[URBANTH-L]ANN: 10th Berlin Roundtable on Transnationality

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Wed Aug 6 12:26:30 EDT 2008

Please find below information on the Tenth Berlin Roundtables 
on Transnationality.

Urban Governance:
Innovation, Insecurity and the Power of Religion

Essay Competition
Irmgard Coninx Research Grant 2009
Workshop and Conference in Berlin, 18-23 March 2009

International Essay Competition and Workshop organized by the Irmgard
Coninx Foundation, the Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB), and
the Humboldt-University Berlin at the occasion of the 40th anniversary of
the WZB.

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 18 – 23 March 2009.

Deadline for essay submission: 15 December 2008
Please note that there will not be any extension of the deadline.

Irmgard Coninx Research Grant
An international jury will award a three-months fellowship to three
participants to be used for research at the WZB, 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 2009/2010.

Program details
In continuation of previous Roundtables on global urbanization and urban
growth (see “Urban Planet” series at: www.irmgard-coninx-stiftung.de), the
Tenth Berlin Roundtables on Transnationality will focus on “Urban
Governance: Innovation, Insecurity and the Power of Religion”.

Discussions will take place in three workshops chaired by Prof. Harald A.
Mieg (Professor of Geography, Humboldt-University Berlin), Prof. Gunnar
Folke Schuppert (Professor of Law, WZB / Hertie School of Governance) and
Prof. José Casanova (Professor of Sociology, Georgetown University). They
will be accompanied by evening lectures of prominent scholars and

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

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