Call for papers

Call for papers

People playing with small balls. Photo
Foto: Esben Krogstad Kamstrup/NTNU

We invite conference submissions in different formats, which critically and creatively discuss, define and give examples of bodily learning, in and across different contexts and subjects. Please read the whole page thoroughly.

Conference themes

Please connect your submission to one of the following conference themes:

A: Critical investigations of how bodily learning challenges learning theory as an educational practice and research field

B: The contribution from bodily learning to formation of learning theories within different subject fields like arts, physical education, languages, vocational subjects, social sciences, natural sciences or other fields

C: The contribution of bodily learning to de-colonialization of predominantly Western learning theories in formal educational contexts

D: Critical studies on how bodily learning is presented or lacks presentation in different educational policy texts, practices or organisations

E: The learning potential in the different relationships between human and non-human bodies

F: The teacher profession as bodily learning

Formats for presentations

  • Single paper presentations: 20 min individual paper presentation + up to 10 min discussion
  • Panel presentations: 3 individual paper presentations of 20 minutes around the same topic. 60 min (3 x 20 min) paper presentations + up to 30 min discussion
  • Poster presentations: A presentation of your research as an academic poster
  • Workshops: A practice-based presentation of your work where the participants take part, max 60 min including discussion

Information about how to hand in your abstract

We invite you to submit an abstract by 15 October 2020 (extended deadline). In the actual document you must add following information in this order:

Last name, first name

Workplace or affiliation

E-mail address

(if there are several authors you just write them bellow, similar to the first one)

Formats of presentation (only from the list above):

Title of the presentation

300-word abstract

Biography of the author(s) 50 word

You can hand in several abstracts, but you have to register them one by one. The one who hand in the abstract will be the contact-person for the abstract. We will try to contact the co-authors as well, but please help us to forward any information if you are several authors.


Important dates

Deadline for submission of all proposals: 15 October 2020

Notice of acceptance: 20 December 2020

Registration for the conference