LeidenASA PhD/Junior Researcher Meeting

Are you a PhD student or Junior Researcher doing research on Africa, and are you based at a university in the Netherlands or Belgium? If so, register for the LeidenASA (Leiden African Studies Assembly) PhD Meeting on 27 October! Learn about research valorization and locating research for the benefit of policy. Get to know the ins and outs of everything Leiden University, the African Studies Centre Leiden and the ASCL Library have to offer. Pick the brain of a specialist (some of the topics on offer: ICTs and mobility in Africa, Law, Governance and Development, International Trade and Economic Development), join the Intervision Meeting and learn from other PhD students. Or get in depth knowledge on publishing articles and choosing the right journal. And, last but not least, get to know more people during the informal drinks and networking.

Registration: m.a.westra@asc.leidenuniv.nl

Preliminary programme

13:00 Word of welcome

13:10 Lecture by Marleen Dekker (ASCL and INCLUDE knowledge platform) on research valorization and on locating research for the benefit of policy (based on existing policy questions)

13:20 Q&A with Marleen Dekker

Library session:

13:50 Library information (seeking and finding information)

14:10 Library information (data management)

14:30 Library information (other upcoming subjects)

14:50 Coffee/tea break

Meet-a-peer session:

15:00 Thematic sub-groups (meet PhD peers working in your  field)

Groups will be divided around the specializations of our senior researchers (see below)

Pick-a-brain session:

16:00 One-on-one sessions with a senior researcher/specialist (see below)

Fun session:
17:00 Drinks and networking

Take a look at the full programme and the list of specialists whose brains you can pick!

Date, time and location

27 October 2016
Faculty of Social Sciences, Pieter de la Court building, Wassenaarseweg 52, 2333 AK Leiden. Room: 1A01