10th and 11th July 2018
University of Suffolk, UK
We are excited to announce that the call for papers for our Storytelling Conference is now open. We invite papers that theoretically and empirically engage with a broad range of disciplines reflecting the diverse nature of storytelling and stories substantively and methodologically.
Yiannis Gabriel - day one
Ken Plummer - day two
The conference aims to bring together established academics, early career researchers, PhD candidates and students. Topics covered by this call could include but are not limited to:
- Stories as a research method(ology)
- Storytelling in the workplace
- ‘Storied organisation’
- Stories of place, space, movement and migration
- Archaeological and historical stories
- Children, stories and storytelling
- Health and wellbeing
- Stories in and of education
- The organisation of story
- The storytelling business
- Sex and sexuality
- Ethnographic stories
- Disability and activism
- Cultures and communities
- Stories and popular culture
We welcome traditional presentations of 20 minutes with additional time for questions, pre-formed panels of speakers, and posters; as well as alternative modes of presentation including performance, film, photography etc.
Please send 250 word abstracts for a 20 minute presentation, 500 word abstracts for panels and 150 word abstracts for posters: email@example.com
The deadline for submissions is Monday 30th March 2018
We look forward to receiving your submissions
Storytelling Conference Team
Jessica Clark, Sarah Richards and Tom Vine
booking for this conference is now closed.
Conference dinner, 7pm 10th July 2018
We have booked a local restaurant, Bistro on the Quay. Menu choices are unconfirmed, but should include: starters - 1 fish, 1 veggie, 1 meat & 1 soup, main - 2 meat, 1 veggie and 1 fish, Dessert - 4 choices, plus 2 glasses of wine per person.
There are a number of hotels within easy walking distance of the conference location.