CALL FOR EARLY CAREER PLENARY SPEAKER – Regional Studies Association Central and Eastern Europe Conference 2017

conf_picture_1_600_35410th – 13th September 2017
Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Application closing date: Friday, 31st March 2017 23.59 (GMT)

Regional Studies Association Central and Eastern Europe Conference 2017

The Regional Studies Association is seeking applications from Early Career Researchers (within 5 years after finishing their PhD) to give the Early Career Plenary Presentation at the RSA’s forthcoming Central and Eastern European Conference 2017. For more details on the conference, please visit the conference website (above).

Applications should take the form of both a short video and a 300-word abstract for the presentation. Applicants are invited to submit abstracts focusing on economic and/or social polarisation in CEE, in line with the main topic of the conference.

The application should include the following:

Name and contact details
Place of employment
Short version CV (4-page maximum)
300-word abstract of the paper to be presented
Short video (maximum 4 minutes) of the paper to be presented
Evidence of eligibility to apply/ PhD certificate – early career researchers are defined as being within 5 years of the date on their PhD

The award includes a complimentary place at the conference, a contribution towards travel expenses and 2 nights’ accommodation.

For more information about the Early Career plenary speaker call, please see:

There are bursaries (taking form of free conference place) available. To read more and apply for conference bursary, please see: Deadline for applications: 30th April 2017.

Submit a Special Session proposal until 26th March 2017. Abstract submission and registration deadline: 23rd May 2017.

For more information please contact Wanda Miczorek at


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