TRANSNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL: REINVENTING INDUSTRIAL CULTURE – NEW FUTURES FOR THE PALLA
InduCult 2.0 will host an international summer school with 20 Master and PhD-students engaged in topics related to industrial heritage and industrial culture from a range of disciplines (e.g. geography, architecture, planning, arts, cultural studies, industrial history, sociology, and economics). Together with the University of Graz, the Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography (IfL) will organize the school in summer 2017 supported by weberag Glauchau, the local economic development agency. The large county town Glauchau is a city with 24.000 inhabitants located in the
The large county town Glauchau is a city with 24.000 inhabitants located in the south-west of Saxony, in the administrative district Zwickau. During industrialization in the 19th century, Glauchau became an important place for textile industry in the fields of spinning and weaving. In this time, many large and splendid factories were built. After the political change in Germany in 1989, the textile industry was not competitive anymore and new branches of
After the political change in Germany in 1989, the textile industry was not competitive anymore and new branches of economy developed. Significant buildings like the Palla-Ensamble shaping the cityscape went out of use. The “Palla” is a large area with many buldings located in the middle of the town at the axis between the railway station, the market and the castles.
Participants will work in the premises of the former voluntary fire brigade on site and will be accommodated in residential facilities of the University of Cooperative Education Glauchau or in shared flats of local housing companies. There will also be a social programme linked to the summer school. Credits and Requirements 5 ECTS Points are available by the University of Leipzig or
Credits and Requirements 5
ECTS Points are available by the University of Leipzig or
5 ECTS Points are available by the University of Leipzig or University of Graz.
Participants are expected to contribute to the costs with a small fee (50 EUR).
We have limited opportunities to support travel costs financially. Participants have to indicate in registration, whether they need a travel grant for being able to participate.
Application and Contact
Deadline: We ask for your application until 23 June 2017. Accepted candidates will be notified immediately. Participation is limited to 20 people. Please send us your 1-page CV, a 1-page letter of motivation and a short abstract about a potential poster presentation or short input showing your expertise and capacities you can offer for the teamwork.
Please send your application to A_Wust@ifl-leipzig.de.
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