Call for Papers to 12th Nordic Youth Research Symposium (NYRIS 12)

The organising committee for the 12th Symposium is pleased to announce that the Call for Papers is now open!

NYRIS 12 focuses on cultural and social changes in the digital age. In the conference programme there are 30 sessions in 16 streams, covering youth-related topics from different perspectives:

Youth participation and political activities

Online youth activism

Youth and digital games

Youth and online identities

Youth and media

Transitions to adulthood

Youth memory and digital age

Youth and sexualities


Socialisation and generations

Educational transitions

Youth inequalities

Youth migration and mobility

Alcohol and drug cultures

Methods in youth studies

Youth unemployment

For more detailed information about sessions and streams see

Researchers who would be interested in presenting abstracts on topics not covered by these streams are encouraged to submit their abstract in the category of “Other or uncertain”. Abstracts, written in English, should be submitted online before 31 January 2013. Go directly to the submission form:

The registration will open in January 2013 and will continue until May 2013.

The official language of the conference is English.

For more information about NYRIS 12 and the Call for Papers please see or write to

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