Summer School in Comparative Conflict Studies
The Center for Comparative Conflict Studies (CFCCS) at the Faculty of Media and Communications (FMK), Singidunum University invites you to apply for the 9th International Summer School in Comparative Conflict Studies. The 2018 Summer School will take place at the Faculty of Media and Communications in Belgrade, from June 24 to July 1, 2018.
The Summer School in Comparative Conflict Studies is part of the Politics department at FMK and the MA program in Critical Political Studies. It provides a learning opportunity for students interested in the study and analysis of societies in and post-conflict. Interdisciplinary in its nature, drawing from the fields of Peace and Conflict Studies, History, Anthropology, Education, Law, Political Sciences and International Relations, the Summer School in Comparative Conflict Studies provides students with an interactive learning experience utilizing frontal lectures and class discussions focusing on comparative conflict analysis of different case studies.
Language of instruction for all courses is English.
Students who complete the course requirements may transfer the course credit to their home institution (5 ECTS).
- CITIZENSHIP AND VIOLENCE: FROM STATES TO STREETS
- RETHINKING PEACE EDUCATION: THE WORK OF IDENTITY AND CULTURE IN CONFLICT RIDDEN SOCIETIES
- MIGRANTS, BORDERS, POWER(S): CONTEMPORARY STRUGGLES, MORAL CLAIMS AND REGIMES OF (IM)MOBILITY
- RELIGION AND CONFLICT: THE BALKANS’ EXPLORATIONS VS. EXPLORATIONS OF THE BALKANS
- FROM INTERVENTION TO NON-INTERVENTION: THE TRIUMPH OF STATE SOVEREIGNTY OVER HUMAN RIGHTS?
- MEMORY AND CONFLICT: REMEMBERING AND FORGETTING IN DIVIDED SOCIETIES
With the support of the European Fund for the Balkans (EFB), program is now offering 10 scholarships for strong applicants to participate in the 2018 International Summer School in Comparative Conflict Studies.
Please note that candidates are selected and accepted on a rolling basis, hence applying early on increases your chances of being accepted.
Who is eligible to apply for the EFB scholarship?
- Applicants from the Western Balkans to include: Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia.
- Applicants from Israel and Palestine.
- Graduate students [PhD or MA students who are still taking course work or in their fieldwork stage but did not graduate yet];
- Advanced BA students who will begin their final year of studies during academic year 2018/19 or have graduated this academic year;
- Activists and/or NGO workers, who are engaged in independent work or working for any civil society organization [with at least 2 years of experience];
- Activists / NGO workers can be currently also students, or hold already an academic degree.
What does the EFB Scholarship include?
Recipients of the EFB scholarship may be offered a tuition waiver and/or accommodation for the duration of the Summer School.
The EFB scholarship will not cover the travel expenses to/from Belgrade as well as the visa application costs to enter Serbia, if required.
What will be expected from the candidates who receive the EFB scholarship?
- Full participation in the Summer School course of your choice and additional activities throughout the week;
- Recipients of EFB scholarship will be approached by the Fund and invited to join the EFB Community. An introduction meeting with the representative of the EFB will be organized during the summer school.
- EFB scholarship recipients will be offered an opportunity to participate in one of the EFB conferences/trainings/meetings, as members of the EFB Community Network.
- Submit the online EFB Scholarship application form;
- A strong letter of recommendation by your academic adviser or supervisor, written specifically for the Summer School Application and sent directly by your adviser / supervisor to the Summer School Coordinator, Aleksandar Škundrić at email@example.com;
- Upon reviewing your application, a Skype interview may be scheduled.
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