Summer School on Religion, Ethnicity and Nationalism, 12–16 September, 2016, Ohrid, Macedonia

Publish Date: Jun 28, 2016

Deadline: Jun 30, 2016

Event Dates: from Sep 12, 2016 12:00 to Sep 16, 2016 12:00

The Topic and Purposes of Religion, Ethnicity and Nationalism Summer School

This summer school is a five-day course taking place from 12–16 September, 2016, Ohrid.  It will bring together young scholars and researchers from different countries from the region and eminent international lecturers

 The main purpose of the summer school is to contribute  towards overcoming the status quo in the situation with the religious, national and cultural differences among the academic youth in the region. In this year's programme the summer school will discuss issues and questions arising from how religion, ethnic belonging, nationalism and identity affect the society and the individual. At the same time, the summer school will research the relations between the state and religion, particularly how the concept of mutliculturalism functions and is applied in the contemporary societies. 

Eligible participants

Young scholars and researches aged 18-28 whose educational background is in corelation with the topic, especially students of the religious universities; social or political sciences. Each participant is expected to take active part in contribute to the workshops. The working language is English.

Application details:

Participation at the summer school is free of charge. The accommodation and travel costs for the participants are covered by the organizers.

You can download your application form from the website:

The application requires a 300 words statement of motivation.

The completed application form must be submitted to the Summer School Organizing Committee not later than 30 June 2016 by email to:

The selected candidates will be contacted for further details regarding the programme and arrival instructions.

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