The IMISCOE PhD Summer School will be jointly organised by Middlesex and UB/UAB in Barcelona from 26 June to 30 June 2018 preceding the main IMISCOE conference (2-4 July 2018).  The Summer School will include lectures on topics related to the theme, ethics and methodologies, presentations by PhD students and feedback from fellow participants and lecturing staff, social media session, visit to an NGO and half day field trip in Barcelona.