THE GRADUATE INSTITUTE
of INTERNATIONAL and DEVELOPMENT STUDIES, Geneva, Switzerland
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
Global South Workshop 2013
The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva is pleased to announce
this fellowship opportunity for PhD students from Southern Universities.
The Global South Workshop is a week-long workshop for talented Ph.D. students from Southern
universities researching topics at the intersection of international studies and development studies. The workshop will give selected participants the opportunity to present and discuss their research in a seminar format. The 2013 workshop is jointly organised by the Graduate Institute, Geneva and El Colegio de México, Mexico City; it will take place from 30 November to 7 December 2013 in Mexico City.
This programme is intended to facilitate a network of young scholars from southern countries by
providing them opportunities to interact and share experiences with fellow scholars from the south, and develop collaborative frameworks and projects that may help advance the salience of southern perspectives in their fields and disciplines.
The scholarship is funded by the Swiss Federal Department for Foreign Affairs; it will cover expenses for travel, accommodation and meals, and offer a small stipend to cover other costs.
Candidates must fulfil the following conditions:
- Eligible candidates should be nearing completion of their Ph.Ds at a Southern university;
- The research topic must be relevant to International and Development studies;
- Knowledge of English is essential.
The deadline for receipt of applications is 30 April 2013.
Candidates must complete the online application form which includes:
- A statement of motivation;
- A curriculum vitae
- Contact details of two academic referees;
- A 2,000-word summary of the Ph.D. project along with the chapters outline.
Tel +41 22 908 43 84