Guest post by Lizzie Deeble: Hanging on every word – reflections from the 2017 Action Duchenne Conference

Lizzie Deeble writes about her first experience at a conference, where she found she was attending as a parent, a carer, and an individual in her own right.

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Guest post by Holly Henderson: ‘Going to’ a conference? Place-ness, placeless-ness, and the conference

Holly Henderson explores the concept of place in relation to conference geographies.

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Guest post by Christiane Fabíola Momm: Lessons from a peripheral country about how conferences influenced the development of a specific field of knowledge

In this post, Christiane Fabíola Momm discusses the role of conferences in the development of the Urban Planning research field in Brazil

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Figure 1 – Number of ANPUR’s national meetings hosted in Brazil, 1986-2013 (Source: ANPUR, multiple years)

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Guest post by Roma Smart Joseph: Participatory conferences as collaborative learning hubs in large-scale research projects

In this post, Roma Smart Joseph reflects on the integration of participatory conferences for regional research partners into a national study of diversity and discrimination in higher education in India.

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Guest post by Liz Jackson: Theorising Grabs: The gendered experience of unwanted touch at conferences

In this piece Liz Jackson explores the gendered nature of unwanted touching at conferences and reflects on the publication of her recent article “The Smiling Philosopher: Emotional labour, gender and harassment in conference spaces”

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