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Special Sessions: Forty Under Forty | 12th World Congress of RSAI, May 29-June 01, 2018, Goa

Thursday, 10 August 2017 15:04

Lead Organizer: Geoffrey J.D. Hewings, University of Illinois, USA and Nankai University, China


We are planning a series of special sessions at the World Congress to highlight the work of younger scholars (under 40 years of age). A maximum of forty presentations will be accommodated. There is no limitation on topics but the presentation should highlight innovative methodology, or new applications, creative use of data and important policy relevance. Sessions will be chaired by senior RSAI colleagues who will also serve as session discussants. The final session, to which all participants are invited, will focus on general comments and feedback and suggestions for preparation for publication.


Please submit your paper for consideration to Geoffrey Hewings (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) in the following format:




Title of Paper:

Abstract of Paper

A Maximum of three summary statements (one sentence each) highlighting the value added of the paper.


The deadline for submission is November 30, 2017.


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