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[Special journal issue 2015] Europe and the New Global Agenda on International Development

posted Dec 10, 2014, 4:51 AM by Centre for International Cooperation and Development Studies ‎(FSPUB)‎   [ updated Jul 7, 2015, 8:52 AM ]
Call for Papers 
In 2015, the European Union marks for the first time in its history the European Year of Development. This will bring Europe in general to the forefront of international efforts aimed at evaluating and (re)formulating a new global agenda on international development following the expiration in 2015 of the deadline set for the fulfilment of the UN Millennium Development Goals. However, Europe has been a particularly sensitive concept and actor throughout the history of development research and policies even if the context has significantly changed since the first debates on such topics. Where does Europe stand now in international development? Which new phenomena and actors matter for Europe’s development policies and external action? How can European teaching and research in the field contribute to better global policies?

IDC members Simon Lightfoot (University of Leeds) and Luciana Alexandra Ghica (University of Bucharest) invite scholars from various disciplines to reflect upon such issues and contribute to a special issue on Europe and the New Global Agenda on International Development (2/2015) at the Annals of the University of Bucharest. Political Science Series*. Articles should be primarily in English but texts in other international languages may also be considered.

Submission deadline: 15 July 2015

Related event
Those interested in submitting contributions to this special issue may also be interested in joining the special workshop on the similar topic organized by the Centre for International Cooperation and Development Studies within its section Public Space(s), Private Values: In Search of a Global Social Agenda at the 2nd edition of SCOPE: Science of politics - International Interdisciplinary Conference of Political Research, Bucharest, 8-9 May 2015..

About the journal
*The Annals of the University of Bucharest. Political Science Series is an international peer-reviewed academic journal which covers all major fields within political science(s), promoting an interdisciplinary perspective on the discipline. The journal appears twice a year, it is open access and it is currently indexed in six international databases (CEEOL, DOAJ, EBSCO, ERIH, Index Copernicus, GESIS/SSOAR, Ulrich's-ProQuest). More details