Shaping Ethics in Academia and Society: Practices in the Baltic Sea Region

Shaping ethics in academia and societyInternational conference:
Shaping Ethics in Academia and Society: Practices in the Baltic Sea Region
16th–17th October, 2017
Mykolas Romeris University
Vilnius, Lithuania
The conference aims to build up a roundtable for sharing best practices and experience with addressing ethical issues within academia and related society and, in the same vein, to contribute to relevant managerial solutions.
Particular concern on ethical issues in academia and the wider society is getting acceleration on a wide scale. To make out the values maze, organizations are in quest of comprehensive definitions and effective ethics management. Broad discussion, understanding cultural differences (notably in the Baltic Sea Region) and experience exchange in ethics management from different perspectives are needed and worth to support.

SDSN Campus Coordinator

SDSN Youth - Campus CoordinatorThe youth initiative of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) is seeking young, talented and passionate individuals for the role of ‘Campus Coordinator’.
As a student based at one SDSN's Member Institutions, you have the chance to become Campus Coordinator for your university/institution. By joining our team, you will become a part of the global SDSN Youth team working with a diverse and exceptional group of individuals with a variety of cultural, religious and political backgrounds, committed to sustainable development and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). You will work closely together with the Network Coordinator and the youth team of SDSN Youth in your country/region.
Your local experiences will become central to our network’s efforts and legacy in empowering youth globally to make sustainable solutions.
The deadline for application is Tuesday, 31 January, 2017.
For further information please see: SDSN Campus Coordinator.

Aleksanteri Institute Visiting Fellows Programme: Call for Applications

Aleksanteri Institute visting fellowshipsThe call for Aleksanteri Visiting Fellowships for the academic year 2017–2018 is open from 9 January until 10 February 2017.
Applications are invited from highly qualified scholars conducting research in a field relevant to the Aleksanteri Institute's research agenda. Applicants at different stages of their academic career, from junior researchers to established scholars, are welcome to apply. Applicants must hold a PhD degree or equivalent (granted no later than 10 February 2017). In addition to academic excellence, a key factor in the selection process is the potential for a mutually beneficial research visit, both for the visitor and for the research community of the Aleksanteri Institute. Visiting Fellows are expected to work on themes related to the Aleksanteri Institute’s research agenda and are encouraged to participate actively in the academic life of the Aleksanteri Institute.
For further information please see: Aleksanteri Visiting Fellowships.

BUP Teachers' Conference: Sustainable Tourism for Development

BUP Teachers' Conference 2017: Sustainable Tourism for Development BUP Teachers' Conference
Sustainable Tourism for Development
19 - 23 March, 2017
Zhovkva, Ukraine
The topics of the conference will embrace methodological approaches and ways of introducing elements of sustainable development in tourism and the recreational sphere. European and world experiences of sustainable tourism development, and contribution of the tourism sector to the three pillars of sustainability – economic, social, and environmental will be covered. The conference will also deal with sustainable transboundary tourism, its main tendencies, especially the development in the Ukrainian-Polish border zone.
The deadline for applications and theses submission is 12th February 2017.

Baltic Rim Economies Review 6 - 2016

Baltic Rin Economies Review 6 - 2016In BRE 6/2016 pdf you may read about:
  • Jean-Claude Juncker (President of the European Commission): Standing by Ukraine
  • Tarja Halonen (President of Finland 2000–2012): The future we want for the Baltic Sea region
  • Aleksi Randell (Major, City of Turku): Thinking and acting internationally is in the DNA of Turku
  • Guðmundur Árni Stefánsson (Ambassador and Chair of the CBSS Committee of Senior Officials Ministry for Foreign Affairs Iceland): 25 years of cooperation
and much more
The journal is published by Turku School of Economics. Editor-in-Chief: Kari Liuhto.