2019 DurhamARCTIC 'Summer School'

The interdisciplinary PhD programme organised by DurhamARCTIC (the Durham Arctic Research Centre for Training and Interdisciplinary Collaboration) will be holding its first annual ‘Summer School’ 25-28 April 2019, in Durham, England.


The Summer School will be held in conjunction with the final conference of the ICE LAW Project (the Project on Indeterminate and Changing Environments: Law, the Anthropocene, and the World), a research network that, for the past three years, has been holding workshops and meetings investigating the potential for a legal framework that acknowledges the complex geophysical environment in the world’s frozen regions.

Support for Early Career Researchers

In addition to supporting students presently enrolled in Durham’s Arctic initiative, DurhamARCTIC will fund attendance by 14 Early Career Researchers from outside Durham. Funding will include:

  • Three night’s accommodation, double occupancy, at Durham’s Hotel Indigo (nights of 25th, 26th, and 27th April)
  • Some meals (some will be provided to all conference attendees, including Summer School participants, while others will be on your own)
  • Travel bursaries of up to £150 for students coming from within the UK, £300 for students coming from elsewhere in the EU/EEA area, and £500 from students coming from outside the EU/EEA area.

For this event, an Early Career Researcher is defined as an individual pursuing a PhD or who has received their PhD in the past three years.

To apply for a funded place at the Summer School, please send the following to to durham.arctic@durham.ac.uk, no later than 31 January 2019.

  1. a statement of no more than 500 words
  2. a C.V. (one page, maximum)

Statements should outline your background and current research and discuss how you hope to contribute to and benefit from the ICE LAW Conference and DurhamARCTIC Summer School.

Course details

Academic level(s)PhD
CountryUnited Kingdom
Language of instructionEnglish
InstitutionDurham University
Begin date24.04.2019
End date28.04.2019
Registration deadline31.01.2019
ECTS credits0.0
Field schoolYes
Fields of studyLaw (broad programmes)
Teaching placeDurham University
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