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European Sociological Association PhD Summer School - Europe and Beyond: Boundaries, Barriers and Belonging, 17-19 August 2019, UK

Publish Date: Jan 21, 2019

Deadline: Feb 01, 2019

Event Dates: from Aug 17, 2019 12:00 to Aug 19, 2019 12:00

European Sociological Association PhD Summer School 2019

Europe and Beyond: Boundaries, Barriers and Belonging


The primary focus of the Summer School will be on the preparation of an article for publication and it will include a session of questions and answers with the editors of the two ESA journals, i.e. European Societies (Michalis Lianos) and the European Journal of Cultural and Political Sociology (Ricca Edmondson). Moreover, the Summer School will focus on career planning and development and provide peer mentoring and networking opportunities with other European doctoral students.

Number of places:

We will select 24-26 PhD students for the School. Additional 4 posts will be included in a reserve list, depending on additional funds available.


Funds will be provided for 3 nights’ accommodation (17-20 August) and meals in Manchester. Up to 300 Euro will be available to each student towards their travel costs. Students selected for the Summer School will also benefit from a free registration to the 14th ESA Conference in Manchester.


Students registered for a PhD in Sociology or allied discipline in a European University. Students must be ESA member or become ESA member before the Summer School


Participants will be selected following a peer-review process and on the basis of scientific excellence of their proposed abstract, but a fair balance between different regions of Europe and areas of sociology will also be considered.

Guidelines for applications: Please submit a short CV (max. 3 pages) and an abstract of your paper (about 400 words) by February 1st 2019.

Your CV should contain at the beginning:

• Your Full Name

• Academic affiliation (department, university)

• Country (where registered for PhD)

• Year of study (for PhD)

• Email address

• Phone number

• Name, institutional affiliation, and email address of your primary supervisor

Summer School’s teachers are members of the ESA Executive Committee: Monica Massari (Italy); Airi-Alina Allaste (Estonia); Nilay Cabuk Kaya (Turkey); Lígia Ferro (Portugal); Eleni Nina-Pazarzi (Greece); Apostolos G. Papadopoulos (Greece). Moreover, editors of the two ESA’s journals (Michalis Lianos and Ricca Edmondson) and more members of ESA’s Executive Committee will also be part of the teaching staff.

The Venue is University of Manchester or Manchester Metropolitan University (United Kingdom).

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