19 January 2017

Call for papers and participants: NordSTEVA workshop on the threats to societal values and human security

Ulrika Mörth, Ian Higham and Mark Rhinard of Stockholm University calls for papers and participants for the workshop: Trade, Commerce and Societal Values in the Digital Age: A European Perspective.

This workshop calls for papers on the threats to societal values and human security posed by globalization processes. The workshop has a global focus, but we especially welcome papers studying the role of the European Union and member state governments in advancing (or violating) human rights and societal values in the digital age. The papers should addressing the role of trade policy in advancing or hindering digital rights promotion, and also the role of governments and international organizations in holding businesses accountable for human rights violations and pursuing societal or human security policy through regulation.

The workshop takes place 17th of March 2017 at Stockholm University, Frescati campus and is jointly sponsered by the Department of Political Science at Stockholm University, the Graduate School of International Studies (SIS), and the Nordic Centre of Excellence for Security Technologies and Societal Values (NordSTEVA). 

To be considered for participation in the workshop, please submit an abstract of no more than 200 words to ulrika.morth@statsvet.su.se, mark.rhinard@ekohist.su.se, and ian.higham@statsvet.su.se.

For more information and the programme for the workshop, click here