PLATO PhD School 2
The project's second PhD school will be staged in Vienna on 12-16 March 2018. Three days will be dedicated to research design, and two days to academic writing.
12-14 March 2018
The main objectives of the PhD course are to understand the organisation and presentation of political science research, the framing of a research question and its relation to the broader literature, the development and review of causal explanations, the construction of valid and reliable measures for the key variables of interest to the project.
- Katrin Auel, IHS
- Guido Tiemann, IHS
15-16 March 2018
The purpose of this workshop is for PLATO's PhD researchers to learn more about the writing and publication process. It will provide structure, advice and motivation in academic writing.
- Anne Wegner, Write English
This course is for PLATO PhD researchers only.
Social programme and dinners
Tuesday, 13 March 2018
Wednesday, 14 March 2018
Guided tour in the afternoon to one of Vienna's most famous museums: Hofburg, Belvedere or Leopold (tbc)
Thursday, 15 March 2018
A vintage tram will take us for a trip around the city centre, which ends at the oldest wine tavern in Vienna, where we will have dinner
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