The Journal of Peasant Studies (JPS),College of Humanities and Development Studies (COHD) of China Agricultural University (Beijing),and Future Agricultures Consortium (FAC) are jointly organizing a new initiative: JPS Annual Summer Writeshop-Workshop in Critical Agrarian and Development StudiesforPhD students and young researchers (up to 5 years from PhD completion)who are based in or are originally from the Global South.
The JPS-COHD-FAC Writeshop-Workshop aims toimprove young researchers' strategic knowledge about and practical skills on matters related to international journal publication and impact (including choosing journals;building ideas about,preparation and submission of journal manuscripts;dealing with peer review reports,and so on).It will include sessions on key debates and literature in critical agrarian and Development studies.The 7-day workshop-writeshop will include peer review discussions on participants' draft journal manuscripts.
After the workshop, participants will be in a better position to frame their work in relation to critical agrarian and development studies and think about international journal publications in the long-term,and finalize journal manuscripts in the short term.Several participants would be be invited to submit manuscripts to JPS,and/or encouraged to submit to other major international journals.
We are looking at a maximum of 25 workshop participants.We will be able to provide full fellowships (travel and accommodation financial support) for up to 20 researchers.We also encourage externally funded participants.Successful applicants must circulate a draft journal article,based on their accepted abstract,of 8000-10,000 words in advance of the writeshop-workshop.
For applications,please submit the following in one Word file:
(1) A journal article abstract of 500 words,related to critical agrarian and development studies (see JPS aims and scope)
(2) A short bio of 250 words
(3) Names and contact information of 2 academic references
Please send your application to: email@example.com
Deadline: 1 March,2019
Result of the competition will be announced:15 March,2019.
Those selected will be invited to submitted a full draft manuscript:8000-10,000 words -- due on 31 May,2019.
Venue:College of Humanities and Development Studies (COHD),China Agricultural University,Beijing
Jun Borras, JPS Editor: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ruth Hall, JPS Editorial Collective member: email@example.com
Chunyu Wang, COHD,Beijing: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cyriaque Hakizimana, PLAAS,South Africa: email@example.com