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2022 International Conference on Ethnic and Religious Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding

The International Center for Ethno-Religious Mediation (ICERM), New York, is inviting scholars, researchers, and graduate students to submit proposals – abstracts or full papers – for the 2022 International Conference on Ethnic and Religious Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding.

To increase our understanding of ethnic, racial and religious conflicts in countries around the world, the conference will consider submissions from multidisciplinary fields of study and practice. Qualitative, quantitative or mixed methods research studies from university scholars and researchers are accepted. Case studies, lessons learned, success stories, policy analysis or design, and best practices from policy makers, practitioners, religious leaders and indigenous peoples are also accepted.

Guidelines for Paper Submission

  • All abstracts and papers for presentation at the 7th Annual International Conference on Ethnic and Religious Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding must focus on the theme of the conference: Ethnic, Racial and Religious Conflicts Globally: Analysis, Research and Resolution.
  • Proposal for a Panel: University scholars, researchers, policy makers, practitioners, religious leaders, representatives from think tank organizations as well as representatives of indigenous peoples can submit joint proposals for a special panel discussion on any topic that explores the theme of the conference.
  • Papers for presentation must be between 3,500 and 4,000 words, submitted with 300-350 word abstracts, and a biography of no more than 50 words. Authors can send their 300-350 word abstracts before submitting their full papers.
  • International presenters who need a visa to come to the United States must submit their abstracts before December 18, 2021 for early processing of travel documents.
  • If English is not your native language, please have a native English speaker review your paper before submission.
  • All submissions to the 7th Annual International Conference on Ethnic and Religious Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding must be typed double-spaced in MS Word using Times New Roman, 12 pt.
  • Please use the APA Style for your citations and references if possible. If not, other academic writing traditions are accepted.
  • Please identify a minimum of 4, and a maximum of 7, keywords reflecting the title of your paper.
  • Authors should include their names on the cover sheet only for purposes of blind review.
  • Authors should also include the title of the paper on each page as well as page numbers for ease of organization and identification.
  • Email graphic materials: photo images, diagrams, figures, maps and others as attachment in a jpeg format and indicate by use of numbers preferred placement areas in the manuscript.
  • All abstracts, full papers, graphic materials and inquiries should be sent by email to: conference@icermediation.org. Please indicate “2022 Annual International Conference” in the subject line.

Important Data

Date: Wednesday, September 28 – Thursday, September 29, 2022
Venue: White Plains, New York

Email: conference@icermediation.org

Selection Process

All abstracts and full papers will be carefully reviewed by a Peer Review Panel and Editorial Board made up of renowned scholars, specialists and practitioners in the fields of ethnic, racial and religious conflicts and conflict resolution. Each author shall then be notified by email about the outcome of the review process.

Evaluation Criteria

  • The paper makes original contribution
  • The literature review is adequate
  • The paper is based on a sound theoretical framework and/or research methodology
  • The analysis and findings are germane to the objective(s) of the paper
  • The conclusions match the findings
  • The paper is well organized
  • The Guidelines for Paper Submission have been followed properly in preparing the paper

Contact Info

Basil Ugorji, Ph.D. Scholar, Conflict Analysis and Resolution, Department of Conflict Resolution Studies, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

President and CEO,  International Center for Ethno-Religious Mediation (ICERM)

75 South Broadway, Ste 400

White Plains, NY 10601

About Ali Teymoori

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