Crimmigration Control International Net of Studies presents: 1st Annual Crimmigration Control Conference 

Call for Papers
Crimmigration Control International Net of Studies presents:

1st Annual Crimmigration Control Conference
11-12 October 2012 in Coimbra, Portugal


Presentations must follow one of two formats: Oral or Written. All participants must be registered in the event, and the registration of at least one of the authors is mandatory in submissions with more than one author. Authors who intend to send their proposals for communications must send in their proposals by July 1st 2012. When making your submission, you should clearly indicate in which thematic workshop your paper and presentation fit best. Since we can only accept a limited number of papers per workshop, after the submission deadline the conference committee will be responsible for the selection and each contributor will be notified as soon as possible but no later than July 31st 2012. Selected authors will have their presentations published in the Congress Proceedings and will receive participation certificates in that quality. The conference proceedings (papers and plenary sessions) will be published in a book to be presented during next year’s Crimmigration Control conference. Attendees will be responsible for their own funding.

Four thematic workshops

As the Crimmigration Control International Net of Studies is still developing, the central theme will be Crimmigration as a form of Social Control in general. Specifically, we have developed targeted thematic workshops based on our common interests. The four themes of the workshops are:

W 1 - Crimmigration: States vs. Immigrants
W 2 - Irregular/Illegal Immigration in the 21st century
W 3 - Justice and Social Control
W 4 - Discourses of Fear

Abstract and Paper Submission Requirements

In order to participate, authors must submit their abstracts before July 1st, 2012. Abstracts must be written in the Congress official languages, Portuguese or English.. Submissions should report original work that has not been previously published. Contributions that advance the theory or practice of any aspect of crimmigration and crime control are welcomed. This includes for example theoretical papers, practice case studies, empirical evaluation and methodological work.

Abstracts must follow narrative format with 500 words, and the selection of a Topic Area and a Presentation Format (oral or written) is mandatory. Abstracts must include the author(s) identification, professional or academic affiliation (whenever applied) and contacts. Additionally, abstracts must comply with the following authoring guidelines:

1- Title, with a maximum of 100 characters (including spaces)/approximately 10 words;

2 - Three to five keywords arranged according to the relevance of their content in the presentation;

3- A brief description of the presentation goals, its theoretical framework, methodology, main conclusions and bibliographical references;

Investigation works should include their objectives, hypotheses and methodological procedures, namely data collection dates, participants, research techniques and main results.

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