Research students undertaking doctoral research on deviance, crime and social control. This is an opportunity to present your research, have it discussed by leading European researchers and, if selected, published in an edited and peer-reviewed volume. The summer school is probably best suited to research students in their second and third year of PhD studies.
What to expect?
- Presentations and discussions of doctoral students’ research.
- Lectures and discussion sessions with leading European researchers.
- An opportunity to learn about criminology around Europe and meet other doctoral students.
- An opportunity to submit your revised paper for publication.
From 3. September 2018 beginning at 15.00
to 5. September 2018 finishing at 15.00
Faculty of Criminal Justice and Security
Centre de recherches sociologiques sur le droit et les institutions pénales (Cesdip), France
Everyday life policing in France: reconnecting police's work to their public
University of Dortmund, Germany
Epistemiological and theoretical questions in (comparative) criminological research
University of Maribor, Slovenia
Comparative criminology - experiences from Southeastern Europe
Univeristy of Sheffield, United Kingdom
The fee of the conference will be 60 EUR for students whose institution is member of GERN (and 140 EUR for students whose institution is not a member of GERN), which will include tea and coffee, lunches, an informal dinner for all the participants in one evening and a copy of the forthcoming volume from the summer school.
Students (or their institutions) will bear the cost of student travels and accommodation to Ljubljana and back home. The organisers are willing to provide advice about inexpensive accommodation in the proximity of the summer school venue.
Doctoral students will need to send a detailed abstract of their paper (two pages setting out their theoretical framework, concepts and research findings/research plans), together with the application form and a letter of engagement from their supervisor, agreeing to support them, by 15 April 2018.
We can admit up to about 20 students – initial acceptance will be made known by 15 May 2018. Students are due to submit a final paper by the end of June 2018.
Style&format of papers
The papers must be written in English, and its length up to 6000 words in MS Word format. For citation and references use APA style.
A 15-minute presentation of the main ideas and findings from a student paper.
Participants can submit their paper for publication. The paper will be reworked after the Summer School and then submitted to a blind peerreview, even resubmitted. The editors of the volume (the host institution & the lecturers at the Summer School) decide on the acceptance after the review process. The papers will be published in a new series “GERN Research Paper Series” by Maklu Publishers
Abstract submission: 15 April 2018
Summer school fee: nonrefundable
Paper submission: 30 June 2018
Peer-review: 1 July – 30 July 2018
Final paper submission: 3 September 2018
Please download the application form, open it in Adobe Acrobat Reader.