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2012 ISME Call for Papers

2012 ISME Call for Papers

Deadline for submissions: 15 September 2011

The 2012 International Society for Military Ethics Conference will be held 24-27 January 2012 in Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, University of San Diego, 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110.
This year’s theme will be “Civil-Military Relations and Social Issues in the Military.” Papers and proposals for panels or other program segments consistent with this theme are welcomed.

In keeping with our usual practice, papers on any aspect of military ethics or just war theory will be considered.

General submission guidelines
Please note the following guidance on submission deadlines. Proposals are due 15 September 2011. Full working drafts of papers will be favored over one-page proposals. Proposals or papers MUST contain the author’s name, institution, and contact information on the first page; the contact information must include email address, command or institutional affiliation, and telephone number. Once you are notified that your proposal or draft has been accepted, you must submit your full paper by 1 December 2011.

If you would like to make a presentation at the conference, please submit a paper, a draft, an outline, or a proposal to Dr. Richard Schoonhoven at the United States Military Academy by 15 September 2011. Submit your proposal as a word processor file in MS Word format attached to an e-mail addressed to Dr. Schoonhoven (Richard.Schoonhoven@usma.edu). Document file name should be author’s first and last name and brief paper title: e.g., .John Smith: States, Promises and Treaties..

We expect to be able to notify authors of presentations selected by approximately 15 October 2011. Prior to the conference, the papers will be published on the ISME Web Page, http://isme.tamu.edu. Disclaimer: ISME and the program chair assume no responsibility for papers that are misdirected, lost in transmission, or otherwise not received and acknowledged. Acknowledgement is by e-mail only. If you prefer that your paper not be posted, please clearly inform us.

In order to provide adequate time for discussion of presentations, each presenter should plan to be limited to 15 minutes. Please bear this time limit in mind as you craft your papers.

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