The ABS 2020 Annual Conference

The ABS 2020 Annual Conference

April 1 – 4, 2020, Portland Oregon

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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

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Association for Borderlands Studies Members Area is now available!

Members can now visit the Journal of Borderlands Studies through the Taylor & Francis Online portal, view ABS Financial Reports, ABS Minutes, and other related information.


The ABS 2020 Annual Conference

April 1 – 4, 2020 | Portland Oregon

The conference will be hosted at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront. More information will be forthcoming.

Pushing Regions Beyond Their Borders


June 5-7, 2019 | Santiago De Compostela, Spain

The conference will be hosted in Santiago De Compostela, Spain. Read the full Call for Papers here.

Become a Member / Hazte Miembro

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.