International Association for Society and Natural Resources
International Symposium on Society and Resource Management (ISSRM)
June 19-22, 2017 in Umeå, Sweden
Contested Spaces: Bridging Protection and Development in a Globalizing World
Call for Organized Session Proposals: Proposals for Panels, Paper Sessions, Book Review Sessions, and Workshops are invited now – the deadline for submission isOctober 31, 2016, at midnight (Central Standard Time). Proposals from any area of societal relationships to environment and natural resources are welcome. Organized sessions are an opportunity to bring together a group of scholars around a particular topic. They can be a collection of 3-5 oral presentations with or without a discussant, a panel of experts on a given topic, a roundtable discussion, an author-meets-critics session, a workshop, or propose your own idea. Panels and paper sessions will last 75 minutes each. The organizer(s) should recruit participants and include these in the session proposal. Organized sessions will be highlighted and given priority in the program.
Please submit your session proposal electronically by going to the ISSRM 2017 webpage and click on “Add” next to “Session Proposals” on the right side of the page. Please note: a login account is required before a session proposal can be submitted; you must also be logged into your account to submit a session proposal.
Call for Abstracts: Abstract submissions for organized sessions, individual papers and posters are now open and due December 1, 2016, at midnight (Central Standard Time). Individual paper and poster abstracts can be submitted electronically by going to the ISSRM 2017 webpage and clicking on “Add” next to “Abstracts (Oral Presentations and Posters)” on the right side of the page. Please note: a login account is required before an abstract can be submitted; you must also be logged into your account to submit an abstract.
Guidelines for Abstracts:**Individuals are limited to serving as lead presenter on only one oral paper presentation. This does not include co-authorship and individuals may present both an oral paper presentation and organize a session, present a poster, or serve on a panel.
Abstracts should be in paragraph form without bullet points. Additionally, the abstract body should include details regarding the background, purpose, methods, results, and conclusions. Please also include theory/analytical framework and a description of the methods employed (e.g. quantitative, qualitative, mixed methods, etc.).
Please email Jessica Burk (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any questions.
~2017 ISSRM Organizing Committee and IASNR Office