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GLOBAL STUDIES ASSOCIATION 2015 CONFERENCE
CALL FOR PAPERS

GLOBALIZATION: THE URBAN CRISIS AND ECONOMIC DEMOCRACY
The University of Toledo
Toledo, OH
June 12 - 14, 2015

Sponsored by: College of Languages, Literature, and Social Sciences, President's Commission on Global Initiative, and Center for International Studies and Programs

The GSA of North America is pleased to announce that our 2015 conference will take place at The University of Toledo.

All presentation topics will be considered.

To submit a 100-word abstract or a panel idea, send it in the body of an email to Jerry Harris at gharris234@comcast.net by May 10, 2015. Please include your full name and affiliation.

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