Focused on property, this week-long session seeks to develop and apply critical analyses to important questions:
- What is property, who/what is eligible for ownership, and who decides?
- What is the relationship between changing property forms and sustainability, development, and democracy?
The Summer Institute is a key component of of a broader ISS program, the 2012-2015 Theme Project, Contested Global Landscapes: Property, Governance, Economy and Livelihoods on the Ground.
We anticipate selecting 10 applicants to engage in cross-disciplinary exchange. Housing, food, and up to $600 in transportation expenses will be provided.
Application instructions and frequently asked questions can be found in the Request for Proposals. Applicants may include advanced graduate students (i.e., completing dissertations) and junior scholars (i.e., who received a Ph.D. after May, 2010) in the social sciences, humanities, and other relevant disciplines.
Applications are due to social firstname.lastname@example.org by 11:59 (EST) on February 15, 2013.
The Summer Institute grew out of the Agrarian and Rural Transformation Fellowship Program (ART), a prior Atkinson Center effort to explore the sociopolitical change, economic development, and technological progress of rural peoples, and their interaction with the natural resources on which they depend.