Guidelines for Submissions

  • Abstract: 100-150 words in English. Please include positions, affiliations, and email addresses for all authors. Please use Times New Roman 12-point font size, single spaced.

  • Panel proposals reflecting the conference theme or topic areas may be submitted. Panel proposals should include title of panel, a 100-150 word abstract of each panelist's paper (as above). Panel proposals must include positions, affiliations, email addresses for all authors. Please use Times New Roman 12-point font size, single spaced.

  • The subject of the email should be written in the following format: Your name_Affiliation

Abstract Review Guidelines

All abstracts and proposals will be evaluated according to the following criteria:

  • Is the topic area important and relevant to one or more stated themes of the Conference?

  • Are the aims of the study clearly stated?

  • Is the research design appropriate to address the research aims?

  • Are the research methods clearly described?

  • Are the main research findings clearly described?

  • How important are the research findings?

  • Is the abstract well written and structured overall?

Reviewers will be asked to mark each abstract for all the above criteria on a scale of 1-5 and make an overall recommendation to accept, accept if space allows, or reject.

A high scoring submission will:

  • Identify an important and original topic or issue

  • Describe a clear research aim or focus

  • Offer a clear description of research design and methods

  • Include findings that are trustworthy and relevant to the research communities

  • Presented in a clear and well-organized style

Submissions: Submit abstracts, panel proposals via conference email:

Conference Registration

Deadline: Submit abstracts and panel proposals by 27 November 2022.

Proposals Acceptance: Scholars will be informed of acceptance decisions before or by 13 January 2023.

Conference Programme: Information will be emailed and available online by or before 28 February 2023.
Conference Working Language: Abstracts should be submitted using English. Oral presentations could use English or Chinese.

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