Call for Papers

▪︎About the Academic Symposium

The inaugural Social Value Academic Symposium 2019 aims to bring together researchers, practitioners, and academic professionals to share their social value related research with peers and the public. It is co-organized by the Center for Media and Social Impact & Yunus Social Business Centre at National Central University, Dharma Drum Institute of Liberal Arts, Social Impact Institute of Taiwan, and Social Value International. In 2019, this symposium is jointly held with the Social Value International Conference. Our goal is to create a platform where participants from academia, government, the third sector, and the private sector can discuss recent research developments and engage in networking for further collaborations on related research and projects.
▪︎Topics of Interest
The symposium calls for unpublished research findings in the following areas:
1. Public Policy and Social Value
2. Impact Investment and Management
3. University Social Responsibility and Social Value
4. Social Enterprises and Innovation
5. Social Value Measurement and Social Return on Investment
6. Corporate Social Responsibility and Social Value
7. Sustainable Development Goals and Social Value
8. Other Topics related to Social Value
▪︎Important Dates
1. Full Paper Submission Due: October 10, 2019
2. Notification of Acceptance: October 20, 2019
3. Early Registration & Payment*: June 01 2019 – November 15, 2019
4. Final Registration & Payment: November: November 30, 2019
Hua-Nan Bank International Convention Center, Taipei, Taiwan
▪︎Submission Guideline
Papers can be written in Chinese or English and will be evaluated according to their research contribution, methodological soundness, theoretical framing and relevance to the above topics. Please submit your paper in WORD file to Prof. Yang <>with email title “Submission to Social Value Academic Symposium 2019: Your Name” before the deadline of October 10, 2019. The maximum length is 8,000 words. Please refer the template <Paper Template > to prepare your manuscript with the APA style format. Incomplete submissions and submissions involve violating regulations or academic ethics will not be processed. All papers will be reviewed through a double blind reviewing process. The decision of paper review will be emailed to each contributor by October 20, 2019.
▪︎Journal Publication Opportunities
Papers presented during Social Value Academic Symposium 2019 will have the opportunity to be considered for publication in the following journals.
1. Third- Sector Review
2. China Nonprofit Review
3. China Third Sector Research
▪︎Host Organizations
Dharma Drum Institute of Liberal Arts
Center of Media and Social Impact at National Central University
Yunus Social Business Centre at National Central University
Social Impact Institute of Taiwan
Social Value International
Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
National Central University
▪︎Contact Information
Prof. Kuen-Shiou Yang

+886 – 3 – 4227151 EXT. 66020




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