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Call For Papers:

AESOP, The Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Architecture and The Faculty of Environmental Sciences of Czech University of Life Sciences Prague invite AESOP YA members to participate on the 2011 AESOP PhD workshop, that will be held in a renaissance castle in Kostelec nad Cernymi lesy, which is located 30 kilometres (50 minutes by public transportation) from Prague..

The workshop opens for 32 PhD students as an intensive course to support the development of their PhD studies. The workshop is a mixture of small intensive working groups and supporting plenary sessions with keynote lectures from prof. Maros Finka, prof. Karel Maier, prof. Vincent Nadin, and prof. Bruce Stiftel.

Dates and Deadlines

28th February 2011

Those interested to participate on the workshop are expected to submit an application form* that contains an abstract concerning the methods and objectives of their PhD thesis due to 28th February 24:00 CET on the AESOP Young academic Website. Those interested in application for a bursary for the workshop shall reveal their will in the application form.

*You need to be registered at the AESOP Youngacademics website to be able to access the application form and deposit your documents. Keep in mind that your registration may take some time, since somebody from the YA CT needs to confirm it manualy, so do not wait until 11PM of 28th February.

15th April 2011

The candidates will be notified about their selection by 15th April 2011. They will be selected by the PhD workshop committee based on the quality of the abstract. Besides the quality of the abstract, preference is put on candidates who are in early stages of their studies and have not yet participated on another AESOP PhD Workshop.

The candidates that will not be selected for participation on the workshop will be enlisted to a waiting list if they reveal their interest in the application form. The candidates of the waiting list will be called for participation in case of a withdraval of a selected participant.

5th May 2011

Selected candidates are requested to pay the full amount of the workshop fee by 5th May 2011 to reflect their true will to participate on the workshop. Under well founded circumstances there is a possibility a full refund (transfer costs are due to the canceller). It is not possible to cancel the participation after 31st May.

31st May 2011

Selected participants are expected to submit a full paper that considers their research method and objectives by 31st May 2011

18th - 21st June

Workshop programme (detailed programme will be specified)

22nd June +

Post-Workshop program (details will follow)


Workshop Fee

The workshop fee is 200 EUR. There will be bursaries available from AESOP that will cover the fee to several eligible applicants of the bursary. The bursary winners will be selected from all bursary applications by the Workshop Committee, based on the quality of abstract and the need of the candidate.

The workshop fee covers the tutorship, accommodation and catering at the venue during the workshop and costs connected directly with the Workshop programme (such as public transportation).

The fee does not cover the transportation costs from the country of residence of the participant to Prague meeting point  and back.