Doctoral Colloquium – Call for Research Proposals

CHME 2020 provides a great opportunity for doctoral researchers in hospitality, tourism, events and leisure studies to present and discuss their research with scholars in the field and peers. 

This is a full day workshop on May 13th 2020 and doctoral researchers at any stage of their research journey are welcome to participate. You can be thinking about starting your doctorate, just started your doctorate, in the middle of your research journey or coming to the end – there will be something for everyone. 

You will be given the opportunity to present your research and gain feedback in a supportive and developmental environment and grow you network.

Sessions also covered at the workshop are:

  • Writing a critical literature review
  • Courageous conversations – reflection on feedback and criticism
  • Getting to the end – submitting, the viva and what next?

Submit your research proposals for our review and feedback here.

Research proposal should be 1500 words in length excluding references. Please see the CHME guidelines for the paper submission format. Do let us know in your proposal where you are in your doctoral research journey.

The will be an award for the best research proposal and presentation at the CHME 2020 conference. 

Timeline for submission

Wednesday 12th February 2020        Final date for submission of research proposals

Wednesday 12th March 2020             Reviews returned to researchers

Wednesday 1st April 2020                  Final proposal submission

Wednesday 13th May 2020                CHME 2020 Doctoral Colloquium

The cost for attending the doctoral colloquium is £30. We encourage you to participate in the full CHME 2020 conference and there is a discounted fee for students.

Key Dates

September 2019
First call for papers
Submit a Paper

October 2019
Second call for papers

Monday 10th February 2020
Final date for submission of papers for review

Monday 10th February 2020
Final date for submission of poster presentations

Wednesday 4th March 2020
Reviews returned to authors

Friday 20th March 2020
Final paper submission

Friday 3rd April 2020
Final papers to conference organisers

Wednesday 13th to
Friday 15th May 2020