CFP: Migration, Health and Wellbeing conference, 28-29 November 2019

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Call for Papers
June 1, 2019
New Zealand
Subject Fields: 
Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Health and Health Care, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Public Health, Public Policy


This two-day conference (28-29 November 2019) 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.

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 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.

Conference Dates: 28-29 November 2019

Conference Venue: University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.

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

Contact Info: 

Lea Doughty

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