Please see the Call for Papers and submit your abstract(s) here or via easychair.

Submission Deadline: 31 January 2019

Special Session proposals should be emailed to the conference committee at migrationscholar@gmail.com. Please try to be brief and identify potential or agreed presenters for your session.




(Non-exclusive) List of Topics:

Migration Mobility Integration Identity Development
Refugees Migration Policy and Law Remittances Labour migration Diasporas
Gender and sexuality Unemployment Discrimination Migrant workers Insecurity
Cultures of migration Arts and Literature Conflict Expats Irregular migration
Religion Domestic workers Brexit and migration Post-truth US-Mexico
Russia and Central Asia Germany and Central Europe South Asia African migrations Turkish migration
Southern Europe Mediterranean Boats and migrants Anti-immigration Xenophobia
Australasia China and Chinese migrations High skilled movers Internal migration Migration Theory
Demography Population change Data and methods Populism(s) and migration “High value” migrants

Submission Guidelines
You can submit a structured abstract (max 500 words) .
Please go to paper/abstract submission page and login to your account or if you do not have a conference account, sign up for an account first and complete your author registration. Please tick all the boxes at the end of the form so you can submit as author and reviewer.

All papers, title pages and reference pages must be submitted as Word documents when possible.

Number of presentations at the conference: Authors may submit no more than 2 single authored papers or 3 co-authored papers in total.

Abstracts

Structured long abstracts should state clearly the objectives, referring to relevant literature, methods, results and conclusions of the work, and should be no more than 500 words in length.
Up to 10-12 key references cited in the abstract can be given and these are not included in the word count.

  • A maximum of 500 words excluding references.
  • Microsoft Word documents
  • A4-page formatted
  • 2.5cm margins on all sides
  • Single spaced
  • 12-point Times Roman font (the title, which must be 14-point Times Roman).

You are not required to submit full papers, but as a guidance we recommend the following specifications.

Papers

These must be original papers.

  • A maximum of 7 pages including a short abstract (up to 200 words), appendices and references.
  • Microsoft Word documents
  • A4-page formatted
  • 2.5cm margins on all sides
  • Single spaced
  • 12-point Times Roman font (the title, which must be 14-point Times Roman).

Developmental / Working papers

  • These must be original
  • A maximum of 4 pages including a short abstract (up to 200 words), appendices and references.
  • Microsoft Word documents
  • A4-page formatted
  • 2.5cm margins on all sides
  • Single spaced
  • 12-point Times Roman font (the title, which must be 14-point Times Roman).

Posters

  • These must be in PowerPoint format, and have a maximum file size of 5Mb
  • Posters should be A1 format and printed on a single panel
  • The text should be around 25 point, with main headings no smaller than 36 point
  • Please avoid overloading your posters as cluttered posters are difficult to follow and extra space allows to highlight key points.

Special Sessions
Session proposals should be sent to the conference chair via email.
Please try to be brief and identify potential or agreed presenters for your session.




Terms and Conditions
Authors agree to abide by the following terms and conditions associated with submitting an abstract and/or paper for the TMC Conference:
Transnational Press London (“the Organiser” hereafter) offers management services and systems to the TMC. The deadline for submission of abstracts and papers is indicated on the Conference website. All abstracts and papers will be peer-reviewed by members of the Conference Committee and/or external reviewers when necessary.
All abstracts and papers should be in English or with an English short summary as the main language of the conference is English. We welcome papers and sessions in other languages. Tracks/streams in other languages can be organised too.
All abstracts and papers submitted should follow the submission guidelines.
The decision of the TMC Conference Chair in relation to the acceptance of the papers is final.
Authors will be notified of the decision following the review process.
By submitting an abstract/paper to be reviewed, the author(s) are indicating that at least one of the authors will attend the conference and present the paper. Any papers not presented by an author/co-author will not be included in the conference programme and proceedings.
All attendant presenters must register for the TMC Conference latest by the set deadline in key dates section, or their paper will be assumed withdrawn.
Successfully refereed papers may be published in the TMC Conference Proceedings which may be made available online from the Conference website following the Conference.
By submitting your abstract/paper (Contribution) to the Migration Conference:
You warrant that the contribution will be original and not violating any existing copyright of any third party; not containing unethical and unlawful material; are following generally accepted research ethics and practices; and you further warrant that you have full power to enter into this Agreement. If the Contribution does not conform to the warranties set out in this paragraph, you will indemnify the Organiser and the host institution against any claims, loss, injury, damage or costs (including legal costs) that arise as a result of your breach of warranty.
You are responsible at your own expense for obtaining permission for the inclusion of any third party copyright material you have used in your contribution.
Copyright in a possible publication of Conference Proceedings as a whole is shared between the author and the Organiser. Authors retain the rights to their individual papers which may be included in the proceedings, and by submitting their work for presentation at the Conference, authors grant a royalty-free, non-exclusive licence to the Organiser to reproduce the Contribution throughout the world in all forms (present, future and contingent, and including all renewals, extensions, revivals and all accrued rights of action).
The Organisers will have the right, where we consider it necessary, to revise, edit, amend and correct the Contribution in the interests of the relevance, consistency and quality of the style and content of the Proceedings as a whole. The Organisers will have the right to decline to publish the Contribution if, for any reason, it fails to meet with our full satisfaction.
The Conference Organisers, their publisher(s) and staff take no responsibility and accept no liability whatsoever for the accuracy, impact, or consequences of any paper published in the conference proceedings, whether refereed or not.
Papers reflect the authors’ opinions, not those of the Organisers, their publisher(s), or their staff.

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