Violence & Family Conference
Call for Papers for International Family Conference II on VIOLENCE and FAMILY on 15-16 November, 2012 at Lütfi Kırdar Congress Center, Istanbul/TURKEY
Goal of Conference: The Journalist and Writers Foundation organizes a conference on family and violence and invites contribution to the conference addressing this theme and related topics such as verbal and active violence against any family member in the family. We encourage contributions that consider topics including but not limited to violence against women and men; divorce and violence; violence against children and honor killings. This call for papers is open to academics, independent researchers and civil activists from all disciplines. We strongly encourage submissions focusing on different dimensions of violence surrounding family as well as policy implications that can be drawn from the papers.
Submission and Publication Guidelines: Authors should submit an abstract (250-400 words, in English) and their curriculum vitae to the conference coordinator by February 15, 2012 via the Internet. The editorial committee will review abstracts and respond to the submitters by March 15, 2012. The authors of the accepted proposals should submit their full papers (of high academic quality, min. 4000 max. 8000 words without bibliography; in Arabic, in English, or in Turkish), a photo and a short bio (approximately 150 words, in English) for the conference booklet to the conference coordinator by June 1, 2012 via internet. Authors who choose to submit hard copies are responsible for the timely delivery of their submissions by the same deadline. The editorial board will evaluate and ask authors to revise their papers (if needed) and resubmit camera ready copies by June 30, 2012. The conference organizers reserve the right to remove from the proposed program papers that are not received by the published deadlines or that fail to respond to the comments of the editorial board. The accepted papers will be published on the conference webpage and as conference proceedings.
Venue, Travel, And Accommodation: Conference will be held in Istanbul, Turkey. Information regarding lodging, travel and venues will be provided at the conference website.
Travel and accommodation expenses of the invited presenters including airport pickups (from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to the convention center and the hotel, and the convention center and the hotel to Istanbul Ataturk Airport), meals, and organized sightseeing trips will be covered by the organizing committee.
Conference Coordinator: For further information please refer to the web page: www.gyvkadinplatformu.org or contact:
The Journalists and Writers Foundation
Altunizade Mah. Tophanelioglu Cad.
Aygun Sokak, No:4 Uskudar Istanbul TURKEY
Phone: +90 216 339 90 25
Fax: +90 216 339 91 45