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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.

Benefits:

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

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

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