ESS Annual Meeting Call For Papers: Developing Bodies

Call for Abstracts for session titled *Developing Bodies*

Any work that lies at the intersection of critical development studies and embodiment, broadly considered, is welcome for review. For example, possible topics may include:

  • Critiques of global or regional health campaigns (HIV/AIDS, TB, hand washing, etc);
  • Explorations of the rise of social entrepreneurial efforts to address poverty and health;
  • Analyses of corporate social responsibility engagements with the new Sustainable Development Goals;
  • Empirical studies of raced, classed and/or gendered representations of those in need in development materials (brochures, social media, etc)

Please send a brief abstract (no more than 200 words) to by 10.12.15. Presenters will be contacted by the organizer about whether or not their presentation will be included in the session, so that they can submit their abstracts through the general submission portal for consideration for another session before the submission deadline.

The ESS Annual Meeting is scheduled for March 17-21, 2016, and is being held at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel and Towers in Boston, Massachusetts. The theme for the 2016 meeting is “My Day Job: Politics and Pedagogy in Academia.” For general information about the ESS 2016 Annual Meeting, please visit

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