Call for Papers: ABS 1st World Conference 9-13 June 2014, Joensuu, Finland – St. Petersburg, Russia:


Please consult the conference website for inspiration (a more detailed list of possible topics will be added shortly). We invite proposals that focus on empirical research and case studies, conceptual and theoretical issues, and/ or policy relevant aspect of border studies alike.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Oscar J. Martinez, University of Arizona 
Prof. Paul Nugent, University of Edinburgh 
Prof. Anne-Laure Amilhat Szary, Université 
Joseph Fourier/CNRS-PACTEtbc

For further information, updates regarding the conference, and to download forms for submitting proposals, please see the conference website at:

Submission deadline for complete panels/roundtables: October 31, 2013
Submission deadline for individual papers/posters: November 30, 2013

Please send your proposal to

The Association for Borderlands Studies 2014 World Conference is organized by the VERA Centre for Russian and Border Studies at the University of Eastern Finland in cooperation with the Centre for Independent Social Research and the European University at St. Petersburg.

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