Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Call for Papers: Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies (SLLS) International Conference

Posted: 1/31/2017 (Conference)

Please mark your calendars for the seventh annual conference of the Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies (SLLS).

Although the overall conference theme will focus on multidisciplinary collaboration in longitudinal and lifecourse research this year, we welcome conference submissions from all areas of longitudinal and lifecourse studies. These might include (but are not limited to) physical, psychological, social developmental and ageing processes and functioning within and across lifecourse stages from infancy to old age; methods and findings of cohort studies; other sources of longitudinal data such as panel studies and record linkage; international comparisons; household, and income dynamics; intergenerational transfers and returns to learning; gene-environment interactions; ‘mixed’, and comparative methods; innovative methodology in design, measurement, data management, analysis and research practice (quantitative and qualitative).

Proposals are sought for four kinds of conference presentation:

  1. A poster presentation for which an abstract of no more than 200 words is required.
  2. An individual paper for oral presentation for which an abstract of no more than 300 words is required. Papers that do not fit into regular sessions may be allocated as posters.
  3. A symposium comprising of 3 – 5 papers. Accepted symposia will be allocated a time slot of between 1 – 1.5 hrs. For each symposium we require a summary abstract of no more than 200 words, plus an abstract of no more than 300 words for each paper.
  4. Post-conference workshop. Duration: either half or full day. Half day workshops can take place on the afternoon of Friday 13 October and on Saturday 14 October 2017. Full day workshops can only take place on Saturday 14 October 2017. An abstract of no more than 300 words is required.

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Date: 10/11/2017

Deadline: 03/06/2017

Location: Stirling, Scotland