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Themed sessions and Call for papers

Themed sessions

We are delighted to announce nine themed sessions, on the following topics:

  1. Commodified leisure? Commercialisation and promotional cultures in, around and through leisure practices (full details (275kb))
  2. Experience design: The core of leisure studies (full details (265kb))
  3. Exploring animal leisure(s) (full details (288kb))
  4. Family leisure and its representations (full details (204kb))
  5. Leisure and health: Diversity and difference in practice and in research (full details (288kb))
  6. Leisure management (full details (197kb))
  7. Leisure studies education and pedagogy: Exploring the diversity across fields (full details (273kb))
  8. Sport for Development: Building a diverse body of evidence (full details (206kb))
  9. The diversity of outdoor recreation: How do we make outdoor recreation accessible? (full details (191kb))

Submissions are encouraged on any of the above topics, or on any other topic of relevance to leisure studies. Given the theme of the conference, we are keen to see a diverse range of presentations.

Call for papers

There are three types of conference paper submissions available in 2019: full paper, abstract and leisure mash-up! We recognise that the ability to gain university funding is increasingly dependent on the submission of a full paper rather than an abstract, and we hope this change helps improve financial accessibility for our delegates.

Submissions are CLOSING SOON and we will endeavour to notify you of acceptance or provide feedback as soon as possible.

1. Full paper submission

Full paper submissions have now closed.

2. Abstract submission

Papers submitted in this category include an oral presentation, and publication of the abstract in the (online) Conference Proceedings. All abstracts will be peer reviewed.

Please follow the guidelines below when submitting your abstract:

  • Abstracts should be no more than 300 words
  • List 3 – 5 keywords
  • Use Times New Roman 12
  • Provide the full title of paper as it will appear in the conference programme (in bold)
  • Include a list of author(s): First Name, Surname, Institutional affiliation (in italics)
  • Indicate the corresponding author with an asterisk
  • State which conference themed session the paper is to be considered for or, if none, then please indicate 'open session'
  • Please include a 150 word biography of the author(s) intending to present at the conference

In the abstract main body, please include:

  • Background (outline of the context and/or academic literature informing the research)
  • Approach (indication of the broad theoretical orientation and/or methodological approach)
  • Significance of your research (description and application of the original research findings reported in the paper)

Submit to: anzals2019@otago.ac.nz

Closing date for abstract submission: 15 May 2019

3. Leisure 'Mash-Up' submission

The Leisure ‘Mash-Up’ session encourages a wide range of presentation styles and approaches. Examples may include, but are not limited to: pecha kucha, poetry reading, pitching an idea, multi-media, technology enhanced, visual, drama, dance, or posters. Papers submitted in this category include an oral presentation or performance, and publication of the mash- up proposal in the (online) Conference Proceedings.

Please follow the guidelines below when submitting your proposal:

  • Proposals should be 200 - 300 words or limited to one A4 page for visual proposals, inclusive of images, notes, references, tables, etc.
  • Use Times New Roman 12
  • Provide the full title of presentation as it will appear in the conference programme (in bold),
  • Include a list of author(s) or contributor(s): First Name, Surname and Institutional affiliation (in italics)
  • Indicate the corresponding author with an asterisk
  • State which conference themed session the paper is to be considered for or, if none, then please indicate 'open session'
  • Please include a 150 word biography of the author(s) intending to present at the conference

The proposal details should contain:

  • The proposed length of the presentation, to be between 5 – 20 min
  • The style of presentation
  • A brief description of the content/theme/argument/statement

Submit to: anzals2019@otago.ac.nz

Closing date for Mash-up proposal submissions: 15 May 2019

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