Call for papers

Researchers are invited to submit abstracts for the Fifth Annual Conference of Alter before 15 January 2016. It is possible to submit individual abstracts or suggest organising a session of 3-4 presentations focusing on the same theme. We particularly encourage comparative and international sessions. Researchers wishing to suggest a session are invited to submit both an individual abstract of their paper and an abstract describing the joint session and its participants.

The program will be organised according to the following themes: 

  • Inclusion, Participation, Citizenship, and Human Rights
  • Innovative Methods in Disability Research
  • Design, Technology and Materiality
  • Employment: New Trends and Experiences
  • Diagnoses, Categorisations and Social Meanings
  • Schools: Between Inclusion and Exclusion
  • Gender, Ethnicity and Intersectionality
  • Disability and Culture: Representations, Media, and Meaning Making
  • Disability movements, Advocacy, and Identity Politics
  • First person perspectives on disability

Please upload your abstract and session proposal before 15 January 2016 on the "Submit an abstract" page, right here or click on 'submit an abstract' in the menu on the left.

Your abstract should include a detailed description of your presentation (issue addressed, type of data used, analysis, results and main bibliographical references, maximum 300 words).

Notification of the acceptance of the abstracts and session proposals will be sent to the contact author by 7 March 2016.

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