Moscow, October 11-12, 2018
RACS invites proposals for papers for the 15th International Conference of the Russian Association for Canadian Studies. The Conference is open to scholars in any relevant discipline, and explicitly aims to promote interdisciplinary dialogue. The first part of the Conference will be devoted exclusively to economics and business themes including Northern and Arctic issues, the appropriate themes include but are not limited to the following: promoting peace and security in the Arctic, developing natural resources, providing economic prosperity in the North, improving Aboriginal life, protecting the natural environment, learning from Northern cultural heritage, and enlarging international cooperation in the North and Arctic. The second part will allow the contribution from Canadianists in different areas covering the themes of domestic social policies and cultural developments. Any other theme relevant to Canadian Studies (Canadian history, literature, etc.) will be also considered.
The working languages are Russian, English and French. The Conference will take place in the capital of the Russian Federation – the City of Moscow. There is no registration fee for RACS members, its partners or affiliated organizations, national Associations for Canadian Studies and ICCS members. Registration fee for non-members is 10 000 roubles.
We welcome proposals for papers in Russian, English or French, consisting of an abstract (maximum 300 words) and a short biography of the author and appropriate affiliation (maximum 300 words) to be submitted to the RACS-2018 Conference, Organizing Committee, Moscow, Russian Federation by e-mail file in .doc or .rtf format – firstname.lastname@example.org by September 5, 2018.
Submission deadline: September 5, 2018.