Call for Papers

Special Issue

As part of the Death before Birth project, we are seeking to guest edit a special issue of an academic journal. This is a call for abstracts with a view to preparing a special issue proposal for Women’s Studies International Forum, whose editorial team have expressed initial interest in a special issue on this topic. The issue will focus on ‘The presence of absence: Tensions and frictions of pregnancy losses’. 

At this stage, we are accepting abstracts for consideration. Please download the full call for abstracts here:  Death before Birth Call for Abstracts.

Please send your abstracts (up to 300 words), along with a 1-page CV with relevant publications, to Dr Karolina Kuberska ( or Dr Sarah Turner ( before 20th December 2017. Authors will be notified whether their abstract is accepted by mid-January 2018. Complete papers will be expected by the 1st August 2018.