Summer School in Comparative Conflict Studies, Belgrade

Deadline: 7 April 2014
Open to: graduate students, advanced undergraduate students, NGO leaders and civil society activists from all countries.
Venue: 30 June – 7 July 2014, Belgrade, Serbia

Description

The Center for Comparative Conflict Studies (CFCCS) at the Faculty of Media and Communications (FMK), Singidunum University invites you to apply for the fifth Summer School in Comparative Conflict Studies. The 2014 Summer School will take place at the Faculty of Media and Communications in Belgrade, from June 30 to July 7, 2014.

The Summer School in Comparative Conflict Studies provides a learning opportunity for students interested in study and analysis of societies in and post-conflict. Interdisciplinary in its nature, drawing from the fields of Conflict Analysis and Resolution, History, Philosophy, Anthropology, Law 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.

Students who complete the course requirements may transfer the course credit to their home institution (5 ECTS).

CFCCS is now receiving applications for the following four courses to choose from:

  • „Re-Imagining“ the Balkans – Inquiries into diversity, borders and migration, by Dr. Jelena Tošić (University of Vienna, Austria);
  • Rethinking Transitional Justice: Lessons from the Balkans and Beyond, by Dr. Olivera Simić (Griffith University, Australia);
  • From the Discourse of Brotherhood and Unity to the Discourse of EU Integration: the case of “transition” in Serbia, by Dr. Jelisaveta Blagojević (Singidunum University, Serbia);
  • The Challenge of International Intervention: Balancing Justice and Order, by Dr. Maxine David (University of Surrey, United Kingdom).

Language instruction in all courses is English.

Eligibility

Graduate students, advanced undergraduate students, NGO leaders and civil society activists from all countries are invited to apply.

Costs

Tuition includes access to all reading materials before and during the Summer School, daily lunches and participation in all additional Summer School activities.

2014 Summer School tuition is:

  • 200 Euros for students from Albania, Bosnia-Hercegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo and Serbia as well as students from Conflict/post-Conflict countries;
  • 400 Euros for all other applicants.

Full scholarship awarded by the European Fund for the Balkans is available for 10 strongest selected applicants from Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia. Interested applicants should fill out the additional section in the application form when applying for this scholarship. The scholarship includes tuition, travel expenses to/from Belgrade and accommodation for the duration of the Summer School.

3 additional full scholarships will be awarded by Kvinna till Kvinna Serbia, for women engaged in work/activism in feminist and women organizations from Serbia. If you are eligible to apply for this scholarship, please contact [email protected]

Application

Deadline to submit applications is 7 April 2014. Find the application form HERE. Upon acceptance to the Summer school, applicants who wish to reserve their place in the course they chose, will have to confirm their participation by an initial registration which includes a payment of 100 Euros by May 16, 2014. The rest of the payment is to be made upon arrival in Belgrade.

More information on the scholarship programme and the summer school in general is available on the web-site of the Centre for Comparative Conflict Studies.

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