Essay Competition: Urban Planet: Collective Identities, Governance
and Empowerment in Megacities
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Mon Aug 20 13:25:33 EDT 2007
2008 Berlin Roundtables on Transnationality --
Urban Planet: Collective Identities, Governance and Empowerment in
Deadline for essay submission: 15 December 2007
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
--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.
--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:
For inquiries please contact us: info at irmgard-coninx-stiftung.de
Irmgard Coninx Stiftung
c/o Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin
Tel: +49 30 25491-411
Fax: +49 30 25491-684
Email: info at irmgard-coninx-stiftung.de
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