[Iag-list] Extended Deadline for applications for Geographical Society of NSW 2020 Writing Retreat - September 30, 2019.

Rae Dufty-Jones r.dufty-jones at westernsydney.edu.au
Thu Sep 5 12:30:32 AEST 2019


Apologies for cross-posting.

*** Extended Deadline for applications for Geographical Society of NSW 2020 Writing Retreat - September 30, 2019.

Blue Mountains, 17-20 February 2020

The Geographical Society of NSW would like to invite applications for a place on the GSNSW’s 2020 Writing Retreat to be held from 17-20 February 2020, at the historic Carrington Hotel (https://www.thecarrington.com.au), the Blue Mountains.

The purpose of the retreat is to provide attendees with a dedicated block of time, as well as collegiate interaction, networking and support, for the development of focused advances in academic writing. With input and guidance from ‘expert’ facilitators, the retreat will provide a collective opportunity for thinking through how to write both productively and in lively, engaging styles.

For a copy of the draft retreat schedule click here.<https://www.geogsoc.org.au/client_images/2131562.docx> <https://www.geogsoc.org.au/client_images/2072995.pdf>

The cost of attendance at the GSNSW Writing Retreat is outlined below. We are able to offer two rates. Both rates include: all retreat activities, accommodation, breakfast, lunch and morning and afternoon teas. However, participants will be responsible for getting themselves to and from the venue (the location of the retreat is near Katoomba Station).

Rate 1:
Rate inclusive of the following:

  *   Traditional Room – single occupancy room with shared male-only or female-only bathrooms x 3 nights;
  *   access to Writing Retreat space in Library and all retreat activities;
  *   breakfast, lunch and morning and afternoon teas
  *   only 10 places available at this rate

$566
Rate 2:
Rate inclusive of the following:

  *   Colonial Room – single occupancy and ensuite bathroom x 3 nights;
  *   access to Writing Retreat space in Library and all retreat activities;
  *   breakfast, lunch and morning and afternoon teas
  *   up to 15 places available at this rate

$776


The GSNSW will also offer 16 scholarships to assist members who are students, precariously employed and/or have no institutional support to assist in funding the costs of attending this event. There are two types of scholarships:

Scholarships 1: for those with no institutional support and medium income (8 available).

$200
Scholarship 2: PhD students, precariously employed or unemployed (8 available).

$300


To be considered for a place on the GSNSW’s 2020 Writing Retreat you must:

  *   be a financial member of the Geographical Society of NSW (https://www.geogsoc.org.au/site/index.cfm?display=649986) (student membership is only $15; Full membership is $60)
  *   complete the application form which can be found on our website: https://www.geogsoc.org.au/site/index.cfm?display=770598 and return to Bronwyn Bate via email (b.bate at westernsydney.edu.au<mailto:b.bate at westernsydney.edu.au>) by 30 September, 2019

Selection and notification of applicant success will occur in early October 2019.

Final payment to secure your place on the GSNSW’s 2020 Writing Retreat will be due by November 30th, 2019.

GSNSW requests that any publications arising from the GSNSW 2020 Writing Retreat acknowledge this support.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact either myself of Bronwyn Bate.

All the best,
Rae Dufty-Jones

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Dr Rae Dufty-Jones | Geography & Planning, WSU
President, Geographical Society of NSW
https://www.geogsoc.org.au

Visit: Office G.18, Building EI, Parramatta South Campus, Western Sydney University
Phone: 61 (2) 9685 9393
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Latest publications:
Dufty-Jones R, 2018, ‘The career aspirations and expectations of geography doctoral students: establishing academic subjectivities within a shifting landscape’, Geographical Research, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1745-5871.12270/full

Dufty-Jones R, 2018, ‘A historical geography of housing crisis in Australia’, Australian Geographer, http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/Tj6qxImeFFkgH4ii4Fi3/full


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