In this post, Emily F. Henderson delves into the thorny issue of whether conferences are in fact holidays, and why we might wish to deny or confirm this allegation.
James Burford discusses a recent publication written with Emily Henderson and Cat Pausé called Enlarging conference learning: At the crossroads of fat studies and conference pedagogies.
In this post, Dai O’Brien discusses spatial and temporal challenges that deaf academics face when attending conferences, and presents some preliminary thoughts from his funded research project on deaf academics. This post is accompanied by a filmed version of this post in British Sign Language.
In this post, Lilia Mantai reflects on the four key lessons she learned about academic conferences as a doctoral student.
Fergus Cat, an early career researcher and part-time lecturer in Geography, was delighted to have an abstract accepted for a large, prestigious conference a few months ago. Join him as he embarks on his latest conference adventure.
In this post Tai Peseta re-considers the conference keynote, and introduces the cultural history project she is leading on the International Academic Identities Conference.
In this post Metaxia Pavlakou and Helen Walkington introduce the ‘Get Published!’ project and discuss the possible learning gains of participation in multidisciplinary undergraduate research conferences by capturing the students’ voice.