Wednesday, December 20, 2006


CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: 2007 Summer Academy on Megacities: Social Vulnerability and Resilience Building

The summer academy provides around twenty outstanding PhD candidates from all over the world a platform to present and discuss their research with leading international experts and scholars in social vulnerability, as well as senior scientists from the United Nations University and Munich Re Foundation. The summer academy is designed to advance the science of social vulnerability by discussing "state of the art", research needs and strategies to address academic, policy and practical challenges and knowledge gaps.

Accepting applications until 15 January 2007. The program invites qualified PhD candidates working on social vulnerability in megacities to apply. For more information visit:

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