CALL FOR PAPERS: International Migration in the 21st Century -VII
Yeditepe University Global Education and Culture Research and Application Center (KEKAM) is delighted to announce the seventh annual International Migration Conference, to be held on 10-11 October 2023 at Yeditepe University in Istanbul, Turkey. The conference serves as a platform for scholars, researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and students to explore and exchange knowledge on various aspects of international migration in the 21st century.
Theme: International Migration in the 21st Century
Conference Topics (but not limited to):
Forced migration: Causes, consequences, and solutions
Environmental migration: Climate change, natural disasters, and human displacement
Migration and gender: Intersectionality, empowerment, and challenges
Interregional migration: Trends, patterns, and impacts
Migration policies: State and institutional approaches
International migration and security: Borders, terrorism, and global implications
Illegal migration and smuggling: Understanding the complexities and combating illicit practices
Brain drain: Implications for source countries and brain circulation initiatives
Border management: Strategies, challenges, and best practices
Labor migration: Economic impacts, rights, and labor market integration
Migration and culture: Identity, multiculturalism, and social cohesion
Geopolitics and diplomacy: Migration in the context of global politics and international relations
The integration of migrants: Social, economic, and political dimensions
Diaspora and minority studies: Experiences, identities, and transnational connections
Human rights: Protection, advocacy, and the role of international institutions
Migration and development: Contributions, remittances, and sustainable development goals
We invite researchers, academics, policymakers, practitioners, and graduate students to submit original papers that explore the aforementioned topics or other relevant areas related to international migration. We welcome interdisciplinary approaches and encourage research that offers innovative perspectives, empirical studies, theoretical frameworks, and policy recommendations.
Abstract Submission Deadline: 14 August 2023
Notification of Acceptance: 31 August 2023
Full Paper Submission Deadline: 31 October 2023
Conference Dates: 10 – 11 October 2023
Abstracts can be submitted in both English and Turkish and should not exceed 250 words. Full papers should be between 5,000 to 7,000 words, including references, and follow the APA style guidelines. Submissions will undergo a blind peer-review process by the scientific committee of KEKAM.
The registration fees for the accepted papers to be presented at the conference are as follows.
Early bird registration fee
1 September – 10 September 2023
Turkish lira: 500 TL (for students 300 TL)
Euro: 50 Euro (for students 30 Euro)
11 September – 25 September 2023
Turkish lira: 700 TL (for students 500 TL)
Euro: 70 Euro (for students 50 Euro)
*Announcement of the conference program: 2 October 2023
Selected papers will have the opportunity to be considered for publication in an edited international book. As KEKAM, we published three collective academic books entitled “International Migration in the 21st Century” that was published by Cambridge Scholar Publishing Company in 2018, “International Migration and Challenges in the Beginning of the 21th Century” and “Refugee Crises and Migration Policies: from Local to Global” were published by Lexington Books.
Apart from these, some of the selected papers were published by Yeditepe University İ.İ.B.F. Published in the journal CONRESS.
!! Please note that the acceptance of abstracts for the conference does not guarantee publication in the international book or CONRESS.
Join us at the seventh International Migration Conference to engage in enriching discussions, network with leading experts, and contribute to the global discourse on international migration in the 21st century. Istanbul, a vibrant and historic city bridging continents, provides the ideal backdrop for this intellectually stimulating event.
We look forward to welcoming you to Istanbul and the International Migration in the 21st Century Conference!
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