Drs Deitrick, Schmitz and Lam are hoping to take a group of students to the ISTR conference next summer and are proposing an international course around the conference. The course will be open to Ph.D. and MA. students and they are seeking course approval in the next few weeks.
Regardless of whether the course is approved, we are hoping that some of our PhD students will be interested in proposing a panel or submitting papers for the conference. The deadline is October 27th so we would need to do some planning soon. Here is the link to all the conference information:
The theme is: Democracy and Legitimacy: The Role of the Third Sector in a Globalizing World.
We will likely have a planning session in the first two weeks of September. Interested students should contact Hans, Marcus or Laura to get on the interest list.