13ª FICJI: Workshop per al desenvolupament d’Articles

Social Science Young Researchers

Paper Development Workshop

March 20, 2019

University of Girona, Girona

We are excited to announce the first paper development workshop will be held as a part of Ficcji activities for the year 2018-19. UdG Doctoral Association and PhD program of Law, business and economics, jointly organizing one-day paper development workshop in the University of Girona on 20 March 2019. The purpose of the workshop is to provide constructive feedback on working manuscripts and help them to understand the reviewer’s perspective on the paper. The papers from the PhD program of Law, Business and Economics at all levels of analysis, and using all empirical methods are invited for the workshop. Submissions approved for inclusion in the workshop will be those judged to make potentially significant and novel theoretical and empirical contributions to the field.

About the workshop

The workshop is a one-day event and will include a presentation by doctoral students and roundtable discussions with mentors. Participants will receive intensive feedback on their papers from senior scholars who will act as mentors for participants during the workshop, and also discuss issues like how to present contribution, and what it takes to publish in top journals. This event is hosted by UdG Doctoral Association and supported by the University of Girona, Girona.  This workshop will take place in the faculty of Law, Motivilivi campus.

Paper submission and Deadline 

Participation in the workshop is by application only. In order to maximize the number of projects discussed at the event, only one author per project will be able to attend. Interested scholars should submit an unstructured abstract (500 words maximum) of their working paper by January 20, 2019, through the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/TegG4AZTdIjhTUwh2.  

The abstract should describe the project, the intended theoretical contribution, the research design, the empirical approach, and expected contributions.

Please submit your abstract through the following link


Key Dates

Call for abstracts 29 December 2018
Abstract submission 20 January 2019
Notification of acceptance 20 February 2019
Full paper submission 15 March 2019
Workshop 20 March 2019

Paper in spanish language are welcome, but we stongly encourage papers in English

The format for full paper

Accepted papers should be sent with the following format

  • Papers should include the following sections: Introduction, Literature Review, Methodology, Findings, and Conclusion
  • Papers length should be in the range of 2000- 2500 words (excluding references and appendices).
  • Tables/figures/graphs should be inserted as close as possible to the location where they are cited.
  • References should be in APA style
  • A4-page formatted and 2 cm margins on all sides and single-spaced throughout
  • 12-point Times Roman font (except for the title, which must be 14-point Times Roman)

Workshop Organizers

UdG Doctoral Association Anaïs Varo Barranco (Àrea de Ciència Política) Prasanna Kumar Kukkamalla (Departament d’Organització, Gestió Empresarial i Disseny del Producte)
Joint Doctoral Programme in Law, Economics, and Business Germà Coenders Gallart (Director of the Doctoral Programme)

Please contact youngresearchersudg@gmail.com  with queries.

Please note that we will accept max. 12 participants based on the quality and novelty of the work submitted.

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