Call for papers: QRC III, Bucharest, Oct. 4 - 6, 2017

We invite communication scholars and researchers and their colleagues in the humanities and the social sciences to contribute papers that address the theoretical and methodological aspects of qualitative research or empirical findings supported by qualitative methods and tools. Interdisciplinary studies using qualitative research in the following subfields are particularly welcome: biographical research; cross cultural communication and ageing, communication mediated by technology; intergenerational communication; organizational communication and collaboration; social media; experimental methods and the art of communications, and applied communication. The conference welcomes contributions from other areas of research in communication and related domains.

Papers accepted to this conference can be presented either within one of the four panels, or in the open sessions. The four panels hosted this year by QRC are the following:

  • Crossing borders, crossing boundaries? - cross-cultural perspectives in research on age
  • Communication in inter-organizational collaboration
  • Capturing biographical work
  • ECREA special panel


The abstracts (max. 300 words followed by 3-5 keywords) will be submitted for review in MS Word format (.doc, .docx) via e-mail. Please use the provided abstract template. Also, please mention whether you are submitting the abstract for one of the three special panels. Only one paper for each participant (as a first author) will be accepted. Abstracts will be submitted to the following e-mail address: corina.buzoianu[at] The official language of the conference is English. The authors will receive confirmation via e-mail.

Important deadlines

  • June 30th, 2017: abstract submission (template below)
  • July 17th, 2017: notification of authors

Download the call for papers [.pdf file]
Download the abstract template [.docx file]
Download the full paper template [.docx file]