CALL FOR PAPERS
What will be? Strategies, practices and performances in social arts
Lisboa, 21-22 October 2019
Lisboa, 21-22 October 2019
This international conference critically explores crossroads of social art and its potential to interact and produce political and social change and yet maintain integrity from the point of view of the arts and the academy. It is jointly organised by ICNOVA/ NOVA - FCSH; IHA/NOVA- FCSH; CIEBA/FBAUL; VICARTE – FBAUL (Portugal); AiRS and Skövde Art Museum (Sweden).
The international conference aims to bring together members of the scientific and artistic community in different areas and different geographies to reflect on this theme in an experimental perspective of new formats of conference bringing together artistic and / or research work.
What will be? Conference will have the participation of invited speakers along with a group of panels sessions, two performances and one workshop.
The proposed topics for interdisciplinary discussions are:
- case studies of community arts, artistic activist practices, citizen artistic practices, public art
- social changes through arts: political and ethics issues
- performances and activism
- museums relationship with local communities
- social arts methodologies
We invite scholars, curators, researchers, and graduate students working in the field of arts to submit proposals according to the Call for Papers Topics and Editorial Policies.
The call for papers will be divided in two moments:
15th July – deadline for the submission of abstracts. 30th July – Notification of acceptance
20th October – deadline for the submission of full texts. 20th November – Notification of acceptance
The participants should follow the Editorial Policies and the Editorial Guidelines.
The texts should be submitted to the email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Editorial Policies [for authors]
All submitted abstracts and full texts will undergo a double-blind peer-review process by two referees chosen by the Editorial Coordinator from the Scientific Board.
All submitted articles should be original texts and not submitted for the consideration of other publications.
It will be accepted articles that demonstrate a good theoretical frame, a critical and reflexive point of view, innovation and originality. Taking in consideration an article’s structure, the following criteria will be also considered: abstract (clarity, objectivity, adequacy); introduction (definition and clarity of objectives); theoretical framework (structure, coherency, quality and scientific accuracy); methodologies (clarity and adequacy); conclusions (consistency of findings regarding the objectives set, apropriate recommendations); bibliography (references update, and state of the art of the theme); writing (clarity and quality); complementary material: images/illustrations/tabels/shemes (quality, accuracy and adequacy); article dimension (adequacy); relevance, originality and criativity.
Authors should indicate the name by which want to be quoted, telephone number, email and affiliation. The identification of the author, among other information allowing the identification must be hidden in the text, since the texts are submitted to a blind peer review process. Biographical notes should be sent in a separate document.
After the review, the authors will be notified of the decision of the Scientific Board.
Editorial Guidelines [for authors]
Due to the diversity of contributions to the publication, a set of submission guidelines has been devised in order to ensure the editorial consistency of the publication. It is therefore imperative that all articles adhere to the following guidelines.
Format application: Microsoft Office Word
Font: Times New Roman; font size 12 pt.
Page numbering: Sequential
Numbering paragraph: Left side alignment with double spacing, no indentation.
Should not exceed 5000 words or about 30 000 characters (including spaces).
English will be the official language of the conference and so we will only accept abstracts and full papers in English. Authors may present a bilingual option for abstracts: English/Portuguese.
Clear and concise in capital letters.
We are asking short Abstracts that should not exceed 155 words, or around 900 characters (including spaces), in Portuguese and in English.
A maximum of 5 keywords should be included with the abstract.
Short biography of the author(s)
Full name, Institutional affiliation, Email, short CV
Must appear between quotation marks followed by an abbreviated author-date reference to the quoted work
Abbreviated system author-date
All references within the text will follow the Chicago abbreviated system (author’s surname date, page). For example (Grimal 1988, 65) or (Hauschildt and Arbeiter 1993,47). In case of more than two authors the use of et al is applicable, (Laumann et al. 1994, 262). News articles, interviews and personal communications must appear in footnotes, rather than as abbreviated bibliographical references.
All bibliography should abide by the following rules – examples • Monographs: Silva, José Custódio Vieira da. 2003. O Fascínio do Fim. Lisbon: Livros Horizonte. • Articles published in journals: Moreira, Rafael. 1988. “D. Miguel da Silva e as origens da arquitectura do Renascimento em Portugal”. O Mundo da Arte.