PhD Development and Support Program
ADA Fifth PhD Workshop
June 10-11, 2011
The Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy (ADA) is pleased to announce the Fifth PhD
Workshop. The ADA Fifth PhD Workshop is part of ADA���s PhD Development and
Support Program and will take place on June 10-11, 2011, in Paris, France. It
will bring together Azerbaijani PhDs/PhD candidates in all disciplines of social
sciences and for networking and professional exchange.
The Fifth PhD Workshop is intended to:
· support professional and academic development of Azerbaijani PhDs
· facilitate knowledge and experience sharing between Azerbaijani and
· promote knowledge about Azerbaijan in the international scholarly
· stimulate interaction and promote collaboration between and among
Azerbaijani PhDs/PhD candidates based in Europe
Who May Apply
All Azerbaijani citizens who are either PhD candidates or recent PhD graduates
of recognized universities outside Azerbaijan conducting research or teaching in
any field of social sciences and humanities are strongly encouraged to
participate in the ADA Fifth PhD Workshop. Applicants must be fluent in English.
Applicants must submit a research paper proposal related to any field of social
sciences and humanities. The paper proposals must be submitted in an MS Word
file attachment, in English and should not exceed 1500 words. It should be
emailed to pdsp@...
along with a short CV (no longer than two pages
including the information on the applicant���s current institutional affiliation).
The deadline for submission of the proposals is March 15, 2011.
Applicants are strongly encouraged, but not required, to apply with a topic
relevant to Azerbaijan, as well as to the broader region of which Azerbaijan is
Selected applicants will be required to develop their proposals into a full
research paper and present it at the ADA Fifth PhD Workshop 2011. Papers should
not exceed 20 pages, in 12 point type, double-spaced. Deadline for submission of
full papers is May 15, 2011.
Travel and Accommodation
ADA has limited funds to cover travel and accommodations costs of selected
participants. Since one goal of the workshop is building a network of
Azerbaijani PhDs based in Europe, preference will be given to PhDs/PhD
Candidates based in Europe when it comes to covering travel expenses.
For questions and additional information, please feel free to contact Ms. Shams
Mustafayeva at shmustafayeva@...
Note: The ADA Fifth PhD Workshop is one of the components of ADA PhD Development
and Support Program (PDSP). PDSP���s main goals are to reverse the brain drain
from Azerbaijan, stimulate interaction and promote a close network of
Azerbaijani PhDs, facilitate experience sharing regarding research and teaching
between Azerbaijani PhDs and international scholars, and develop a new
generation of Azerbaijani scholars in the fields of social sciences and
humanities. For more information, please see
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