CfP Doctoral Colloquium on the Infrastructure Turn and Global Development

In brief:

Application and Deadline: Please submit the following information in one Word file by email to Charis Enns (c.enns@sheffield.ac.uk) by 6 March 2020 11.59pm GMT:
1) A long abstract (up to 500 words) of your manuscript or dissertation chapter
2) A short bio (up to 250 words)

Eligibility: This colloquium aims to provide mentorship and support to early career researchers in academic publishing with a focus on infrastructure and global development. Therefore, successful applicants will be advanced PhD researchers who have completed their fieldwork in this area of study and who have begun drafting their dissertation and/or a manuscript for publication.

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CfA: Concurrent Crisis and Sustainable Futures: Global Extractivisms and Alternatives

Where: University of Helsinki, Finland

When: October 20-23, 2020

The Global Extractivisms and Alternatives Initiative (EXALT) is a new international network of scholars, activists, and policymakers dedicated to collaboration and knowledge creation around the pressing crises stemming from extractivist policies and practices. At the EXALT Initiative 2020 conference we seek to draw together diverse critical analyses of the phenomena of global extractivisms and the myriad alternatives being actively pursued in both theory and practice. It is the intention of this conference to contribute to, expand, and deepen the concept of extractivism and the role of alternatives beyond the conventional usage connected to natural resources.