Call for Proposals: 3rd World Conference on Qualitative Research

Call for Proposals: 3rd World Conference on Qualitative Research

The Organising Committee invites the community to submit proposals to the 3rd World Conference on Qualitative Research, to be held in Lisbon, Portugal on 17 – 19th October 2018. Authors may submit proposals for presentation of papers that meet the goals and themes of the conference, including original scientific articles addressing revisions to the state of the art research and new perspectives, solutions and/or applications to real problems, empirical and/or evaluation, among others.


  • Rationale and paradigms of qualitative research
  • Systematisation of approaches with qualitative studies
  • Qualitative and mixed methods research
  • Data analysis types
  • Innovative processes of qualitative data analysis
  • Qualitative research in web context
  • Qualitative analysis with support of specific software

Application fileds

  • Qualitative research in health (emphasis on the processes of research in the fields of medicine, nursing, geriatrics, gerontology, psychology, etc.)
  • Qualitative research in education (emphasis on the processes of research in various areas of higher education, basic education, assessment, curriculum, teaching, teaching science, languages, history, technology, etc.)
  • Qualitative research in social science (emphasis on the processes of research in the fields of communication, linguistics, sociology, anthropology, organisational and work psychology, business administration, marketing, management and economics, political science, etc.)
  • Qualitative research in engineering and technology (emphasis on the research processes in the areas of computer science, information systems, electrical engineering, software engineering, and engineering education)

Important dates

  • Paper submission: 20 May 2018
  • Notification of acceptance: 01 July 2018
  • Submission of accepted papers: 22 July 2018
  • Payment of registration: 22 July 2018
  • Submission of videos: 26 August 2018
  • WCQR 2018: 17 – 19th October 2018

Note: WCQR is establishing contacts with journals, in order to publish accepted papers. Dates may be adjusted, depending on the editorial policy of associated journals.

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