5th Annual International GSTF Conference on Political Science, Sociology and International Relations (PSSIR) 2015 Singapore

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  • The Global Science and Technology Forum (GSTF) is kindly inviting you to participate in their 5th Annual International Conference on Political Science, Sociology and International Relations (PSSIR) 2015, held on September 14 – 16, 2015 in Singapore at the Fort Canning Hotel.

    Conference Theme

    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.

    Conference Highlights

    • Keynote Address: Prof. the Hon. Dr. Stephen Martin – Chairman, Board of Governors, Global Science & Technology Forum (GSTF), Curtin University of Technology
    • The Conference Proceedings: (Print ISSN: 2251 – 2403, E-​Periodical ISSN: 2251 – 2411) will be indexed by EBSCO, Ulrichsweb, CrossRef, Proquest and will be submitted to Scopus, ScienceDirect, Cabell’s Directories and amongst others where applicable.
    • Best Paper Awards and Best Student Paper Awards will be conferred at the conference (in order to qualify for the award, the paper must be presented at the conference).
    • Panel Proposals are invited for submission. A minimum of three papers centering on a specific topic will be accepted for submission under Panel Category.
    • Journal: All authors who present their papers at the conference will be invited to submit an extended version of their research paper for the GSTF Journal of Law and Social Sciences (JLSS) (Print ISSN: 2251 – 2853, E-​periodical: 2251 – 2861). All accepted papers will be included in the JLSS on a complimentary basis. GSTF JLSS is indexed by EBSCO, CrossRef, ProQuest, Cabell’s Directories and will be submitted to Google Scholar, IndexCopernicus, Scopus, amongst others.
    • Book: Selected authors will be invited to contribute book chapters in “Contemporary Social Science Insights Vol. 2″ to be published by GSTF. The book will be edited by Edward P. Wolfers, CSM CMG BA PhD, Foundation Professor of Politics, University of Wollongong (NSW, Australia).

    Conference Topics

    Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

    Political Science

    • Political theory
    • Political philosophy
    • Political systems
    • Policy analysis
    • Policy studies
    • Public policy
    • Public administration
    • Ideology
    • Game theory
    • Political economy
    • Geopolitics and political geography
    • Policy studies and public policy analysis
    • Comparative politics
    • National systems
    • Courts and Judicial Politics
    • Democratic Innovations
    • Green Politics
    • Cross-​national political analysis
    • Supranational and intergovernmental politics
    • Political development
    • Foreign policy analysis
    • Analytical Politics
    • Intelligence Governance
    • Peace studies, conflict analysis, international law and politics, public administration and local government studies
    • Political psychology, bureaucratic, administrative and judicial behaviour
    • Legislative processes and public law
    • Political Methodology
    • Interdisciplinary Perspective on Violence and Politics
    • Internet and Politics
    • Political Communication

    International Relations

    • Globalization
    • Global Governance
    • International Political Economy
    • state sovereignty
    • Ecological
    • Sustainability
    • Nuclear proliferation
    • Nationalism
    • Economic Development
    • Global Finance
    • Crisis and Global Change
    • Change and Order in World Politics
    • Managing Global Capitalism
    • International Terrorism
    • Territorial Conflicts
    • International Security
    • International Law
    • Political Theory and International Justice
    • Principles and Practice of International Ethics
    • New trends in foreign policy analysis
    • Quantitative and qualitative methods in IR research
    • NGOs – IGOs relations
    • Environmental Issues and Green Diplomacy
    • Culture, Religions, and World Politics
    • International Negotiation and Diplomacy
    • Global Health Problems
    • Collective Security and Sanction Policy
    • Organized Crime
    • Human Security
    • Foreign Interventionism
    • Human Rights and Democratization
    • Civil Society
    • Civilizations and World Order


    • Sociology of Culture & Cultural Studies
    • Criminology, Sociology of Law, Sociology of Punishment, Deviance
    • Economic sociology
    • Environmental Sociology, Sociology of Disaster & Human Ecology
    • Sociology of Education
    • Sociology of the Family, Sociology of Childhood, Sociology of Gender, Feminist Sociology, Queer Theory
    • Sociology of Health and Illness, Medical Sociology
    • Sociology of the Internet
    • Sociology of Knowledge and Sociology of Scientific Knowledge
    • Media Studies
    • Military Sociology
    • Political sociology
    • Sociology of Race and ethnic relations, Sociology of Immigration
    • Religion
    • Social networks
    • Social psychology
    • Social Stratification, Social Mobility, Social Class
    • Urban and rural sociology
    • Industrial Sociology

    Program Committee Members

    • Dr. Betsi Beem – University of Sydney, Australia
    • Dr. Anna C. Bocar – College of Business and Economics, La Salle University, Las Aguadas, Ozamiz City, Philippines
    • Prof. Jose Esteban Castro – Newcastle University, United Kingdom
    • Prof. Roma Chatterji – Department of Sociology, Delhi University, India
    • Dr. Remy Davison – Monash University, Australia
    • Dr. Chitralekha Dhamija – Centre for Media Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
    • Dr. Bulbul Dhar-​James – Department of Political Science, Coordinator MA Human Rights Programme, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India
    • Prof. Mark Francis – University of Canterbury, New Zealand
    • Dr. Susmita Sen Gupta – Department of Political Science, North-​Eastern Hill University, India
    • Prof. William Harris – University of Otago, New Zealand
    • Prof. Martin Holland – University of Canterbury, New Zealand
    • Dr. K M Sajad Ibrahim – Department of Political Science, University of Kerala, India
    • Prof. Jawahar Lal Kaul – Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi, India
    • Prof. William Outhwaite – Newcastle University, United Kingdom
    • Assoc. Prof. Shirley Scott – The University of New South Wales, Australia
    • Assoc. Prof. Andrew Tan – The University of New South Wales, Australia
    • Dr. Matthew J. Webb – The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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