7th International Terrorism and Transnational Crime Symposium

7th  International Terrorism and Transnational Crime Symposium
(Call for Papers)
4-6 December 2015
Antalya, Turkey


The 7th International Symposium on Terrorism and Transnational Crime will be held by the International Center for Terrorism and Security Studies (UTGAM), Turkish National Police Academy on December 4-6, 2015 in Antalya, Turkey.

This year’s theme for the Symposium is “Global (In)Security and Regional Geopolitics”. The event aims to bring scholars, practitioners, and professional experts together to discuss the international system and security problematique, current security orientations, security geopolitics and interlinkages that exist. The symposium seeks to facilitate a reinterpretation of the global and regional dynamics of most recent security trends in the context of new processes and security-geopolitics balance.

Call for Papers

Those who would like to present a paper are requested to submit their abstracts of 300 words in length to utsas@hotmail.com by September 30, 2015. The submission deadline for the accepted full papers is October 30, 2015 sharp. The participants not submitting their original papers by the deadline will not be allowed to give a presentation in the Symposium.

The academic committee will evaluate all abstracts submitted. The symposium will cover full-board lodging and transportation costs of authors of accepted abstracts (in cases where paper is co-authored, only the first author). Selected papers may be published in an edited book or as a special issue for an academic journal.


For further information please visit www.utgam.org and send your questions to utsas@hotmail.com.

Possible Topics for Discussion

International Security and Regional Geopolitics

•    Redefining Security  
•    Security Sector Reform
•    Global, Regional and National Geopolitics
•    Security Threats and the Middle East
•    Da’esh and its Impact on the Regional and National Security
•    Terrorism and Peace Processes
•    Conflict Resolution Strategies
•    Regional Developments and Refugees

Strategic Security

•    Border Security
•    Global Migration

Security and Balance of Freedoms

•    Racism and Xenophobia
•    Balancing Human Rights and Security 
•    Hate-Crimes
•    Islamophobia
•    Radicalization and De-radicalization
•    Media and Terrorism