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Call for papers online conference COVID-19 and well-being: August 25-26, 2020

Aim of online conference on COVID-19 and well-being is to bring together an international group of researchers with an interest in quality of life and happiness studies to present and discuss research findings on the current COVID-19 crisis from an interdisciplinary point (economics, psychology, sociology, health studies, management, etc.) of view. We welcome submissions related to all well-being-related aspects of the current crisis, including (but not limited to):

 The development of well-being since the start of the COVID-19 crisis

  • Working from home and well-being
  • Economic hardship (unemployment, poverty) and well-being
  • Health concerns and well-being
  • Loneliness, social isolation, and well-being

Please submit abstracts of no more than 250 words to EasyChair before June 30, 2020

Please choose the Special Session ‘COVID-19 and Well-being’. Authors will be notified by e-mail by July 15, 2020.

Participation is free, but presenters have to be current 2020 ISQOLS members (

A selection of submissions will be considered for a special issue in a well-being-related journal. More info:



The International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies(ISQOLS) is an international society whose purpose are to promote and encourage research in the field of quality-of-life (QOL) studies. Established in 1995 by a group of academic colleagues who have long engaged in quality-of-life research, ISQOLS became an interdisciplinary and professional home that binds scientists doing quality of life or well-being research in the basic and applied social and behavioral sciences.


The Erasmus Happiness Economics Research Organization (EHERO) is a scientific institute where happiness is studied. Happiness is defined as the subjective enjoyment of one's life as a whole. The mission of EHERO is to contribute to greater happiness for a greater number of people. EHERO does this by providing evidence based knowledge about happiness, with the aim of promoting better informed choices throughout society, be it at the level of governments, organizations or individuals. EHERO provides knowledge in three ways: 1) by gathering existing knowledge, 2) by developing new knowledge and 3) spreading knowledge. EHERO is based in the Erasmus School of Economics at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Erasmus University Rotterdam ( Erasmus University Rotterdam (Dutch: Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam [is a public university located in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The university is named after Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus, a 15th-century humanist and theologian. Erasmus University Rotterdam is a world-class research university. It is globally recognised for high-quality education and research, and it ranks 70th in the Times Higher Education World Rankings 2019.

The International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies (ISQOLS)




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