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Call for Papers

Proposal Details

Calls are now open for paper proposals for the 2018 World Curriculum Studies Conference (Melbourne, Dec 9-12).


Proposals will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and returned as soon as possible. Note the due dates for registration.

Closing Date for Proposals: March 31, 2018.

Submission: Submit all proposals via email to iaacs2018@gmail.com

In the body of your email be sure to include:

1. Your full name

2. Your institutional affiliation (if any)


With regard to accepted proposals, writers will be asked to resubmit a finished version, incorporating whatever suggestions are made about it. All final proposal abstracts will be included in a booklet for distribution at the conference and/or made available on the conference website.


Proposal to include the following:


  • Title

  • Author(s) – including their affiliation & email addresses

  • 3-5 keywords

  • Substance/argument – what the paper will deal with, & why

  • General description of research questions, objectives & theoretical framework

  • Methods/methodology/approach/mode of inquiry

  • Links to conference theme(s), where appropriate

  • Select representative references


Length – 500 words.


Note: it is expected that author(s) will register for each accepted paper, preferably within the due dates for Early-Bird registration.

Symposia (90 minutes)


  • Each paper must be submitted separately (400 words), indicating that it is part of a symposium and providing its title.

  • The convenor is responsible for providing a title and brief summary of the symposium, along with the proposal summary of their own paper (500 words).

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Conference Chair: Emeritus Professor Bill Green

Contact: Rachel Flenley | iaacs2018@gmail.com

Conference Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/iaacs2018/

Administrators Only: Late Registration Portal

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