27th Cher Annual Conference

 Universities in transition:shifting institutional and organizational boundaries”


The 27th Annual Conference of the Consortium of Higher Education Researchers (CHER) will take place in Rome, from 8 to 10 September 2014 and will be organized by the CERIS (Institute for Research on Firms and Growth) of the CNR (National Research Council) .

Participants are invited to submit proposals of relevance for the conference theme. Types of proposals:

  • Research paper presentation
  • Panel presentation
  • Poster presentation

PhD paper competition. Current or recently graduated PhD students (within the last 3 years) may submit research papers that result from their PhD thesis by June 30st and indicate they wish to participate in the Best PhD Paper Award competition. To be considered, papers should be single-authored by the PhD candidate, and up to 7000 words. The winner[s] will be announced during the Conference dinner.

A review panel consisting of the conference organising committee will evaluate the abstracts and notify the authors of accepted proposals.  For information about conference tracks and details on proposals submission, please see the Announcement and Call for Papers.

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