Instructions for Submissions

Instructions for Submitting Abstracts You may participate in NO MORE THAN TWO sessions, either as an individual/co-authored presenter or a panel participant. In addition, you may participate as a chair in NO MORE THAN TWO sessions.

1.  INDIVIDUAL PAPERS accepted by the conference organisers will be grouped into panels and assigned a chair. The abstract should not exceed 250 words and should be scholarly, with a strong, focused statement of thesis or significance, clear goals and methodology.

2. CO-AUTHORED PAPERS accepted by the conference organisers will be grouped into panels and assigned a chair. The abstract should not exceed 250 words and should be scholarly, with a strong, focused statement of thesis or significance, clear goals and methodology.

3. PANELS on a common theme or problem are strongly encouraged. Preorganised panels should include a minimum of four papers (maximum of five). Please arrange a chair for your panel. It is preferable the chair not be a paper presenter.  The panel summary of 250 words should exhibit a clear, scholarly focus and a clear description of the overall purpose of the panel. Each paper abstract must not exceed 250 words, relate to the panel theme, and be scholarly, with a strong, focused statement of thesis or significance, clear goals and methodology. Co-authored papers can be presented in a panel. Please provide co-author information on the submission form if both authors are presenting. Please indicate if you wish your panel to be considered for a non-English language slot.

4. ROUNDTABLES are encouraged that promote informed discussion and debate concerning the wider environment shaping scholarship as well emerging scholarly trends and paradigms. The roundtable format lends itself to open discussion in an atmosphere where participants provide their points of view and engage the audience in active discussion. Participants do not prepare papers and do not lecture to the audience. There should be a minimum of four, and a maximum of five, participants. Additionally, please arrange a chair for your roundtable. Please provide a 250 word abstract/rationale for the roundtable. Please provide a sentence from each speaker with their proposed contribution. Please indicate if you wish your roundtable to be considered for a non-English language slot.

All proposals for papers, panels and roundtables must be submitted via the on-line system by 6.00am (GMT) 25 November 2019.