Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Call for papers - Socially Responsible Innovation in Security

We have the pleasure of announcing the call for papers for the international workshop the University Centre Saint Ignatius Antwerp (cf., a forum for academic reflection on societal issues and their ethical implications, is organising on the topic of ‘socially responsible innovation in securityon October 21st  – 23rd  2015 at the University of Antwerp, Belgium.

The organisation committee, composed of the Academic Director of UCSIA, philosopher Luc Braeckmans and project promoters, criminologist Wim Hardyns, social psychologist Koen Ponnet and engineer Genserik Reniers of the Master of Safety Sciences of the University of Antwerp, law scholars Paul De Hert and Mathias Vermeulen of the Free University Brussels, philosopher Sabine Roeser of TU Delft and theologian Wim Smit, has established the programme.

On our website you will find:
  • a project description with the programme
  • the application procedure
  • an application form 
The deadline for submission of applications is set for April 30th 2015. Candidates should send in the completed application form, accompanied by an academic curriculum vitae and an outline of the proposed paper. The selection of participants will be communicated by mid-June at the latest.

The organizer takes on charge all costs pertaining to participation and stay in Antwerp of all selected participants, while travel arrangements and costs are incumbent on participants themselves.

The selected participant will present her/his paper in a panel session (20 minutes in English) and will afterwards send in an article to be considered for publication (which will be submitted to careful selection). The aim of the organizer is to publish a selection of articles presented at the workshop.

Thanking you in advance for your interest and for the wider dissemination of this information, we remain at your disposal for all further questions.

Ms. Barbara SEGAERT