PhD Course Available - Community Adaptation to Climate Change in the North

Date: 
14 February 2013

PhD Course Available
Community Adaptation to Climate Change in the North
10-14 June 2013
Umea, Sweden

Application deadline: Friday, 1 March 2013

For further information, please go to:
http://tinyurl.com/UmeaPhDCourse-2013

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Umea University announces the availability of a residential PhD course
entitled 'Community Adaptation to Climate Change in the North.' It will
be held 10-14 June 2013, and located outside of Umea, Sweden.

The course focuses on the social science aspects of adaptation to
climate change, based in a community context. The course discusses and
problematizes social vulnerability and community adaptation literature,
theoretical relevance and usability of an adaptation perspective, and
relevant methodologies for community adaptation research. During the
course, a specific focus will be placed on cases from the circumpolar
north for reference, but students from all regions are invited to apply.

The residential stay may be supplemented by preparatory coursework and
the submission of a final essay after the course. For students who are
accepted, costs for lodging and board will be covered (students need to
cover their own travel). There are no additional fees for international
students.

Application deadline: Friday, 1 March 2013.

For further information, please go to:
http://tinyurl.com/UmeaPhDCourse-2013.

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