Urban Futures Open Research School: Co-producing knowledge in transdisciplinary research - From practice to theory

Spring 2019, Göteborg, Sweden

The course is divided into two parts. The first course will be conducted fall 2018, starting in September and the second during spring, starting in January. Its directed towards you who are dealing with so called ‘wicked urban problems’ in your daily practice or who aim to address such current and future urban challenges in your PhD research. This course gives insight into urban dilemmas from both practice and academic research perspectives and provides tools, methods and theory for transdisciplinary research.

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Séminaire interdisciplinaire CUSO: Le défi de l'interdisciplinarité: le règlement alternatif des conflits

17 mai 2019, Université de Genève

Ce séminaire donnera la possibilité aux doctorant-e-s de différentes formations, travaillant sur des sujets qui interrogent les rapports entre l’État, la justice et les individus, comme la création de nouveaux (ou parfois anciens et traditionnels) modèles de gestion des conflits, de présenter leurs recherches et de les discuter avec des expert-e-s spécialement invité-e-s pour l’occasion, ainsi qu’avec les autres participante-s.

Délai de soumission des abstracts: 15 janvier 2019

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International Summer School “Modelling Food Security”

8-14 September 2019, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig, Germany

Targeted at PhD students and postdocs, the course is jointly organised by the UFZ, the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI). Participants will be introduced to modelling approaches on different scales related to food security, and will practically explore them in team programming sessions.

Application deadline: 28 February 2019
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