Submission Guidelines

We seek a broad range of contributions on (but not limited to) politics, philosophy, psychology, gender studies, history, economics, law, organizational studies, and sociology as well as interdisciplinary proposals. We welcome a variety of presentation formats, such as individual paper presentations, panel sessions and roundtable discussions.

To be considered, submissions must include the title, full name, affiliation, email address, phone number, and mail address of allauthors, panel members or roundtable members. Group submissions must identify a person to whom all correspondence will be sent. It is his/her responsibility to communicate conference related information to any additional authors, panel members or roundtable participants.

If you are proposing a paper, please submit an abstract of no more than 500 words using the ABSTRACT TEMPLATE. The abstract must describe the presentation's purpose, methods, data sources, and potential contributions to the field. A one-page bio of the author is also required.

If you are proposing a full panel,please submit a title for the panel and for each panelist submit an abstract of no more than 500 words. Each abstract must describe the presentation's purpose, methods, data sources, and potential contributions to the field. A one-page bio of eachpanelist is also required. All proposed panels must have a minimum of three papers and a maximum of five.

If you are proposing a roundtable, please submit a roundtable title and abstract (of no more than 500 words) with names and bios of no more than five participants.

Proposals should be emailed before April 20, 2017, to Hanane Darhour (icgp.fpo@gmail.com) .

Factors Affecting Selection

ICGP’17 seeks to bring together individuals from around the world examining, from various perspectives, the contributions of women to democracy and democratization in an age that seems uncertain at this point in time more than ever. Therefore, an important factor in selection is program balance. The Conference Advisory Committee will seek such balance by looking at the:

- Significance and relevance of the proposal to the Conference’s theme;

- Level of expertise;

- Interests covered;

- Clear and concise description of the paper presentation;

- Evidence of a high standard of research and / or practice.;

Factors Disqualifying a Proposal

Abstract proposals will be disqualified if:

- The proposal is not received by the appropriate deadline

- The proposal is not completed according to the guidelines outlined in this call for papers.p>

- The proposal is not sent in the abstract template provided above.

- The proposal is not accompanied by a short biography of the presenter(s).

- The proposal promotes commercial interests