About PILAS Keynote speakers Visiting Liverpool Programme FAQ Call for submissions

Call for submissions
Deadline extended to 27th April 2018

Proposals are invited for individual papers of 15-20 minutes duration and for full panels of 3-4 papers. We welcome proposals from all fields for this interdisciplinary event. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Race, ethnicity, and religion
  • Gender and sexuality
  • Social movements and political activism
  • Conflict and violence
  • Nationhood and national identities
  • Migration, geographical and cultural borders studies
  • Inter-cultural dialogue and polemics
  • Literary and cultural criticism
  • Literature, culture, and translation
  • Economic policies and economic inequalities
  • Communication and (digital) media
  • Climate change and environmental crisis

Single paper submissions:

To submit a single paper proposal, please email an abstract (250 words) and title of the proposed paper in English or Spanish to the PiLAS Conference Committee [or PiLAS Committee] at: pilasconference@googlemail.com
Paper proposals should include:
  • Name of the author/s and institution/s.
  • Short academic biography of the author/s.
  • Title of the proposed paper.
  • Short abstract (max. 250 words).

Full panel submissions:

To submit a full panel proposal of 3-4 papers please send the title of the panel, abstracts and titles for each of the papers and contact details for the panel convenor to the PiLAS Conference Committee [or PiLAS Committee] at: pilasconference@googlemail.com

Panel proposals should include:

  • Title of the proposed panel.
  • Short description of the panel’s theme, (max. 250 words).
  • Name of the Chair and/or Discussant, and their institution if applicable.
  • Name of the authors of the papers, and their institutions if applicable.
  • Short academic biography of the authors (max. 250 words).
In case of any doubt, you can contact us at: pilasconference@googlemail.com

Accepted papers and panels will be announced before the 1st of May 2018.

General information

In general, each panel is 90 minutes long, contains 3-4 papers each of 15-20 minutes, leaving time for discussion. Papers should preferably be presented in English, although presentations in Spanish and Portuguese will be also considered. We will provide more specific information on the structure of the panel sessions, which may differ from this model, nearer to the time. Many thanks, The PiLAS Committee

Accepted papers and panels will be announced before the 1st of May 2018.