2020 Right Livelihood College (RLC) Call for Workshop Scholarships for PhD Students from Africa

Deadline: March 29, 2020.

The Right Livelihood College (RLC) is a global education and research initiative of universities and the Right Livelihood Award, also known as the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’ (www.rightlivelihood.org). The RLC Campus in Bonn is hosted by the Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn, and supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). It provides transdisciplinary education and research in fields of environmental sustainability, poverty alleviation and social justice

The workshop will take place from May 9-14, 2020, at ZEF. It focuses on current research and practices concerned with environmental justice and conflict in subSaharan Africa. The topic will be tackled in a transdisciplinary way, combining case studies from environmental, social and economic sciences with best practice examples from civil society action and agency.


1. PhD students from sub-Sahara Africa who conduct topic-related research from disciplines such as environmental sciences, development studies, ecology, or geography.

2. Preferably in the middle/ end of their studies.

3. Fluent English is mandatory.

4. Women applications are particularly welcome.


The scholarships will cover all costs for international and national travel, hotel accommodation, catering, and working materials. The workshop will be embedded in a variety of social and cultural side-events.



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