this is to inform you about a workshop ‘Civilizing Resource Investments and Extractive Industries: Societal Negotiations and the Role of Law’ that is organized by ZEF and the Ghanain-German Center for Development Studies at ZEF, Bonn, 22.-23-09.2016. The workshop brings together experts, activists, and post-graduate students. Interested colleagues and students could apply for partcipation. They would have to send a 250 word abstarct of the paper they intend to present to firstname.lastname@example.org. Since funding is limited, applicants would have to bear the cost of travel and accommodation, or ask their respective centers for support. Please find the workshop concept attached.