Student Notices

Call for Papers: 13th Annual Caribbean Child Research Conference

Posted Wednesday, August 08, 2018


The Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES), in partnership with the Institute of International Relations (IIR) and the Institute for Gender and Development Studies (IGDS) hosts the 13th Annual Caribbean Child Research Conference under the theme, Leaving No Child Behind: The 2030 Agenda.

The conference presents an opportunity for children and adults to examine the status of children and child rights in the Caribbean and takes place from November 15 to 16 at The UWI St. Augustine campus.

The Caribbean conference is however not simply about children - it also facilitates the meaningful participation of children.

They have issued a Call for Papers with a deadline of August 30 for submission of abstracts. Please note the following:

  • The Caribbean Child Research Conference is a regional interdisciplinary conference covering a range of child-related themes. It aims to share research on children, strengthen the network of researchers on children’s issues and encourages research both in priority areas and in other important but neglected areas.
  • ONLY abstracts pertinent to the theme will be considered.
  • Abstracts must be accompanied by a brief biography of no more than 95 words and emailed to childconferenceresearch@gmail.com. Submissions should be headed CALL FOR PAPERS.
  • Abstracts should be based on research that has been completed within the last three years. Abstracts should provide information on the main aim of the research, research questions, methodologies, main findings and policy recommendations. Please ensure that papers focus on Child Rights, the Convention on the Rights of the Child and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • Abstracts should not be more than 150 words            

Deadline for Submission of Abstracts – 30 August, 2018

Notification of Selection for Oral Presentation at the Conference – September 17, 2018

Deadline for Submission of Full Papers – October 29, 2018   

For more information, please visit: www.uwi.edu/salises/ccrc2018.php