RUB announced that there will be an international conference "Creative
Economy, Creative University and Creative Development: Ideas,
Knowledges and Paths towards Sustainability, Happiness & Wellbeing".
For further information, please see the "Joint Call for Papers".
Period: April 14-16, 2014
Place: Royal University of Bhutan (RUB), Thimpu, Bhutan
Last date for submitting an abstract (1000-1500 words) is 30 November 2013.
There is the MoU between Kyoto University and Royal University of Bhutan that was fornally started in August 2013. The history of Kyoto University and Bhutan went back to 1957 when the 3rd queen was wellcomed in Kyoto by Kyoto University professors. The long-term friendship resulted in KU-Bhutan (Kyoto University Bhutan Freindship Program) and the MoU. KU-Bhutan is the liason organization for the MoU. KU-Bhutan formally started in Ocotber 19th 2010 when the first mission met the 4th king of Bhutan in Thimpu. KU-Bhutan is the host organization of promoting the collaboration between the two universities and the mutual understanding of the two countries, Japan and Butan. Bhutan is the target country of the Outreach program for the leading graduate program of Kyoto University (PWS). Because of the reason, Kyoto University will give the full financial support for the participants of this 2014 conference. The support will be given to the Kyoto University staffs and students who was accepted for the presentation.
For further information, please contact:
Dorji Thinley < email@example.com > for the 2014 conference
Tetsuro Matsuzawa < firstname.lastname@example.org > for the financial support
The following is the mail that informed the conference:
From: Dorji Thinley < email@example.com >
Date: Sat, 2 Nov 2013 12:07:51 +0600
Subject: 3rd Creative University Conference in Thimphu
I am pleased to inform you that the 3rd Creative University Conference called "Creative Economy, Creative University and Creative Development: Ideas, Knowledges and Paths towards Sustainability, Happiness & Wellbeing" will be jointly organized by the Institute for GNH Studies (iGNHaS), RUB, International Creative University Network, Global Studies in Education (CGSE, Waikato University, New Zealand), and Future Education Groups & Organization Studies, University of Marburg, Germany, from 14 to 16 April 2014. The Conference will be held at the University Convention Centre, Office of the Vice Chancellor, Thimphu.
I will appreciate if you could disseminate the Joint Call for Papers amongst University researchers and scholars and encourage submission of abstracts/workshop proposals that address any of the four thematic forums/workshops described in the Joint Call.
Attached the Joint Call for Papers. Last date for submitting an abstract (1000-1500 words) is 30 November 2013.
Director, Research & External Relations
Royal University of Bhutan
Tel.: 00975 2336455
JOINT CALL FOR PAPERS / CALL FOR WORKSHOP PROPOSALS (PDF)