2017-12-29

6th Annual Students Scientific Conference On American Studies

Since 2013 student conference on American Studies is organized annually by the Institute of American Studies, Georgian Association for American Studies and American Studies Students’ Scientific Group at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. Each year we host BA, MA and PhD students and faculty from the various disciplines interested in or doing major / minor in American Studies to meet and exchange academic, research and professional knowledge in the field of American Studies. On April 30, 2018, the Institute of American Studies, Georgian Association for American Studies and American Studies Students’ Scientific Group at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University will be hosting 6th annual students’ scientific conference on American Studies on topic “U.S. FOREIGN POLICY SINCE WOODROW WILSON’S FOURTEEN POINTS SPEECH” dedicated to the centennial of Woodrow Wilson’s Fourteen Points Speech and foundation of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University.

Conference papers should be focused on the issues of U.S. foreign policy since Woodrow Wilson’s Fourteen Point Speech, including but not limited to the:
•Historical events, key players, individuals and philosophies that have shaped the planning, formulation and implementation of the U.S. foreign policy;
•Representation of the significant foreign policy events in various aspects of U.S. culture and society;
•Comparative analyses of the bilateral or multilateral relations in the field of U.S. foreign policy;

We invite BA, MA and PhD students with different academic disciplines to participate in the conference. High preference will be given to the students doing research in U.S. Studies, Latin America Studies or doing major/minor in American Studies.

Requested materials for the students:
•Scientific abstract of the paper (500-550 words); Font – Sylfaen; Font Size – 12; Line Spacing – 1,5;
•Front page with the following data: full title of the paper; full name of the author; his/her contact details; full name of the scientific supervisor; his/her contact details;
•Reference letter from the scientific supervisor on the paper;
•Recent statement of the student status from the university;

Major dates:
•April 9, 2018, 6pm EST – Deadline for submission the documents;
•April 13, 2018, 6 pm EST - Notification from the scientific-organizational committee about the selection;
•April 20, 2017, 6 pm EST – Deadline for submitting the full text of the conference paper (1500-2000 words; Font – Sylfaen; Font Size – 12; line spacing – 1,5)

Requested materials should be sent at:asssg@tsu.ge

Note:References should be formatted in the Chicago Style of Citation. Conference working languages are Georgian and English. Interested applicants should indicate “Conference-2018” in the subject line.

After the selection, if the foreign student cannot manage to attend the conference, organizational committee will consider the other ways for participation, including but not limited to the Skype live conference.

Information about the conference can be found on ASSSG’s Facebook and web pages.

For more information please contact Mariami Khatiashvili, Chairperson, American Studies Students Scientific Group.
E-mail:mariamkhatiashvili@tsu.ge


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