Summer School - Power Sharing in Divided Societies, 9 – 20 July 2018, Italy
WHAT IS THE SUMMER SCHOOL ABOUT?
Since 1999, the Institute for Minority Rights of Eurac Research has been organizing a Summer School on Human Rights, Minorities and Diversity Governance. The two-week postgraduate programme welcomes an international audience: young researchers and academics, post-docs and post-graduate students, civil servants from local, regional or national governments as well as employees of international organizations or NGOs. The Summer School follows an interactive approach and explores human rights, minority rights and diversity governance from an interdisciplinary and comparative perspective. It brings together scholars and practitioners and offers the participants the opportunity to broaden their knowledge through a wide range of lectures, workshops, role-plays and study visits. The Summer School is held entirely in English.
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
The Summer School is designed for those who wish to upgrade their knowledge of minority protection and diversity governance through an interdisciplinary and comparative approach, including:
- MA and PhD students,
- post-docs and young researchers and academics;
- civil servants from local, regional or national governments;
- employees of international organisations or NGOs.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT IN BOLZANO/BOZEN?
The two-week programme is immersed in an exciting international learning environment in Bolzano/Bozen (South Tyrol, Italy) and includes:
- lectures by distinguished academics;
- discussions and case studies with experts;
- study visits to political institutions;
- interactive workshops and a public lecture.
The 2018 edition of the Summer School will focus on “Power Sharing in Divided Societies” and will examine the challenge of complex diversity, through theoretical and empirical perspectives from Europe, Middle East, Southeast Asia and South America.
Selection of Lecturers and Seminar Leaders
Sumantra Bose, London School of Economics (UK)
Andrea Carlà, Institute for Minority Rights – Eurac Research, Bolzano/Bozen (Italy)
Joshua Castellino, University of Middlesex (UK)
Sergiu Constantin, Institute for Minority Rights – Eurac Research, Bolzano/Bozen (Italy)
Gianni D’Amato, University of Neuchâtel (Switzerland)
Alice Engl, Institute for Minority Rights – Eurac Research, Bolzano/Bozen (Italy)
Giuditta Fontana, University of Birmingham (UK)
Belachew Gebrewold, Management Center Innsbruck (Austria)
Neophytos Loizides, University of Kent, (UK)
Joseph Marko, Institute for Minority Rights – Eurac Research, Bolzano/Bozen (Italy)
Cathal McCall, Queen’s University Belfast (UK)
Roberta Medda-Windischer, Institute for Minority Rights – Eurac Research, Bolzano/Bozen (Italy)
Patricia Popelier, University of Antwerp (Belgium)
Paul Roe, Central European University (Hungary)
Nenad Stojanovic, University of Lucerne (Switzerland)
Alexandra Tomaselli, Institute for Minority Rights – Eurac Research, Bolzano/Bozen (Italy)
Verena Wisthaler, Institute for Minority Rights – Eurac Research, Bolzano/Bozen (Italy)
Limor Yehuda, Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel)
The Institute for Minority Rights is part of Eurac Research, a private research centre located in South Tyrol, Italy. The institute is committed to basic and applied research on minority protection and diversity governance. A team of lawyers and political scientists provide expertise through extensive publication activities in English, Italian and German, educational programs and lectures, and consultancies for policy-makers at the local, regional, national and European level.
To apply for the Summer School, candidates have to submit a completed online application form. In the application form you will be asked to submit:
- personal data
- relevant academic and professional education
- work experience (if applicable)
- statement of motivation
Only complete application forms will be taken into consideration. No additional documents are required.
Start of the application process: 1 March 2018.
Fees & Scholarships
- Tuition fee: The tuition fee for the two-week Summer School is € 400. This fee covers: course materials, guided tours in Bolzano/Bozen, access to the library of Eurac Research, internet access, weekday lunches (Mon-Fri). The fee does not cover: accommodation, meals (except weekday lunches), travel costs and other expenses not listed above.
- Scholarships: Five full scholarships (tuition fee waiver and free accommodation in a 4 bed-room at the Youth Hostel in Bolzano/Bozen) and five partial scholarships (no tuition fee) are offered. Selection is based on merit and need.
- Cancellation policy: In case of a cancellation after 30 May 2018, the organizers will refund the 90% of the tuition fee and minus any incurred costs (e.g. visa letter). This cancellation policy will be applied also to scholarship holders.
For more information click "LINK TO ORIGINAL" below.