CFP: Migration, Health, and Wellbeing

November 28-29, 2019, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

This two-day conference aims to bring together experts in research, policy and practice for sharing, learning and paving the way for optimising migrant and refugee health and wellbeing. The conference will adhere to a social determinants of health framework which acknowledges the multifaceted factors influencing the health and wellbeing of migrants and refugees.

Keynote speakers: Professor Alison Phipps (University of Glasgow) and Associate Professor Kevin Pottie (University of Ottawa)

Call for papers

In particular, we welcome submissions across time and space on both structural (for example, policies, cultural and societal values, socioeconomic position, health care access) and intermediary (for example, material circumstances, and behavioural, biological and psychological factors) determinants of health.

Please provide the following details to Lea Doughty at gmevents@otago.ac.nz before the deadline of 1 June 2019:

  • Paper title
  • Abstract (200 words maximum)
  • Brief biographical information (including institutional affiliation and contact details).

Regrettably, we are unable to provide funding support for participants.

A response to the call for papers will be made by 15 July 2019.

We are happy to assess abstracts in advance of the deadline for those who need to make funding applications for travel and accommodation to attend the event.

Deadline: June 1, 2019

Posted: January 25, 2019