Open Science Research Excellence

ICAFD 2020 : International Conference on Armed Forces and Democratization

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
February 6 - 7, 2020

Call for Papers

ICAFD 2020 : International Conference on Armed Forces and Democratization is the premier interdisciplinary platform for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Armed Forces and Democratization. The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world. Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:
  • Armed Forces and Democratization
  • Assessing Military Intervention and Democratization
  • Authoritarianism, Democracy and the Role of the Military
  • Civil-military Relations
  • Civil-military Relations and Democratization
  • Conceptualization of Democratization and Civil-military Relations
  • Corporate Interest and Military-industrial Complex
  • Democracy and Dictatorship
  • Democracy and Nuclear Weapons (Democratic Control, Nuclear Proliferation and Abolition)
  • Democracy, Democratic Consolidation and Military Spending
  • Democratic Education, Indoctrination and the Military
  • Democratisation and Political Elites
  • Democratization and Building a Democratic Army
  • Democratization and Civilian Control
  • Democratization and Civilian Control of the Military
  • Democratization and Constitutional Reform
  • Democratization and Military Reform
  • Democratization and the Military
  • Democratization and the Political Role of the Armed Forces
  • Developmental States and the Military
  • Disaster Relief, Emergency Powers and the Military
  • Gender, Democratization and the Military
  • Indigenous Rights and Militarism
  • International Institutions and the Democratization
  • Intervention and Democracy
  • Militarism as an Ideology
  • Militarization of Democracy Promotion
  • Militarization of the State
  • Military and Politics
  • Military as Guardian of Democracy
  • Military Conflict and Refugees
  • Military Coups, Regime Change, and Democratization
  • Military Intervention and Democracy
  • Military Intervention and Prospects for Democratization
  • Military Justice, Human Rights and War Crimes
  • Military Occupation (Military Government, Civil Affairs)
  • Military Technology and Democratization
  • Military, Democracy and Marginalization
  • Neo-colonialism and Militarization
  • Overseas Military Deployment
  • Peace-keeping and the Military
  • Post-colonial Democracy and Military Rule
  • Privatization of the Military
  • Relationship Between Military Coercion and Democratic Hegemony
  • Resistance and People Power
  • Security Challenges and Military Politics
  • Terrorism and the Military
  • The Changing Role of the Military in Politics
  • The Democratic Oversight of the Military
  • The Military and Democratization
  • The Military and Human Security
  • The Military and Internal Repression
  • The Military and Migration (Militarization of Humanitarian Crises and Border Controls)
  • The Military as an Obstacle to the Democratization Enterprise
  • The Military, Language and Intercultural Communication
  • The Military, Propaganda and the Media
  • The Role of the Military in Constitutional and State Reform
  • The Role of the Military in Democracy
  • The Role of the Military in Peace-building
  • Theory of Democratic Civil-military Relation
  • Theory of Military Dictatorships