Call for papers

Call for papers: Youth Cultures, belongings, transitions: Bridging the gap in youth research
Griffith Centre for Cultural Research and The Australian Sociological Association Sociology of Youth Thematic Group are organising a three-day conference on “Youth Cultures, belongings, transitions: Bridging the gap in youth research”.

The conference will take place in Brisbane (Australia), from 22 to 24 November 2012. It will seek to map the connections between youth cultural practice and youth transitions.

The Convenors are calling for individual paper and panel proposals that seek to combine or rework the theories and perspectives of cultural and transitions youth research.

Papers may focus on the following topics:

  • Youth and ageing
  • Gender and ethnicity
  • Local and global identities
  • Leisure
  • Lifestyle practices and culture industries
  • DIY cultures
  • Culture and inequality
  • Politics and religion
  • New Technologies

Individual paper proposals should be a maximum of 200 words.
Panel proposals should be a maximum of 700 words.

Submissions should be sent by 31 July 2012.

Find out more: http://tinyurl.com/7nzhnoh