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Call for Special Issue Papers 

Natural disasters and life course consequences in a time of pandemic

Abstract submission deadline: 31 March 2021

The editors welcome contributions using evidence from COVID-19 and other natural disasters such as climate change, and papers paying specific attention to racial and other inequalities in their impact. It is expected that the papers will be able to mobilize some form of longitudinal evidence about the experience of such contexts.

The aim is to publish at least one special issue of the journal in 2022 In the first instance please submit abstracts of 200-500 words by 31 March 2021 to the journal office (sjeal@slls.org.uk)

The full papers should be no more than 7000 words in length, and should be ready for submission to peer review by the journal by June 30th, 2021. The abstract should include a title, names and affiliations of authors and should make it clear what longitudinal evidence it is proposed to use.

If you have any questions regarding the special your submission, please don’t hesitate to contact Sarah Jeal: sjeal@slls.org.uk.

Guest editors; Marc Scott, New York University, USA and Ben Edwards, Australian National University, Austraila.