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November 2017 Issue 24


Open Calls

November 30, 2017 Deadlines

January 17, 2018 Deadlines




Open Award Nominations

February 8, 2018 Deadlines


Johnson, Alfred Fredrick Jr.

Johnson, Alfred Fredrick Jr. Jan 7, 1930 - Nov 7, 2017 Age 87, of Blair, passed away November 7, 2017 at Crowell Memorial Home in Blair, NE. Alfred Fredrick Johnson Jr. was born January 7, 1930 in Omaha, NE, to Alfred Fredrick Johnson Sr. and Rachel Bartlett Johnson. He graduated from Omaha Technical High School in 1947. He then attended the University of Nebraska – Lincoln where he was a three-year letterman in wrestling and was a member of Delta Sigma Phi fraternity. He graduated with Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics in 1951. Following graduation, he served his country in the Korean War from 1951 to 1953 where he was honorably discharged with the rank of 1st Lieutenant in the U.S. Army.

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Other News

Food and Health Economics Workshop
Call for Papers

The Food and Health Economics Workshop will take place at the Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) June  7 and 8, 2018. The Food and Health Economics Workshop brings together researchers from around the world working in the field of Food and Health Economics.
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Cherry Industry Administrative Board
Request for Proposals for Promotion Program Review

Proposal Due Date: November 30, 2017
The Cherry Industry Administrative Board (CIAB), the administrative arm of the Federal Marketing Order for tart cherries, is composed of tart cherry growers and handlers in the United States, and requests proposals for a review of its promotional spending.
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30th International Conference of Agricultural Economists
Call for submissions

Deadline: January 15, 2018
The ICAE 2018 (International Conference of Agricultural Economists) takes place on July 28 – August 2, 2018, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The program is being organized by the International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE). The conference website is now open for submission of Contributed Papers (oral and visual), Organized Sessions, the Eicher award, and more. Please go to and get regular email updates.
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AARES 2018 Annual Conference
February 6-9, 2018

The 2018 Annual AARES Conference will be held at the Adelaide Convention Centre on North Terrace in Adelaide, South Australia.
The venue is close to public transport and there are numerous hotels within a 2-3 minute walk. The airport is approximately 20 minutes by car. Registrations are open. For information on the rates, workshops available, social functions and to register, head to the Registrations page.
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Call for Chapter Proposals
“Selflessness in Business”

Vernon Press invites chapter proposals on Selflessness in Business. The volume will be edited by Dr. Dominika Ochnik, Katowice School of Economics, Poland.

We invite submissions that explore the selflessness in relations with business and psychology of work. Possible contributions may include the following topics (non-comprehensive list, open to suggestions):

  1. Selected aspects of business selfless actions at individual, organizational and social level
  2. The role of selflessness in open collaboration 
  3. Business Ethics: possibilities and limitations
  4. Volunteering as a manifestation of selflessness

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The University of Padova (Italy) and the University of Sydney (Australia)
“Food & Health” Winter School

Padova, Italy
January 29 - February 10, 2018
Lectures will be provided by professors from the University of Padova and the University of Sydney, as well as by FAO and Italian Anti-Adulteration and Health Unit experts. Applications need to be sent to Mara Thiene ( by November 22, 2017. Students will be awarded 6 credit points for participating.
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IMMANA Fellowships
Call for Applications

The Friedman School of Nutrition at Tufts University and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine are pleased to announce the fourth and last round of Post-doctoral Fellowships for emerging leaders in agriculture, nutrition, and health research, funded with UK aid from the UK government through the Department for International Development (DFID) through their program on Innovative Methods and Metrics for Agriculture and Nutrition Actions (IMMANA). For 2018-19, IMMANA will award five 12-month Post-doctoral Fellowships to early career researchers who are using and developing or adapting these new methodological approaches with Mentors in ongoing research programs in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).
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Journal of Consumer Affairs & Financial Literacy and Education Commission
Call for Papers

The Journal of Consumer Affairs and the Financial Literacy and Education Commission announce a
Special Issue and Symposium on: “Effective Financial Capability Interventions for Economically Vulnerable Individuals and Families”
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