Summer School - Migration, Human Rights and Democracy, 20 – 24 June 2016, University of Palermo, Italy

Publish Date: Jan 29, 2016

Deadline: Mar 30, 2016

Event Dates: from Jun 20, 2016 12:00 to Jun 24, 2016 12:00

The University of Palermo Summer School is a one-week international event aimed at advanced bachelor students, master students and young professionals in the fields of migrations, mobilities and refugees.

The Summer School offers an international context in dealing with human rights field, yet “exiled lives and forced mobilities” problem aimed at a fantastic city of Palermo. Several experts contribute to the studio by giving lectures or being a critic. A number of field trips and sea excursions is included in the programme.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

Maurizio Ambrosini, Università degli Studi di Milano

Synnøve Kristine Nepstad Bendixsen, University of Bergen

Megan Carney, Arizona State University

Branislav Radeljic, University of East London

Robert Wintemute, King’s College London

Credits info

Your participation will be rewarded with a certificate. The Summer School is a 6 ECTS programme.

Fee info

Costs are €200 (including Summer School material + coffee breaks + lunches).


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Summer School participants have the opportunity to book accommodation at Hotel Athenaeum with special rates, (promotional code to be used for the online reservation “summerschool2016”):

  • single room € 45,00 (breakfast included);
  • double room € 65,00 (breakfast included);
  • triple room € 80,00 (breakfast included).

Contact person: Elisabetta Di Giovanni (PhD),



The school will be held on the beautiful city of Palermo, at University of Palermo.  The nearest international airport is Palermo.

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