Call: DAAD Summer School for PhD students in Cologne

“Urban Transformations to Sustainability in South and Southeast Asia”

DAAD Summer School for PhD students
17th to 26th of September, 2018, University of Cologne/Germany
Deadline of application: 31st of March, 2018

The summer school targets at facilitating exchange of scientific and methodical knowledge on urban transformation processes 1  and assemblages in South and Southeast Asia. The social, environmental, economic and political consequences of rapid urban growth in the region are tremendous and often challenge  existing  governance  systems.  However,  positive  and  integrative  steering  of  current  and future growth will be crucial for urban development, especially in order to achieve the goals of the New Urban Agenda and the SDGs. During the summer school, these global transformation processes and their dynamics as well as theoretical approaches for their understanding will be introduced and possible solutions discussed.

Detailed information regarding focus, programme, etc. can be found here.