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Journal of the Institute of Justice & International Studies
Special Issue on the Globalization of Juvenile Justice
Call for Manuscripts

The Journal of the Institute of Justice & International Studies (JIJIS) is inviting manuscripts for Issue 14 with the issue of the Globalization of Juvenile Justice that engage topics in Juvenile Justice that span various dimensions across nations, cultures, or programs.  Manuscripts can be theoretical, methodological, or empirical in their scope. Welcome are perspectives from any related discipline such as administration, legal studies, justice studies, or the social sciences.  For details:

Selected articles will be published with the invited articles from the plenary session speakers of the 2014 Symposium on the Globalization of Juvenile Justice held this spring at UCM.

The deadline for submissions of manuscripts is September 1, 2014. JIJIS is an annual peer reviewed journal published by the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Central Missouri, USA.

In addition to a printed format, the Journal is in the database for HeinOnline, Proquest, and WestLaw. These electronic venues ensure widespread distribution of the Journal. ISSN 1538-7909. For more information on the Journal please visit the website for the JIJIS (

The Institute of Justice & International Studies:
Don Wallace Journal Editor
The Journal of the Institute of Justice & International Studies
Criminal Justice Department
University of Central Missouri,
Warrensburg, MO 64093, USA
Phone: 660/543-4950

Post Date: April 21, 2014


Crime and Justice Policy Research Updates from the Urban Institute

The Urban Institute’s Justice Policy Center conducts nonpartisan research to improve justice and public safety policies and practices at the national, state, and local levels.  We publish a monthly digest of research updates and news covering:

  • Corrections, Reentry and Community Supervision,
  • Crime and Justice Statistics,
  • Forensic Science,
  • Human Trafficking,
  • Policing and Crime Prevention, and
  • Victims of Crime.

Click here to receive our monthly newsletter in your inbox.  View our latest newsletter here.  For more information, please contact communications manager Kate Villarreal at
Post Date: April 17, 2014


Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology (AACS)
2014 Meeting
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 9-11th, 2014
First Call for Sessions and Papers

The deadline for abstracts is May 15th.  We understand that this is a short call. Please feel free to contact us after the due date and ask if there are extensions. (Usually there is a second call.)

You can propose a session, paper, workshop, etc. Please see the submission form.

Our conference is interdisciplinary and inclusive, welcoming applied and practical work from a wide array of social sciences and social professions, like criminal justice, social work, marketing research, evaluation, to name just a handful. We appreciate paper and session proposals that inform about the application of social science in the real world including cases studies and information about your practice; teaching applied social science, as well as presentations of interesting ideas from program planning and evaluation. Field research that can be used in practice or the authors can show how it will be used in practice is also accepted.

Please visit the AACS website at: and look at the Conference tab for more information, proposal submission forms, and conference registration and hotel.

The conference program organizer is Dr. Troy Adams.  Please direct all program inquiries, submissions, and deadline extension requests to him at
Post Date: April 14, 2014


Institute for Justice & Human Rights
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Call for Presenters

Southern New Hampshire University
Dining Center Conference Room (2nd Floor)
2500 North River Road
Manchester, New Hampshire

Proposal Due Date: March 30, 2014

Submissions (via email):

The SNHU Institute for Justice & Human Rights will host its annual conference at the SNHU Dining Center Conference Room in Manchester, New Hampshire on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Please make plans to attend and encourage others to participate in this event.

Proposals for individual presentations are welcome. The deadline for submission of presentation proposals and other forms of participation is March 30, 2014. The theme of the conference is Justice in Society: Theory and Practice. This topic is broadly construed allowing for presentations in areas including: philosophy of justice, law, human rights, global justice, ethics, criminal justice, international relations, etc. Other topics are also welcome. We are particularly interested in an interdisciplinary perspective. Graduate students, junior scholars, and allied professionals are also encouraged to submit proposals. Questions, inquiries, and submissions should be directed to Patrick Cullen at
Post Date: March 10, 2014


Looking Back, Moving Forward: The Effects of Hurricane Katrina on the Gulf Coast
San Francisco, California - San Francisco Marriott Marquis
Monday, August 18, 2014
Call for Papers

Panel sponsored by Critical Sociology
The official journal of the Association of Critical Sociology

Panel Organizers:  Lori Latrice Martin and Hayward Derrick Horton

Description:  The nation will soon pause and remember the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, one of the most catastrophic natural and man-made disasters in American history.  Hurricane Katrina forever changed the physical, social, economic, and demographic landscape of the Gulf Coast.  The devastating storm both revealed and exacerbated a host of social problems, including: crime and deviance, residential segregation, asset poverty, social disorganization, racial tensions, income inequality, unemployment, deviance, substance abuse, dissolution of the family, school segregation, health disparities, disenfranchisement, civic disengagement and environmental justice, among others. We invite papers that critically analyze the effects of Hurricane Katrina on a contemporary social problem.  Panelists may submit papers for publication in a forthcoming special issue of Critical Sociology.  

Please email an abstract of 500-750 words to Lori Latrice Martin at by April 30, 2014.
Post Date: February 14, 2014


Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa
Research Grants

The Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA) is pleased to offer research grants of up to $2500 to qualified professors and students engaged in the study of the Middle East and Africa.

To stimulate new and diverse lines of discourse about the Middle East and Africa, ASMEA’s Research Grants program seeks to support research on topics that deserve greater attention. The topic areas and sub-topics listed below are intended as a guide for participants in the program and constitute the types of subjects that ASMEA intends to support in this program. Applicants may submit paper proposals on any topic as long as it is relevant to the six broad areas outlined, and constitutes new and original research.

In addition, ASMEA is happy to announce the continuation of its Travel Grant Program for interested Ph.D. students, post-Docs, and junior faculty studying any facet of the Middle East and Africa region. Funds provided through this program may be used to cover expenses associated with attending the ASMEA Annual Conference.

The Seventh Annual ASMEA Conference titled, "Searching for Balance in the Middle East and Africa" will be held in Washington, D.C. October 30 - November 1, 2014.

To learn more about these opportunities, visit or email for more information.
Post Date: January 26, 2014


University of Trinidad and Tobago - Institute for Criminology and Public Safety
"Emerging Crimes in the Caribbean: Implications and Proposed Solutions"
Call for Papers

The University of Trinidad and Tobago's (UTT) Institute for Criminology and Public Safety announces a Call for Papers for its upcoming conference titled "Emerging Crimes in the Caribbean: Implications and Proposed Solutions". The conference is a two-day event being held at the UTT's O'Meara Campus in Trinidad. Abstracts must be 300 words and submitted to the Conference Chair, Dr. Meredith L. Patten (, by February 14, 2014. Notification of acceptance/rejection of abstract will be by February 28, 2014. Registration materials will be forthcoming.
Post Date: January 13, 2014


International Police Executive Symposium
Invites You to Attend the
IPES 2014 “Spring Meeting” in Trivandrum, Kerala – India

The 24th Annual Meeting of the International Police Executive Symposium will be held in Trivandrum, Kerala – India on March 16-21, 2014
Theme: Policing by Consent
Hosted by: Kerala Police Service, Government of Kerala, India

Program Chair:
Professor Otwin Marenin
Washington State University
Pullman, Washington, USA

Deputy Program Chair:
Dr. Arvind Verma
Indiana University
Bloomington, Indiana, USA

Please visit our website at for details.

For more information, contact Dilip K Das at (802) 598-3680 or Email:
Posted: December 15, 2013

International Police Executive Symposium
Invites You to Attend the
2014 “Summer Meeting” in – Sofia, Bulgaria

The 25th Annual Meeting of the International Police Executive Symposium will be held in Sofia, Bulgaria on July 27-31, 2014.
Theme: Crime Prevention & Community Resilience: Police Role with Victims, Youth, Ethnic Minorities and Other Partners
Hosted by: The Bulgarian Ministry of Interior and the National Police

Click to download information flyer – Sofia – IPES Meeting July 2014

Program Chairs:
Professor Dr. Diana Bruns
Southeast Missouri State University
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

Professor Dr. Melchor de Guzman
State University of New York
Brockport, NY 14420

Please visit our website at for details.
Posted: December 15, 2013


Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP)
Fifty Years Later: From a War on Poverty to a War on the Poor
August 15-17, 2014

The San Francisco Marriott Marquis, 780 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA

President: Anna Maria Santiago, Case Western Reserve University,
President-Elect: Marlese Durr, Wright State University,
Executive Officer: Héctor Delgado, University of LaVerne,

Call for Papers Deadline: January 31, 2014
Posted: December 15, 2013