Call for papers

The Bernardo Secchi’s Study Day considers a specific session dedicated to the presentation and the discussion of unpublished work papers dealing with experiences, case studies and research.

Young researchers and academics are encouraged to join the invited guests by submitting paper proposals to the scientific committee. Please write to:                (object: call_for_papers_2016_Surname)

The abstract should be of approximately 500 words, in  both  word and pdf format. It has to be sent by September 15th, 2016, and an acceptance confirmation will be given by September 25th. 2016.

The selected abstract will be required to be expanded into a final paper of approx. 2500 words  by November, 7th and according to the suggestions proposed by the Scientific Committee. Abstracts and papers can be in English or Italian.

Deadlines summary:

  • September 15th, 2016: abstract submission;
  • September 25th, 2016: selection of the submitted abstract;
  • November 7th, 2016: final paper submission.

Abstract guidelines

Each abstract should include the following information (font Times New Roman):

full name (10pt)
affiliation (10pt)
email address (10pt, italic)
title of the abstract (12pt, bold)
abstract (around 500 words, 11pt)
main bibliographic references ­ (using Harvard reference system, 10pt)


Submission guidelines can be found in the document SUBMISSION GUIDELINES FOR PAPERS_GDSbs2016

Papers can be in Italian or English, of approx. 2500 words. The paper needs to be sent both in WORD and PDF format.


Download the call for papers here