BESA Annual Conference 2009 - Call for Papers

The British Education Studies Association Annual Conference

Staffordshire University ( Stafford Campus) July 2nd/3rd 2009

Call for Papers

The title of this year’s annual BESA conference is ‘Education Studies: The Bigger Picture’. The conference organisers invite papers which should be submitted initially in the form of a 200 word abstract including a list of key words that summarise the principal themes of the paper. The deadline for submission of abstracts is Friday 29th May 2009.

Current Education Studies students who wish to submit a paper may be eligible for a bursary to cover the cost of attendance at the BESA conference. Students who wish to apply should submit their abstract by Friday 17th April making clear that they wish to be considered for a bursary. The BESA executive committee will consider all applications and successful candidates will be informed by 30th April 2009.

BESA provide opportunities for publication of papers through the Educationalfutures, peer reviewed online journal (ISSN: 1758-2199). Those with an interest in Education Studies may submit papers for review at any time during the year by following the instructions on the BESA website. For further details and contributor information please visit the BESA website at

Abstracts should be sent in the first instance to:

We very much look forward to receiving your submissions.

Dr. Chris Wakeman (BESA Chair)