10 - 11 July 2023
Publication partnerships of EDI 2023 City, University of London
Deadlines of stream proposals and workshops
Indicative framework for the processing of papers by stream chairs
Conference organisers and stream chairs have no influence on the review process of best papers submitted to partner journals. Publication decisions are made solely by the chief editor of the relevant journal and follow the journal’s review guidelines.
City, University of London 10 - 11 July 2023
Conference Theme: Dis(ability)
The EDI Conference is pleased to welcome a wide range of streams about the complex relationships between equality, diversity, and inclusion, from different theoretical, empirical, and methodological angles, as well as across various trans/inter/national and disciplinary contexts.
In 2023, we would like to draw particular attention to the concept of Dis(ability), as an estimated 1.3 billion people – or 1 in 6 people worldwide - experience significant disability (WHO, 2 Dec 2022)i. Do societies ‘see the ability’ or ‘a different ability’ among the disabled community? Are people with disabilities treated equally with the rest of the population? Have societies acknowledged that being disabled is OK so that people with disabilities can have equality, accommodations can be made, and the unemployment rate for people with disabilities can drop? In its December 2022 report, the WHO provides a gloomy picture and argues that people with disabilities still face barriers including stigma, discrimination, exclusion from education and employment, etc.
The objectives of this call are to:
- Determine if disability today is considered as part of being human and whether it is integral to the human experience.
- Promote the assembly, exchange and dissemination of good practice for the promotion and protection of the rights of persons with disabilities.
- Assess the treatment and the opportunities for active inclusion and full participation of the disabled community in different parts of the world.
- Check if people with disabilities can take advantage of new technologies and tools in the digital and information society, e.g., through the assistive technology service delivery.
We invite academic streams and workshops which make empirical, theoretical or methodological contributions, to be presented in academic streams, as well as experiences of policy makers and practitioners, which can be presented in workshops or round table discussions
Streams are envisaged as following a traditional academic format, whereas workshops are open to more unconventional and informal procedures.
Stream chairs and workshop chairs will receive a reduction of 50% on the conference fees. Each stream or workshop may have up to three chairs.
There will be a doctoral colloquium parallel to the conference. Information on deadlines and modes of submission are available on the EDI website.