Cfp: Non-State Actors and Emergency Policies. Assessing the impact of NGOS and the Media

ReSHAPE 2nd Annual Workshop

NON-STATE ACTORS AND EMERGENCY POLICIES. ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF NGOS AND THE MEDIA

12-13 June 2014 University of Catania

CALL for papers

The ReSHAPE Annual Workshop is a discussion and study event for researchers and professionals concerned with the advancement of scientific and policy-oriented knowledge about the EU’s response capabilities and policies towards emergencies like natural disasters, humanitarian crises and systemic risks, within and outside Europe. The 2nd Workshop delves into the civil society and mass media role in EU emergency policies. It takes place at the Department of Political and Social Sciences, University of Catania, on June 12 & 13, 2013. See http://www.fscpo.unict.it/EUROPA/JMAP/activitiesWorkshop1314.htm

Funding & Grants The workshop is financed by the EU Lifelong Learning Programme. A limited number of grants are available for approved paper-givers. The grant consists in free accommodation, and the reimbursement of the travel costs up to 400,00 Euro.

Application. Please send a 150-200 word abstract of your paper to the Coordinator (Prof. F. Attinà, glopem@unict.it ) by 30 March 2014. Include the following information: name, mailing address, telephone numbers and e-mail address, academic affiliation, paper title, and the grant request where conditional. Accepted paper proponents will be notified by 15 April. The no-grant participants will be assisted to make out hotel accommodation.