UACES Student Forum Seminars: Adapting for the Future of European Studies
London, 17-18 November 2016
This event will focus on the skills required by European Studies PhD students in order to successfully complete doctoral work. The conference will be an excellent opportunity to meet fellow students who are engaged in related areas of research. Up to 140.00 GBP is available towards travel and accommodation (more info), the event includes coffee breaks and lunch on the day.
The event is organised be UACES Student Forum Committee, who will also be having elections during the conference.
The second day of the conference (Friday 18 November) will be held at the Swedenborg Society.
There is financial support towards travel and accommodation, for up to 50 students attending this event. On offer, is up to 70.00 GBP for accommodation, and up to 70.00 GBP for travel, subject to the terms and conditions, for eligible students.
This funding will be offered on a first come, first served basis to eligible students (i.e. the first 50 to register for the conference).
Please read the full terms and conditions here.
Thursday 17 November:
New Academic Building, Room 1.04, London School of Economics & Political Science, (54 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3LJ)
Friday 18 November:
Swedenborg Hall, Swedenborg Society, 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC2A 1TH.
London has a huge range of hotels and hostels to choose from.
UACES is offering up to 50 delegates 70 GBP towards accommodation expenses.
Please read the terms and conditions before booking your accommodation.
The conference venues are in the centre of London with many bus, tube and train routes servicing the area. Transport for London's Journey Planner may be useful for planning travel arrangements in the capital.
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The closest tube stations for both LSE and the Swedenborg Society are Holborn (Piccadilly and Central Lines) and Tottenham Court Road (Central Line).
London is easy to reach by train. Regular services run from around the country. Charing Cross, London Euston and King's Cross are all within walking distance of the venues (approximately 30 minutes by foot)
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