Right Livelihood College (RLC) International Workshop

 Right Livelihood College (RLC) International Workshop: The RLC Campus at ZEF, University of Bonn, Germany, offers scholarships for PhD students from Africa to participate in the international workshop on Pathways of Environmental Justice in sub-Saharan Africa, 9 – 14 May 2020, in Bonn.

The workshop will take place from 9 – 14 May 2020, at ZEF. It focuses on current research and practices concerned with environmental justice and conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa. The topic will be tackled in a transdisciplinary way, combining case studies from environmental, social and economic sciences with best practice examples from civil society action and agency.

The workshop will target the following objectives:

  • to strengthen knowledge and understanding of concepts and methods of policy and law making as well their practical implementation,
  • to critically assess the impact on the rights and livelihoods of most marginalized citizens in countries of the Global South,
  • to present own case studies concerned, and
  • to promote transmission of expertise and experience between PhD students, law and development experts, and “Alternative Nobel Prize” Laureates.


The scholarships will cover all costs for international and national travel, hotel accommodation, catering, and working materials. The workshop will be embedded in a variety of social and cultural side-events.

  • Course Level: PhD, Workshop
  • Application Deadline: 29th March 2020
  • Number of Awards: Not specified
  • Duration of Program: 9 – 14 May 2020
  • Eligible Countries: Countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America.
  • To Be Taken At (Country): ZEF and World Conference Center (WCCB) in Bonn, Germany

 Right Livelihood College (RLC) International Workshop Eligibility:

  • PhD students from Asia, Africa and Latin America who conduct topic-related research from disciplines such as political sciences, law, development studies, sociology, geography, or ethnology.
  • Preferred are PhD students in the middle or end of their studies.
  • Fluent English is mandatory.
  • Applications from women are particularly welcome.

How to Apply for the Right Livelihood College (RLC) International Workshop: Your application should consist of:

  • Completed online application form
  • 300 word abstract (in English) of your PhD project and a CV

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