Early Career Researchers Career Development Session

Sunday, 10 July 2016: 09:00-10:30
Location: Hörsaal 31 (Main Building)
RC05 Racism, Nationalism and Ethnic Relations (host committee)

Language: English

This session focuses on Early Career Researchers’ interests, providing an opportunity to discuss career development. The session will draw on the experiences and expertise of scholars working on issues related to racism, ethnic relations and nationalism and thus offer particular insights into ways of working in these fields. 
The session specifically focuses on publishing and professional networking. We will discuss the process of publishing in academic journals, such as issues of peer review, and journals’ views and requirements. Furthermore, the session will look at the process of book publishing, in particular how to write successful book proposals, how to communicate with publishers and develop your work. The session will also explore the benefits of becoming active in national and international professional associations, how to build networks and professional dialogues. The session will look at contemporary challenges facing Early Career Researchers and provide a forum for exchanging experiences and strategies. 
Session Organizer:
Umut EREL, Open University, United Kingdom
Book Publishing
Vilna TREITLER, Baruch College, CUNY, USA
Publishing in Journals
Karim MURJI, Open University, United Kingdom
Networking in Professional Associations
Ann DENIS, Université d'Ottawa, Canada