ABS World Conference

Vienna & Budapest, 10-14 July 2018

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Join the leading international scholarly association dedicated
exclusively to the systematic interchange of ideas and
information relating to international border areas.

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Journal of Borderlands Studies

The leading forum for borderlands research


2018 ABS Best Paper Awards

The best Conference, Graduate, and Undergraduate papers
from the ABS Conference in San Antonio, Texas.


ABS 2nd World Conference

The 2nd ABS World Conference is organized by the Faculty of Historical and Cultural Studies at the University of Vienna and hosted in Vienna and Budapest on July 10-14, 2018. The organizing theme for this Conference is Border-Making and Its Consequences – Interpreting Evidence From the “Post-Colonial” and “Post-Imperial” 20th Century.

XVI Border Regions in Transition

The XVI BRIT conference will be co-hosted by the Institute for Peace and Strategic Studies (IPSS), University of Ibadan, Nigeria and Université d’Abomey-Calavi, Cotonou, Benin Republic from October 15 – 18, 2018. The theme of the conference is “North-South Dialogue on Border Management.”

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Join to community of border scholars and practitioners committed to the interdisciplinary understanding of borders and transborder communities. ●  Únete a una comunidad de académicos y expertos comprometidos con el estudio interdisciplinario de las fronteras y las comunidades fronterizas.