The Eighth International Conference on Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations will be held in Montréal, Quebec,  June 17-20, 2008.

This conference will address a range of critically important themes in the study of diversity today. Main speakers will include some of the world’s leading thinkers in the field, as well as numerous paper, workshop and colloquium presentations by researchers and practitioners.

The organizers say the conference should interest

  • Academics and educational administrators in the fields of globalisation, nationalism, anthropology and cultural studies, tourism studies, ethnic studies, indigenous studies, gender studies, disability studies, gay and lesbian studies, diversity management.
  • Research students.
  • Public administrators and policy-makers.
  • Private and public sector leaders: diversity management, equal employment opportunity, human resource development.
  • Workplace trainers and change agents.

The Ninth International Conference on Diversity on Organizations, Communities and Nations will be held in Riga, Latvia, June 15-18, 2009. The call for proposals continues through the year. The deadline for the current round is June 12, 2008; the next deadline will be posted on the webpage.

Presenters may choose to submit their papers The International Journal of Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations at any time before the Conference, and up until one month after the Conference. Participants requiring full refereeing before the Conference must submit their papers at least three months before the Conference.