Collective Action and Responsiveness in the Global Context

ISTR 14th International Conference 

RESCHEDULED DATES : 12 – 15 JULY 2021

Concordia University, Montreal

 

Global Civil Society in Uncertain Times: Strengthening Diversity and Sustainability

ISTR is accepting submissions for the new sub-theme: Collective Action and Responsiveness in the Global Context.

Civil society plays a crucial part in how the world responds to crises and in the last year we have seen just how important those responses have been. Every aspect of the third sector has been challenged and affected by recent transnational demands, including the challenges of the coronavirus and other pandemics, climate change and forced migrations. These challenges threaten democratic ideals and can result in the closure of civil spaces. Such complex emergencies are in urgent need of collective action through advocacy, philanthropy, volunteering, social enterprise and partnerships with states. Responses must occur in timely and sustainable ways to address these challenges. This conference is an opportunity to present important research and strategies that are central to the present and future of the third sector.

The full call is available here.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: 30 OCTOBER 2020.