WAPE 2017 Forum Call for Papers

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Call for Papers
The October Revolution:
Promoting the Development of World Economy and
Improving People’s Livelihood
——The Twelfth Forum of the World Association for Political Economy
November 2-4, 2017, Moscow State University, Russian Federation
Co-sponsored by
Russian Academy of Sciences and Russian Association for Political Economy
Proposed Topics:
1.  The Economic Background of the October Revolution in the World and in Russia
2.  The Causes and Consequences of the October Revolution
3.  The Epochal Significance and Historical Value of the October Revolution
4.  The Challenge to the Imperialist System by the October Revolution
5.  The October Revolution and the Demise of the Colonial System
6.  Appropriate Evaluation of the Socialist Economic Model of the Former Soviet Union
7.  The Role of the October Revolution in Promoting World Economy Growth
8.  The Role of the October Revolution in Improving Livelihood
9.  The October Revolution and the Innovation and Development of Marxian Economics
10.  Characteristics and Disintegration of the New Imperialist System in the 21st Century
11.  The Relationship between Western Crises, New Imperialist Policies, and Private Monopoly
12.  Cooperation between China and Russia to Counter the New Imperialist System
13.  The Cooperative Mechanism of BRICS, Shanghai Cooperation Organization, and “Belt and Road” Initiative
14.  The History, Current Status, and Future of World Socialism
15.  The 150th Anniversary of the Publication of Das Capital Volume I
How to apply to attend the twelfth 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, you will receive an official invitation. Please submit your full paper so that it can be included in the conference proceedings. 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: August 15, 2017;
Notice of acceptance: August 31, 2017;
Deadline for full paper: October 15, 2017.

Full papers submitted after October 15, 2017 will not be included in the conference proceedings.
•            All accepted papers will be considered for publication in World Review of Political Economy (WRPE) and International Critical Thought (ICT).
•            Registration fee
US$180 for online payment before August 31, 2017;
US$220 for online payment after August 31, 2017 or on-site payment on November 2–4, 2017.
•            Official Languages: Russian and English
•            Schedule
1.      On-site registration on November 2-4, 2017.
2.      WAPE Council meeting/WRPE Editorial meeting on November 1 afternoon,
3.      Official program on November 2 through November 4, 2017.
•            What is the benefit of joining WAPE?
While applying to attend the Twelfth 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.
•            Translating 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 2017 has the added benefit to members of receiving eight digital issues of WRPE Volumes 6 and 7.
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), Patiala (India) during 2006– 2016. 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 2017 WAPE Awards will be granted at the opening ceremony of the Twelfth WAPE Forum. Nominations and applications can be sent to wapemember@vip.163.com.
The WAPE Secretariat
May 2017