OpenCon 2018

Deadline: 13 July, 2018 OpenCon is the conference and community for students and early career professionals interested in advancing Open Access, Open Education and Open Data. OpenCon 2018 will be held on November 2-4 in Toronto, Canada. Each year, OpenCon brings together a diverse, representative, and engaged group of participants, with travel scholarships available to …

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UNESCO MGIEP Transforming Education Conference for Humanity (TECH): 15-17 November, 2018

Application Deadline- 1 August 2018 (11:59 p.m. Indian Standard Time) About UNESCO MGIEP The Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP) is UNESCO’s category 1 Research Institute that focuses on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4.7 towards education for building peaceful and sustainable societies across the world. In line with its vision …

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University of Dundee PhD Scholarship Programme 2018 : Exploring the impact of protracted refugee displacement & disrupted intergenerational relations on the secure and healthy futures of older people in Uganda and DRC

Deadline: 8 June, 2018 Project Description Overview UNHCR (2017) identified that globally there are over 16 million refugees. The context of displacement is becoming protracted, due to continued instability, and also more complex, in terms of why people are seeking refuge and the condition of high poverty levels in countries hosting refugees. This creates important …

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One Young World Shell Scholarship Programme 2018.

Application Deadline: 17 June 2018 Do you care about the world around you? Do you put your energy into the development of your neighborhood, city or even country? Have you already started to make a difference in the field of Education, Access to Energy, Social Entrepreneurship or Social Cohesion? Take this opportunity and sign-up for …

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World Forum for Democracy Call for Initiatives in Strasbourg, France 2018 – Funded

Deadline-May 30 2018 The World Forum for Democracy is a platform for dialogue and democratic innovation which brings new ideas into the work of the Council of Europe and promotes its principles across the world. A unique event of its kind, it deals with challenges facing democracy taking as a starting point innovative initiatives and …

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Call for paper-African In Global Intellectual History in Germany[Funded]

Deadline-31 August 2018 From Plato to Zizek, the study of intellectual history is overwhelmingly confined to the on-going conversation within the Western canon. This narrative is arbitrary if not wilfully exclusionary. No region of the world has been so totally marginalized from this history as much as Africa. The aim of this conference, therefore, is …

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SSRC Call for Proposals – Climate Change in the Indian Ocean holding in Tanzania-Funded

Deadline: June 21, 2018 The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) announces support to convene researchers from any field whose work engages climate change in the Indian Ocean, a region extending from Durban and Mombasa to Karachi and Surabaya. Funding The SSRC will offer funding to convene up to 12 scholars and practitioners to chart existing research …

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Call for Papers: The 2018 Annual Conference of the International Chinese Sociological Association (ICSA) at Princeton University

Deadline May 12, 2018 Call for Papers The International Chinese Sociological Association (ICSA) was recently renamed from the North American Chinese Sociologists Association (NACSA), a nonprofit organization established in 1981 to promote social scientific research on Chinese societies, cultures, and populations in the world. ICSA will continue to NACSA’s missions through organizing research symposiums and …

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Call for Submissions: Innovating Education in Africa EXPO: Meeting Continental Targets for Inclusive, Quality and Transformative Education and Training in the 21st Century 2018 Dakar – Senegal

Deadline June 15, 2018 Background Education and training remain among the bedrocks for human empowerment, inclusive prosperity and progressive development. However, this powerful agency of education does not happen by chance but has to be planned and strategized through adoption of innovative practices in education. Current demographic trends in Africa have seen expansion of education …

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Google Travel and Conference Grants 2018

Deadline- Rolling At Google, they believe a diversity of attributes, experiences, and perspectives are needed to build tools that can change the world. Everyone deserves the opportunity to pursue a career in computer science and technology, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, disability or military service. To help break down the barriers that prevent underrepresented groups …

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