Call for papers and panels Social dialogue in a time of societal transformation 21st Conference in Commemoration of Professor Marco Biagi


Dates and times: 

March 18, 2024 - 09:00 to March 19, 2024 - 18:00


University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
Fondazione Marco Biagi Largo Marco Biagi 10
41121 Modena MO


The organisers welcome the submission of proposals for full panel sessions (including round tables, book presentation or other innovative panel formats) addressing topics described in this call. Panels should consist of four presentations or three paper presentations and one discussant. The panel convenor may also serve as the chairperson of the panel. Proposals should be submitted by the panel convenor by 1 November 2023 and should indicate, in one single document:
• the title of the proposed panel and papers;
• the names of the speakers/discussant/chairperson;
• a brief outline of the objective and the rationale of the panel (about 500 words);
• an abstract of each paper (about 2000 words not including the bibliography).
Paper and panel/round tables/book presentation proposals will be selected by the Scientific Committee by 2 December 2023.
Selected authors (including panel proposals) will be required to submit a paper of 8000 - 10000 words nolater than 24 February 2024. The papers should take the form of a research article rather than simply the description of a work in progress.
The Scientific Committee reserves the right to reject papers and panel proposals that are not consistent with the conference tracks or papers that are not consistent with the abstract previously approved.
As a condition of participation in the conference, the proposed work must remain unpublished (i.e., not under any stage of submission or review at any journal or book) before the closing of the conference.
Primary publication opportunities will be provided to proponents of works selected by the Scientific Committee of the Conference.
The working language of the conference sessions is English, and interpretation services will not be available.
Abstracts and papers should be submitted in English.

Expressions of interest, panel proposals, abstracts, and full papers, as well as requests for information, should be addressed to the e-mail address:
The first draft of the conference program will be distributed by the end of January 2024.
Further information will be posted on the Marco Biagi Foundation website:

Abstract submission: Nov 1, 2023
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