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We are glad to report that starting from November 15 the call for paper for the 2021 edition of Transforming Care Conference (to be held online from 24 to 26 June) is open.

The theme of the upcoming edition is:

Time in Care: The Temporality of Care Policy and Practices

Specifically, the Transforming Care Conference 2021 will investigate in a global setting:

•      How policies consider and shape time for care?

•      How care professionals, caregivers and care receivers perceive time in care relationships?

•      How the regulation of time influences formal and informal care work?

•      How time for care is being negotiated within care arrangements?

•      How care practices and policies change across historical time?

•      How is care affected in times of emergency and profound crisis?

The Call for Paper is open from November 15 until Jan 31, 2021.

Five main dimensions of transforming care are addressed in the conference:

•      Changes in the institutional setting of care systems and in care policy

•      The impact and dilemmas of social and policy innovation in care services

•      Changes in care arrangements and informal care practices

•      Transformations affecting formal and informal care work

•      The impact of COVID-19 on care practices and policies.

Confirmed keynote speakers: 

Prof. Margarita Estevez-Ave (Syracuse University, US) and Prof. Peter Moss (University College London, England)

Important dates 

Nov 15th-Jan 31: Call for Papers

Feb 28th: Notification about accepted papers

Mar 1st – June 1st: Registration

Organized by Prof. Barbara Da Roit, Ca’ Foscari University, Venice, Italy

Prof. Costanzo Ranci, Social Policy Lab, Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy

Prof. Tine Rostgaard, Department of Social Work, Stockholm University, Sweden, and Department of Social Sciences and Business, Roskilde University, Denmark

For more information about the abstracts submission, we invite you to check the website of the conference:

5th Transforming Care Conference – Venice