Call for papers and projects

Call for papers and projects

We invite submission of high quality papers for FL_Fashion Sustainability – International Conference focusing on relevant, original and previously unpublished research. Submitted papers must fit one of the 5 main thematic areas of the Conference.

All approved papers will be published in an electronic book of proceedings (eBook) with ISBN, provided they are received by the appropriate deadline and conform to the defined formatting standards. A selection of the best English language papers will be published in IJFMA (indexed Scopus).

Presentations can be in person or by videoconference.

Conference Publications

  • Proceedings book – eBook with ISBN
  • Palgrave Book (under review)

  • IJFMA Journal – Special issue (Scopus)

Thematic Areas

  • Fashion Sustainability
  • Fashion Trends Communication
  • Fashion and Audiovisual for Sustainability
  • Fashion Tradition and Identity
  • Education for Fashion Sustainability

Important Dates

  • Call opening
    May 02, 2022
  • Deadline for Submission of Papers (Articles and Projects)
    2nd call – September 19, 2022
  • Notification of decision
    September 30, 2022
  • Early bird registration
    October 10, 2022
  • Deadline for Final Paper Submission
    October 21, 2022
  • Deadline for Conference registration
    October 21, 2022
  • Final Conference Program
    October 26, 2022
  • FL_Fashion Sustainability – International Conference
    November 03-04, 2022

Official Languages

The official languages of the Congress are Portuguese and English. The oral presentation will be made in Portuguese or in English. The material supporting the presentation (slideshow) should be bilingual Portuguese/English. Papers submitted in Portuguese should be supplemented, in the final review process, with an English version. Papers submitted in English do not need to be submitted in another version.

Full papers

Full papers should be between 6 and 10 pages long (approximately 2500 to 4000 words, including figures, tables and references) and should be formatted according to the Conference template. These papers will be presented orally at the conference.

Review process

All submitted papers will be subject to a blind review process performed by at least two members of the Scientific Committee of  Fashion Sustainability – Internacional Conference. The review criteria will be as follows:

  • Novelty
  • Level of contribution
  • Validity of the conclusions
  • Relevance to the theme of the event
  • Theoretical and methodological relevance and originality

The final paper and its English version should be submitted. If the original article is already in English, it is not necessary to submit the article in another language. It will also be necessary to send a form concerning copyright transfer and a brief bio of each author in Portuguese and English. This Bio should identify the author who will make the presentation at the Conference.

For each registered participant, a maximum of two papers can be included in the Conference. Participants can be co-authors of other papers.

The proposals must be submitted according to the paper template.


Project submission proposals must be submitted here:

Oral presentation

The Conference does not provide for translation of the oral communications to be presented.

Each author may present up to 2 paper proposals.

The paper presentation implies registration by the author, has a maximum duration of 10 minutes, including time for questions, and must be done by one author only.

The paper support (PPT, PDF, etc.) must be in English and in the format proposed in the Conference Presentation Template. The oral presentation can be made in Portuguese or English.

Presentations can be in person or by videoconference.

3-4 november

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