Notice Board

Click here to post a new notice (only logged-in ABORNE members can access this function).

CFP AAG 2015 Cross-Border Conflicts in West Africa

15.09.2014 - Olivier Walther

CALL FOR PAPERS Paper session: “Cross-Border Conflicts in West Africa” Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting 2015, Chicago, USA, 21-25 April 2015 Organizers Olivier J. Walther, University of Southern Denmark William F.S. Miles, Northeastern University The objective of this paper session will be to explore the cross-border nature of radical movements and their organization in social networks. Joining the session Interested participants should send a title and abstract of max 250 words to Olivier Walther ( and William Miles ( by 13rd October 2014. We will notify contributors of acceptance by 20th October 2014. See attached call for details.

Publication of EVG outcome

06.03.2014 - Paolo Gaibazzi

Gaibazzi, P. (2014), Visa problem: certification, kinship, and the production of ‘ineligibility’ in the Gambia. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 20: 38–55. An article written with the support of a ESF grant for ABORNE scholars (available to members in the bibliography section). Thanks to CEA-Lisbon for hosting the grant holder!

ABS Annual Meeting, April 2-5, 2014 Albuquerque, NM

12.11.2013 - Olivier Walther

The next annual meeting of the Association for Borderlands Studies (ABS) will take place in Albuquerque, NM, April 2-5, 2014. The call for papers is available at:

CFP ABORNE 2014 annual conference

21.10.2013 - Wolfgang Zeller

The call for panels and papers for the 2014 ABORNE annual conference is still open. Visit the ABORNE Science Meeting page for all the details you need. Deadline for panel proposals: 31st October Deadline for individual paper proposals: 30 November

CFP - Border Markets - Articulo - Journal of Urban Research 11(2013)

02.10.2013 - Olivier Walther

CALL FOR PAPERS - Border Markets Articulo – Journal of Urban Research 11 (2013) Deadline for abstracts: November 15, 2013 Editor: Olivier Walther, Rutgers University The objective of this issue is to examine the characteristics of border markets in a comparative perspective. The editor welcomes contributions on the following topics: - The geographical specificity of border markets; - Border markets and trade liberalisation; - Booms and busts in border markets; - Border markets’ economic actors and local institutions; - Development policies implemented in border markets. Full CFP available at: -- Olivier J. Walther, Co-Editor Articulo – Journal of Urban Research Visiting Assistant Professor Division of Global Affairs Rutgers University 175 University Avenue Newark, NJ 07102