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Academic Writing (Humanities and Social Sciences)

GraduateCenterLMU Workshop for Doctoral Candidates

The objectives of this workshop include improving doctoral candidates' abilities in composing and completing academic work in English. We will touch on the writing process, aspects of great academic writing as well as specific questions in language and style when writing in English.

Workshop topics:

  • Writing strategies and organization
  • Academic writing for the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Language use and style when writing in English – also for non-native speakers
  • Editing and finalizing a written project

Requirements: Participants will be asked to hand in a copy of their work that has been written recently 14 days in advance. This should be a chapter from your manuscript or dissertation, or your dissertation proposal. The excerpt should be around 3,000 words in length.

Language of workshop: English

Date: Wednesday, January 24, 2018, and Thursday, January 25, 2018, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

Target group: Doctoral candidates of LMU Munich from the Humanities and Social Sciences (the number of participants is limited)

Certificate of attendance: Participants will receive a certificate of attendance by the GraduateCenterLMU.

Contact: graduatecenter@lmu.de (Tel. 089/2180-9732)

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