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Call for Papers 2024

Call for Papers 2024

Submissions are invited for the 9th edition of Hillary Place Papers, the online, peer-reviewed journal of the School of Education at the University of Leeds. The theme for this issue is ‘Global Research Journeys’.

Submissions could address the following questions– among others:

Possible sub-themes:

  • Personal development and growth;
  • Transition and translation across cultures/languages/courses;
  • Cultural, geographic, and linguistic change and contact;
  • Knowledge journeys – challenging of assumptions and development of perspectives;
  • Collaboration and cross-cultural development and learning;
  • Methodological journeys and developments;
  • The implications of research for policy and practice;

We'd love to see papers exploring transition in education as well as personal transformation. Whether it's navigating through different academic stages or personal growth, we welcome all studies. At HPP, we're excited about your journey of development. Building bridges between educators, researchers, and participants is a key focus for us. This edition aims to celebrate and strengthen these connections. We value the initiative of sharing information and are curious about the questions that arise during this process. We're especially interested in hearing about the transition experiences of master's students and PGRs, and how they empower themselves through the process. Share your academic journey of overcoming challenges and evolving perspectives. Your ongoing growth and learning mean a lot to us. We hope your perspectives, learning and development will always be transformative and informative.

We would be particularly interested to receive abstracts from researchers offering conference reports from those attending the 16th Research Students’ Education Conference (RSEC) at Leeds University on the 19th of July.

The purpose of Hillary Place Papers is to give current and former students the opportunity to share their research, ideas, and insights with the wider educational community. We welcome both individually written and co-authored pieces, including collaborations between students and supervisors.

We seek abstracts (no more than 250 words) for a variety of types of submissions including, but not limited to:

  • Short research papers (2,000-4,000 words)
  • Conference reports and reviews (800-2,500 words)
  • Accounts of research or teaching experiences (1,000-3,000 words)
  • Book reviews (800-2,500 words)
  • Research methodology papers, for example: case studies, action research (1,000-3,000 words)
  • Reviews of educational policy, research, and practice (1,000-3,000 words)
  • Interviews with scholars/academics/teachers (1,000-3,000 words)

Deadline for abstract submission is by end of day Wednesday 8th May.

Anticipated publication of the journal: Autumn-Winter 2024

Please note, the given word limit includes the title and up to three references. Please complete your abstract using:

HPP Abstract Guidelines 2024

Hillary Place Papers - Abstract Template 2024

How to submit

Abstracts should be submitted by end of day Wednesday 8th May, to Authors interested in confirming the suitability of their writing for Hillary Place Papers are welcome to contact us with titles, themes and ideas for consideration.

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