We would like to inform you about the monothematic issue of Sociální studia / Social Studies (2016) which is now under preparation, with the following preliminary title: Space and Society in Divided Twin Towns
While many scholars recently focused on working migration in the EU context, the diversity of migration processes, including leisure or lifestyle oriented moves or, most recently, forced migration in terms of asylum seekers, changes societies both on a (supra)national, regional and even local scale. Small communities in peripheral rural areas often become focal points of implications of migration processes that challenges actors involved in integration, participation and spatial development.
Scientific side event of the EUSDR Annual Forum in Ulm 28–31 October 2015
The workshops supports PhD and Master students to advance their empirical dissertations and Master thesis on macro-regional strategies. The project has an interdisciplinary approach with a small group of experts. It offers a platform of exchange on theory and empirical enquiry.
Application deadline: 31 August 2015
The Danubius Award was created in 2011 by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Science,
Research and Economy (BMWFW) and the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM) with the intention to honor persons with extraordinary achievements in their scientific activity and output in relation to the Danube Region.
A three–year Early Stage Researcher (ESR), preferably a doctoral (PhD) student, in the field of “Economic and Social Evaluation of Conservation of Endangered Migratory Fishes” is sought within a newly funded EU Marie Skłodowska-Curie Initial Training Network (ITN) entitled IMPRESS.
The University of Trieste, in the framework of Danube:Future, and thanks to the ESF DIAnet funds, opens a public selection for 2 fellowhips, starting on May 1st, 2015.