[URBANTH-L] Essay Competition: Urban Planet: Collective Identities, Governance and Empowerment in Megacities

Angela Jancius jancius at ohio.edu
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 
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.

--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.

--Program details-- 
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
für Sozialforschung
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin

Tel: +49 30 25491-411
Fax: +49 30 25491-684
Email: info(at)irmgard-coninx-stiftung.de
Email: info at irmgard-coninx-stiftung.de
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