Call for papers:The making of care policy and practices

transforming care conference

4th Transforming Care Conference 2019

Changing priorities: The making of care policy and practices

The International Journal of Care and Caring is pleased to support the 4th Transforming Care Conference, 24-26 June 2019, to be held at Eigtveds Pakhus, Copenhagen, Denmark on the theme: Changing priorities: The making of care policy and practices.

Papers at the conference will be on the 2019 conference theme or on one of the topics around which the overall Transforming Care conference series is structured:

  • The institutional setting of care systems and care policy
  • Care arrangements and practices, organised through formal and/or informal channels
  • Social and policy innovation in care services and care arrangements and its impact and dilemmas
  • Formal and informal care work

International Journal of Care and Caring at Transforming Care 2019

At the conference, the Policy Press will host a reception marking the third year of publication of the International Journal of Care and Caring. Members of the journal’s editorial team and Editorial Advisory Board will be available to discuss the remit and purpose of the journal and opportunities to publish with IJCC.[pullquote]Visit for details on the conference the Calendar.[/pullquote]

Policy Press will also launch a joint International Journal of Care and Caring/Transforming Care Conference Call for Guest Editors of a Special Issue of IJCC on Transforming Care at the reception. For further details of this, please visit the journal’s website.

Abstracts

We invite scholars to express their interest in submitting an abstract to the selected Thematic panels (TP) of the Transforming Care Conference 2019.

Abstract submission will be open from November 1st to January 31st, 2019. Please note that you are required to the submit your paper to the conference website by June 1st 2019. The paper will be available for the conference delegates through the conference website.

Abstracts should be about 500 words and should contain the following information:

  1. Title
  2. Main issue analyzed in the paper and its relevance
  3. Type of methodology and sources of data/information used for the analysis
  4. Main findings expected from the analysis

Once we have all paper abstracts, session conveners will assess and rank all abstracts submitted for their session, finally selecting up to 4 papers, plus up to 2 contributed papers.

We will notify you whether your paper has been accepted by Feb 28th, 2019. Early Bird Registration will also open February 28th and close.

Paper abstracts may only be submitted online by filling out this form: filling out this formplease do not send abstracts directly to stream convenors.

Click here to download the call for papers

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