European Sociological Association PhD Summer School 2014
University of York, UK July 27th-29th
‘A SOCIOLOGICAL IMAGINATION FOR THE 21ST CENTURY’
CALL FOR APPLlCATIONS
The 2014 Summer School will focus on preparing work for publication. Through the work of students and talks by the teachers it will also reflect on the ‘twenty-first century sociological imagination’.
The 2014 ESA SUMMER SCHOOL WILL PROVIDE:
· a platform for learning about publishing in peer review journals, publishing strategies and wider career development
· the opportunity for students to reflect on their own work and how it relates to wider developments in 21st-century Sociology
· lectures delivered by ESA Executive Committee members
· seminar groups organized around students’ presentations of their own papers
· networking opportunities with fellow students from across European Universities and members of the ESA Executive
The Summer School is co-organized by Department of Sociology at the University of York in the UK. The University of York is located just outside the historic medieval city of York in the north of England. http://www.york.ac.uk/about/
The Summer School Teachers are all members of the ESA Executive Committee:
Prof. Ellen Annandale (Director) (University of York, UK)
Prof. Maria Carmela Agodi (University of Naples, Ferderico II, Italy)
Prof. Ricca Edmondson (National University of Ireland, Galway)
Prof. Robert Fine (University of Warwick, UK)
Prof. Tally Katz-Gerro (University of Haifa, Israel)
ESA will cover the costs of accommodation and meals during the Summer School. A total of Euro 150 is available for each student towards the costs of travel to and within the UK. Students must bring their own computers.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE
· PhD students working on an article in progress. This can be i) in the final stage before initial submission to a journal, ii) post peer review, or ii) at the final editing stage.
· Candidates must be or must become an ESA member for the application to be considered. http://www.europeansociology.org/membership.html
· There are 23 student places on the course. The main selection criterion is the quality of the application. However diversity in terms of gender, university, country of study and sociological themes will be taken into account
· The selected students will be required to send their draft article (in English) by July 1st 2014, so it can be circulated among the teachers and the other students. Further details will be provided to successful applicants
· The list of participants will be announced by the end of April 2014. For further information email Ellen Annandale, Director of the Summer School 2014, email@example.com
HOW TO APPLY:
· The deadline for applications is March 17th 2014 (there will be no exceptions).
· Applications must include all requested information about the student, an abstract of the proposed article, and a short CV, as outlined on the application form.
· Applications must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org