PhD Conference in International Development

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05 Sep 2016

The 5th Annual International PhD Conference in International Development will take place on Monday 5 and Tuesday 6 September 2016 at the School of International Development (DEV) at the University of East Anglia (UEA).

The conference is organised in collaboration with the Ruhr University Bochum (Institute of Development Research and Development Policy, IEE; UAR Graduate Centre for Development Studies) and Erasmus University Rotterdam (International Institute of Social Studies, ISS, in The Hague). The event is sponsored by the University of East Anglia and the European Association of Development Research Institutes (EADI).

We invite current or recently-graduated PhD students working within the broadly-defined tradition of development studies to submit 300 word abstracts for poster or paper presentations on any contemporary theme within social, economic, political, and natural resources development. We also invite papers for two special sessions on global environmental justice and water security.

To apply, please complete and email the form to We are particularly interested in submissions with empirical content that show methodological and theoretical innovation and interdisciplinary engagement.

Abstracts should be submitted by 31st May 2016 and successful applicants will be notified by 30 June 2016.

The conference will include key note lecture, plenary sessions, and parallel panels. The conference organizers will provide lunch and refreshments and conference participants should cover their own Transport and accommodation (competitively priced accommodation on Campus will be available).

Please click here for the abstract submission form.

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