The struggle to belong. Dealing with diversity in 21st century urban settings
Amsterdam (The Netherlands), July 7-9 2011
Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research – Urban Studies / University of Amsterdam – The Netherlands
The proposed abstracts besides addressing the single sessions’ topics should be inspired by the conference theme of ‘The struggle to belong. Dealing with diversity in 21st century urban settings.’
The selection process
The deadline for abstract submission is December 21st, 2010. Each abstract will be classified by the session organizers into three categories:
A – Accepted abstract to be presented at the conference;
B – Accepted abstract as a contribution to the conference (available online) (this paper might be presented in case of drop outs);
C – Refused abstract. The paper will not be presented at the conference.
Abstracts should be sent by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and to the session organizers (addresses listed below).
Authors of accepted abstracts should send their paper not later than May 15th 2011 to: email@example.com and to the session organizers. The accepted papers will be published online on the www.rc21.org website only if submitted in time.
Abstracts should include the following information:
- The session to which the abstract is submitted.
- A synthesis of the issues to be addressed in the paper, the hypothesis underlying them, the empirical and/or the theoretical basis, and the structure of the paper (300-500 words).
- The contact of the author(s): Name(s), affiliation, address (including ZIP), a phone nr. (will not be made public) and an e-mail address.
Acceptance of abstracts
Session organizers, together with the local organizers and RC21 will inform those who submitted an abstract upon its acceptance within January 25th 2011.
RC21 is a nonprofit Research Committee of the International Sociological Association (ISA), therefore in order to cover the conference costs it is necessary to pay a conference fee. The conference fees are as follows:
|Early birds (payment within May 15th, 2011)|
|a) RC21 member||€80|
|b) Non-RC21 members||€160|
|c) RC21 members B&C countries||€60|
|Late birds (payment after May 15th, 2011)|
|a) RC21 member||€100|
|b) Non-RC21 members||€200|
|c) RC21 members B&C countries||€80|
Payment procedures will be conveyed as soon as the abstract selection procedures will have taken place.