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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Thoughtful conferencing: critically engaged conference practice

In this post, Emily Henderson sets out a framework for more critically engaged conferencing, and reflects on how to ‘infiltrate’ professional development sessions with conferences research.

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