Call for applications: Trier Summer University 2017 “Decolonizing Urbanism”



The Governance and Sustainability Lab at Trier University (Germany) is inviting applications for its 2017 Summer University, Decolonizing Urbanism, which will take place in Trier, the oldest city of Germany, from June 6-12, 2017.

Applications are invited from advanced doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers as well as from early career professionals working in geography, urban studies, urban planning, political science, international relations, development studies, gender studies, native studies, cultural studies, sociology, ecology and related fields.

Participants will explore the theme of decolonizing urbanism through a mixture of public lectures, seminar sessions, advanced skills trainings, excursions, and cultural activities.You can learn more about the structure here.

The list of confirmed keynote speakers includes Dr. Epifania Amoo-Adare, Prof. Dr. Encarnación Gutiérrez Rodríguez,  Dr. Henrik Ernstson, Dr. Noa Ha, Prof. Dr. David Simon, Prof. Dr. Tuna Tasan-Kok and Stokley Towles

The Summer University will be held in English.

The deadline for applications is January 31, 2017.

Find out more about the application procedure , the venue and all other relvant information here

A PDF version of the call for applications can be found here

We look forward to receiving your application.


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