What do roller derby and academic conferences have in common? Maddie Breeze discusses issues of ‘being taken seriously’ in both contexts.
An interview with conferences scholar Nicholas Rowe to mark his new publication in ‘International Journal of Research in Education and Science’.
Gabriela N. Tonietto and Selin A. Malkoc share the results of their recent article ‘When an hour feels shorter’. They unpack what these results might mean for conference delegates and organizers.
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.