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ICTHSS 2017 : 19th International Conference on Trends in Humanities and Social Sciences

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

Conference Code: 17ZA01ICTHSS

International Research Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICTHSS 2017: 19th International Conference on Trends in Humanities and Social Sciences aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Trends in Humanities and Social Sciences. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Trends in Humanities and Social Sciences.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Trends in Humanities and Social Sciences are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The peer-reviewed conference proceedings are indexed in the International Science Index (ISI), Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Zenedo, OpenAIRE, BASE, WorldCAT, Sherpa/RoMEO, and other index databases. Impact Factor Indicators.

Special Journal Issues

ICTHSS 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Trends in Humanities and Social Sciences. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets the conference's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Young People’s Participation in Decision-Making Using Information and Communication Technology
Marina Diković
2) Sustainable Development, China’s Emerging Role via One Belt, One Road
Saeid Rabiei Majd, Motahareh Alvandi, Mehrad Rabiei
3) The Effect of Cross-Curriculum of L1 and L2 on Elementary School Students’ Linguistic Proficiency: To Sympathize with Others
Reiko Yamamoto
4) A CDA-Driven Study of World English Series Published by Cengage Heinle
Mohammad Amin Mozaheb, Jalal Farzaneh Dehkordi, Khojasteh Hosseinzadehpilehvar
5) Towards a Deconstructive Text: Beyond Language and the Politics of Absences in Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot
Afia Shahid
6) Using Music in the Classroom to Help Syrian Refugees Deal with Post-War Trauma
Vartan Agopian
7) Happiness, Media and Sustainability of Communities in Donkeaw, Mearim District, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Panida Jongsuksomsakul
8) Communication Design in Newspapers: A Comparative Study of Graphic Resources in Portuguese and Spanish Publications
Fátima Gonçalves, Joaquim Brigas, Jorge Gonçalves
9) Soil Moisture Control System: A Product Development Approach
Swapneel U. Naphade, Dushyant A. Patil, Satyabodh M. Kulkarni
10) An Analytical Study on the Politics of Defection in India
Diya Sarkar, Prafulla C. Mishra
11) Determination of the Content of Teachers’ Presentism through a Web-Based Delphi Method
Tsai-Hsiu Lin
12) Collaboration versus Cooperation: Grassroots Activism in Divided Cities and Communication Networks
R. Barbour
13) Unmet English Needs of the Non-Engineering Staff: The Case of Algerian Hydrocarbon Industry
N. Khiati
14) NewPerceptual Organization within Temporal Displacement
Michele Sinico
15) A Corpus-Based Analysis on Code-Mixing Features in Mandarin-English Bilingual Children in Singapore
Xunan Huang, Caicai Zhang

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