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March 2017

The 3rd International Conference on Postdisciplinary Approaches 2018: Knowledge as Disobedience, Expression and Creativity

March 15 @ 8:00 am - October 15 @ 5:00 pm
No Venue, NA
NA, New Zealand
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“None but ourselves can free our minds” Bob Marley The aim of the 3rd International Conference on Postdisciplinary Approaches is to extend the boundaries of what constitutes ‘legitimate’ knowledge. The conference is open to academics from all walks of life, regardless of disciplinary background or affiliation. We welcome presentations dealing with postdisciplinarity approaches to knowledge as disobedience, expression and creativity. Researchers are invited to present their knowledge production and passion in the form of research papers, movies or audio-visual material,…

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April 2017

Raewyn Good Study Award for Māori and Pasifika Social Science Research

April 21 @ 8:00 am - September 1 @ 5:00 pm
No Venue, NA
NA, New Zealand
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  Criteria Following is a list of criteria for the Raewyn Good Study Award. It is not intended that all applicants (graduates) meet all the criteria on this list. Please indicate in your application the relevant bullet points that apply: I am of Māori or Pasifika descent or identify as Māori or Pasifika I am registered, or planning to register for a Master’s degree in the social sciences in a New Zealand university I will be undertaking research involving Māori…

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June 2017

Call for session proposals: World Social Science Forum 2018

June 9 @ 8:00 am - September 1 @ 5:00 pm
No Venue, NA
NA, New Zealand
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We are pleased to announce that a call for session proposals for the 2018 World Social Science Forum is now open. The Forum will take place from 25-28 September 2018, in Fukuoka, Japan, on the theme of ‘Security and Equality for Sustainable Futures’. We are pleased to invite proposals for parallel sessions under the following sub-themes of the Forum: ·         Sustainability and security ·         Cybersecurity ·         Human security ·         Security and the 2030 Agenda ·         Globalization, diversity, and cultures of belonging ·         Development and…

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Conference: Reflections on the commemoration of World War One

June 12 @ 8:00 am - November 1 @ 5:00 pm
No Venue, NA
NA, New Zealand
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22-23 November 2018, Christchurch Brought to you by Canterbury100 As we approach the end of the centenary of World War One, it is timely to consider the ways in which this conflict has been commemorated. Galleries, libraries, archives and museums around New Zealand and the world have explored old and new narratives of the war and presented these in exhibitions, public programmes and research. Many of these interpretations have been the result of collaborations that have joined repositories with academia,…

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Call for papers : Women in Social Work

June 26, 2017 @ 8:00 am - February 2, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
No Venue, NA
NA, New Zealand
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Kia ora, Talofa lava, Kia orana, Mälö e lelei, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Bula vinaka, Namaste, Malo ni, Halo ola keta, Mauri, Fakatalofa atu, Kia ora and Warm Pacific Greetings Special issue proposal: Women in social work- practice, policy, education and research Stephanie Wahab, Ben Anderson-Nathe and Christina Gringeri write in the introduction to 'Feminisms in Social Work Research' (Routledge,2015, p. 1) that "social work as a profession and academic discipline has long concerned itself with women and issues related to…

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Religious Freedom Film Competition

June 26 @ 8:00 am - October 1 @ 5:00 pm
No Venue, NA
NA, New Zealand
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 Religious Freedom Film Competition The Middle East Women’s Leadership Network (MEWLN) and the Religious Freedom & Business Foundation (RFBF) are pleased to announce the Religious Freedom Film Competition. The goal of the competition is to challenge women filmmakers around the world to create short films that showcase how religious freedom leads to innovation, peace, security, entrepreneurship, and human flourishing in communities. The "Top 10" films will screen before world-class CEOs and leaders at the 2018 Global Business & Interfaith Peace…

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Global Migrations Conference 2018

June 28 @ 8:00 am - November 1 @ 5:00 pm
No Venue, NA
NA, New Zealand
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Diagram showing global migration patterns

The multidisciplinary Centre for Global Migrations examines the historical and contemporary movement of people, objects, and ideas across time and space. For our inaugural major conference, we welcome proposals on these aspects from academics, students, and other researchers. Both individual and panel proposals are welcome. Please provide before the deadline of 1 November 2017: a title abstract of your paper (100 words) brief biographical information (including institutional affiliation and contact details) Presenters requiring earlier notification of acceptance are welcome to…

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July 2017

Iterations Call for Articles: 6th Edition

July 11 @ 8:00 am - September 1 @ 5:00 pm
No Venue, NA
NA, New Zealand
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ITERATIONS Design Research and Practice Review is currently seeking submission for Issue 6, the review is especially keen to publish articles on: Government Policy on Design Challenging paradigms in Practice, Design Education & Training Reflective Practices: Lessons from the past and present New design landscapes We are particularly interested in academic articles, non-academic discussion papers, research articles, action research, design process commentary and position papers will also be considered as per previous issues. The review is an open platform for practicing…

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Caring Democracy: Current Topics in the Political Theory of Care

July 24 @ 8:00 am - August 31 @ 5:00 pm
No Venue, NA
NA, New Zealand
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Keynote Speaker: Joan Tronto (University of Minnesota, USA) Conference Theme: Despite its relatively short history, the moral theory known as “the ethics of care” or “care ethics” has become an influential current of contemporary moral thought. Soon after the first articulation of care ethics in the 1980s, care ethicists identified care also as a crucial concept in, among others, political and social philosophy. In Moral Boundaries (1993), Joan Tronto criticized the traditional boundary between ethics and politics and made a…

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Mai te Kupenga Tikanga Rangahau Webinar Series

July 24 @ 12:30 pm - October 16 @ 2:00 pm

Webinar series Webinar 1 | Kaupapa Māori Theory - Associate Professor Leonie Pihama Date: Monday 24 July 2017 | 12.30pm - 2.00pm Discussant: Dr Naomi Simmonds Webinar 2 | Kaupapa Māori Methodology - Professor Linda Tuhiwai Smith Date: Monday 14 August 2017 | 11.00am - 12.30pm Discussant: Joeliee Seed-Pihama Webinar 3 | Pūrākau as Methodology - Associate Professor Jenny Lee-Morgan Date: Monday 4 September 2017 | 12.30pm - 2.00pm Discussant: Dr Jillian Tipene 4 | Data Sovereignty - Professor Tahu…

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August 2017

Mai te Kupenga Tikanga Rangahau Wānanga Series

August 15 @ 8:00 am - September 13 @ 5:00 pm

Wānanga Dates Wānanga 1 | Manawatu Date: Tuesday 15 to Thursday 17 August | 9.00am to 3.30pm Venue: Massey University Campus, Tennent Drive, Palmerston North Wānanga 2 | Auckland Date: Wednesday 30 - Thursday 31 August | 9.00am to 5.00pm Venue: Fale Pacifika, University of Auckland City Campus Wānanga 3 | Dunedin Date: Monday 11 to Wednesday 13 September | 9.00am to 3.30pm Venue: CSAFE Seminar Room, Otago University Campus Click here for more information about the Wānanga series. Resources…

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E aro ana ki Taranaki

August 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
National Library, Corner Molesworth and Aitken Streets
Wellington, New Zealand
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Events for Wāhine: Beyond the dusky maiden, an exhibition that acknowledges and celebrates the mana of Māori women. Includes film screenings at Ngā Taonga. Date: Friday, 18 August, 2017 Time: 12.10pm to 1pm Cost: Free Location: Te Ahumairangi (ground floor), National Library, corner Molesworth and Aitken Streets Contact Details: For more information, email [email protected] Historical and contemporary perspectives on Te Aro Pā Over 100 years ago, a photograph taken of Hana Te Awhitu and Tamati Wiremu Te Wera was given…

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Resilience 2017: Resilience Frontiers for Global Sustainability

August 20 @ 8:00 am - August 23 @ 5:00 pm
Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre, Nils Ericsons Plan 4
Stockholm, Sweden
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Stockholm Resilience Centre together with the Resilience Alliance are excited to welcome you to the upcoming Resilience 2017 conference in Stockholm. Following previous Resilience conferences held on triennial basis since 2008, Resilience 2017 will discuss resilience as a key lens for biosphere-based sustainability science. It will reflect back on the scientific progress made, and aim to set out exciting future directions for research. A main focus will be on global sustainability challenges and opportunities, which today are heavily influenced by…

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He Whakaputanga and the Treaty — and their signatories

August 20 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Auckland Art Gallery Auditorium, Wellesley Street East
Auckland, New Zealand
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Date: Sunday, 20 August, 2017 Time: 3pm Cost: Free Location: Auckland Art Gallery auditorium, corner Kitchener and Wellesley Streets Contact Details: For more information, email [email protected] A panel discussion with Claudia Orange, Aroha Harris, and Morgan Godfery Chaired by Mihingarangi Forbes. He Whakaputanga/The Declaration of Independence, signed between 1835 and 1839, was a powerful assertion of mana and rangatiratanga. It was followed in 1840 by the Treaty of Waitangi, signed in 1840 by 540 rangatira around the country. Talking with…

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8th Annual International Conference On ICT: Big Data, Cloud and Security

August 21 - August 22
Hotel Fort Canning, 11 Canning Walk 178881 Singapore + Google Map

The Annual International Conference on ICT: Big Data, Cloud and Security (ICT-BDCS 2017) serves as a platform for industry professionals, academics, researchers, scientists, consultants and policy makers to interact and discuss various issues in big data, cloud computing and IT security.

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7th Annual International Conference On Business Strategy in the Age of Disruption

August 21 - August 22
Hotel Fort Canning, 11 Canning Walk 178881 Singapore + Google Map

The issue of disruption is pervasive as numerous forces accelerate the pace of global change reshaping corporate and economic environments. There are many elements driving the age of disruption. Among these the most analysed is technological innovation that is transforming industries and ensuring rapid obsolescence of old industrial processes and consumer products and services. Consumer behaviour is also rapidly evolving in response to rapid urbanisation of the global population and this is creating new areas of demand and shifting patterns…

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Talk it up: A national language policy? – Professor Joseph Lo Bianco

August 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

You are warmly invited to attend a public lecture by Joseph Lo Bianco, Professor of Language and Literacy Education at The University of Melbourne entitled ‘Talk it up: A national language policy?’ hosted by AUT in Auckland and Royal Society Te Apārangi in Wellington. Professor Lo Bianco is the author of the ‘National Policy on Languages’, a policy adopted by the Australian government in 1987 to address Australian language needs. New Zealand developed Aoteareo: Speaking for Ourselves in 1992, a…

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Pacific Talanoa 10: Hosted by Victoria University of Wellington

August 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

We are delighted to invite you and your colleagues to join the 10th seminar in our Pacific Post Graduate Talanoa 2017 series on Monday 21th August, 3-5pm (NZST) via video conferencing venues available at participating Universities. This session is hosted by Victoria University of Wellington We have three exciting and interesting presentations: 1. Hine Funaki, Master of Education, Victoria University of Wellington will discuss the hopes and fears that marginalised urban Māori and Pacific youth hold about the future and…

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Winter Lecture 4 – Pacific migration to Aotearoa-New Zealand: “more than meets the eye”

August 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Conference Centre Lecture Theatre, Room 423-342, Symonds Street entrance level, 22 Symonds Street
Auckland, New Zealand
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Speaker: Associate Professor Yvonne Te Ruki Rangi o Tangaroa Underhill-Sem, School of Social Sciences, University of Auckland After about four generations of migration to Aotearoa-New Zealand, there is a growing diversity among people with Pacific ancestry. Thanks to the combined effects of social, cultural, economic and political transformations, this diversity is most obviously seen in the naming of Pacific national sports teams, music groups, artists and other public figures. In this lecture I reflect upon how this diversity came about…

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Talk it up: A national language policy? – Professor Joseph Lo Bianco

August 23 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
AUT University, Wellesley St East
Auckland, New Zealand
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You are warmly invited to attend a public lecture by Joseph Lo Bianco, Professor of Language and Literacy Education at The University of Melbourne entitled ‘Talk it up: A national language policy?’ hosted by AUT in Auckland and Royal Society Te Apārangi in Wellington. Professor Lo Bianco is the author of the ‘National Policy on Languages’, a policy adopted by the Australian government in 1987 to address Australian language needs. New Zealand developed Aoteareo: Speaking for Ourselves in 1992, a…

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Re-City 2017 (Im)Possible Cities

August 24 @ 8:00 am - August 25 @ 5:00 pm
University of Tampere, Kalevantie 4,
33100 Tampere, Finland
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The 2nd City Regeneration Congress (Re-City 2017), under the theme “(Im)Possible Cities” will be held in one of the nicest and largest cities of the North Europe, Tampere. The Congress provides an interdisciplinary forum for researchers, students, and practitioners in the fields of urban planning, architecture, traffic planning and logistics, ecology, urban history, informatics, health sciences, economics and business, political sciences, social sciences, and humanities. Re-City promises to provide an ideal setting for speakers to share experiences and innovations and learn…

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International Conference on Sustainability Science ICSS2017

August 24 @ 8:00 am - August 26 @ 5:00 pm
TBA, Sweden + Google Map

In 2017, the 7th International Conference on Sustainability Science (ICSS) will be held in Stockholm, hosted by Future Earth in partnership with Stockholm Resilience Centre. The conference has been designed to dovetail with the Resilience 2017 Conference taking place in Stockholm 21-23 August, and intends to create productive and innovative interactive sessions by bringing together the resilience scholar community and the sustainability science community. The 7th ICSS will focus on innovation, new knowledge generation and integration to support the Sustainable…

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What works for children exposed to family violence?

August 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Nau Mai Room, Te Puni Kokiri building, Stout Street
Wellington, New Zealand
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Join us for this topical seminar that discusses the findings of Superu's research on What Works for children exposed to family violence?. The research looks at what providers are doing, and what they and policy makers might do differently in response to what we have learned. Dr Bridget Burmester, lead researcher, will present her findings and conclusions and there will be presentations from Julia Hennessy, General Manager of Family Works Central and Dr Ainsleigh Cribb-Sua'a, senior clinical psychologist with Counties-Manukau…

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Winter Lecture 5 – Chinese in the cultural mosaic: New Zealand thirty years on

August 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Conference Centre Lecture Theatre, Room 423-342, Symonds Street entrance level, 22 Symonds Street
Auckland, New Zealand
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Speaker: Emeritus Professor Manying Ip, School of Asian Studies, University of Auckland This lecture argues that the changing place of the Chinese in this country’s cultural mosaic is one of the most salient features marking New Zealand’s transformation over the last three decades and into the 21st century. As a visible minority, the Chinese have faced formidable hurdles to ‘fit in’, to find suitable employment, and to meaningfully engage with mainstream New Zealanders.  Indeed, the rather bitter joke circulating among…

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Dissent and the First World War Conference

August 31 @ 8:00 am - September 2 @ 5:00 pm
Rutherford House, Lambton Quay
Wellington, New Zealand
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A conference organised by the Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies and the Labour History Project, in association with the Ministry for Culture & Heritage and the Archives and Records Association of New Zealand. Hosted by the Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies and the Labour History Project, with support from The Ministry for Culture and Heritage, and The Archives and Records Association of NZ (ARANZ), this two day conference will cover a range of topics on dissent,…

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September 2017

ANZCCART Conference 2017

September 2 @ 8:00 am - September 4 @ 5:00 pm
Rydges Hotel Queenstown, 38/54 Lake Esplanade,
Queenstown, New Zealand
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Maintaining social license in a changing world Earlybird registrations are now closed, however, if you haven’t already registered for this year's ANZCCART Conference, there are still places left. This conference reflects our view that the responsible use of animals in research and teaching is a socially positive activity, which ought to be defended freely. Society continues to afford the research and teaching community its continued consent because the legal framework under which we operate is well enough trusted. While societies…

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Conference on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

September 5 @ 8:00 am - September 6 @ 5:00 pm
Te Papa Tongawera, 55 Cable street
Wellington, New Zealand
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2017 marks ten years since the adoption by the United Nations General Assembly of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (the Declaration) making this an opportune time to reflect on the Declaration’s impact and relevance to the community. Massey University-based Global Centre for Indigenous Leadership and the New Zealand Human Rights Commission invite you to attend: Conference on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The conference, which is free to attend, will seek to…

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DDIN: The period before the Treaty: Why we need to know about it

September 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Professor Alison Jones Te Puna Wananga, University of Auckland Abstract: Professor Alison Jones from the University of Auckland will talk about her latest book with Kuni Kaa Jenkins titled Tuai: A Traveller in Two Worlds. The book follows their previous volume He Kōrero: Words Between Us – First Māori-Pākehā Conversations on Paper. It is not only an interesting historical account of Maori explorations of Europe in 1813-1819 and an early Maori adventure story, though it is both. It reminds us…

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GAME-ON’2017

September 6 @ 8:00 am - September 8 @ 5:00 pm
Institute of Technology, Kilkenny Rd, Moanacurragh,
Carlow, Ireland
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The aim of the 18th annual European GAMEON® Conference (GAMEON®'2017) on Simulation and AI in Computer Games, is to bring together researchers and games people in order to exchange ideas on programming and programming techniques, which will be beneficial to the gaming industry and academia. Secondly it aims to steer young people into this industry by providing how-to tutorials and giving them the opportunity to show their ideas and demos to the gaming industry. The conference will concentrate mostly on…

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ICSD 2017 : 5th International Conference on Sustainable Development, 6 – 7 September 2017 Rome, Italy

September 6 @ 9:30 am - September 7 @ 7:30 pm
Roma Eventi- Gregorian University, Piazza della Pilotta, 4
Rome, Italy 00187 Italy
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£300

The 5th ICSD 2017 will be an excellent opportunity to share your ideas and research findings relevant to the Sustainability Science through the European network of academics. Papers will be published in EJSD Journal (Thompson Reuters) and Proceedings The Conference theme is: "Creating a unified foundation for the Sustainable Development: research, practice and education". This theme emphasizes the strong foundation that is provided by using research to inform our everyday practices, policies, and analytical approaches. The 2017 Conference will once…

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Winter Lecture 6 – Emigration and the rise of diaspora institutions

September 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Conference Centre Lecture Theatre, Room 423-342, Symonds Street entrance level, 22 Symonds Street
Auckland, New Zealand
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Venue: Conference Centre Lecture Theatre Location: Room 423-342, Symonds Street entrance level, 22 Symonds Street Host: School of Environment Cost: Free Speaker: Associate Professor Alan Gamlen, Hugo Centre for Population and Migration Research, University of Adelaide Migration policy has always been about managing inflows of people, a task to which classical settler societies like New Zealand are well accustomed. But emigration and diaspora policies are an increasingly important feature of the political landscape of the 21st Century as many countries…

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Inaugural Ngāti Maniapoto Research Webinar

September 7 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

In association with the Maniapoto Māori Trust Board, MASS is delighted to be co-hosting an exciting webinar in September to showcase some of Ngāti Maniapoto's leading researchers. The presenters are: Professor Jacinta Ruru, Ngāti Te Waha, Ngāti Pourahi (bottom right) Jacinta will be talking about: Tikanga Māori, the Law and Water. Visioning for a legal system with new foundations that offers hope for future Indigenous generations to regain the ability to care for and nourish lands and waters. Dr Farah Palmer, Ngāti…

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Energy: what’s possible, what’s not

September 7 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

We’re putting the brakes on the use of fossil fuels, but is the renewable energy revolution ready for the demands of seven billion humans and rising? Will nuclear energy be necessary to tide us over? What are the implications for New Zealand? Professor Daniel Nocera is a pioneer in energy conversion, with a focus on the generation of solar fuels. He is best known for inventing an Artificial Leaf (which uses solar power to split water and make hydrogen fuel),…

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Participatory Video and Most Significant Change Training | Results in Health

September 11 @ 8:00 am - September 14 @ 5:00 pm
Circle Indonesia, Jl.Wijaya Kusuma No 111 (Jl Magelang Km.5)
Kutu Dukuh, Sinduadi, Mlati, Sleman, Yogyakarta 55284, Indonesia
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CIRCLE Indonesia and ResultsinHealth is organising a four-day training on PVMSC in Bali, Indonesia on 11-14 September 2017. Acknowledging the voices of both beneficiaries and stakeholders plays an important role in all stages of the project cycle, including Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E). Along with this, the number of innovative and participatory M&E approaches is also growing. One of the more recent M&E approaches combines the Participatory Video (PV) and the Most Significant Change (MSC) techniques – PVMSC. Integrating PV with…

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ANZEA Auckland Branch Event: Calling all Auckland Evaluators to this networking opportunity with Andy Rowe

September 11 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Seminar Room, NIWA, 41 Market Place, Viaduct Harbour, CBD
Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland based evaluators work across communities, interests and sectors and we rarely get to meet. The Aotearoa New Zealand Evaluation Association (www.anzea.org.nz), NIWA and Sustainable Seas invite you to a networking session where you can: Be inspired to be more integrated in your evaluation thinking and practice by Andy Rowe (former President of the Canadian Evaluation Society) Meet evaluators from a wide range of disciplines and interests Share ideas on how to build the evaluation community in Auckland Connect with…

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Workshop: Rapid Impact Evaluation by Andy Rowe – Auckland

September 12 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Linfield Room, Fickling Convention Centre, 546 Mount Albert Road, Three Kings
Auckland, New Zealand
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Rapid Impact Evaluation (RIE) is a new evaluation approach for use when assessing impacts is challenging. RIE can be used to forecast expected impact, as well as to evaluate impact after implementation. It is nimble and low cost. Using RIE as part of mixed methods evaluations enables evaluators to quickly and cheaply assess the direction and magnitude of impacts, including of complex initiatives. Pilots in Canada, the US and SE Asia have shown RIE to be fit for purpose and…

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Te Atakura o te reo Māori Symposium

September 13 @ 8:00 am - September 14 @ 5:00 pm
Victora University, Wellington, New Zealand + Google Map

Te Atakura o te reo Māori: Forty-five years of the Māori Language Petition is a bilingual, two-day symposium that will celebrate the achievements our language has made in the last four decades. Sponsored by Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, the two days will bring together academics, whānau, community groups, iwi, hapū, marae and workplaces to share their knowledge about te reo Māori and its development. When: 13-14 September Where: Victoria University of Wellington To register: https://goo.gl/JhVqDu Enquiries:[email protected]

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Workshop: Rapid Impact Evaluation by Andy Rowe – Wellington

September 15 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Environment House, 23 Kate Sheppard Place, Pipitea,
Wellington, New Zealand
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Rapid Impact Evaluation (RIE) is a new evaluation approach for use when assessing impacts is challenging. RIE can be used to forecast expected impact, as well as to evaluate impact after implementation. It is nimble and low cost. Using RIE as part of mixed methods evaluations enables evaluators to quickly and cheaply assess the direction and magnitude of impacts, including of complex initiatives. Pilots in Canada, the US and SE Asia have shown RIE to be fit for purpose and…

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COSPAR Symposium 2017: Small Satellites for Space Research

September 18 @ 8:00 am - September 22 @ 5:00 pm
International Convention Center Jeju, 2700 Jungmun-dong, Seogwipo,
Jeju-do, Korea, Republic Of
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The Symposium will allow various communities to share stimulating discussions and near-future among the scientists using the small satellites, which would be a quantum leap in the field of space science. The member of the Korean COSPAR committee, as the Local Organizing Committee of the symposium, will make every effort to organize the symposium to be a successful event by infusing innovate ideas into the field of space science and small satellite techniques. The Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) was…

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Kimihi te Mea Ngaro: Purakau and Indigenous Storywork Research Symposium

September 19
Waikato Tainui College for Research and Development, 451 Old Taupiri Road, Ngaruawahia
Waikato, New Zealand
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Always more than ‘an incredible story’ (Williams, 1985), pūrākau were cultural narratives that generated knowledge, understanding and inspiration about our natural, social and spiritual worlds. Today, pūrākau continue to be crucial to our identity, sustainability and flourishing as Māori. Pūrākau enable us to articulate whānau expectations and cultural practices, build whānau resiliency and safety, provide hope and inspiration, as well as encouraging collective responsibilities and support. This symposium will support the broad use of pūrākau as a theoretical and analytical…

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Workshop: Rapid Impact Evaluation by Andy Rowe – Hamilton

September 19 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
McMeekan Centre, Main Seminar Room, Ruakura Research Centre, Bisley Road,
Hamilton, New Zealand
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Rapid Impact Evaluation (RIE) is a new evaluation approach for use when assessing impacts is challenging. RIE can be used to forecast expected impact, as well as to evaluate impact after implementation. It is nimble and low cost. Using RIE as part of mixed methods evaluations enables evaluators to quickly and cheaply assess the direction and magnitude of impacts, including of complex initiatives. Pilots in Canada, the US and SE Asia have shown RIE to be fit for purpose and…

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ICOSS 2017 4th International Conference of Social Sciences

September 21 @ 8:00 am - September 22 @ 5:00 pm
The Kingsbury Hotel, Janadhipathi Mawatha,
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Welcome to the 4th International Conference on Social Sciences (ICOSS 2017) organized by The International Institute of Knowledge Management for the to be held from 21 – 22 September, 2017 in Colombo, Sri Lanka under the theme “Social Sciences: Towards a Sustainable and Prospective Future”. The ICOSS conference has become a premier conference among professionals, academicians, scholars, researchers and activists in creating a platform to discuss and disseminate meaningful messages, values and practices in the subject of social sciences.  

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7th Annual International Conference On Education and e-Learning

September 25 - September 26
Hotel Fort Canning, 11 Canning Walk 178881 Singapore + Google Map

The use of technology in education has revolutionized learning. Shifting beyond traditional mode of education, the integration of technology has become an advantage for students with specific needs. E-learning brings forth a flexible and accessible mode of education. Further the use of technology also bridges the gap of learning across borders. With e-learning, students can have the access to other universities and academic resource materials from other countries, thereby broadening the knowledge base of students. Given these advantages, it is…

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7th Annual international Conference On Political Science, Sociology and International Relations

September 25 - September 26
Hotel Fort Canning, 11 Canning Walk 178881 Singapore + Google Map

As the world becomes increasingly integrated the political, social, and cultural boundaries are being re-configured and new challenges emerge. Political power is shifting beyond the traditional state models and governance is taking on new forms. Social conflict arises across different regions of the world. Amidst all of these, political scientists, political experts, academics, sociologist should actively engaged in an in-depth discourse by providing an active voice which helps shape the opinions of the public, institutions and the policy-makers.

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5th Annual International Conference On Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences

September 25 - September 26
Hotel Fort Canning, 11 Canning Walk 178881 Singapore + Google Map

Welcome to the Annual International Conference on Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences (PHARMA). The conference aims to explore pharmacology, its relation with pharmaceutical sciences and application in the development of healthcare products. Through sharing and networking, PHARMA 2017 will provide an opportunity for researchers, practitioners and educators to exchange research evidence, practical experiences and innovative ideas on issues related to pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences.

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Defence exports

September 27 @ 8:00 am - September 28 @ 5:00 pm
Crown Plaza Rome-St. Peter’s Hotel and Spa, Via Aurelia Antica, 415
Rome, Italy
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The SMi Group are delighted to announce the 12th annual Defence Exports conference convening on the 27th and 28th September 2017, in Rome, Italy. SMi Group's Defence Exports conference will provide essential updates from leading representatives of government and industry on their best practices for complying with export controls. A truly global event, delegates will hear from government speakers and senior international trade compliance professionals from around the world on regulation controls including ITAR, EAR, ECR, Dual-Use and the Wassenaar…

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October 2017

SOCCON 2017 New Zealand Social Sciences Conference

October 4 @ 8:00 am - October 6 @ 5:00 pm
Napier Conference Centre, 48 Marine Parade,
Napier, New Zealand
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Welcome to SOCCON 2017! Developing Global Citizens is our goal for 2017. As the World becomes ever more globalized it is imperative that our students are prepared to think globally and act locally. Social Sciences is where students will develop the skills needed to have multiple careers and be able to understand complex World events. As educators we are tasked with preparing our students to succeed in an ever changing World. This conference aims to inspire us all to continue…

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Migration Research Network: Digitally mediated refugee (re)settlement: Social media and belonging

October 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Speaker: Assoc Prof Jay Marlowe The world is currently witnessing unprecedented movements and numbers of forced migrants since World War II.  Heated local, national and international debates focus on the impact of resettling refuges in relation to social cohesion, capacities to integrate, national identity, the allocation of finite resources and the potential implications for security and safety.  Internationally, political parties have recently leveraged populist support where a ‘politics of fear’ has justified particular anti-immigration agendas and policies. Alongside these developments,…

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Northern, Rural, and Remote Health

October 6 @ 8:00 am - October 9 @ 5:00 pm
Happy Valley, Goose Bay
Labrador, Canada
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Northern, Rural, and Remote Health is an international forum dedicated to sharing knowledge, experience, and innovations in community health. This is an effort to promote and strengthen transdisciplinary dialogue on critical issues affecting the health and health care of rural, Northern, and Indigenous populations in Canada and abroad. The conference is being held in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador, Canada on October 6-9, 2017. Stay connected and get updates about the conference by following CSCH on twitter. @csch_scsc #NRRH2017 Who should…

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8th Annual International Conference On Computer Science Education: Innovation and Technology

October 9 - October 10
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To fulfill the country's objectives, a country needs to organize and improve its education systems. One area of education that has undergone profound change and significant progress is computer education. Comprehensive Education Programs have been created and implemented. As computing evolves, so does Computer Science as a discipline. This puts continual pressure on Computer Science educators to review, revise and rewrite the courses and the curriculum. Educators have been rising up to the challenge, creating new courses, introducing innovative ideas…

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3rd Annual International Conference On Urban Planning and Property Development

October 9 - October 10
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The Annual International Conference on Urban Planning and Property Development (UPPD) serves as a platform for academics, researchers, scientists, consultants and policy makers to interact and discuss how to improve urban planning and property development in order to enhance the lifestyle of the community. The conference will provide an opportunity for the participants to exchange novel ideas and new research development information in the field of urban planning, urban design, real estate and property development. To share experiences and explore…

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6th Annual International Conference On Journalism and Mass Communications

October 9 - October 10
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"JOURNALISM, MEDIA AND MASS COMMUNICATION AT THE CROSSROADS" Today’s media exist in an age of challenging dichotomies: truth versus 'post-truth', facts versus 'alternative facts’ and news versus ‘fake news'. If media practitioners find this evolving environment perplexing, what of their audiences? The media landscape increasingly comprises traditional and new media - and media producers range from experienced professionals who publish or broadcast their work widely, to relative novices who use the internet and social media to access niche audiences. Regulated…

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10th International Scientific Conference on Energy and Climate Change

October 10 @ 8:00 am - October 13 @ 5:00 pm
Kostis Palamas Buildings, Akadimias 48, Athina 106 7
Athens, Greece
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The 10th International Conference on “Energy and Climate Change will take place at the Kostis Palamas of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens – NKUA on 11-13 October 2017, in Athens, Greece and is set under the auspices of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization (BSEC). The Conference is divided into three (3) main parts. The first is devoted to the 2nd “Green Energy Investments” Forum aiming to bring together policy and decision makers to explore opportunities for investment…

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Spaces & Flows: Eighth International Conference on Urban and ExtraUrban Studies

October 12 @ 8:00 am - October 13 @ 5:00 pm
University of Hull, Cottingham Rd
Hull HU6 7RX, United Kingdom
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Spaces & Flows: Eighth International Conference on Urban and ExtraUrban Studies features research addressing the following annual themes and the 2017 Special Focus Theme 1: Urban and Extraurban Spaces Theme 2: Human Environments and Ecosystemic Effects Theme 3: Material and Immaterial Flows 2017 Special Focus: Enculturing the City In recognition of Hull’s status as UK City of Culture 2017, the special focus of the Spaces and Flows 8th International Conference is "Enculturing the City." The conference aims to explore the…

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36th Annual ATRIP Congress: The Object and Purpose of Intellectual Property

October 23 @ 8:00 am - October 26 @ 5:00 pm
Victoria University, Kelburn Parade
Wellington, New Zealand
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What is the purpose of intellectual property and who do the laws serve? There are some well-known answers to these questions, but the answers are never static just as innovation and creativity are dynamic. Much of the debate around the parameters of intellectual property protection and the extent of how flexible the law should be, at both national and international levels, relates to policies and views about what the law is supposed to achieve. Also relevant to the debate is…

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32nd ICSU General Assembly

October 23 @ 8:00 am - October 26 @ 5:00 pm
The Regent Taipei Hotel, No. 3, Ln. 39, Sec. 2 ZhongShan N. Rd.,
Taipei, Taiwan
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The International Council for Science (ICSU) is pleased to extend an invitation to its National and Union Members, Scientific Associates, Interdisciplinary Bodies, Joint Initiatives and Policy Committees, as well as partner organizations, to attend the 32nd ICSU General Assembly on 23-26 October 2017, including a joint meeting with the International Social Science Council (ISSC) on 25-26 October 2017. These events are being hosted by the ICSU Scientific Member in Taipei, the Academy of Sciences located in Taipei. The formal opening…

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November 2017

8th New Zealand/Aotearoa Mobilities Symposium – Pavements and Paradigms: Bringing community back into Mobilities

November 20 - November 21
School of Physiotherapy, 56 Great King St
Dunedin, Otago 9012 New Zealand
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Venue: School of Physiotherapy, University of Otago, Dunedin. Mobilities research is expanding in the social sciences and has strong theoretical underpinnings. But how do we ensure that new theories developed in this exciting field make a tangible contribution to our communities? For this symposium we have chosen the ‘pavement’ or ‘footpath’ as a symbol of community mobilities. Urban planning and policy is falling behind the expanding range of personal mobility devices (mobility scooters, skateboards, paws, pushchairs and more recently bicycles)…

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Research Impact Conference: “Realising the Potential”

November 21 @ 8:00 am - November 22 @ 5:00 pm
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon
Dunedin, New Zealand
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Who will benefit from attending? Those working in NGOs, research funding organizations, not-for-profits, the health and technology industry, program management and evaluation, knowledge translation, government research and development, academia and research institutes. What can participants hope to gain? Increased knowledge and skills on how to design, plan, manage, measure, communicate and optimise research impact. The focus will be on biomedical and health sciences. Participants will improve their understanding of some existing frameworks, tools, approaches and knowledge about research impact and…

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Caring Democracy: Current Topics in the Political Theory of Care

November 23 @ 8:00 am - November 24 @ 5:00 pm
The Institute of Philosophy, Czech Academy of Sciences, Jilská 1, 110 00 Prague 1
Prague, Czech Republic
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Conference Theme: Despite its relatively short history, the moral theory known as “the ethics of care” or “care ethics” has become an influential current of contemporary moral thought. Soon after the first articulation of care ethics in the 1980s, care ethicists identified care also as a crucial concept in, among others, political and social philosophy. In Moral Boundaries (1993), Joan Tronto criticized the traditional boundary between ethics and politics and made a case for placing care at the center of…

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7th Annual International Conference On Innovation and Entrepreneurship

November 27 - November 28
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Innovation is the introduction and creation of something new, in the form of an idea, skill, product, service or process, that helps improve an organization or society. The Annual International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IE) hopes to introduce a wider view of innovation as new methods of creating value, and to focus on research that study innovative processes, organizational practices, systems, supply chain design and other mechanisms that are related to operations in practice. This conference aims to explore…

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5th Annual International Conference On Philosophy: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

November 27 - November 28
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Philosophy is the study of general and fundamental problems. It involves the rational investigation of the truths and principles of being, knowledge, or conduct. In the academic world, it is concerned with making explicit the nature and significance of ordinary and scientific beliefs and investigating the intelligibility of concepts by means of rational argument concerning their presuppositions, implications, and interrelationships; in particular, the rational investigation of the nature and structure of reality (metaphysics), the resources and limits of knowledge (epistemology),…

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5th Annual International Conference On Contemporary Cultural Studies

November 27 - November 28
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Cultural Studies is a diverse academic discipline encompassing many different approaches, methods and academic perspectives. It focuses on political dynamics of contemporary culture and its historical foundations, conflicts and defining traits, cultural studies. The Annual International Conference on Contemporary Cultural Studies (CCS) aims to understand how meaning is generated, disseminated, and produced from the social, political and economic spheres within a given culture. CCS will tackle historical culture and how it affects the modern society.

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“From the Outside Looking In…” 2017 Indigenous Disability and Wellness Gathering

November 28 @ 8:00 am - November 30 @ 5:00 pm
Victoria Conference Center, 720 Douglas Street,
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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Within Canada Indigenous persons living with a disability and their families are often challenged when seeking appropriate and necessary supports regarding their specific disability and health related need(s). Competition for limited resources within communities; lack of information on available external resources including the process and requirements to access; jurisdictional and mandate issues; remoteness and experienced discrimination are only a few of the factors that contribute to the barriers faced by this important segment of our population. Indigenous individuals and families living…

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National Gathering for Indigenous Education

November 29 @ 8:00 am - December 1 @ 5:00 pm
Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth, 900 Rene Levesque Blvd. W Montreal
Quebec, Canada
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Education and Reconciliation: Moving forward together Canada’s 150th is a time to celebrate, renew and rebuild our relationships. Indigenous education is a reciprocal process that includes cultures, traditions, and histories and engages students, staff, parents, and community partners to collaborate for student success. Closing the gap in Indigenous education is critical for the future of Canada. The National Gathering is a place where educators and partners can share their experiences and work together to improve the educational outcomes of K-…

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December 2017

CSAA 2017: Cultures of Capitalism

December 6 @ 8:00 am - December 8 @ 5:00 pm
Massey University Wellington Campus, Wallace Street
Wellington, New Zealand
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Culture is increasingly positioned in economic and political discourse as the solution for ailing communities, industries, and cities. In a global environment riven by climate change, war, and migrations, we are told that communities with the right culture will adapt and sustain while others will be left behind. Labour and manufacturing have undergone radical shifts due to post-industrialisation, with knowledge economy paradigms creating new cultures of work and working identities. Culture is also increasingly valourised in urban planning and municipal…

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7th Annual International Conference On Human Resources Management and Professional Development in the Digital Age

December 11 - December 12
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Human resource management is the management of an organization's workforce, or human resources and is responsible for the attraction, selection, training, assessment, and rewarding of employees, while also overseeing organizational leadership and culture and ensuring compliance with employment and labor laws. Professional development refers to the acquisition of skills and knowledge both for personal development and for career advancement. This conference brings Policy Makers, Managers, Principals, Researchers, Educationists, HR Practitioners, Administrators and Planners to demonstrate HR practices.

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6th Annual International Conference On Enterprise Marketing and Globalization

December 11 - December 12
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As we move forward into the next millennium, the real challenge for many enterprises will be navigating the complexities of an increasingly globalized marketplace. Furthermore, with the declining effectiveness of traditional advertising channels, companies will now have to globalize the operations in one way or another. The industry has seen an increasing trend of companies partnering with technology providers to create an integrated application to manage marketing metadata and leverage standards-based architecture to deliver business functionality quickly. Hence, in the…

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5th Annual International Conference On Tourism and Hospitality Research

December 11 - December 12
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Developing a successful business strategy for an organization involves the formulation of an effective competitive strategy as an integral component of its strategic planning process. The strategic planning process guides the successful implementation of the business strategy and is instrumental in helping the organization gain a sustainable competitive advantage and create value for all its stakeholders. The Annual International Conference on Tourism and Hospitality Research (THoR) provides an opportunity for academicians, researchers, experienced professionals and business practitioners from across the…

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February 2018

Knowledge as Disobedience, Expression and Creativity

February 2, 2018 @ 8:00 am - February 5, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

What is this conference about? Following the success of the 1st International Conference on Postdisciplinary Approaches held in Neuchatel, Switzerland (19-22 June, 2013) and the second conference hosted by the Copenhagen Business School (22-24 June, 2015), we are delighted to announce that the 3rd event will take place in Auckland, New Zealand, from 2-5 February 2018. The theme for our Auckland gathering is Knowledge as Disobedience, Expression and Creativity. We welcome all types of presentations that address postdisciplinarity in a range…

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July 2018

Social Movements and Resistances Against the Neocolonial, Neoliberal University

July 15, 2018 @ 8:00 am

Session organised by Research Committee 47 as part of the XIX World Congress of the International Sociological Association

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