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University of Silesia in Katowice

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A competition for PhD students “Just transition for Silesia”

04.04.2020 - 18:18 update 11.04.2020 - 13:10
Editors: Ryszard Knapek
Tags: just transition, konkurs dla doktorantów

Just Transition Research Group announces a competition “Just transition for Silesia” for PhD students of University of Silesia. The subject of the competition is to prepare short scientific studies on selected aspects of Just Transformation.

The proposals can be written in Polish or in English. The topic might be, for instance, a conceptual analysis, a comparative approach, a proposal for a solution to a problem reached by implementing the author’s own idea, a meta-analysis of the state of research, an empirical study, etc.

The topics of the proposals may encompass any subject areas related to the concept of “just transition”, especially social, philosophical, psychological, cultural, political and legal aspects of public policies which might optimally serve the practical implementation of the idea of “just transition”.

Term for sending short propositions: (up to 500 words): April 30th

Adress: cbpr@us.edu.pl

By 15th June 2020, the selected authors will prepare working papers of 6500-10000 words (approx. 18-30 standard typed pages) adhering to their proposed topics.

Each of the authors of the selected working papers will receive a financial prize of PLN 3 thousand  (gross amount), and the Research Centre for Public Policy and Regulatory Governance at the University of Silesia will make their their papers available for regional authorities and external stakeholders engaged in the process of programming and implementing the transformation of Silesia. The authors will also receive an invitation to participate in the work of the Just Transition Research Group.

Details of invitation in Polish:Just transition pl

Details of invitation in English:Just transition eng

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