Health and Society

Call for papers
Dates: April 3-5, 2009
Venue: University of Nicosia, Nicosia, Cyprus Conference
Abstract deadlines: November 28, 2008
Abstract submission form (word 86 kb)
The Cyprus Sociological Association and the Hellenic Sociological Association in collaboration with the University of Nicosia, the University of Cyprus and the Research Unit RUBSI organize a Conference with the title: Health and Society.

We invite social scientists who want to present their work to submit an abstract for presentation at the conference. Please fill in the following application form and send it back by Friday, 28 November 2008, with an abstract (up to 300 words) to the following electronic address:

Abstracts will be reviewed by a Scientific Committee and the results will be announced by Friday, 16 January 2009. The deadline for the submission of the final papers is Monday, 16 March 2009.

Conference themes might include:

  1. The Psychosocial Aspects of health and illness
  2. The contribution of the social sciences in health: theory and practice
  3. Health and Social Behaviour
  4. Social Policy and Health Services
  5. Effectiveness of Health Care Systems
  6. Insurance system and Health
  7. Inequalities in Health
  8. Social exclusion – health problems and inequality in health care
  9. Ageing, health needs and health care services
  10. Health care services for persons with Disabilities and social inequality
  11. Society and mental illness
  12. Cultural issues and Health
  13. Social Aspects of Sexuality
  14. Social History of Medicine
  15. Issues of Medical Anthropology
  16. Studies in the Field of Sociology of Health
  17. Teaching Methods in the Sociology of Health
  18. Health professionals / patient relationship
  19. Migration, Health and Culture
  20. Health and Workplace
  21. Community Care
  22. Ethics and Medicine
  23. Complementary and Alternative Care
  24. Public Health and Health Promotion
  25. Gender and Health

Important dates:

* Friday, 28 November 2008 – Abstract submission

* Friday, 16 January 2009 – Evaluation results

* Monday, 16 March 2009 – Paper submission

The official languages of the conference will be Greek and English


* International Sociological Association (ISA)

* University of Nicosia


Please forward the invitation