8 Mar

Call for Papers: Rural Drinking Water Session at Canadian Association of Geographers Conference

At the upcoming Canadian Association of Geographers Conference (www.cag-acg2016.ca) a special session is being organized on Rural Drinking Water. The special session organizer is currently seeking contributions to the session. See below for details. Protecting Canada’s drinking water systems (everything from source to tap) is a fundamental component of planning sustainable communities and safeguarding the […]

7 Mar

Call for Papers: State of Rural Canada Sessions

In fall 2015 the Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation’s (CRRF) released “The State of Rural Canada 2015” (http://sorc.crrf.ca). With contributions from across the country, the report demonstrated that rural Canada is facing a mix of demographic, economic, and social challenges. However, rural Canada has also proven itself to be highly innovative in terms of responding to the […]

14 Feb

Graduate Student – Faculty Workshop on Migration-Related Research

Are you a graduate student with a journal manuscript, conference paper, dissertation chapter, or report that could benefit from feedback? Are you interested in learning more about the publication process? The Pathways to Prosperity Partnership’s (P2P) Standing Committee for Student Engagement (http://p2pcanada.ca/) and the Student Concerns Subcommittee of the Canadian Sociological Association invite graduate students […]

9 Oct

Call for Papers: Globalization and Everyday Life in Rural Areas

Paper proposals are invited for the ‘Daily Practices and Global Countrysides’ at the International Rural Sociology Association Congress, 10-14 August 2014 at Ryerson University, Toronto.  Details of the session are outlined below. The session organizer will liaise in the selection of papers and papers may be moved between the sessions to produce coherent groupings of […]

9 Oct

Call for papers: Daily Practices and Global Countrysides

Paper proposals are invited for the ‘Daily Practices and Global Countrysides’ at the International Rural Sociology Association Congress, 10-14 August 2014 at Ryerson University, Toronto.  Details of the session are outlined below. The session organizer will liaise in the selection of papers and papers may be moved between the sessions to produce coherent groupings of […]

29 Sep

CPSA Environmental Politics Workshop Call for Presentations

Are you thinking of going to the Canadian Political Science conference, May 31-June 2nd, 2016 in Calgary, Alberta? Please consider submitting your paper to our environmental politics workshop. Kate Neville and Andrea Olive from the University of Toronto political science department are seeking contributions on environmental politics, broken down into 5 panels. Note that these […]

12 Aug

Call for Papers: Challenges of Natural Resource Economics & Policy

The Center for Natural Resource Economics and Policy (CNREP) is announcing a Call for Abstracts and Session Proposals for CNREP 2016: Challenges of Natural Resource Economics & Policy, the 5th National Forum on Socioeconomic Research in Coastal Systems. The conference is scheduled for March 20-22, 2016, in New Orleans, Louisiana. This triennial forum focuses on […]

26 Jul

Social Movements Contesting Natural Resource Development

Natural resource based rural development under the dominant neoliberal paradigm takes multiple forms: dams, mines, forestry projects, pipelines, oil and gas drilling, fracking. At the same time agricultural land conversions stimulated by globalizing agricultural commodity markets and free trade agreements lead to land grabbing and rural dislocations.  All these developmental initiatives put economic valuations foremost while […]

17 Apr

Call for Papers – Digital Earth 2015 Conference

Digital Earth concerns the integrated use of digital technologies to monitor, map, model, and manage our planet’s environments. At Digital Earth 2015 up to 1,000 scientists, engineers, technologists, and environmental managers from around the world will meet to share concepts, research findings, technologies, and practical applications relating to the Digital Earth vision. Interested contributors should submit their abstract or proposal for […]

16 Mar

Call for Papers – Community Innovation and Social Enterprise

The Community Economic Development Institute of the Shannon School of Business is dedicated to advancing community capacity in economic development. Building on the popularity of our 2011 and 2013 conferences, where we had over 200 attendees, we are organizing another multidisciplinary conference focused on “Community Innovation & Social Enterprise”. Community-based ventures are a strong part of the Canadian economy […]