Call for participants: Workshop on Transnational Knowledge Relations and Researcher Mobility in the Gulf region
Interested in researcher mobility, transnational knowledge cooperation and the Gulf region, or know someone who is?
GRCC (Gulf Research Center Cambridge) is holding a funded workshop on “Transnational Knowledge Relations and Researcher Mobility for Building Knowledge-Based Societies and Economies in the Gulf”.
The workshop will take place 24-27 August 2015 at Cambridge University. The workshop is led by Dr. Jean Marc Rickli (King’s College London), Dr. Rasmus G. Bertelsen (University of Tromso) and Dr. Neema Noori (University of West Georgia).
This organisers highkight that the workshop will explore the intellectual relations and researcher mobility between the Gulf and the outside world with a specific focus on Gulf universities and other relevant actors such as think tanks, professional organizations, government organizations, and business communities. They are also interested in knowledge networks that connect the Gulf to non-Western organizations, both public and private, in Asia and beyond.
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