ICE-SMART 2014 Summer School in St. Petersburg, Russia

Deadline: 1 May 2014
Open to: Post-Graduate and Master’s level students, whose professional interest is linked with impacts of cultural events
Venue: 7 – 13 July 2014, St. Petersburg, Russia


The Laboratory of Cultural Economics of the National Research University Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg is announcing a call for papers for its Summer School themed ‘Impacts of Cultural Events on Small and Medium-size Art-oriented Towns’ (ICE-SMART 2014). 

This intense one-week ICE-SMART 2014 Summer School will explore current issues of research on cultural events with a special focus on evaluation of cultural events’ impacts. It will provide a unique opportunity for participants to get involved in the international cooperation and knowledge transfer. The Summer School is aimed at creating and supporting academic networks of young researchers with a professional interest in cultural events. The working language is English. It will be held from 7th till 13th July 2014 in the former imperial summer residence Tsarskoe Selo (town of Pushkin, St. Petersburg).


ICE-SMART 2014 has a special professional value for young researchers (Post-Graduate and Master’s level students) whose professional interest is linked with impacts of cultural events. Applicants are expected to be proficient in English. Applicants whose first language is not English shall provide details of their proficiency in English (e.g. certificates or other details).


There is no registration fee. Organizers cover participants’ accommodation and meals costs. Participants have to cover their travel and visa costs.


Application deadline is 1 May 2014. Submit your application online HERE.

For more information visit the official website HERE.

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