LINGUIST List 31.2001

Wed Jun 17 2020

Summer Schools: CLAREP PhD Thesis Writing Retreat / Nigeria

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 15-Jun-2020
From: Alexandra Esimaje <>
Subject: CLAREP PhD Thesis Writing Retreat / Nigeria
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Host Institution:

Dates: 02-Dec-2020 - 06-Dec-2020
Location: Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria

Focus: This is a five-day intensive coaching for PhD thesis writing.
Minimum Education Level: MA
Special Qualifications: Humanities PhD students who are yet to begin writing their thesis or at early stages of their thesis writing.

Experienced academics will provide mentoring to the 30 participants expected for the writing retreat. The training will involve presentations on proposal writing, finding and refining topics, and developing research questions/objectives, formulating research problems, engaging information sources, and writing sections of the thesis. There will also be hands-on-sessions and intensive reviews of submitted drafts. All participants will be required to read the draft submissions of their colleagues and submit their guided comments to the organisers.

Call for Submissions
Interested persons should write to us indicating their interest in the programme, and subsequently submit the following documents.

Group 1:New PhD students who are yet to begin their thesis are expected to submit a two-page draft of their intended proposal.

Group 2:PhD students who are already at the writing stage are required to submit a draft of chapter 1 of their thesis.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Tuition: 115.55 USD
Tuition Explanation: The fees will be used to cater for mentors, tea break and rentals (hall, sound and media systems etc)

Registration: 01-Aug-2020 to 30-Sep-2020
Contact Person: Alexandra Esimaje
                Phone: 08118612689; 08159202634; 08038854447

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Registration Instructions:
Important Dates/Information Deadline for indication of interest: August 1, 2020 Deadline for submission of drafts: August 30, 2020 Announcement of selected papers: September 15, 2020 Deadline for registration and payment: September 30, 2020 Payment of Registration fee (N45,000) should be made to: Centre for Language Research and English Proficiency [CLAREP], UBA, 1021690872. Venue for Retreat: Benson Idahosa University, Benin City Important notice:Participants are responsible for their feeding and accommodation. They are only entitled to tea breaks during the school sessions.

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