Submitting abstracts takes place through:

Deadline: 1st June 2010

Submissions of a 250-300-word abstract in English or French are invited in any of the above sub-themes with clear indication of the sub-theme under which the abstract falls. The abstracts should be based on established results and/or theoretical reflections and ongoing research. Abstracts should include the following details as well (when applicable).


·      the name, institution, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of each author; 

·      the title of the abstract

·      objectives or purposes; 

·      perspective(s) or theoretical framework; 

·      methods, techniques, or modes of inquiry; 

·      data sources; 

·      (results and/or conclusions/point of view)

For colloquia, please follow the same instructions and include a 200-word asbtract presenting the gist of the symposium.

Abstracts will be reviewed by the scientific committee for originality, significance, clarity and academic rigour. Links with theory must be explicit. Authors are requested to submit their papers before the conference (15.11.2010 ). Please follow the APA formatting, cf. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/

Articles should contain between 5000-6000 words (bibliography included) and be sent to mumbai2011@hotmail.com. A publication of the proceedings by an international publishing company, with blind refereed status, will follow the conference.

NB: only papers written by authors who attended the conference will be considered for publication.