For the first time, the International Metropolis Conference (www.metropolisthehague.org) in collaboration with the City of The Hague and the Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies (IMES) at the University of Amsterdam will offer a special program for PhD students. The program will start on Sunday evening, September 17, and will adjourn just before the opening of the Conference on Monday afternoon, September 18.

The aim is to bring PhD students together to support the development of their international networks and to offer them a platform to discuss, with policy officials and civil society organizations, the value of their research for policy. There will be space for 25 students who will be selected on a first come, first served basis subject to them meeting criteria detailed below.

Those who are accepted will be offered dinner on Sunday evening, lunch on Monday, a waiver for the registration fee for the International Metropolis Conference (September 18-22, 2017), and accommodation free of charge from Sunday September 17 until Friday September 22.

Students who wish to sign up should send an email with information about i) their affiliation, ii) the title and topic of their PhD project, iii) details about their policy related activities, iv) a CV, and v) two letters of recommendation from their supervisors to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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