Environmental Politics and Policy Summer School 2013

The Environmental Politics and Policy Summer School at Keele University is sponsored by the ECPR. It gives 20 PhD students and postdoctoral researchers working in the field of environmental politics a unique opportunity to exchange teaching and research ideas with colleagues from other universities and research institutes. This year will be the sixth occasion that the ECPR’s Environmental Politics Standing Group has run a Summer School. The previous Summer Schools were at Keele in 2001, Lulea in 2002, and Keele in 2006, 2008 and 2010.

Ten taught sessions over two weeks will be led by experts from European universities. Confirmed speakers include:

Jonathon Porritt, Hayley Stevenson, Lorrain Elliott, Marcel Wissenburg, Paul Lucardie, Chris Bailey, Andrew Jordan, John Vogler, Chuckwumerije Okereke, John M. Meyer, Jenny Pickerill, and Andrew Dobson.

Teaching will be organised across five themes:

  • Green political theory
  • International relations of the environment
  • Environment and global political economy
  • Green movements and parties
  • Public policy and the environment

There will also be student papers, social events, and opportunities to explore the surrounding countryside near Keele.

Dates: 17-28 June, 2013.

Cost is £480 for students from ECPR member institutions and £530 for non members. This includes the delegate fee and 11 nights en-suite bed and breakfast/ self-catering accommodation on the campus.

Deadline for application is March 15th, 2013.

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Inquiries should be sent to the Summer School coordinator, Dr Sherilyn MacGregor