Research Teams

Call for papers and panel sessions

Life styles, social interactions and human development

The organizers of the 2016 Conference of ALCADECA  are  pleased to announce the call for papers for its 6th  biennial meeting, to be held in Montevideo, Uruguay, on May 30- June 1, 2016.

The hosts of the 2016 HDCA Conference cordially welcome submissions of papers and thematic panel sessions.  In addition to proposals on the conference theme, papers on topics related to normative issues, human development, inequalities and poverty are welcome. The deadline for submissions is March 17, 2016.

Paper Submission

a)         Individual academic papers. An abstract of up to 500 words in English, Spanish or Portuguese must be submitted for consideration for presentation at the meeting. The cover page should include the title of the paper, institutional affiliation, including address, phone and email of each author and an abstract with 3-5 keywords.

b)         Proposals for thematic panel sessions should be proposed as such, under a single theme. The sessions will be 90 minutes long, and so will accommodate 3 or 4 component papers. Each panel should have a coordinator who submits an abstract  for the panel  of up to 500 words in English, Spanish or Portuguese with 3-5 keywords. In addition, an abstract of similar characteristics should accompany each of the component papers of the proposed panel. 

Please send your submission to

Important Dates

Deadline extended for abstract and thematic panel proposals submission:  March 17, 2016

Notification of acceptance:  March 31, 2016

Deadline for full papers submission:  May 15, 2016


The official language of the conference is Spanish, but panel proposals, papers and presentations in English or Portuguese are welcome. There will be a simultaneous translation service for keynote speechs.

For more information about ALCADECA 2016 see

  Scientific Committee

Izete Bagolin (Pontificia Universidad de Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil)

Flavio Comim (Universidad Federal de Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil y Universidad de Cambridge)

Javier Iguñiz (Pontificia Universidad del Perú, Perú)

Gustavo Pereira (Universidad de la República, Uruguay)

Andrés Rius (Universidad de la República, Uruguay)

Graciela Tonon (Universidad de Lomas de Zamora y Universidad de Palermo, Argentina)  


Local organizing committee

Ana Fascioli (Universidad de la República)

Martín Leites (Universidad de la República)

Agustín Reyes (Universidad de la República)

Gonzalo Salas (Universidad de la República)

Andrea Vigorito (Universidad de la República)

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