How to Submit



Proposals for contributions should address one of the four panel themes and/or one of the cross-cutting themes in an abstract of 500-750 words.  Abstracts must make clear the scope of the contribution and the objectives of the work presented. They should also explain the research methods briefly and outline the findings and discussion that will constitute the core of the contribution.

Abstracts should be submitted electronically to the Migrating out of Poverty Research Programme Consortium (link to form for submission) no later than 30 September 2016. Late submissions will not be considered. All papers will be evaluated by the conference committee and and successful applicants responded to by Tuesday 8 November 2016.

Please apply via the Abstract Submission form link below. This form has some constraints. Some versions of browser may not work. File uploads larger than 5MB are not permitted. For multimedia entries that do want to submit larger files, please enter a URL into the designated text box, or use a free file transfer service and submit to If in doubt, or having difficulty, please email. 



How can you contribute?

We have included these examples to provide some inspiration to those who are thinking of engaging with the conference. But you needn’t be restricted to the methods that we have highlighted. We would be interested in a range of submissions that might include: animations, sound clips, films, art, photography, roundtables, and story-telling.

If you would like your work to be considered for the conference, please submit it (through the abstract submissions page) along with a description of 1-2,000 words that describes the methodology and its strengths and weaknesses and offers some contextual background to the presentation.

Submission deadline: Friday 30 September 2016

Successful proposals notified by: Tuesday 8 November 2016

Full paper or multimedia submissions due: Tuesday 7 March 2017

Funding:  We will have limited funding available for those who present a strong proposal, funding case and have no other funding available.