4th International Academic Conference on Human Security (IC4HS)
Human Security and New Technologies
Belgrade, Republic of Serbia, November 2-3: Human Security Research Center – Faculty of Security Studies, University of Belgrade, organizes
The 4th International Academic Conference on Human Security
Conference Aims and Objectives
The 4th International Academic Conference on Human Security is an opportunity for scientists, theoreticians and practitioners to present and exchange their research results, experience and views on human security issues we have been facing for some time, such as violence of different forms and origin, but also some emerging issues including new technologies which create both new opportunities and threats to human security.
- Human Security and New Technologies – A New Development Initiative
- Technology as a Tool for Empowerment or for Vulnerability
- Information and Communication Technologies and Violence Prevention
- Early Warning and the Role of New Technologies
- Gender Digital Divide
- Drone Technology: The Humanitarian Potential or Risk
- Data, the New Conflict Resource
- Global Digital Freedom Risk and Digital Humanism
- Technology Safety & Privacy: A Tool for Surviving
- Technological Development and Control ‘Dual-use’ Goods
- Personal Data, Privacy, Surveillance, and Human Rights
- Open Data, Big Data, and Human Security Research
- Web 2.0 Technologies, e-Government, Implications for Human Security
- Climate Change, Technology and Human Security
- Disaster, New Technology and Human Security
- Smart Cities and Human Security Implications
- Cyber – Surveillance Technology – Law and Ethical Questions
In addition to papers on the conference focus topic, papers on all core topics of Human Security are welcome, including, but not limited to:
- Philosophical and ethical foundations of the Human Security approach;
- Methodological issues in operationalizing the Human Security approach;
- Capability measurement and empirical analysis;
- Human rights and development;
- Policy analysis and evaluation by reference to Human Security.
Abstract submission: April 15, 2018
Notification of abstract acceptance: May 1, 2018
Paper submission: July 1, 2018
Final paper submission and author’s registration: September 15, 2018
The Paper should be written in English
The Abstract (up to 300 words); Times New Roman 11–point font, single spaced
Keywords: up to five words
Text: Times New Roman, 12pts, 1.5 spacing, justified, 12,000 characters (with spaces), with the following margins: Top 2.5 cm; Bottom 2.5 cm; Left 3 cm; Right 3cm
References: All sources should be listed in alphabetical order and in accordance with the APA Citation Style.
All the submitted papers will be blind-reviewed by two competent reviewers and presented in the Proceedings Book with an adequate ISBN number. The Proceedings Book and certificate of participation will be distributed to the conference participants at the conference registration desk.
Conference dates: November 2-3, 2018, Belgrade, Republic of Serbia
Organizer: Human Security Research Center of the Faculty of Security Studies (University of Belgrade)
Please note that the accommodation and travel expenses are to be covered by participants themselves.
Standard participation fee is 70 EUR.
Special participation fee for PhD students is 20 EUR.
Participation fee for spectators is 10 EUR.
All the latest information can be found on:
Facebook page: Human Security Research Center (use our hash tag #IC4HS)
Twitter page: Human Security Research Center (use our hash tag #IC4HS)
LinkedIn page: Human Security Research Center (use our hash tag #IC4HS)
All the information on the Conference, topics, call for papers, registration etc. can be found at the official website of the Conference: www.conference.human-security.info
For any further information please contact The Organizing Committee of the Conference: firstname.lastname@example.org
Executive Director and Coordinator of the Conference:
Faculty of Security Studies
University of Belgrade
Members of the Organizing Committee:
Secretary of the Conference:
Faculty of Security Studies,
University of Belgrade