Call for Papers

Power Revisited: Crisis and Opportunities
DOCTORAL STUDENTSHIP OPPORTUNITIES NOW AVAILABLE Department of Politics and International Relations DOCTORAL STUDENTSHIP OPPORTUNITIES NOW AVAILABLE The South East Royal Holloway, University of London DTC (SEDTC) is an ESRC-funded Doctoral Training Centre uniting the The South East Kent,(SEDTC) is an ESRC-funded Doctoral Training Centre uniting the Universities of DTC Reading, Royal Holloway and Marchthe delivery of internationally Wednesday 20th Surrey in in2013 Universities of Kent, Reading, Royal Holloway and Surrey the delivery of internationally
recognised social science training. “Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) accreditation marks the excellence of Arab Spring! Occupy! Euro-crisis! Austerity! Riots! New Warfare! Is this the doctoral supervision Research Council (ESRC) accreditation marks the excellence of “Economic and Socialin the partner institutions and the innovative, high impact research rise of power in a new guise? Is this a time of crisis or opportunity? Recent our PhD students conduct. The partners have forged a strong working relationship and doctoral supervision in the partner institutions and the innovative, high impact research events challenge us great partners the forged a power in our national are looking forward with to reconsider have nature ofactive working contemporary our PhD students conduct. The enthusiasm to playing an strongpart in the relationship and world. The view of that ESRC is creating.” Postgraduate Framework great today is to playing an be part that national are looking forward withpowerenthusiasm split. It couldactivesaid in theour current situation is merely a that ESRC history, and an old battle Postgraduate Framework repeat ofPROFESSOR NIGELintensification of the OF SEDTC is creating.” FIELDING, DIRECTOR lines. Conversely Dean (Research) in the Faculty can be regarded as new, unique and our current situation of Arts and Human Sciences at University of Surrey Associate PROFESSOR NIGEL a bearing on how we come pressing. How we come to understand power hasFIELDING, DIRECTOR OF SEDTC Associate Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Arts and Human sciences at University of Surrey The understand our cutting-edgesuch, this conference aims to stimulate critical to consortium funds future. As doctoral research in the social Sciences by students across the South Eastchallenge our predisposed notions staff. Studentships are engagement and region supported by world-class researchsocial sciences by students The consortium funds cutting-edge doctoral research in theof power. available to fund fees, a generous maintenance stipend and fieldwork (both in UK and across the South up toregion supported byin total. overseas) worth East £20,000 per annum world-class research staff. Studentships are We invite paper proposals on any topics related to the conference theme, and available to fund fees, a generous maintenance stipend and fieldwork (both in UKand would worth up to £20,000 abstracts in total. Fields include interdisciplinary research in Environment, the following areas: overseas) particularly welcome per annum related to Energy and Resilience as Fields includeManagement and research Studies, Political Science and Internationalas Geography, interdisciplinary Business in Environment, Energy and Resilience Conflict science disciplines (Economics, Human Studies, Psychology, Social Anthropology, Social Work and well as a comprehensive range of nine socialAnalysis Social Policy, Socio-Legal Studies and Sociology). The DTC is part of the ESRC’s Advanced Training Network and Geography, Management International Political Economy and International and Business Studies, Political Science supports an eclectic student community across the four and Social Policy, Studies, Psychology, Social Anthropology, Social Work partner institutions.Socio-Legal Military, Security the Strategic Studies Studies and Sociology). The DTC is part ofand ESRC’s Advanced Training Network and supports an eclectic student community across the four partner institutions. Political Communication
well as a comprehensive range of nine social science disciplines (Economics, Human recognised social science training.

Political Cultureand how to apply please visit our website: criteria and Identity Political Protest and SocialFor further details including application Transformation e.dewhirst@surrey.ac.uk Tel: 01483 682794 criteria and how to apply please visit our website: Political Theory www.southeastdtc.ac.uk or October Emmaentry: Deadline for contact 2012 Dewhirst: e.dewhirst@surrey.ac.uk Tel: 01483 682794 Transnational and Global Relations10 FEBRUARY 2012
The South East DTC is strongly committed to an Equal Opportunities 10 FEBRUARY 2012 policy and aims to create a culture that supports equality and diversity.

For further details including application

www.southeastdtc.ac.uk or contact Emma Dewhirst:

Deadline for October 2012 entry:

Deadline for Abstracts: Wednesday 19th December 2012

The South East DTC is strongly committed to an Equal Opportunities policy and aims to create a culture that supports equality and diversity.

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Submission guidelines for abstracts: Abstracts should be between 300-350 words in a PDF or Word format and offer a concise outline of the proposed paper. Submissions must contain the following information: 1. Name and contact email. 2. Institutional affiliation. 3. Short biographical statement of 75 words or fewer. 4. Title of paper. 5. Abstract of between 300-350 words. 6. Keywords. Please send abstracts on proposed papers to the conference convenors via DTCConference2013@gmail.com Papers are required and should be between 3000-5000 words in length. Presentations will be 15 minutes. Schedule: Deadline for abstracts: Wednesday 19th December 2012 Notification for authors: January 2013 Deadline for papers for successful applicants: Wednesday 6th March 2013 For more information please visit http://dtcrhulpir.tumblr.com/ or contact the conference convenors DTCConference2013@gmail.com

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