Third GERN Doctoral Summer School on “Criminology, Security and Justice: methodological and epistemological issues”

School of Criminology, Faculty of Law, University of Porto, Portugal

To be held at the Faculty of Law, University of Porto, Portugal

4-6 September 2014

 

Venue and Date

The third GERN Summer School for doctoral students will take place at the Faculty of Law (School of Criminology), University of Porto (Portugal) from Thursday 4 September to Saturday 6 September 2014.

 

Aim of the GERN Summer School

The GERN Summer School is directed at Doctoral students (preferably in their second or third year) undertaking doctoral research in a Groupement Européen de Recherche sur les Normativités (GERN) member institution.

The Summer School is an opportunity to present your research and debate it with European leading researchers.

 

The Summer School includes:

-Presentations and discussion of PhD research work by doctoral students;

- Discussion sessions with senior researchers;

-Plenary lectures with relevant topics for PhD work development;

-An opportunity to submit your revised paper for publication.

In addition it is an opportunity to meet senior researchers and other doctoral students undertaking criminology and criminal justice research from Europe.

 

Application and deadlines

To make an application to the 3rd GERN Summer School students will need to send by 9 May 2014:

- a detailed abstract of their paper (two pages that includes the theoretical and conceptual framework, methodologies and results/expected results);

-a letter of support from the PhD supervisor, agreeing to help them.

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Initial acceptance will be made known by 16 May 2014.

Those students who have been initially accepted will need to send their paper to be discussed at the Summer School, of some 6,000 words, in English or French, by 25 July and final acceptance will be on receipt of the paper.

Important dates to remember:

 

Deadline

Abstract submission and letter of support from PhD supervisor

28 April2014

Acceptance confirmation

16 May 2014

Paper submission

25 July 2014

 

Costs

Students will bear the cost of their travel, accommodation and subsistence at Porto.

The cost of the conference will be 45 Euros to include course material, lunch, coffee-breaks and one informal dinner on the 5th September.

 

APPLICATION FORM

 

Third GERN Doctoral Summer School on “Criminology, Security and Justice: methodological and epistemological issues”

School of Criminology, Faculty of Law, University of Porto, Portugal

4-6 September 2014

 

 

Name:

 

Postal Address:

 

University/Research Institute:

 

E-mail address:

 

Supervisors’ names and e-mail addresses:

1.

2.

 

Title of PhD thesis:

 

The paper will be in: English                                   French

 

Checklist of the elements to be attached:

 

 

Two-page abstract

 

 

 

 

Letter from Supervisor

 

I understand that I will need to write a paper of about 6,000 words and submit it before 25 July 2014.

I understand that the conference will cost 45 Euros (to be paid by 25 July 2014) – payment instructions will be given with provisional acceptance by 16 May 2014.

I have the following special dietary requirements: - if none, tick this box  

 

Signed:

 

 

Date: