WAPE 2016 Forum Call for Papers

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Call for Papers
Globalization, Employment and Agriculture
——The Eleventh Forum of the World Association for Political Economy

June 17-19, 2016, Punjabi University, Patiala, India
Co-sponsored by Punjabi University, Patiala and Indian Political Economy Association
Proposed Topics:
1. Problems of Unemployment in Different Countries of the World
2. Issues and Challenges of Agricultural Development in Different Countries of the World
3. Capitalist Development, Commodities and Culture
4. Growth, Employment and Inequality
5. Nation, State and Globalization
6. Globalization, Technology and Employment
7. Internet + and the Changes in the Relations of Production
8. Socialist Planning and Market
9. The Political Economy of Nation, Race, and Gender
10. Methodology, System, and Paradigm of Modern Political Economy
How to apply to attend the Eleventh WAPE Forum
Please register at www.wape2015.com with your personal information and submit your full curriculum vitae and a paper abstract of 500 words in English. Once your abstract is accepted, please pay your registration fee online. When your payment is confirmed, please submit your full paper. You will then receive an official invitation. You also have the option to apply to attend the forum without a paper. Both individual papers and complete panels on the theme and proposed topics are welcome. If you have any inquiries, please contact wapemember@vip.163.com.
•      Important dates 
       Deadline for abstract: April 15, 2016;
       Notice of acceptance: April 25, 2016;
       Deadline for full paper: May 15, 2016.
       Full papers submitted after May 15, 2016 will not be included in the conference proceedings.
•      All accepted papers will be considered for publication in World Review of Political Economy (WRPE).
•      Registration fee
       US$180 for online payment before April 30, 2016;
       US$220 for online payment after April 30, 2016 or on-site payment on June 17–19, 2016.
Indian delegates from India should see details in regard to registration fee and registration process website www.ipeain.org.
•      Official Language: English
•      Schedule 
       1.   On-site registration on June 17-19, 2016.
       2.   WAPE Council meeting/WRPE Editorial meeting on June 17 afternoon, 2016.
       3.   Official program on June 17 through June 19, 2016.
•      What is the benefit of joining WAPE? 
While applying to attend the Eleventh WAPE Forum, you have the option to join WAPE. It is highly recommended that you choose to join WAPE. Please find below the details on WAPE membership.
•      General Membership 
WAPE has decided to develop itself as a membership organization in order to facilitate the exchange of knowledge, new thought and research across the divide of language and geography, and offer its members access to certain benefits. These include:
•      Free digital copies of the organization’s peer reviewed academic journal, World Review of Political Economy (WRPE), which is published four times a year.
•      Publishing of members’ selected articles on our websites.
•      Translation of selected books and articles into Chinese and publishing them in China.
•      Invitations to attend a variety of conferences in China.
•      Scholars who are members may be invited to China on a lecture tour.
•      Members will be invited to join panels, which WAPE will organize for various international conferences held in different countries.
The general membership fee of WAPE is only US$30 per year, and the membership fee including a hard copy of WRPE is US$100 per year. Membership taken out in 2016 has the added benefit to members of receiving eight digital issues of WRPE Volumes 5 and 6.
Marxian economists from all over the world are welcome to attend the forum whether or not they will present a paper. The WAPE Forums aim to encourage cooperation among Marxian economists and to enlarge and strengthen the influence of Marxian economics in the world. 
•      WAPE. The World Association for Political Economy, registered in Hong Kong, China, is an international academic organization founded in 2006 by Marxian economists and related groups around the world. The mission of WAPE is to utilize modern Marxian economics to analyze and study the world economy, reveal its laws of development, and offer policies to promote economic and social progress on the national and global levels. The last ten WAPE forums were successively held in Shanghai, Shimane (Japan), Beijing, Paris, Suzhou (China), Amherst (USA), Mexico City (Mexico), Florianópolis (Brazil) and Hanoi (Vietnam), Johannesburg (South Africa) during 2006–2015. Participants in past WAPE forums have come from over 50 countries in Asia, Australia, Africa, Europe, and North and South America.
•      WRPE. The World Review of Political Economy is a peer-reviewed quarterly journal of Marxian Political Economy sponsored by WAPE and published by Pluto Journals. For more information including types of submissions that will be considered, please go to http://www.plutojournals.com/wrpe/ and submit your articles to wapemember@vip.163.com.
•      WAPE Awards. The Distinguished Achievement Award of World Political Economy of the 21st Century, established by WAPE, has been granted annually since 2009 to recognize an outstanding book or article in political economy. It is intended to promote research in modern political economy around the world by granting the award to economists who have made important innovations in the theory or methodology of political economy since the year of 2001. The World Marxian Economics Award, established by WAPE in 2011, is given to recognize an outstanding lifetime record of achievement in political economy. Its purpose is to promote the development of the research of Marxist economics around the world by granting the award to economists of different countries in the world who have made important innovations in the research of theories, methodology and application of Marxian economics. The 2016 WAPE Awards will be granted at the opening ceremony of the Eleventh WAPE Forum. Nominations and applications can be sent to wapemember@vip.163.com.
The WAPE Secretariat
December, 2015