Assisted places

This year we are able to offer up to four assisted places. One places will be fully supported – covering conference fee and up to 300 Euro for travel and accommodation. Three places are partly supported – covering the conference fee. The assisted places will be allocated in priority to applicants who meet some/all of the below criteria: 

  • Does not have a tenured position in academia or has no means of providing alternative means of support through employment schemes. 
  • An MA/PhD student/part-time member of staff who is ineligible for university department/school/faculty funding to attend conferences 
  • Is confronted with other significant difficulties which would merit special support to attend the conference 
  • Is currently undertaking research or activism in an area that reflects the themes and values of the European Group 
  • Is planning to deliver a paper at the conference on a theme that reflects the work of Stan Cohen. It may, for example, reflect on the concept of moral panic, social control, the psychological impact of atrocities and imprisonment

 The deadline for applications is 26th May. Please indicate which of the assisted places that will be relevant for you (fully and/or partly supported). PLEASE NOTE: This deadline will not be extended. Those wishing to apply should write a 150-300 word statement in support of their application. A copy of the conference paper abstract should also be included in the submission. Please send ll applications and enquiries to Ida Nafstad: europeangroupcoordinator@gmail.com