UNIVERSITY OF TÜBINGEN – BABES-BOLYAI UNIVERSITY – ELTE SUMMER ACADEMY
The University of Tübingen, the Babes-Bolyai University and Eötvös Loránd University organize a joint Summer Academy from 2016 till 2018.
The Summer Academy examines the history of the Central-European region in 3 different era of the history from the 19th century till nowadays. The first Summer Academy took place in Tübingen on 9–18. September 2016 with the following topic: “Diversity and Empire: The Habsburg Monarchy in the “long” 19. Century”.
The second Summer Academy is organized by the Eötvös Loránd University on 3–10. September 2017. with the following topic: "Nation/State/Diversity in the Danube Region, 1918–1948".
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
Eötvös Lorand University Budapest, Hungary, the Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Germany and the Babeş-Bolyai Universität Cluj-Napoca, Romania invite doctoral and postdoctoral students to participate in a Summer Academy on Nation/State/Diversity in the Danube Region, 1918–1948.
The Summer Academy is the result of several years of triangle cooperation between these universities especially in the fields of history and cultural studies. The summer academy on diversity in South Eastern Europe started in Tübingen in 2016 and will be continued in 2017 and 2018 in Budapest and Cluj-Napoca with the temporal focus on the interwar and World War II period, and also on the Cold war era and the EU enlargement process as well.
The main focus of the three Summer Academies is directed on the particular experiences of the Danube Region with ‘diversities’ from a historical perspective – understood not as a problem, but one of the regions advantages. It is structured by key notes of distinguished scholars, presentations of current research projects and work conducted in small groups on texts and essential literature connected to the fields of these key notes and presentations.
The 2017 summer academy in Budapest will cover the following topics: nation, state and diversity with focus on the interwar and World War II period in the Danube Region.
WHO ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY?
The call is open for doctoral and postdoctoral students. The selected participants will receive a reader with introducing texts to prepare them in advance. The languages used at the summer academy are English and German. All participants are provided with free accommodation and food during their stay in Budapest, but they are responsible for their own travel expenses.
HOW TO APPLY?
Applicants are expected to send a CV and a letter of motivation. Proposals for research presentations in the mentioned fields are welcome, but not mandatory.
Rector’s Cabinet International Office
Eötvös Loránd University
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