Enclosed you will find the February 2018 U4 Newsletter with news on events, calls and activities within the U4 network or at one of the network partners. If you have trouble viewing this email, please read the online version.
Göttingen, 21-23 November 2018
Call for abstracts - U4 SSEL Conference 'Current Challenges for a Sustainable Future'
The 2018 U4 Social Sciences, Economics and Law (SSEL) Cluster Conference aims to bring together U4 researchers and PhD students throughout different panel sessions focusing on specific topics.
Call for participation: 2nd Summer School Religion 'Exclusivity, Inclusivity and Religious Pluralism'
The second U4 Summer School Religion will again unite specialists from a broad array of disciplinary backgrounds for a high quality training programme addressed to U4 PhD students focusing on the topic of religious heterogeneity.
The target group of the HASCO Summer School comprises Bachelor and Master students. The programme consists of lectures, tutorials, and student seminars on introductory topics in elementary particle physics, complemented by excursions and sport activities.
Summer School 'Things that matter. Materials and Culture in/for the Digital Age'
'Things That Matter' consists of a preparatory ‘International Classroom’ module delivered online, and of a week-long Summer School held this year in Groningen from 18 till 22 June 2018 in cooperation with the Universities of Uppsala, Groningen and Durham.
The second edition of the Gender Studies Summer School focuses on 'Methods and Methodologies: Complexities and Responsibilities in Gender Research'. The programme is open to PhD students in gender studies and PhD students in other disciplines whose projects have a gender perspective.
The first U4 Sustainability summer school 'Creating a Climate for Change' is an interdisciplinary learning experience aimed at inspiring and activating students (PhD, Master) and professionals working or studying in fields related to integrated sustainability.
Call for Participants - 2nd International Summer School Globalization and Diversity
The summer school will provide students with an overview over current debates on social diversity on a global and local scale in cooperation with partner universities from Europe, the United States and Japan.
Summer School 'Clinical and Translational Neuroscience'
The programme comprises one intensive week of clinical neurology and translational neuroscience covering diverse neuroscientific topics from bench to bedside for students in the broad field of neuroscience.
LRN Conference 'Legal Developments in Europe and the Future of European Rule of Law'
The Legal Research Network conference programme will be centered around various aspects of the rule of law as a founding principle, stemming from the common constitutional traditions of European States and a fundamental value of the EU.
The field school offers Bachelor, Master and PhD students an excellent opportunity to acquire real field work experience with excavations, aracheological prospects and different categories of material findings.
The Winter School gathers PhD students and senior scholars from various academic disciplines of the four partner universities: archaeologists, religious historians, philosophers, historians, linguists and filologists on the central theme 'Complexity and Hybridity'.
With a first session about 'Developing Academic Talent' Groningen launched the 3rd cycle of the U4 Academic Leadership programme for senior executives in university management of the four partner universities.
On 19 and 20 November Ghent University hosted the 10th edition of the U4 Rectors' Conference. The annual Rectors' Conference forms the setting for the yearly evaluation and planning of the U4 strategic partnership.
I'm Julia, a Doctoral candidate the of Faculty of Economic Sciences in Göttingen. In 2017 I spent 3 months at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration at Ghent University where I continued my research for the second project of my dissertation which focuses on international business and financial cycles.