PhD workshop

The fifth PLPR full-day Ph.D workshop will take place on Monday, 17 February 2020 from 9 AM to 5 PM. The workshop aims at encompassing Ph.D.  students  at  any  stage,  whose  research  is  relevant  to  the intersection  of  planning,  law,  and  property  rights. The  conference  encourages  applications  from students  in  planning,  law,  economics,  real  estate, geography,  political  science,  public  policy  or related  fields.


  • Mentoring from experienced faculties.
  • Clarify 8 key questions about your PhD project.
  • Produce a poster.
  • Social  and  networking  with  peers  and  faculties  in the  workshop  and  main  conference


Only PhD students registering for the main PLPR conference are eligible for the workshop. You are required to submit the abstract by 15 September 2020 and register on time via Conftool as a participant.  During submission, please submit not only an abstract for a regular paper (or a paper to a special session), but also apply for PhD workshop, if you are interested in it. Only a title for your PhD workshop proposal will be requested within this phase. After 1st of November 2020  we come to you via e-mail again with a request to send us a more elaborated version of your project.

An extended description of your research (up to 10 pages) needs to be submitted by 15 December 2019 via email to: Lu Zhou (zhoulu_766[at] Please include problem setting, research question, hypothesis, theoretical background, research design, research methods, status of the research, problems faced, and (optionally) your CV.

The workshop is organized by the PLPR association – in case of any questions, please contact the PLPR student representative Lu Zhou (zhoulu_766[at]


Monday, 17 February 2020, 9:00 – 17:00

Faculty of Social and Economic Studies UJEP

Moskevská 54

40096 Ústí nad Labem


Conference abstract submission                   15 September 2019

Notification of acceptance                              1 November 2019

Submission of PhD project                             15 December 2019

Conference registration (the latest!)             10 January 2020

Detailed programme of the workshop          15 January 2020