CFP: Spatial Methodologies in Social Science

Open invitation for papers and attendees – Registration now open
Doctoral researcher-led workshop 15th September 2010 School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham
The one-day conference aims to stimulate new thinking for qualitative methodologies in human geography. Researchers from across the discipline will provide insights into methods used and the reality of conducting fieldwork in the human geography and related social sciences context. The workshops which follow will provide an opportunity for all to discuss new approaches, disentangle old approaches and gather advice for current or future fieldwork. Keynote speaker: Dr Ian Cook (University of Exeter). The conference is open to all post-graduate researchers and research fellows. It is a great opportunity for post-graduates at any stage of their research to present ideas within a relaxed and helpful environment.
To register: To register please email Rachel Mulhall (ram465@bham.ac.uk) by Wednesday 8th September 2010. There is no charge for registration. Buffet lunch and refreshments will be provided. Travel and accommodation costs can be arranged for speakers, please contact Rachel Mulhall for more information. The following details should be included when registering;

Full name
Contact details (including your email address)
Short outline of research interests and suggestions of topics to be covered in the workshop
Whether you have any support needs or dietary requirements that we may need to be aware of.

If you would like to present a paper at the conference then please send abstracts (max 250 words) to Rachel Mulhall (ram465@bham.ac.uk) by Wednesday 8th September 2010.
For further information please visit: http://www.about.bham.ac.uk/colleges/les/doctoral-research-conferences.s…