[URBANTH-L]research grant / call for papers / essay competition on urban studies, Berlin '08

Benito Vergara bvergara at sfsu.edu
Mon Jul 2 10:31:46 EDT 2007

Urban Planet:
Collective Identities, Governance and Empowerment in Megacities

Essay Competition
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

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

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


For inquiries please contact us: info at irmgard-coninx-stiftung.de

Dr. Sabine Berking
Irmgard Coninx Stiftung
c/o Wissenschaftszentrum für Sozialforschung Berlin
Reichpietschufer 50
10785 Berlin
Tel:  0049 30 25491 411
Fax: 0049 30 25491 684

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