Call for papers: Changes in Civil Society and Philanthropy international conference

The Center for the study of Civil Society and Philanthropy in Israel will hold an international conference titled “Changes in Civil Society and Philanthropy: Patterns of Civic Engagement in the 21st Century” on Tuesday and Wednesday 10-11 March 2015 at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel, Mt. Scopus campus. The conference program and further details will be posted on the center’s website.

On Tuesday 10th March 2015 a pre-conference workshop on civil society and philanthropy will be held for scholars and research students from Israel and abroad. The workshop will be led by Prof. Mark Warren of the University of British Columbia, Canada, an expert on civil society and philanthropy. The conference will take place on Wednesday 11th March 2015 at the Hebrew University.

The purpose of the workshop is to create a research forum for scholars studying civil society and philanthropy, who will meet from time to time in order to present and discuss the current research in those fields. Scholars, Post docs, and postgraduate students in advance stages are welcome to present their research on civil society and philanthropy and participate in the workshop.

Abstract submission deadline: 15th January 2015. Abstracts should be submitted with a cover page including the research title, presenters’ names, institutional affiliation, degree and full contact details for each presenter.

Please submit abstracts of up to 400 words, font Calibri size 12, 1.5 space with the following information:  1. Research goals, scientific and empirical contribution; 2. Theoretical and conceptual overview; 3. Methodology; and 4. Findings (if applicable).

Abstracts should be sent to as word.doc. Confirmation of the submission will be sent by email. If accepted the abstract will be published in the conference booklet. Acceptance letters will be sent by 1st February 2015. Registration and payment deadline is 15th February 2015.

For further information please contact the Center for the Study of Civil Society and Philanthropy at or call 972-2-5882203.

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