*Apologies for cross posting**
The Postgraduate Research Forum (PGR) at the School of Human and Health Sciences of the University of Huddersfield 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 (University of Nottingham).

Dr Darren Langdridge (The Open University).

Dr Chris Gifford (University 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:
Warm Regards,
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