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Research is open: Call for papers, presentations and practice

UEL Summer Research Conference

This year’s UEL Summer Research Conference, ‘Research is Open’, will take place at University Square Stratford on Friday, 31 July 2020. ‘Research is Open’ invites researchers at all stages, and from across all schools, to share their research in a convivial and curious atmosphere designed to foster collaboration and conversation. The conference will feature morning and afternoon keynote sessions in addition to parallel sessions of related papers organised into thematic panels. We are now inviting abstracts for submissions in the following categories:

  • 20-minute research papers, practice-based papers and outputs. (The latter may include film, live performance, participatory practice, audio, literary readings, artworks, and discussions around practice)
  • 10-minute research, work-in-progress or practice as research papers
  • Complete panels that can be accommodated within a 90-minute session
  • Research posters

Abstracts should be approximately 250 words long and be submitted using the form available at (or using the QR code below). The deadline for submissions is Friday, 1 May. Please address any queries to


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Friday, 31 July 2020


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