Call for Papers: International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability
June 26, 2012  //  By:   //  Blog Post, Event, Featured  //  2 Comments

The International Advisory Board is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the Ninth International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability and the call for submissions to the peer-reviewed International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability.  The Sustainability Conference will be held 23 – 25 January 2013 at the International Conference Center Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan.

The plenary speakers for the 2013 Conference will include:
* Hideyuki Doi, Institute for Sustainable Sciences, Hiroshima
University, Hiroshima, Japan.
* Rohit Jigyasu, Research Centre for Disaster Mitigation of Urban
Cultural Heritage, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan;  ICOMOS
International Scientific Committee on Risk Preparedness, Paris, France;
and UNESCO Chair.
* Junko Edahiro, Japan for Sustainability and Institute for Studies in
Happiness, Economy and Society, Tokyo, Japan.

This interdisciplinary conference is for scholars, teachers, and practitioners from any professional discipline who share an interest in – and concern for – sustainability in an holistic perspective, where environmental, cultural, economic and social concerns intersect. Proposals are invited that address issues of sustainability through one of the following categories:

a) Environmental Sustainability
b) Cultural Sustainability
c) Economic Sustainability
d) Social Sustainability

Proposals for paper presentations, workshops, posters/exhibits, or colloquia are invited.  The current deadline for proposals is 8 August 2012 with the final deadline for late submissions being 11 November 2012. Full details of the conference, including an online proposal submission form, may be found at the conference website –

Presenters may also choose to submit written papers for publication in the fully refereed International reviewed International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability.  If you are unable to attend the conference in person, virtual registrations are also available which allow you to submit a paper for refereeing and possible publication, as well as access to the journal.

About the Author :

Barbara Shepard joined the GEG team in June 2011 working as a research intern for the World Watch Institute. She now works for the project as the center coordinator for the Center for Governance and Sustainibility. Barbara graduated from Tufts University in 2010 with a degree in International Relations.

2 Comments to “Call for Papers: International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability”
  • good
    July 12, 2012 -

    im sorry, i wanna ask to you, do you have an example of proposals and paper? please help me, and thank you so much :)

  • Michael Denney
    July 19, 2012 -

    Hi there,
    Sorry for the late reply. Here is a link to the 2011 Conference. You should be able to find examples of past papers there. Good luck!


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