Urban Planet: Collective Identities, Governance and Empowerment in Megacities
Irmgard Coninx Research Grant 2008
Workshop and Conference in Berlin, 11-16 June 2008
International Essay Competition and Workshop organized by the Irmgard Coninx Foundation, the Social Science Research Center Berlin and the Humboldt-University Berlin.
--Workshop participation in Berlin--
50 successful applicants to the essay competition will be invited to discuss their research with prominent scholars at some of Europe’s leading research institutions. The workshop will take place at the Social Science Research Center Berlin on 11 – 16 June 2008.
Deadline for essay submission: 15 December 2007
--Irmgard Coninx Research Grant--
An international jury will award a three-months fellowship to three participants to be used for research at the Social Science Research Center Berlin, the Humboldt-University Berlin and the State library Berlin. The Grant includes a monthly stipend of EUR 1,000 plus accommodation and its winners will be invited to join a follow-up workshop in Berlin in 2008/2009.
In continuation of previous Roundtables on population politics and on migration into cities, the Eight Berlin Roundtables on Transnationality will focus on “Collective Identities, Governance and Empowerment in Megacities”.
These issues will be discussed in three workshops chaired. They will be accompanied by evening lectures of prominent scholars and politicians such as Mike Davis (author of “Planet of Slums”) and Klaus Töpfer (former Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme).
The Irmgard Coninx Foundation will cover travel and accommodation costs.
For details please visit our website: www.irmgard-coninx-stiftung.de
Details for the essay competition: http://www.irmgard-coninx-stiftung.de/index.php?id=117
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