Tuesday, July 31, 2012
SCHOLARSHIP: The Economies of the Commons, Right Livelihood College
The Right Livelihood College (RLC) Campus Bonn offers scholarships for PhD students from developing and transition countries to participate in the International Fall Academy on “The Economies of the Commons: Reshaping Economic Education”, September 19-23, 2012, in Bonn, Germany.
The Right Livelihood College (RLC) is the global capacity building initiative of the Right Livelihood Award, also known as the "Alternative Nobel Prize" (www.rightlivelihood.org). The RLC Campus in Bonn promotes cooperation and exchange between winners of the “Alternative Nobel Prize”, scientists and PhD students in fields of poverty alleviation, socio-economic justice, and environmental sustainability (www.rlcbonn.de). It is hosted by the Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn, and supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).
International Fall Academy 2012
In cooperation with the Alanus University for Arts and Social Sciences (www.alanus.edu), the International Fall Academy 2012 will take place from September 19-23, 2012, at ZEF in Bonn and Alanus in Alfter near Bonn. The international Fall Academy will bring together winners of the “Alternative Nobel Prize”, scientists, policy makers, activists, and students from different disciplines who are working on, both in theory and practice, economic alternatives for more just livelihoods and sustainable environments worldwide.
The International Fall Academy will target the following objectives:
- to showcase successful alternatives for more just and sustainable economies beyond pure markets and the state,
- to identify key challenges and prospects for the practical work in and with such movements and approaches in order to promote more efficiency and effectiveness, and
- to promote the transdisciplinary dialogue and networking among “Alternative Nobel Prize” winners, scientists, policy makers, activists, and students from all over the world who are working on and are interested in economic alternatives for more just livelihoods and sustainable environments.
The Fall Academy scholarships will cover all costs for international and national travel, hotel accommodation, catering, and working materials. The Fall Academy will be embedded in a variety of social and cultural side-events in Bonn.
Deadline: August 6, 2012