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Call for Papers

E-REI – E-Journal of Intercultural Studies

The Centre for Intercultural Studies (CEI) of the Polytechnic Institute of Porto is preparing the fifth issue of E-REI – E-Journal of Intercultural Studies (ISSN 2182-6439), to be published on-line in May 2017, at CEI’s website ( 

From the onset, E-REI has created a virtual space for the sharing of knowledge and research projects on the vast field of Intercultural Studies, at their intersection with Cultural Studies, Translation & Interpretation Studies, Communication, Literary and Linguistic Studies.  Google Analytics shows an increasing number of international visits to E-REI’s website, from all over the world, especially from the United States of America, China, Brazil and Spain. 

This call for papers is open to all those – teachers, researchers, and students – interested in submitting original papers or reviews in the aforementioned thematic areas, according to the guidelines below. Fully revised papers and reviews should be sent by email only until 15 November 2016 to:

Papers, in Portuguese, English, French, German, Spanish or Italian, should have a maximum of 30 pages A4, 1 ½ space, Times New Roman, size 12. Powerpoints or presentation style topic lists are not accepted. Papers should be structured, fully revised and adequate, with list of works cited and endnotes. Authors are responsible for quotations and references. Reference style should be coherent along the text and follow recognized academic standards. Charts and images should be kept to a minimum and sent to the editors in a recognizable and editable format.

Please do write us, should you have any question concerning your submission to E-REI: E-Journal of Intercultural Studies.

Call for Papers

Topic: ‘Prospects of a New Social Contract in Pakistan’


The Benazir Bhutto Chair, University of Karachi is pleased to announce its first Research Journal, which aims to serve as a national as well as international platform to share the research papers and research reports on the subject of socio-political and economic sciences. The journal would provide a multinational perspective, theoretical analysis and critiques of various socio-political issues reflecting research-based outlook on the subjects pertinent to regional and global issues that related to Pakistan.

The Journal is dedicated to explore all areas of social sciences that include, Political Sciences, International Relations, Sociology, Psychology, Education, Economics, Philosophy, Literature and Law. It is a theme-based Journal, which welcomes both qualitative and quantitative research papers.

Each issue will explore certain themes that the Chair strives to work on, and that reflects the socio-political vision and democratic aspirations of Ms. Benazir Bhutto for the country, region and world.

The Chair is now accepting papers for its first Issue around the theme of ‘Prospects of New Social Contract in Pakistan’. The Chair has established a group of renowned academicians and policy-makers to review the submissions.

Those interested to submit their paper to this Journal should send their submission at with cc to

The researchers should write  a clear Subject—‘Submission for Journal’ and complete details i.e. a brief biodata mentioning their name, agency or university affiliation, mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address. Please note that the papers should be in current APA Format within 5000 word-limit (including references) and must include the title page, list of the contents, abstract (word-limit 200) and references. The papers lacking requested information would not be entertained.

For further queries contact Coordinator: Ms. Mashra Bint e Ghazi on

Call for Proposals


The Center for South Asian Studies invites applications to bring scholars to UHM with an expertise in South Asian Studies or South Asia related topics as part of the Rama Watumull Collaborative Lecture Series. The award is aimed at supporting the interest in departments across the UHM campus in South Asia-related topics and perspectives. This year the center is exploring themes in South Asian literature, philosophy, and the arts. However, the call for proposals is open to all topics.

Our next committee meeting will be on the 17th of October, 2016  at which point we will consider the applications submitted till that point. If you are applying to bring a speaker this fall, contact the director Dr. Sai Bhatwadekar at

However, we will continue to accept applications after the deadline on a rolling basis to bring speakers in the Spring of 2016.

The Rama Watumull Collaborative Lecture Series awards will not exceed $1,500. This grant may be combined with other awards, if necessary.

The funds provided by the Center will cover reasonable costs of travel, lodging, and honorarium for invited speakers.  The responsibility for organizing and making arrangements for the visit and associated events, as well as for hosting the visiting scholar(s), will be that of the faculty/department receiving funds.

The invited speaker will:

–  Deliver a lecture on South Asia related research or material for a departmental colloquium series, and

–  Participate in a workshop with faculty and graduate students on the relationship between South Asia and/or South Asian Studies and the specific concerns of the discipline.

Departments and programs interested in making use of this opportunity should submit:

  1. the name of the prospective invitee
  2. a brief rationale for choosing the speaker and possibilities of co-sponsorship (include dates for the visit and topics proposed for the talk and workshop)
  3. a CV or other biographical information
  4. a budget.

We ask that you submit materials to Morsaline Mojid, CSAS Coordinator, via email ( by October 17, 2016.



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