CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 15th Rural Entrepreneurship Conference, Newcastle University, England, 14th-16th June, 2017

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ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DATE EXTENDED!

In its 15th year the Rural Entrepreneurship conference will take place in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. A friendly ‘toon’ with legendary nightlife, Newcastle is served by 2 Universities, an international airport, and nearby iconic heritage sites such as Hadrian’s Wall and Holy Island.

Building on a tradition of academic and practitioner debate and scholarship, abstracts are invited from colleagues in any of the following themes:

  • Entrepreneurship, farming and the natural environment
  • Digital Rural Entrepreneurship
  • International dimensions of rural entrepreneurship
  • New approaches in rural theory, method and measurement
  • Opportunities and challenges for rural development
  • Rural Innovation, EU funding and the role of Universities
  • Rural Social Entrepreneurship
  • Rural Place Marketing
  • Rural Tourism and Hospitality Entrepreneurship

 

We welcome practitioner papers and reports, case studies and academic research papers. This is a small and friendly conference, where your contribution will be nurtured and developed through review, debate and networking.

Abstracts should be emailed to robert.newbery@newcastle.ac.uk by 14th February 2017. Please check the http://www.ncl.ac.uk/kite/news/events/item/call-for-abstracts1 website for the abstract template.

There is a free Early-Career researcher development seminar on the 14th June: details to be announced. Early Bird rates are £185 before 29th April 2017. (After this, the fee will be £220). For PhD students, the fee is £150. The gala dinner will be an extra £30.00.

We look forward to seeing you in Newcastle!

Regards,

Bob

Dr Robert Newbery

Check out Newcastle-upon-Tyne and the North East of England:

http://www.newcastlegateshead.com/things-to-do/must-sees

http://www.visitnortheastengland.com/

https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/nov/22/newcastle-travel-best-uk-city-galleries-restaurants

https://www.lindisfarne.org.uk/

http://hadrianswallcountry.co.uk/

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