Migration and Urban Transformations in Latin America and the UK

8 - 10 June 2018
University of Brasilia, Brazil

This workshop aims to cover a wide range of themes, including: housing, health, employment, language, community relations, citizenship, education, subjective well-being relating to migrants in the UK and Latin America.

Along with the growth of diversity in cosmopolitan cities all over the world, there has been a rapidly heating debate about migration policies and regulations. We want to consider the ways in which the urban is a site for integration.

We are inviting Early Career Researchers from the UK and Brazil to apply to attend this workshop. All travel and accommodation expenses will be covered by the Newton Fund Researcher Links programme.

View details of the Call for Participants / Application form.

The deadline for applications is 8 April 2018.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The application form must be completed in full and emailed to workshopbrasilia2018@gmail.com
  • Application must be submitted before the deadline: 8 April 2018
  • Participants should be Early Career Researchers: this is defined as holding a PhD (or having equivalent research experience; workshop organisers define the prerequisites according to field of research / discipline) and having up to 10 years post-PhD research experience. They are equivalent to the ‘Recognised Researcher’ and sometimes ‘Experienced Researcher’ categories in the EU framework for researchers’ careers. PhD students in their final year are also welcome.
  • Participants must have a research or academic position (a permanent post, research contract, or fellowship etc.) at a recognised research institution in either the UK or in Brazil
  • Please note that participants are expected to attend all sessions of the workshop.

This event is co-organised by Andreza de Souza Santos and Carlos Vargas-Silva

Please direct all queries regarding the application to: workshopbrasilia2018@gmail.com

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