Call for proposals

Instructions for submitting proposals:

We invite prospective participants to submit proposals in a Word document (Times Roman 12; line spacing 1; no paragraph spacing).
The proposal should not exceed more than 600 words in length (excluding references). There are 4 categories of proposals.

Important dates
Proposal submission open December 1, 2015
Proposal submission closes March 21, 2016
Decision of proposal acceptation/rejection May 31, 2016

Proposals on empirical research

can be formatted according to the following (or comparable) headings:

  • Purpose (50 words)
  • Conceptual framework; context description; problem domain (50)
  • Research questions and design; project approach (100 words)
  • Data collection and analysis; evidence (100 words)
  • Results (150 words)
  • Conclusions (100 words)
  • Theoretical/Practical implications (50 words)


Proposals for conceptual papers

can be formatted according to the following (or comparable) headings:

  • Problem domain (50 words)
  • Questions, Purpose (100 words)
  • Development of the argument (250 words)
  • Conclusions (150 words)
  • Implications (50 words)


Proposals for case studies

can be formatted according to the following (or comparable) headings:

  • Practical and theoretical background (50 words)
  • Questions, Purpose (100 words)
  • Case description (200 words)
  • Analysis (50 words)
  • Conclusions (150 words)
  • Implications (50 words)


Symposium proposals

Symposium proposals consist of two parts:

  1. The general introduction of the symposium:
  2. The individual paper proposals which are included in the symposium.

Ad 1. The Symposium introduction text should not exceed 600 words. This Symposium introduction can be formatted according to the following headings:

  • Purpose (50 words)
  • Context description (50 words)
  • Problem domain (50 words)
  • Conceptual framework (100 words)
  • Coherent introduction of the symposium (250 words)
  • General Conclusions of the symposium (100 words)

Ad 2. The individual paper proposals can be formatted according to the Instructions for submitting proposals. Each of the 3 to 4 paper proposals should not exceed 600 words.

To submit a Symposium proposal, paste the Symposium introduction and the individual paper proposals in one document, and submit this file.