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Joint Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference 2021

Date: Time: 09:30 Location: on-campus, online of hybrid

On Thursday 17th and Friday 18th of June 2021, Tilburg University, Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona), the University of Trento, and the Otto-Friedrich University (Bamberg) will organize the fourth Joint Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference.

Last year, we had to postpone the conference because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but this year the conference will most certainly take place at Tilburg University. However, due to the ongoing public health restrictions, the format of the conference (either fully offline, online, or hybrid) will be confirmed later.

This conference is aimed at PhD-students from Tilburg University, Pompeu Fabra University, University of Trento, Otto-Friedrich University, Aarhus University, University of Milan, KU Leuven, and Erasmus University. The call is open for contributions related to the broader field of Social Sciences, with an interdisciplinary or more particular focus on Sociology, Demography, and/or Political Science.

We welcome paper presentations within these broad fields. However, PhD-students who just started their dissertation project, and hence may not have a paper ready by the time of the conference, are also encouraged to participate. Instead of presenting a paper, they will be able to present their (first ideas on their) dissertation project.

If you would like to present during this conference, please send an extended abstract (2-3 pages) to phdconference2021@tilburguniversity.edu, and indicate whether you will present a paper or your dissertation project. The extended abstract should also include your contact information and affiliation (name, e-mail, position, university, school and/or department).

The deadline for submission is March 19th, 2021.

After this deadline, the Scientific Committee will select papers (and projects), and will inform you about the outcome of this process as soon as possible.

If your abstract is accepted for presentation, we expect you to send us your full paper (or poster) at the end of May. We will distribute the papers over all participants (students and professors alike), and ask you to evaluate one or more papers, so that all presenters receive feedback from both professors and peers during the conference.

More detailed information will be provided after the selection process.

Organizing Committee