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Date and time:
June 9, 2018 10:00AM - June 14, 2018 6:00PM
Venue: Right Livelihood College (RLC), Bonn, Germany
Call for Workshop Scholarships
The RLC Campus at ZEF, University of Bonn, Germany, offers scholarshipsfor PhD students from Asia, Africa and Latin America to participatein the international workshop on “Policy, law and practice:ensuring full rights for the most marginalized citizens” from June 9-14, 2018, in Bonn. The workshop will be linked to the Global Media Forumof Deutsche Welle.
The Right Livelihood College (RLC) is a global education and research initiative of universities and the Right Livelihood Award, also known as the "Alternative Nobel Prize" (www.rightlivelihood.org). The RLC Campus in Bonn is hosted by the Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn, and supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). It provides transdisciplinary education and research in fields of social justice, poverty alleviation and empowerment in the Global South (www.rlcbonn.de).
The workshop will take place from June 9-14, 2018, at ZEF and the World Conference Center (WCCB) in Bonn. It focuses on research and practice concerned with policy, law and practices impacting on the rights and livelihoods of most marginalized citizens in countries of the Global South. “Alternative Nobel Prize” Laureate Colin Gonsalves, Senior Advocate at the Supreme Court of India and founder of the Human Rights Law Network (HRLN), among many others, will act as a resource person.PhD students will be invited to discuss their research in a cohesive transdisciplinary way by building on each other’s experience.
The workshop will target the following objectives:
The scholarships will cover all costs for international and national travel, hotel accommodation,catering, and working materials. The workshop will be embedded in a variety of social and cultural side-events.
Who can apply?
PhD students from Asia, Africa and Latin America who conduct topic-related research from disciplines such as political sciences, law, development studies, sociology, geography, or ethnology. Preferred are PhD students in the middle or end of their studies. Fluent English is mandatory. Applications from women are particularly welcome.
How to apply?
Your application should consist of: Completed online application formhttps://rlcbonn.limequery.com/813914?lang=en 300 word abstract (in English) of your PhD project and a CV
The deadline is April 2, 2018. You will be informed about the decision of the selection committee until April 12.
For questions regarding the workshop, please contact Dr. Till Stellmacher:firstname.lastname@example.orgFor technical questions regarding the application form, contact Sophie Hermanns:email@example.com
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