Academics Stand Against Poverty-Brazil (ASAP – Brazil) and the Research Group on Social Rights and Public Policies from The Graduate Program in Political and Economic Law (Mackenzie Presbyterian University) invite the academic community to submit papers for presentation during the 3rd International Conference ASAP – Brazil: Academic reflections to overcome misery and hunger.
About ASAP and the Event
ASAP is an international community of academics confronting the rules and practices that perpetuate global poverty.
The ASAP-Brazil is the ASAP Global´s Chapter responsible for the aggregation and development research, which deal with problems and structural factors of the Brazilian reality that contribute to perpetuation of poverty and also identify policies aimed at the promotion of development, thus, helping to overcome the existing inequalities of our society.
The III International Conference ASAP–Brazil: Academic reflections to overcome misery and hunger will be held on August, 23 and 24, 2018, at Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, Campus Higienópolis, in São Paulo. The aim is to gather national and international specialists in order to extend the academic studies concerning the battle against poverty, misery and hunger. The Conference will concentrate its activities towards the following subjects, to be better developed at the Work Groups (WGs):
- Social rights and the battle against poverty (education, health, social security, work, the city’s social function, environmental liability);
- Legal and institutional mechanisms for tackling poverty;
- Justice System and Tackling poverty;
- State, Democracy and Development;
- Vulnerable groups and the battle against poverty;
- International research network
All communication shall be made strictly by the e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. There are four steps from submission until the approval of article/paper: (i) submission of an expanded abstract, (ii) evaluation of the expanded abstract, (iii) selection and publication of selected abstracts, and (iv) submission of final article/paper.
The authors shall submit expanded abstracts, which will be evaluated by the double-blind review system. Only the approved abstracts shall be invited to be presented at Conference’s Work Groups and the best ones shall be selected to be published as an article/paper, according to the following schedule:
|Submission of the Expanded Summary||June/11/2018|
|Publication of the Approved Summaries||June/25/2018|
|Final Article’s submission||July/30/2018|
Publication of Contributions
The final versions of the submitted contributions will be published by the end of this year in the form of annals / e-book of the III International Conference of ASAP-Brazil.
Guidelines for the Authors
Only unprecedented contributions written in Portuguese, English, French or Spanish will be accepted. Abstracts and articles should be in accordance with the themes of the above-mentioned WGs and meet the following formal criteria:
- Indication of one of the themes related to the WGs mentioned above;
- Title of the text in the original language and in English;
- Summary in English;
- Main text: Times New Roman, size 12 and spacing 1,5;
- Full name of the author and indication of the respective institutional affiliation; in case of co-authorship, the full names and institutional affiliations of each of the authors must be indicated;
- Justified alignment on all items and
- It must be sent in two electronic formats: .pdf and .docx
Besides the above mentioned formal criteria (4.1), the extended abstract must contain:
(i) maximum of 500 characters with spaces;
(ii) indication and brief description of the research theme and of the research question;
(iii) brief justification about relevance of the theme and research question;
(iv) presentation of the methodology that shall be applied;
(v) indication of general and specific objectives and of hypothesis;
(vi) presentation of a full preliminary summary; and
(vii) indication of preliminary references.
The final articles shall present, in addition to the criteria indicated in items 4.1:
(i) complete summary and references to the end;
(ii) introduction, indicating:
(a) description of the research theme and problem;
(b) justification of the relevance regarding the theme and the problem;
(c) presentation and also a description regarding the methodology effectively used;
(d) an indication regarding the general and specific objectives sought, as well as the confirmed or invalidated hypotheses; and
(e) logical movements that will probably be taken up to the final text;
(iii) references throughout the text in author-date format;
(iv) up to 6000 words with spaces, including references.
Questions about this Call for Papers should be sent to: email@example.com.
Clarice Seixas Duarte Ph.D (Professor at Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie – UPM) – (President)
Bruna Azzari Puga (LL.M student at UPM – Representative of UPM’s Graduate Program Internationalization Team)
Carla Ferreira Lopes da Silva Queiroz (Ph.D student at UPM – Representative of UPM’s Graduate Program Events Team)
Danielle Mendes Thame Denny Ph.D (Professor at Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado – FAAP and Universidade Paulista – UNIP)
Eric Vinicius Dib de Moura (LL.M student at UPM – Representative of UPM’s Graduate Program Internationalization Team)
Fábio Sampaio Mascarenhas (LL.M student at Universidade de São Paulo – USP)
Geisa de Assis Rodrigues Ph.D (Professor at UPM)
Luiz Ismael Pereira Ph.D (Professor at da Universidade Federal de Viçosa – UFV)
Maykel Ponçoni (Ph.D student at UPM – Representative of UPM’s Graduate Program Events Team)
Maria Lúcia Indjaian Gomes da Cruz Ph.D (Professor at Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie)
Rodrigo Oliveira Salgado Ph.D (Professor at Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie – UPM )