Welcome to the program page of the Narrative Matters 2018 conference!

  • You can find a 21-paged detailed schedule of the final program with times, session speakers and dates here.
  • A five paged overview of the final program can be found here.
  • More information on the plenary activities during the late lunch (15:30 - 16:30) of each day can be found here.
  • The conference dinner is on Wednesday, for the other days, we suggest to use one of these restaurants.
  • More information on Tuesday's Q&A with journal and book editors can be found here. The Q&A is parallel to the panel and paper session from 11:00 to 12:30.
  • Information for Dutch healthcare practitioners: De donderdag van het congres heeft een focus op de praktijk. Bij een aantal Nederlandse beroepsverenigingen die werkzaam zijn met Narrative Practices is accreditatie aangevraagd. Wanneer accreditatie toegekend wordt, kunnen deelnemers voor de donderdag kunnen nascholingspunten behalen door deel te nemen aan deze congresdag. Accreditatie is aangevraagd voor artsen (KNMG-Accreditatie Bureau Algemene Nascholing (ABAN), voor psychologen (FGzPt), voor sociaal professionals (Registerplein) en voor verpleegkundigen (Kwaliteitsregister V&V en Zorgprofessionals). Deze pagina zal worden geupdate wanneer accreditatie toegekend is.

keynote speakers

We have listed the keynote speakers below. Please see the specific page of the keynote speaker for more information.

  • Arie Rip, University of Twente, the Netherlands
  • Musical performance by singer and writer Samira Dainan
  • John Bateman, University of Bremen, Germany
  • Lora Aroya, Free University Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • Joint keynote: Marco Caracciolo (Ghent University, Belgium) meets Daniel Hutto (University of Wollongong, Australia) to talk about Folk Psychological Narratives and their Limits – How Boldly Can We Go?
  • Halleh Ghorashi, Free University Amsterdam, the Netherlands

pre conference workshops

You can choose to participate in one of the pre conference workshops, which are all organized on Monday 2 July (2018). We have listed the pre conference workshops below. Please see the specific page of the pre conference workshop for more information.

  1. Practicing narrative care: diverse approaches to awaking ordinary wisdom and finding stillness in your storyWilliam Randall & Gary Irwin-Kenyon, St. Thomas University, Canada
  2. Interviewing for narrative researchRuthellen Josselson, Fielding Graduate University, United States & Amia Lieblich, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
  3. Publishing narrative research: Avoiding common mistakes and some tips for considerationBrett Smith, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom & Mark Freeman, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts
  4. Narratives, agency and social change: analysis across disciplinesMolly Andrews, Cigdem Esin, Aura Lounasmaa, Corinne Squire, University of East London, United Kingdom
  5. Research narrative identities with small storiesAlexandra Georgakopoulou, King’s College, United Kingdom & Michael Bamberg, Clark University, United States
  6. Storyline coding and annotationPiek Vossen, Free University Amsterdam, the Netherlands & Tommaso Caselli, University of Groningen