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Camilo Tamayo Gomez <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 27 Jan 2014 19:13:12 +0000
  *Apologies for cross posting**

The Postgraduate Research Forum <https://twitter.com/HHS_PGR_Forum> (PGR)
at the School of Human and Health Sciences <http://www.hud.ac.uk/hhs/> of
the University of Huddersfield <http://www.hud.ac.uk/> are really pleased
to announce the Call for Abstracts for an upcoming Postgraduate Conference
on *‘Citizenship in the 21st Century: Sociological, Political and Cultural
Perspectives’* to be held at The University Of Huddersfield On Wednesday
the 18th of June 2014.

*Keynote Speakers: *

Dr Nick Stevenson<http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/sociology/people/nick.stevenson>
of Nottingham).

Dr Darren Langdridge<http://www.open.ac.uk/socialsciences/staff/people-profile.php?name=Darren_Langdridge>(The
Open University).

Dr Chris Gifford
of Huddersfield).

We are calling for postgraduate students and early career researchers
interested in and researching a broad range of issues related to the
academic field of citizenship. We are happy to receive abstracts from those
who can best demonstrate a critical engagement with these following key
themes from a citizenship perspective:

·        Race and ethnicity
·        Gender and sexuality
·        Communication, rights and social movements
·        Disability rights

Abstracts should be no longer than 250 words. We invite papers in the form
of 20 minute oral presentations or a poster presentation (the format should
be clearly stated in the abstract).  All submissions must include the
author/speaker(s) name, title of paper, university or organizational
affiliation, and contact information.

The deadline for submission of abstract is *Wednesday 23rd of April 2014*.
Please email your abstract to the conference organizers at:
[log in to unmask] with ‘conference abstract’ in the subject line.

There will be *two Best Paper Awards* to those who show the highest level
of excellence in their work. It is intended that this conference may be
used as a basis for the development of an edited collection to be published
by the University of Huddersfield Press. You will be notified about whether
your paper has been accepted soon after *Thursday 1st of May 2014*.

For all informal enquiries please contact: [log in to unmask]

Please find attached a Call for Abstracts for this conference and please
feel free to circulate this call through your own networks.

More information: http://citizenship21century.wordpress.com

Warm Regards,

Camilo Tamayo Gómez <http://hud.academia.edu/CamiloAndresTamayoGomez>
Doctoral Research Student
Centre for Research in the Social Sciences (CRISS)

Office HHR2/12
Human and Health Research Building
School of Human and Health Sciences
The University of Huddersfield

West Yorkshire HD1 3DH

Tel (+44) 01484 471422