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2nd Annual Conference
of the Global Studies Association


Roehampton University of Surrey

July 22nd - 24th 2002

*** DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 10th MAY 2002 ***


The Global Studies Association (GSA) invites scholars from all relevant disciplines to submit papers to its second annual conference. The theme - broadly defined - is 'Global Ethics and Civil Society'. Suggested streams include:

v Theorising Ethics and Civil Society
v Civil Society and Nation-Building
v Business Ethics and Transnational Corporate Practices
v War, Peace and the Global Political Community
v Citizenship in an Era of Globalization
v Refugees and Global Social Exclusion
v Media, Communications and Global Civil Society
v Ethics, Bodies and Healthcare
v Global Social Movements

Abstracts are also welcome from scholars wishing to submit papers on other fields within global studies. The Global Studies Association is committed to interdisciplinarity and seeks to ensure that its conferences and membership reflect that commitment. Features include:
· GSA Presidential Address: Professor Roland Robertson
· Conference Plenary Address: Professor Bhikhu Parekh
· round table discussion on anti-globalization protest groups.

Abstracts of no more than 250 words should be e-mailed as a Word attachment, or sent on disc,by May 10th, to: Dr Darren J O'Byrne, School of Sociology and Social Policy, Roehampton University of Surrey, LONDON SW15 5SL,

Booking forms can be received from: Linda Wilson, Social Research Unit, Roehampton University of Surrey, LONDON SW15 5SL,, or downloaded from the GSA Website

For information about the Global Studies Association please consult our web-site at


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