11. International Doctoral Colloquium in Sustainable Spatial Development - DoKoNaRa

Published at: 27 February 2017

The 11. International Doctoral Colloquium in Sustainable Spatial Development DoKoNaRa will take place between 24 – 27 July 2017 at the town of Hofgeismar (near Kassel), Germany.

The “International Doctoral Colloquium in Sustainable Spatial Development” (Internationales Doktorandinnen- und Doktorandenkolleg Nachhaltige Raumentwicklung – DoKoNaRa) provides PhD students with an opportunity to present and discuss their ongoing dissertations with fellows and professors in a supportive environment.

The DoKoNaRa aims at helping participants to develop research ideas, focus the theoretical background of their research, develop a suitable research design, present their findings, and cope with challenges during their research. It is designed to encourage and inspire PhD students at all stages of their PhD. Contributions are welcomed from a wide array of subjects, such as urban and regional planning, landscape planning, regional science, geography, sociology, economics, environmental science, law, politics, anthropology and so forth.

The Colloquium provides PhD students with an opportunity to present and discuss their ongoing dissertations with fellows and professors in a supportive environment.

This year’s colloquium focuses on the topic "Resilience – a Challenge for Sustainable Urban and Regional Development”.

The deadline for submission of abstracts is 15 April 2017.

Further Information:
Please do not hesitate to contact Jan Stielike from the University of Kassel (Tel. +49(0)561/804-7560, jan.stielike@uni-kassel.de).