Conference on Citizenship and Civic Education in Post-socialist Societies, 23 May 2015, Tbilisi, Georgia

Publish Date: Mar 20, 2015

Deadline: Mar 30, 2015

Open to: Educators, Researchers, Advanced Doctoral Students

The Civic Education Lecturers Association (CELA) invites abstracts for the 2015 International Conference on Citizenship and Civic Education in Post-socialist Societies to be held in Tbilisi, Georgia.
We invite abstracts for oral and/or pre-organized panel presentations on one or more of the following themes:
  • Civic culture, consciousness, and identity and their transformation trajectories 
  • Civic education methods and civic curricula (knowledge, skills, values, etc.)
  • Civic education: policy-making and policy implementation
  • Ways of civic engagement: from voting to community work
  • Minorities: integration or segmentation?
  • Other


The main goal of the conference is to invite educators, researchers, policy-makers, and other interested individuals to explore, among others, related theoretical frameworks, educational policies, re-conceptualization of the notion of citizenship and civic values in the context of regime transformation and democratic development after the break-up of the Soviet Union. Everyone interested in the topic is encouraged to send their abstracts.
There is no participation fee, and the conference participants will be provided with meals on the conference day. However, the participants are responsible for their travel and accommodation arrangements. 
In order to be considered, please submit your CV and your abstract (250 – 300 words) in MS Word (.doc) format by March 302015 to the following email: 
In the subject line of the email, please put “2015 CONFERENCE.”
The authors will be notified about final decisions by April 15, 2015.
Selected papers will be published as conference proceedings. Working languages will be English, Russian and Georgian.

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