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Participate at the INHS Conference

If you would like to participate in the conference, you can do so in a number of ways: though a discussion session, a problem solving workshop, or by presenting a seminar paper.

To participate, you will need to fill in the form which is available here and return it by email to inhs@ul.ie by 22 January 2016. If you would like to participate in any other way, please email inhs@ul.ie 

Guidelines for Participation Submissions

1. Discussion Sessions

These will be in the format of a roundtable discussions where presenters will speak on a topical issue for five minutes each. The aim is not to present research findings but to engage in interactive discussions about understanding, combating, and responding to hate crime. Submissions should be no longer than 200 words, and there should be no more than five participants. Please include the following details:

  • Title for Session
  • Proposed participants (including a statement as to whether they have agreed to participate)
  • Brief outline of the format of the session, as well as the subject matter you propose to be discussed.

2. Problem-Solving Workshops

Is there a particular problem or difficulty facing you or your organisation that you would like to discuss? Group activities will be used in order to explore ways in which both academia and the public sector or civil society organisations can improve our understanding of, or responses to, hate crime. Submissions should be no longer than 200 words. Please include the following details:

  • Title for workshop
  • Leader of workshop
  • Proposed workshop participants (including a statement as to whether they have agreed to participate)
  • Brief outline of the format of the workshop, including any activities, as well as the subject matter you propose to be discussed.

3. Seminar 

A Seminar Paper

If you would like to present either a traditional academic paper (e.g. exploring new research findings or theoretical perspectives), OR a practice-based presentation (for e.g. outlining best practices or new practical work being carried out) we would love to hear from you. This should take the form of a traditional conference paper. Submissions should be no longer than 200 words. Please include the following details:

  • Title of paper
  • Abstract of paper.

B  Seminar Panel

Submissions should be no longer than 800 words and there should be no more than three papers per panel. Please include the following details:

  • Title of Panel
  • Proposed panel participants (including a statement as to whether they have agreed to participate)
  • Proposed titles of papers
  • Abstracts of papers.

C Seminar Stream

Submissions should be no longer than 2500 words and there should be no more than three papers per panel, no more than 6 panels in the stream. Please include the following details:

  • Title of stream
  • Title of panels
  • Proposed panel participants (including a statement as to whether they have agreed to participate)
  • Proposed titles of papers
  • Abstracts of papers.