5 sentence bio of author with preferred photograph for publication.

NSGSA invites its network to share the call for abstracts and the information about the Conference to all of those interested in contributing to this year event.

For further information on the Rising Up conference visit www.umanitoba.ca/student/indigenous/risingup.