European Summer School on Prejudices, Genocide, Remembrance

Deadline: 11 March 2016
Open to: educators, public servants, journalists, members of civil society organisations, MA and PhD students
Venue: 26 June – 2 July 2016, Budapest, Hungary

Description

The Tom Lantos Institute (Budapest) and the Eötvös Loránd University Faculty of Education and Psychology (Budapest) are organising the third European Summer School  (26 June – 2 July 2016 in Budapest, Hungary), on “Prejudice, Genocide, Remembrance” for 25 participants from the Council of Europe member countries.

Lectures and workshops include:

  • Prejudice, scapegoating, radicalisation;
  • The concepts of genocide and the comparison of genocides;
  • The Roma Holocaust and resistance;
  • Old and new antisemitism; antigypsyism and the responsibility of media;
  • Human and minority rights, human rights education;
  • Victimhood, reconciliation, and dynamics of remembrance;
  • In addition, the programme proposes activities such as thematic interactive walks in Budapest, meetings with local civil society actors, visits to museums and memorials.

Eligibility

  • Educators working in formal and non-formal settings (secondary and higher education);
  • Civil servants, decision-makers and public officials dealing primarily with education policies, human and minority rights, and other related policy fields;
  • Journalists;
  • Proven current interest and work in the field of prejudice, genocide and remembrance;
  • Strong motivation to improve their theoretical understanding and practical skills;
  • Demonstrated plans for future activities or career utilising the knowledge, contacts and knowledge acquired;
  • Active members of religious groups.

Costs

  • There is no participation fee;
  • Lunches are covered by the organisers;
  • 10 scholarships are offered by the Tom Lantos Institute for applicants from the member states of the Council of Europe: covering the accommodation and travel costs (except airport transfer and visa fees).

How to apply?

To apply, fill in the application form, save it with the following name: 2016PGR_[lastname_firstname], and submit it to [email protected].

For more information, please check the official website.

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