PhD Summer School - Gender, Disasters and Climate Risk, 2018, Lund, Sweden


Deadline:

July 31, 2018

Event Date:

September 17, 2018 - September 21, 2018


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Division of Risk Management and Societal Resilience, LTH, Lund University 

 

Aims:

– Contributing to a gender inclusive approach in Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation by offering pedagogical training to actors such as researchers and practitioners – Bring together researchers and practitioners to facilitate dialogue, and co-create knowledge and solutions, in developing gender inclusive designs in response, recovery, and preparedness. – Explore tools that could be used to create and maintain gender secure environments. E.g. use of technology – Enhance capacities so that participants become agents of creating gender secure environment at their work places.

Admission and selection:

– PhD students at the Department of Risk Management and Societal Safety or other relevant postgraduate studies at recognized universities in Sweden. – Priority is given primarily to students. – Practitioners on the field and gender advisors in governmental and non-governmental organisations in Sweden.

Duration:

4 days. 17-21 September 2018. The four day summer school involves interactive sessions with between the presenters and the speakers, including grooup exercises.

Assessment:

Credits (Students only) will be given subject to the completion of the final group work.

1) Learning outcome - Knowledge and understanding For a passing grade the participants must: – Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of key assumptions within the field of gender, assumptions and concepts in gender theory and development work.– Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of gender issues in planning and implementation of disaster risk reduction and climate adaptation projects. – Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of gender issues in planning and implementation of disaster risk reduction and climate adaptation projects.

2) Learning outcome - Competences and skills For a passing grade the participants must: – Demonstrate ability to independently identify problems and issues, and formulate purposive action. – Demonstrate the ability to combine gender perspective with disaster reduction and climate change efforts. – Demonstrate the ability to present, key aspects of relevant perspectives in gender studies.

3) Learning outcome - Judgement and approach For a passing grade the participants must – Demonstrate the ability to critically reflect on relevant scientific, social and ethical aspects of gender aspects within their area of interest. – Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of how to create gender relevance in their work related to disasters and climate change.

Application:

To apply, send your motivation letters to phu_doma. lama@risk.lth.se The number of partcipants is limited to 10. There will be no attendance fee. Boarding and Lodging facilities will not be provided to the participants. There are limited number of scholarships to cover travel expenses for a few PhD students. This will be decided on the basis of their motivation letter. 

 

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