ICOPEC 2021: 12th International Conference on Political Economy

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Call for Papers
June 24, 2021 to June 26, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Economic History / Studies, Humanities, Political Science, Social Sciences, Sociology

Impacts of COVID-19 on Societies and Economies

24th – 26th June 2021


Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, it is our sincere pleasure to invite you to attend and participate in the 12th International Conference on Political Economy (ICOPEC 2021). This online conference is scheduled to take place on 24th – 26th June 2021 via Zoom Platform. The main theme and scope of the conference have been identified as Impacts of COVID-19 on Societies and Economies. This conference aims to identify how the COVID-19 experience will change many economic and social dynamics and what can be done for a better World. Apart from its main theme, ICOPEC 2021 invites and welcomes all contributions that enrich the perspectives of the Political Economy and expand the ground for better policy analyses and making. For indicative presentation topics, see: http://www.icopec.org/call-for-papers/. We kindly invite you to participate in this conference and to forward this announcement to your colleagues who may be interested.

ICOPEC 2021 organized by Panteion University, Westminster University, VUZF University, Georgian Technical University, Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas, Kinnaird College for Women, University of Belgrade, Ankara University Political Science Faculty, Ostrava Technical University, Pontifical Catholic University, Batman University, Celal Bayar University, Greek Political Economy Association, Piedmont Institute for Social and Economic Research, Okan University, and IJOPEC Publishing.

The conference languages are English and Turkish. The deadline for Early Bird abstract submission is 01st May 2021. The paper abstracts must be between 150 and 250 words. You will receive notification of approval by 05th May 2021. The deadline for full paper submission for proceedings (Not Obligatory) is 31st May 2021.

All abstracts and full papers will be peer-reviewed before they are accepted and they are published before the conference in the proceedings. Participants will access all conference documents (Conference Program Book, Conference Abstract Book, Certificate of Participation, and Proceedings Book) through the website.

After the conference, the revised papers that satisfy at least two referees will be published as edited international book chapters in English by IJOPEC Publication with ISBN in October 2021 without any extra cost.



Professor Alfredo Saad Filho

King’s College London, UK


Professor Costas Lapavitsas

SOAS University of London, UK


Professor Dibyesh Anand

University of Westminster, UK


Professor Erich Kirchler

University of Vienna, Austria


Professor Humberto Merritt

The Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico


Professor James Alm

Tulane University, USA


Professor Jomo Kwame Sundaram

Former Assistant Director-General and Coordinator for Economic and Social Development at the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), Malaysia


Professor Julia Dobreva

VUZF University, Bulgaria


Professor Kaoru Natsuda

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan


Professor Luigi Mittone

Università degli Studi di Trento, Italy


Professor Morris Altman

University of Dundee, UK


Professor Murat Yülek

Rector, OSTIM Technical University,  Turkey


Professor Paul Frijters

London School of Economics and Political Science, UK


Professor Phoebe Koundouri

Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece


Professor Richard Bird

University of Toronto, Canada


Professor Salvatore Capasso

University of Naples Parthenope, Italy


Professor Stavros D. Mavroudeas

Panteion University, Greece


Professor Vito Tanzi

Honorary President of the International Institute of Public Finance, USA



Dates of the Conference: 24th June – 26th 2021


Abstract Submission Deadline (for Early Bird Registration): 01st May 2021

Abstract Submission Deadline (for Regular Registration): 20th May 2021


Notification of Approval (for Early Bird Registration): 05th May 2021

Notification of Approval (for Regular Registration): 25th May 2021


Early Bird Registration Fee Payment Deadline: 10th May 2021

Regular Registration Fee Payment Deadline: 31st May 2021


Full Paper Submission for Proceedings Deadline: 31th May 2021

Final Program 14th June 2021

Contact Info: 

Prof. Dr. Muammer Mustafa Erdoğdu

Marmara University


+90 (216) 541 4021 / 1324

Prof. Dr. İsmail Şiriner

Batman University


+90 (533) 667 3767