Applications are now open for the Right Livelihood College (RLC) Workshop on “Mobilization for Change: Marginalized people and their access to opportunities and resources in a developing world” hosted by the Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn!

The Right Livelihood College (RLC) is a global education and research initiative of universities and the Right Livelihood Award, also known as the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’ ( The RLC Campus in Bonn is hosted by the Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn, and supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). It provides transdisciplinary education and research in fields of social
justice, poverty alleviation and empowerment (

The workshop

The workshop will take place from 25 - 30 May 2019, at ZEF and the World Conference Center Bonn. It focuses on research and practice concerned with human rights of marginalized people and their access to opportunities and resources. The topic will be tackled in a transdisciplinary way, combining case studies from social, economic, and political/cultural sciences with best practice examples from civil society action and agency. The workshop will be implemented in cooperation with Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum (GMF).

Who can apply?

PhD students from Latin America, Africa and Asia who conduct topic-related research from disciplines such as political sciences, development studies, law, sociology, geography, or ethnology. Preferably in the middle/ end of their studies. Fluent English is mandatory. Women applications are particularly welcome.

Deadline for applications: 31 March 2019

A call for applications with more information on application procedure is downloadable as PDF below.

Download: 31 March 2019 | RLC Workshop (pdf, 285.71 KB)