The AESOP 2013 PhD Workshop will take place in Belfast, Northern Ireland from the 10th to the 13th of July 2013. The workshop will be carried out in conjunction with the Joint AESOP/ACSP Congress to be held in University College Dublin, Ireland from the 15th to the 19th of July, 2013.
The Workshop will be held in the newly opened Metro Arts Centre in Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter (www.themaclive.com) and is organised jointly by AESOP, AESOP Young Academics Network and the School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Policy at University College Dublin.
PhD students conducting research related to planning and spatial development issues are invited to share their ideas and experiences. The Workshop will be comprised of intensive study modules in small groups with plenary sessions and presentations from academic mentors.
It will require active participation from the PhD participants, including presentations of research issues related to their theses.
AESOP will be offering a limited number of bursaries of up to €300 per student pursuing a programme at an AESOP member school. The candidates wishing to apply for a bursary should have a clear argument regarding their support need and rationale.
The workshop can accept a maximum of 32 PhD students.