Right Livelihood College (RLC) 2019 International Workshop for PhD Students (Fully Funded to ZEF, University of Bonn, Germany)

Application Deadline: March 31st 2019

The RLC Campus Bonn offers scholarships funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for PhD students from Latin America, Africa and Asia to participate in the international workshop on “Mobilization for Change: Marginalized people and their access to opportunities and resources in a developing world”, in May 25-30, 2019.

The workshop will be linked to the Welle Global Media Forum (GMF) and focus on research and practice concerned with human rights of marginalized people and their access to opportunities and resources.

PhD students will be able to discuss their research with 2018 Right Livelihood Award Laureate Thelma Aldana, human rights defender and former president of the Supreme Court from Guatemala.

PhD students will be invited to discuss their research work in a cohesive trans disciplinary way by building on each participants’ experience. The workshop will target the following objectives:-to strengthen knowledge and understanding of concepts of justice and marginalization in a development context, -to critically assess the situation of marginalized people in the current development agenda, -to present own case studies concerned, and-to promote transmission of expertise and experience between PhD students, development scholars, and ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’ Laureates.


PhD students from Latin America, Africa and Asia who conduct topic-related research from disciplines such as political sciences, development studies, law, sociology, geography, or ethnology.

Preferably in the middle/end of their studies. Fluent English is mandatory.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.

How to Apply:

Your application should consist of:

Completed online application form. See under: https://rlcbonn.limequery.com/457947?lang=en

300 word abstract (in English) of your PhD project and a CV

The deadlineis March 31, 2019. Invited participants will be informed until April 11.

For questions regarding the workshop, please contact Dr. Till Stellmacher: [email protected]

For technical questions regarding the application form, contact Theresa Sander:[email protected]

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Right Livelihood College (RLC) 2019 International Workshop


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