Summer School on Soviet Mass Housing

Posted on March 29th, 2017 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: May 1, 2017 Open to: MA students, postgraduates and junior researchers in the fields of anthropology, architecture, geography, history, urban planning, sociology, and other disciplines in social sciences and humanities Costs: participation in the school is free of charge

Description

Sykhiv is the biggest housing estate of Lviv, initially planned and built through the 1970s and 1980s. Composed of 12 micro rayon, it was intended to become a home for 120 thousand workers of the south-eastern industrial hub of the city. The construction of residential buildings, most of which were of the same series, was completed according to original plans, but many public facility and infrastructural projects remained unfinished or unimplemented because of the economic crisis that began in late 1980’s. The systemic changes that... Read More »

Conference: The Ins and Outs of Socialism

Posted on December 8th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 January 2017 Open to: scholars who study different time periods and cities where socialist projects were either launched or collapsed in the 20th century Costs: organisers will provide accommodation in Lviv; a limited number of travel grants available

Description On August 25-27, 2017 the Center for Urban History will host a conference “The Ins and Outs of Socialism: Visions and Experiences of Urban Change in the Second World”.  This conference aims at bringing together scholars who study different time periods and cities, where socialist projects were either launched or collapsed in the 20th century, as well as those that are still in place. The theme of transition into and out of socialism and the (un-)making of socialist cities serves as entry points... Read More »

Youth Exchange: Moving Borders

Posted on July 29th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 16 August 2016 Open to: young people aged 18-24, from Germany, Poland and Ukraine Venue: 16-25 September 2016, train ride Berlin-Warsaw-Lviv

Description

The Moving Borders Train rolls again! For the second time a seminar with and for young people from Germany, Poland and Ukraine to reflect on the meaning of boundaries in their societies during a train journey between these three countries. Would you like to question the borders that affect you? Are you interested in transdisciplinary and intercultural issues important to you and your European friends?

Borders in our lives are not only limited to their political and administrative functions. Ideological, cultural, religious, social or language differences can create boundaries which emphasize existing divisions and often spoil any form of... Read More »

“Culture.World.We.” Youth Project in Ukraine

Posted on June 7th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline:  26 June 2016 Open to: participants between the ages of 15 and 23 years old, from Germany or Ukraine Venue: 26 July – 3 August 2016 in Lviv, Ukraine

Description

“Culture.World.We.” is a youth exchange on the topic of human rights which will take place in Lviv, Ukraine from 26 July – 3 August 2016.

Through exploring cultures you are going to explore the meaning of human rights as fundamental democratic values by use of non-formal learning methods. Main focus will be on the media theater and video making in a way of how can we use those media to send a message to the communities.

The following topics will be tackled:

Human rights today: understanding the meaning and value; Human rights in different cultures and different cultures of human rights; Why and how do I practice human rights? How it impacts me... Read More »

Liberty English Camp for International Students in Lviv

Posted on February 25th, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 March, 2015 Open to: international students Venue: 15-20 March in Lviv, Ukraine

Description

Language of Liberty Institute (USA) and ESFL Ukraine are organizing the Liberty English Camp which will take place from 15-20 March in Lviv, Ukraine. The purpose of the Camp is to create an exciting adventure opportunity for people of different nationalities and religions allowing you to improve your language skills and gaining a better understanding of the world. Not only in terms of economics and politics, but cultural variety as well.

During the five-day camp participants will explore liberty from various perspectives: philosophy, history, law. Students will have the chance to discuss ideas that matters, to meet remarkable guest speakers, learn about free market economics and challenge themselves... Read More »

First Annual International Student Media Symposium 2014 in Ukraine!

Posted on January 13th, 2014 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 20 January 2014 Open to: full-time and part-time students, as well as young scholars from Ukraine and abroad Venue: 21-22 March 2014, Lviv, Ukraine

Description

The Ukrainian Catholic University School of Journalism with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark and the NIRAS Consulting Company are pleased to announce a call for students’ research paper abstracts for participation in the First Annual International Student Media Symposium (SMS) 2014 “TRANSMEDIA: Transformation, Transition, Transgression” that will be held in Lviv, Ukraine on 21-22 March 2014.

The Student Media Symposium (SMS) is intended to create a new academic platform for the exchange of ideas, projects and results of media research among young scholars and journalists and leading media researchers and media experts from... Read More »

International Forum of Young Scholars on East European Jewry, Ukraine

Posted on November 1st, 2010 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 6 February 2011 Open to: PhD students in all branches of the humanities/social sciences connected to the study of East European Jewry Venue: 27-30 June 2011, Lviv, Ukraine Costs: accommodation and transport costs up to 500 USD per ticket covered

The Leonid Nevzlin Research Center for Russian and East European Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, in cooperation with the Simon Dubnow Institute for Jewish History and Culture at Leipzig University, the Department of History and Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies, Boston University, Ukrainian Catholic University, and the Institute for Historical Research, Lviv National University are pleased to invite applications for the fifth session of the International Forum of Young Scholars on East European Jewry, to be held in Lviv, Ukraine.... Read More »

Ivan Franko National University of Lviv

Posted on February 24th, 2010 in Ukraine, Universities5 Responses »

The Lviv University or officially the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv (IFNU) was founded in 1661 and is the oldest university in Ukraine one of the oldest in Eastern Europe. It is located in the historic city of Lviv in Lviv Oblast of western Ukraine. The university was renamed for the great national Ukrainian writer, poet, and statesman, Ivan Franko.  The University is ranked among best  universities of Ukraine.

Admission

Main documents to be presented at the IFNU by the candidates are: – Personal application form, – Notarized copy of the Certificate of education with grades obtained, – Certificate of health with the results of HIV-test with the indication of fitness  to study in Ukraine, – Copy of Birth Certificate and six... Read More »