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Call for papers – First Annual Transform4Europe PhD conference

09.11.2021 - 14:38 aktualizacja 23.11.2021 - 10:27
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We are sharing with you the latest updates concerning the Transform4Europe PhD Conference:

– We will accept application forms until 27th of November 2021

                Confirmation of participation – 1st of December 2021

                         Full paper submission – 20th of December 2021;

– Given the complex and dynamic Covid-19 situation due to the increased cases, we are preparing for an online (via Zoom) event.


First Annual Transform4Europe PhD conference

Societal Transformations and Sustainable Development with Respect to Environment in the Post Covid-19 Digital Era“

(An international multidisciplinary conference for PhD students and early-stage academics)

Call for Papers

8-9 December 2021

The Transfor4Europe Alliance comprises seven universities from different regions in Europe:

  • Saarland University (Germany)
  • The University of Alicante (Spain)
  • The Estonian Academy of Arts (Estonia)
  • The University of Silesia in Katowice (Poland)
  • Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski (Bulgaria)
  • The University of Trieste (Italy)
  • Vytautas Magnus University (Lithuania)

Under the European Universities Initiative of the European Commission the Transform4Europe partners have set themselves the ambitious aim to forge a new type of transnational inter-university collaboration and contribute to the development of the European Education Area.

The First annual Transform4Europe PhD conference “Societal Transformations and Sustainable Development with Respect to Environment in the Post Covid-19 Digital Era“ will be hosted by Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski over two days in Sofia on 8-9 December 2021.

Outstanding keynote speakers will deliver visionary and plenary speeches. Doctoral students and early-stage academics from all scientific areas are kindly invited to participate, showcase the results of their research work, engage in discussions with their peers and with established researchers The participants will receive a certificate jointly issued by the Transform4Europe Alliance universities. The conference papers will be published in Conference Proceedings after scientific review.

Conference mode: Hybrid (onsite in Sofia and online via Zoom)

Conference objectives:

The conference aims to

  • encourage PhD students and young researchers (including outstanding MA students) to involve in research networks with their peers from the seven Transform4Europe Alliance partners
  • provide a forum for exchange of innovative research ideas, knowledge-sharing and co-creation
  • embed a culture of Open Science and a new approach to the scientific process based on openness, inclusiveness and cooperation.

Thematic scope:

The conference is thematically related to the three Transform4Europe focus areas .

  • Societal transformation, community building and inclusion
  • Digital transformation and smart regions
  • Environmental Transformation and sustainability

 

Important dates

Submission of application forms: 20 November 2021

Confirmation of participation: 30 November 2021

Full paper submission: 15 December 2021

 

Application form (link for download)

Transform4Europe Annual PhD Conference_Call for papers

PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME

8 December 2021

10:00-10:30 Registration

10:30-10:35 Welcome by the Rector of Sofia University

10:35-11:20 Inaugural speech (TBC)

11:20-11:30 Discussion

*** Lunch break ***

13:00-13:30 Keynote speech on Digitalization (TBC)

13:30-15:00 Plenary Session 1

15:00-15:30 Break (coffee)

15:30-16:00 Keynote speech on Environment (TBC)

15:30-17:00 Plenary Session 2

9 December

09:30-10:00 Keynote speech on Social transformation (TBC)

10:00-11:30 Plenary Session 3

*** Lunch break ***

13:00-13:30 Keynote speech (TBC)

13:30-15:00 Interdisciplinary Plenary Session 4

15:00-16:00 Wrap of the conference

*Updates of the programme will be published at http://transform4europe.eu/

First Annual Transform4Europe PhD conference

Societal Transformations and Sustainable Development with Respect to Environment in the Post Covid-19 Digital Era

(An international multidisciplinary conference for PhD students and early-stage academics)

Application Form

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(Title, Name, Surname)

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(Higher Education Institution, Faculty, Department)

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(Contact details: address, phone number, е-mail)

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(Title of paper)

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(Key words – up to 5)

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(Proposal for including the paper in one of the thematic sections outlined in the conference call)

Abstract (up to 200 words):

Please send the application form by 20 November 2021 to:

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