Apr 25, 2012

Intl Summer School "The socio-economic dimension of conflict re

The Center for Conflict Studies (CCS) at the University of Marburg (Germany) is delighted to announce the Call for Applications for the international summer school "The Socio-Economic Dimension of Conflict Resolution". The CCS has been awarded a grant by the German Academic
Exchange Service (DAAD) to organize the summer school in collaboration with the Russian-Tajik Slavonic University (RTSU) and the DAAD in Dushanbe. The summer school will take place at RTSU from August 20-26, 2012.

The objectives of the summer school are fourfold: First, the program aims at acquainting students with basic qualitative methods of conflict analysis including interview techniques as well as discourse and content analysis. Second, students will receive training in approaches to conflict resolution and mediation. Third, students will be introduced to socio-economic dimensions of conflicts and conflict resolution. Finally, students will apply the acquired skills in practice through the analysis of specific conflicts in Central Asia.

The school aims at Master students or advanced students from Central Asian countries. In addition, a small number of Master or doctoral students from Germany can also apply. All applicants are asked to submit a CV of no more than two pages and a letter of motivation. The
letter of motivation must not exceed 700 words. The letter of motivation should outline the reasons for applying and the intended benefits you expect for your further studies at university, research or professional career. Please send your application to summpacs@staff. uni-marburg. de. Submission deadline is: 15 April 2012.

Applicants who are selected they will take part in an essay competition (deadline: 10 August 2012).

Thanks to the financial support by the DAAD we can offer full funding for travel and board for all accepted applicants. Accepted applicants are asked to book tickets to Dushanbe early in advance.

Dr. Kerstin Zimmer
Center for Conflict Studies (CCS)
Marburg University-Ketzerba ch, 1135032 Marburg, Germany
Tel.: (49)-6421-2824573
kerstin.zimmer@ staff.uni- marburg.de

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