14 March 2019

7th Master Class on EU Cohesion Policy for PhD Students & Early Career Researchers

the deadline for submissions of University session proposals has been extended until 18th March, 10am GMT. We are calling for proposals that relate to one of the following themes:
  1. The Future of the EU and the roles of the Regions and Cities - #EUBudget #Cohesion #Post2020 #ERDF #Subsidiarity #Democracy #Demography #InternationalCompetition #Digitalization
  2. A Europe Closer to Citizens - #TerritorialCohesion #Cooperation #People #Places #Urban #Rural #LocalCommunities #Migration #AdministrativeCapacity
  3. A greener Europe - #EnergyTransition #ClimateChangeAdaptation #CircularEconomy #RiskManagement #EuropeanSolidarityFund
  4. A more socially integrated Europe - #Youth, #HealthyAgeing, #Migration, #Health, #Education, #Sport, #Culture
  5. A smarter Europe - #DigitalTransformation, #SmartSpecialisation, #SME
  6. A more connected Europe: mobility - #Youth, #HealthyAgeing, #Migration, #Health, #Education, #Sport, #Culture
Participation in the EWRC is an excellent opportunity to:
  • showcase current academic research to policymakers and practitioners;
  • interact with range of actors in cohesion policy – politicians, policymakers and practitioners;
  • reflect on key themes for future research – these engagements are frequently thought provoking and challenging;
  • allow practitioners and policymakers to gain new contacts and insights into academia to support their work locally.
Session Format:
  • Sessions may be either 90 minutes or 150 minutes long.
  • Sessions should be submitted with indicative chair/moderator. For clarity the Commission will normally fund the travel and accommodation for the chair/moderator and up to three additional speakers.
  • The submission should make clear how the organisers will make the session interactive.
To submit your proposal and for more details, please go to https://www.regionalstudies.org/events/17th-european-week-of-regions-and-cities-brussels-belgium/ . For questions or if you have any issues using the Google form, please contact Klara Sobekova at office@rsaeurope.org

Submission Deadline: 18th March, 10am GMT.
The European Week of Regions and Cities (#EURegionsWeek) is an annual four-day event during which cities and regions showcase their capacity to create growth and jobs, implement European Union cohesion policy and prove the importance of the local and regional level for good European governance. More info here: https://europa.eu/regions-and-cities/home_en

The RSA also takes a lead in partnering with the Commission and Committee of the Regions in organising the 7th Master Class on EU Cohesion Policy for PhD Students & Early Career Researchers, 6-10 October 2019, Brussels, Belgium. For more info: https://www.regionalstudies.org/events/masterclass2019/

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