Law and Development Research Network (LDRN)
Workshop for Early Career Researchers: “From Researcher to Author: Converting Your Thesis into Publications”
25-26 March 2019, Antwerp, Belgium
Most researchers in law aim to transform their doctoral dissertations into monographs. Monographs are often viewed as important scholarly milestones for any researcher, especially early career researchers (ECRs) and monographs remain important set pieces of legal scholarship and scholarship in humanities and social sciences. There is also growing interest in publishing the theses contained in a dissertation in scholarly articles. The conversion of a doctoral dissertation into a monograph or stand-alone journal articles requires significant shifts, substantively and stylistically, and there are several challenges to overcome in this transition.
This workshop, the first under the auspices of the Law and Development Research Network (LDRN) is aimed at bringing together a small group of early career law and development scholars who are in this transition stage to work together alongside more experienced colleagues in the field to develop their ideas and writing further, whether in terms of crafting a conversion project or writing. The workshop will be a combination of peer learning, directed and self-directed writing activities and sharing of experiences aimed at ECRs within the law and development field (broadly defined).
We welcome scholars who are engaged in the completion of a PhD thesis and its conversion, or potential conversion, into a monograph or stand-alone articles.
- There is no fee for attending the workshop but participants will need to cover their travel and accommodation costs.
- The Workshop is supported by an OJO 2018-2019 (Support for Young Researchers) grant from the Antwerp Doctoral School.
- For any queries or to confirm your attendance, please contact Dr. Gamze Erdem Türkelli (firstname.lastname@example.org).