workshop ‘DiverCity: towards the intercultural city’

Published at: 26 September 2011

SSIIM Unesco Chair encourages junior researchers in the field of international migration to apply for participating to the workshop ‘DiverCity: towards the intercultural city’, to be held in Venice (Italy), 26-27 March 2012.

The overall objective of DiverCity workshop is to promote high quality scientific exchanges among Junior researchers with different scientific/disciplinary backgrounds and from diverse geographical contexts, working on issues relating to international migration and cities. The workshop will provide the opportunity to share experiences and initiate new academic and scientific collaborations and partnerships. The specific objective of the workshop is to establish a SSIIM Unesco Chair long-term international network of young researchers collaborating on relevant topics of common interest

Candidates must be in the early stages of their career, including PhD students and PhD with no more than 5 years of experience. Researchers must be affiliated to a scientific institution. Independent researchers can attend the workshop as auditors.

SSIIM Unesco Chair will offer a total of 11 Fellowships (3 to Italian candidates and 8 to foreign candidates), for: - travel reimbursement (up to 350 Euros for foreign researchers, up to 150 Euros for Italian researchers) - accommodation in Venice (two days) - meals and coffee-breaks during the workshop

Deadline for applications is November 28, 2011

please feel free to disseminate this information among Jr. researchers!

The call is available at this link: http://www.unescochair-iuav.it/?page_id=1203〈=en