Call for Papers and Best Paper Awards
International Geographical Union - Young and Early Career Geographers Taskforce (IGUYECG) and International Association for Young Geographers (IAYG) Sponsored Session
Dr. Komali Yenneti, University of New South Wales (email@example.com)
Dr. Gaurav Sikka, L N Mithila University (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Institute of Australian Geographers Conference: Geographies of emergence, divergence and convergence
9 -13 July 2019 Wrest Point | Tasmania
There is a cutting-edge research by young and early career scholars around the world that deserves to be recognised and celebrated. Sponsored and organised jointly by the IGUYECG and IAYG, this paper session will present an opportunity for young scholars across the world and diverse fields to present their work in any relevant geography-related issues. A Best Paper Award of AUD 200 will be given to an early career researcher submitting an original research and unpublished work dealing with any relevant geographical research in any part of the world but in line with the theme of the conference.
The session is open to all PhD students and early career researchers within 7 years of PhD completion.
To take part in this paper session, please submit your abstract on the conference website along with a copy of the abstract by email to the session convenors by 28th February, 2019.
To participate in the award competition, please submit your abstract on the conference website along with a copy of the abstract by email to the session convenors by 28th February, 2019 and full papers of no longer than 5,000 words (excluding references) to the session convenors by 30th June 2019. Please see the conference website for abstract submission and further information (https://cdesign.eventsair.com/2019-iag/).
Please see below for full paper submission requirements.
· Please submit one PDF/MS-Word document. The document should include full paper, cover sheet, and an abstract.
· Cover Sheet: Please attach a cover sheet to your submission, including your name, e-mail contact information, affiliation, paper title, and the word count of your paper (excluding references).
· Formatting: 12-point font, A4 paper size, 1-inch (2.54cm) margins, 1.5 spacing, footer with page numbers.
· References and Style: Please follow the Chicago Manual of Style.
· Submissions for the IGUYECG - IAYG Best Paper Award will be evaluated by a jury during the oral presentation of the paper at the IGUYECG-IAYG session.
· Paper strengths: The most competitive papers will i) follow submission guidelines, ii) present clear and structured arguments, iii) situate a research question in appropriately cited literature, iv) answer the question with appropriate analysis, and v) be original, innovative, and draw conclusions of interest to the wider geography community.
· Other requirements: The paper should be presented at the IAG Conference 2019 in Tasmania, and be part of a IGUYECG - IAYG sponsored session.
· Outcomes: Awards will be announced in the IGU-YECG and IAYG knowledge community, and at the IAG Conference 2019 in Tasmania.
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Komali and Gaurav
Dr. Komali Yenneti, B.Arch, M.Plan (EnvPlng), PhD, RACA, FULT
New Generation Network Scholar (Lecturer), Australia India Institute
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Chair | IGU Young and Early Career Geographers Taskforce
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