1st CALL - Deadline – February 13, 2020 (Closed)

2nd CALL - Deadline – October 20, 2020 (Closed)

  • Abstract Submission

    The already submitted proposals and evaluation results stand as is.

    It will be possible to submit new abstracts up to October 20th without any disadvantage compared to the ones that have already been sent and accepted.

    Considering the postponement to next year may be reflected, in some cases, if an author needs to update their data or information, it is now possible to have a replacement of an already accepted abstract. Before long you will find the respective instructions on the website.

    If an already accepted abstract id replaced it will be subject to evaluation.

    Alter previously approved abstracts:

    1- Send an e-mail to congresso-aps@eventqualia.net soliciting for a deactivation of the abstract sent in the 1st phase. Don’t forget to mention:

    Abstract Reference


    Name and e-mail from which you’ve sent the abstract.

    Any change, no matter how small, of previously approved abstracts implies the cancelation of the abstract submitted in the 1st call, and the submission of the new one. This new abstract will again be subject to evaluation.

    Abstracts should be submitted by the authors on the XI Congress website.

    Submissions will be asked to provide the following information:

    1. Thematic Area / Section
    2. Type of submission (presentation or poster)
    3. Title
    4. Abstract (between 1750 and 2500 characters without spaces)
    5. Keywords
    6. If there are two or more authors, please specify order, names, institutional affiliation, and e-mail addresses.
  • Language and Participation Limits

    Abstracts may be submitted in Portuguese, Spanish, English, or French;

    Authors can participate in a maximum of three submissions, but can submit no more than two abstracts as first author (i.e., two submissions as single author; one submission as single author and another as first author of a collective proposal; or two submissions as first author of collective proposals).

  • Abstract Evaluation

    You will be informed of the results of the abstract evaluation via e-mail on December 3, 2020. The type of submission will become available in your personal area of the website. Possible results are as follows:

    1. Presentation submission accepted in the TA/TS
    2. Poster submission accepted in the TA/TS
    3. Presentation submission not accepted in the TA/TS
    4. Poster submission not accepted in the TA/TS
    5. Presentation submission accepted, on condition of conversion to poster in the TA/TS.

    It may also occur that reviewers consider a proposal better suited to a different Thematic Area/Section than the one originally submitted to; in this case, the submission will be redirected to the new Thematic Area/Section, in order to be evaluated there.

  • Registration and payment

    For authors with accepted communications/posters, the registration payment should be until the 4th of January 2021. The communications or posters of authors that didn’t pay the registration until the date previously stated may not be included in the programme. If you pay your registration, but for some reason can’t make it to the congress we will refund you if that request comes until the 15th of February 2021.

  • Poster presentation

    The poster should be submitted onto the platform until the 1st of march 2021, in PDF format - A1. The exposed posters (online) during the congress will be included in the minute book, in the gallery of posters that is reserved just for them.

  • Full paper

    You do not need to send us the full paper before the congress.

    After the congress, a new call and review phase for the proceedings of the XI Portuguese Congress of Sociology will be opened; at that time, all participants will have the opportunity to submit their final paper. The submission guidelines will be made available on the website in due time.

    Subsequently, the conference proceedings will be published in digital format, including individual DOI. Abstract acceptance and presentation at the congress do not guarantee publication in the proceedings. Texts will undergo an evaluation and selection process conducted by the current area/section coordinators together with the new coordinators who, in the meantime, will have been selected through the electoral process for the Thematic Sections that will take place after the congress. The base criteria for the evaluation process will replicate those used by the SOCIOLOGY ON LINE journal.

  • SOCIOLOGIA ON LINE journal special/thematic issue

    The area/section coordinators will select their areas’ best papers, which will be included in a special/thematic issue of the SOCIOLOGIA ON LINE journal, if the authors agree.

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