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Divorce Conference 2017 Call for Papers

15th Meeting of the European Network for the Sociological and Demographic Study of Divorce 

Antwerp, Belgium, 5th-7th October 2017

The Research Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies (CLLS) will be hosting the 15th Meeting of the European Network for the Sociological and Demographic Study of Divorce. The conference will take place in Antwerp, Belgium on 5th-7th October.

The conference organizers invite papers on the causes, procedures and consequences of union dissolution. We encourage research from sociological, psychological, economic, demographic, legal and other perspectives on these topics. Both theoretical and empirical papers are welcome. The format of the conference will be similar to previous meetings with regular paper sessions and plenty of time for discussion.  

The conference will start on the morning of the 5th, and ends on the afternoon of the 7th. The conference venue is located in the heart of Antwerp, close to public transport and hotels. There is no conference fee. Participants will cover their own travel and lodging expenses.

Please submit your abstract (300 words) via the conference website by 1st May. Abstracts will be evaluated, and notifications sent out by the end of May. Full papers should be uploaded at least three weeks before the meeting.

 Please forward this e-mail to colleagues who might be interested in presenting their work at the conference. More information concerning the meeting can be found on the conference website or by mail: divorceconference2017@uantwerpen.be.  

We look forward to meeting you in Antwerp.

Links:
Conference website: http://www.uantwerpen.be/divorce-conference-2017
Website of the European Network: http://apps.eui.eu/Personal/Dronkers/NetworkDivorce.htm
Website CLLS: https://www.uantwerpen.be/en/rg/cello/