Submission Guidelines

Submissions must include clear and coherent information for reviewers to assert the significance of the presentation/ activity proposed.

Extended abstracts of 750 words should clearly detail:

  1. The focus of the research or teaching practice and the specific research question(s) or problematic underpinning it
  2. The social theory/ies and theorist(s) drawn upon for the conceptualisation of the presentation/activity proposed
  3. Explicit reflections of how theories used offer unique ways of thinking about/ putting into practice the issues explored

Possible formats and time allocation:

  • Papers (20 mins)
  • Symposium (60 mins)
  • Round table discussions (60 mins)
  • Workshop (90 mins)
  • Activity (90 mins)
  • Plenary (60 mins)
  • Poster session
  • Other (get in touch with the chairs to discuss format)

Criteria for Review

Abstracts will be reviewed in accordance with the following criteria:

  • Relevance to the conference theme
  • Rigour of the work submitted
  • Significance for teaching, research and/or policy
  • Clarity and coherence of narrative
  • Suitability for the format chosen

Each submission will be reviewed by 2 reviewers and rated as one of the following:

  • Accepted
  • Accepted with revisions
  • Rejected

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