VIII Annual Conference of the Victimology Society of Serbia

Victims between security, human rights and justice: Local and global context

Belgrade, 30th November and 1st December 2017
Hotel 88 Rooms


Call for submission of abstracts of papers, proposals for the thematic sessions and workshops, and poster presentations

If you wish to present your paper in the thematic sessions, we invite you to submit an abstract.


It is desirable that the papers relate to the below mentioned topics, but it is possible to propose papers that relate to other issues within the general theme of the Conference:

• Victims between security, human rights and justice
• Challenges of social reaction and protection of victims in the context of global insecurity
• Protection of victims: International and European legislation and policy
• Victims and contemporary social responses to crime
• Impact of the contemporary social context on victimization and possibilities of prevention
• Victimology and victims
• Different categories of victims and victimization
• Victims’ rights
• The application of restorative approaches and practices
• Victims of discrimination and human rights’ violations
• Consequences of victimization and victims’ assistance
• The role of civil society in the protection of victims
• Victim support services
• Victims and institutions
• Legislation and victims
• Media and victims


The length of the abstract should not exceed 400 words. It should be written in English, in format Times New Roman, 12 and submitted through the E-mail: vdsconference@gmail.com.

In the abstract header it is necessary to specify:
• The title of the paper
• Name and surname of the author
• Organization/institution and contact details (address, phone, e-mail) of the author


In case of co-authored papers, please provide the data for each author separately.

The abstract must contain the following elements:
• The subject of the paper
• The aim of the paper
• Basic themes that would be covered by the paper
• In case of empirical research, it is necessary to provide information about the method, sample, who and when has carried out the research.

The deadline for submitting abstracts is 1st October 2017. Submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the Program Committee of the Conference. Information about whether your abstract has been accepted will be sent before 10th October 2017. Accepted abstracts will be included in one of the thematic sessions.

If you are interested in organizing a thematic session or a workshop, we invite you to submit the following:
• The title of the thematic session or workshop
• Contact information of the organizer of the thematic session or workshop
• Names of the presenters and their contact details
• Description of the thematic session or workshop
• Abstracts of all presenters who will speak within the session or workshop, which have to contain all the above mentioned elements.

The deadline for submitting proposals of thematic sessions and workshops with abstracts of the presenters is 1st October 2017. Submitted proposals will be reviewed by the Program Committee. Information on whether the proposed thematic sessions and workshops have been accepted will be sent before 10th October 2017. Accepted proposals of thematic sessions and workshops will be included in the Conference program.

If you wish to present your research, on-going projects, your organization or institution through the poster presentation, we invite you to submit the following:
• The title of the poster presentation
• Short description of the content of the poster (up to 200 words)
• Name and surname, organization/institutions and contact details of the author(s)

The deadline for submitting proposals for poster presentations is 1st October 2017. Submitted proposals will be reviewed by the Program Committee. Information on whether the proposed poster presentations have been accepted will be sent before 10th October 2017. Accepted proposals of poster presentations will be included in the Conference program.

Please note that only abstracts of papers/posters of the authors who register and pay the registration fee can be presented and will be published in the book of abstracts. Registration form and information on the registration fee are attached to this invitation. Selected conference proceedings will be published after the Conference (in a full version).

     
     

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