CFP: Artificial Intelligence and International Relations – April 12, 2019 Shanghai University

Conference: Artificial Intelligence and International Relations 

April 12, 2019

Shanghai University

Organized by 

The Center for Global Governance  

Institute of Global Studies 

Shanghai University

People’s Republic of China

This is the first conference on this topic. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Artificial Intelligence and International Relations
  • Artificial Intelligence and Politics
  • Artificial Intelligence and Work/Labor
  • Artificial Intelligence and Religion
  • Artificial Intelligence and Security
  • Artificial Intelligence and Gender
  • Artificial Intelligence and Society
  • Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights

Please submit the following information for abstract submission:

  • Author full name;
  • Affiliation;
  • Email address: university email address should be provided;
  • Abstract in Word format;
  • Title of your paper;
  • A short bio, 100 words (not CV or resume).



Ryan Kiggins  


  • Abstract Submission for the Conference:       February 4, 2019
  • Official Acceptance Letter:                             February 11, 2019
  • Official Invitation Letter for VISA:               February 18, 2019
  • Confirmation of Your Participation:               February 25, 2019
  • Conference Draft Paper Submission:              March 25, 2019  
  • The Conference Dates:                                   April 12, 2019


If your paper is accepted by the conference committee, first you will receive an official acceptance letter. Then, you need to email us a pdf or jpeg copy of the first page of your passport for you to receive official invitation letter from Shanghai University for VISA application. 

There is no fee for this conference. please note that we will cover your accommodations (lehu hotel, Shanghai University)  for 3 nights and food during your stay in Shanghai.

When:  April 12, 2019

Where: Shanghai University

Lehu Hotel, 99 Shangda Road, 

BaoShan District, Shanghai 20044 – China

Time:   9:00 – 17:00

For more information, please contact:

Tugrul Keskin or 

Ryan Kiggins  

Tugrul Keskin


Director of Center for the Global Governance 

Shanghai University  


China: 86+15000-465734

Turkey Cell: (90) 533-607-8465

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