The Ethics of Business, Trade & Global Governance:
An Interdisciplinary Conference

Dates: November 30 - December 1, 2018
Location: Wentworth by the Sea (Portsmouth, New Hampshire)

Call for Proposals

The Saint Anselm College Center for Ethics in Business and Governance, in cooperation with the Department of Finance of the University of Vienna and the University of St. Andrews Centre for Responsible Banking & Finance, announces a call for proposals for an interdisciplinary conference on the economics, ethics, and governance of global trade.

International trade policies have featured prominently in recent elections in the United States and Europe, while specific trade agreements like NAFTA and TPP are a continued topic of discussion among policy-makers and in the media. Many of these discussions highlight the economic benefits and costs of individual trade deals without examining the diverse ethical, economic, social and political ramifications of globalization and trade for global actors as well as for local communities and businesses. What is needed is a more comprehensive, interdisciplinary discussion of the complexities of international trade.

The goal of this conference is to bring together ethicists, economists, political scientists, international relations scholars, policy experts, and business leaders to comprehensively examine not only the political and economic impact of trade but also how trade can be conducted more ethically.

Proposals will be accepted for individual presentations, entire panels (3-5 presentations per panel), or moderated roundtable discussions. We encourage proposals from undergraduate students. At least one panel will be reserved for undergraduate student presentations. Learn more about suggested proposal topics (PDF/188KB).


August 31: Proposals for presentations, panels, and roundtable discussions
September 15: Registration deadline for those with accepted papers
October 15: Last day to cancel registration for full refund (minus $25 processing fee)
October 30: Last day to reserve hotel rooms
November 16: Submission of completed papers


  • Registration: $150 (includes Saturday breakfast and plenary luncheon)

If you prefer to pay by check, please send a check to:
Kyle Hubbard
CEBG Program Director
Saint Anselm College, Box #1630
100 Saint Anselm Drive
Manchester, NH 03102.

The check should be made out to Saint Anselm College with “CEBG Conference” on the memo line.

There are just a couple of seats left. Please contact Kyle Hubbard ( to see if there is still an opening.



Saint Anselm College Faculty/Staff/Student Registration Only

There are just a couple of seats left. Please contact Kyle Hubbard ( to see if there is still an opening.

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