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With a view to developing and disseminating the teachings of Bruno Zevi and his method of critical and historical inquiry, the Bruno Zevi Foundation annually holds an international competition to award a prize for an historical-critical essay
offering an original analysis of an architectural work, theme or architect of the past or present.
The competition is divided into five sections corresponding with the following themes:
- the key role of space in architecture
- the ancient sources of modern language
- history as a methodology of architectural practice
- he modern language of architecture
- landscape and the zero-degree language of architecture.
The competition is open to PhD researchers
who have obtained the title between 2008 and 2018. Essays published previously are not eligible. Essays may be submitted in Italian, English and French. Essays written in Italian must be accompanied by an English version
. The prize consists of the essay’s publication by the Bruno Zevi Foundation. The author of the winning essay will be invited to give a lecture at a conference in Rome at an award ceremony.The members of this year’s jury are: Roberto Dulio, Marzia Marandola, Lucy Maulsby, David Rifkind, Elena Tinacci.
Those wishing to enter this year’s competition are required to provide the Bruno Zevi Foundation with the following no later than September 10th, 2018, as proved by a postage stamp on the envelope.
L'Institut Français Italia has just published the new call for the French Government Grants, which is aimed at PhD students who have plans to carry out a research period in France.
The three themes for 2019 are: Euro-Mediterranean space, fight against climate change and heritage and innovation.
You will find attached the call
in which there is a link to the form to be filled in, candidates must send their complete file by June 30th
This is to
inform you that the following call for applications to the phd programs jointly
activated by Politecnico di Torino and Università degli Studi di Torino (XXXIV Cycle) is published: CALL FOR APPLICATIONS TO THE PHD PROGRAMMES JOINTLY ACTIVATED BY POLITECNICO DI
TORINO AND UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI DI TORINO (XXXIV CYCLE)
deadline for applying is June 7th, 2018 (12:00 midday, Italian local time).
An additional opportunity for those wishing to continue
their studies in the best universities of the world. The GRE TEST is
an internationally-recognized exam that evaluates
candidates’ logical-mathematical skills and provides common
measure for comparing the qualifications of applicants, regardless of
different educational and cultural backgrounds.
For the first time, students interested in
taking the GRE TEST
do it in Torino, at Politecnico, which becomes an
official Test Center.
Next tests available:
The international workshop of the AESOP Sustainable Food Planning group (https://aesopsfp.wordpress.com
) aimed at "PhDs and Young Professionals" will be held in Turin on June 28-29-30
. Participation in the workshop can be asserted as an "external" activity.
From 1st July 2017, the tax rate on your scholarship has
increased by 0.51% (1/3 to be covered by the bursary and 2/3 by the
Politecnico) because PhD candidates and research fellows (i.e. assegnisti di
ricerca) can now apply for the unemployment benefits (DIS-COLL)
, provided that
they have benefited of a PhD scholarship and do not have any VAT registration
number, as per art. 7 of law no. 81/2017
status when applying;
have any VAT registration number;
least 3 months of INPS welfare contributions from the 1st January of the
previous year until the date of the working relationship termination.
The unemployment benefits DIS-COLL has a variable
duration until a maximum of 6 month, depending on the welfare contributions
For any further information on this subject you are
invited to contact directly the nearest INPS office; the procedure for the
DIS-COLL shall be activated autonomously by the person concerned applying at
the Social Security Service.