Families through the lens of diversity
The congress program will consist of keynote lectures, invited symposia, open symposia, paper and poster sessions. All abstracts must be submitted in English.
Presentations will encompass a broad range of topics related to family life including, but not limited to:
– Nuclear and extended families
– Childless families
– Polyamorous families
– Surrogacy arrangements and reproductive tourism
– Single parents
– Blended families
– Adoptive families
– LGBT families
– Multicultural families
– Socioeconomic inequalities
– Impact of social media and technologies in family life
– Care and welfare
– Family law and policy
Gender and sexuality
– Sexual and reproductive health
– Sexual and gender diversity
– Masculinities and Femininities
Family processes across the life course
– Emerging adulthood
– Intimacies and couple relations
– Family formation
– Fatherhood and motherhood
– Children development and education
– Work and family life
– Disruptive family processes
Methodological aspects in family research
Symposia sessions involve a series of papers (3-4) on a pre-set theme arranged by the symposium organizer. Submissions for this type of symposium require a short title of the symposium (12 words maximum) and an abstract of 400 words (maximum) describing the major theme that connects the presentations. A list of paper presentations, including authors contact information, paper titles and paper abstracts (250 words maximum) is also required. The proposal should indicate if the symposium will include a presider and a discussant. It is expected that each symposium includes speakers from more than one country.
Each presenting author must be registered at the conference.
Deadline for submission of symposium proposal extended until January 28th, 2018.
We invite oral presentations of papers on the topics mentioned above. At the submission please select up to two topics that are more related to your work. Submissions should include a short title of the paper (12 words maximum) and a 250 word (maximum) abstract that provides all relevant information (e.g. research question, sample and method, type of analysis and main or expected results).
Each paper session will have the duration of 1.5 hours. Generally sessions will include 5 papers.
Deadline for oral presentations: February 28th, 2018.
Similar to paper presentations, poster submissions should include a short title of the paper (12 words maximum) and a 250 word (maximum) abstract that provides information about the research question, sample and method, the type of analysis and main or expected results.
Deadline for poster presentations: March 15th, 2018.
Accepted posters must be printed by the authors in size A1 (vertical) and delivered at the Conference on arrival (at the registration desk).
Posters will be displayed during the conference in the Faculty halls. During the poster scheduled session, authors must accompany their poster for presentation and comments.
All posters must be in English.
In order to promote broad participation of the family researchers’ community, individuals may be the presenting author on no more than two submissions. The presenting author must have registration completed and payed.
By participating in this event, I grant permission to the Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences of the University of Porto (FPCEUP) to capture the audio and/or my image in photographs, video, or any other media format.
The data collected will be used for archive, for the eventual dissemination of the event via FPCEUPs media channels and for the production of promotional material concerning the Faculty.