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GERN Summer School 2019

7 th GERN Summer School on “Emerging Trends in Criminology” School of Criminology, Faculty of Law, University of Porto, to be held at the Faculty of Law, University of Porto 9 – 11 September, 2019. 

The Summer School, to be held at the School of Criminology of the University of Porto, will be dedicated to the theme “Emerging Trends in Criminology”. Students will be challenged to think of new problems to be tackled within Criminology, or to incorporate new methodologies to solve old problems.

Application and deadlines:

– Abstract submission: 12 April 2019

– Paper submission: 28 June 2019

Program, Objectives, Application Form… More details here. 

GERN Summer School 2015

Fourth GERN Doctoral Summer School on

Crime, Deviance and Criminal Justice

To be held in Paris, France – 7-9 September 2015

The fourth GERN Summer School for doctoral students will take place in Paris (Maison des initiatives étudiantes, 50 rue des Tournelles, 75003 Paris) from Monday 7 September to Wednesday 9 September 2015. It will be organised by Cesdip (University of Versailles, CNRS, Ministry of Justice).

Who is it for?

Research students undertaking doctoral research on crime, deviance and criminal justice issues.  This is an opportunity to present your research, have it discussed by leading European researchers and, if selected, published in an edited book.  The summer school is probably most suited to research students in their second and third years.

The working language of the Summer School is English.

What does it include?

  • Presentations and discussion of research by doctoral students
  • Lectures and discussion sessions with leading European researchers
  • An opportunity to learn about criminology around Europe and meet other doctoral students
  • An opportunity to submit your revised paper for publication

What does it involve?

Doctoral students will need to send a detailed abstract of their paper (two pages setting out their theoretical framework, concepts and research findings/research plans), together with a letter of engagement from their supervisor, agreeing to help them, by 1 May 2015.  We can admit up to about 24 students – initial acceptance will be made known by 15 May 2015.

Those students who have been initially accepted will need to send their paper to be discussed at the summer school, of some 6,000 words (in English) by 31 July 2015 and final acceptance will be on receipt of the paper.

Abstracts, letters and papers should be sent electronically to daniel.ventre@cesdip.fr and demaillard@cesdip.fr

What does it cost?

Students (or their institutions) will need to bear the cost of their own travel to Paris and accommodation and subsistence in Paris

The cost of the conference will be 60 euros for students whose institution is a Gern member (and 150 euros for students whose institution is not a member of Gern), which will include tea and coffee, lunches and an informal dinner for all the participants on one night.

GERN Summer School 2014

Third GERN Doctoral Summer School on “Criminology, Security and Justice: methodological and epistemological issues”

School of Criminology, Faculty of Law, University of Porto, Portugal

To be held at the Faculty of Law, University of Porto, Portugal

4-6 September 2014

Venue and Date

The third GERN Summer School for doctoral students will take place at the Faculty of Law (School of Criminology), University of Porto (Portugal) from Thursday 4 September to Saturday 6 September 2014.

Aim of the GERN Summer School

The GERN Summer School is directed at Doctoral students (preferably in their second or third year) undertaking doctoral research in a Groupement Européen de Recherche sur les Normativités (GERN) member institution.

The Summer School is an opportunity to present your research and debate it with European leading researchers.

The Summer School includes:

-Presentations and discussion of PhD research work by doctoral students;

– Discussion sessions with senior researchers;

-Plenary lectures with relevant topics for PhD work development;

-An opportunity to submit your revised paper for publication.

In addition it is an opportunity to meet senior researchers and other doctoral students undertaking criminology and criminal justice research from Europe.

Application and deadlines

To make an application to the 3rd GERN Summer School students will need to send by 9 May 2014:

– a detailed abstract of their paper (two pages that includes the theoretical and conceptual framework, methodologies and results/expected results);

-a letter of support from the PhD supervisor, agreeing to help them.

These elements should be sent to palmeida@direito.up.pt and ccardoso@direito.up.pt.

Initial acceptance will be made known by 16 May 2014.

Those students who have been initially accepted will need to send their paper to be discussed at the Summer School, of some 6,000 words, in English or French, by 25 July and final acceptance will be on receipt of the paper.

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