June 25 to July 2, 2017
Center for Comparative Conflict Studies (CFCCS) at the Faculty of Media and Communications (FMK), Singidunum University, Belgrade
Call for Applications
The Center for Comparative Conflict Studies (CFCCS) at the Faculty of Media and Communications (FMK), Singidunum University invites you to apply for the 8th International Summer School in Comparative Conflict Studies. The 2017 Summer School will take place at the Faculty of Media and Communications in Belgrade, from June 25 to July 2, 2017.
The Summer School in Comparative Conflict Studies provides a learning opportunity for students interested in the 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, Education, 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.
**Language of instruction for all courses is English**
** Students who complete the course requirements may transfer the course credit to their home institution (5 ECTS)**
We are now receiving applications for the following six courses:
(Applicants can attend only one course from this list)
1. Rethinking Peace Education: The Work of Identity and Culture in Conflict Ridden Societies
Dr. Zvi Bekerman (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)
2. Religion and Conflict: The Balkans’ Explorations vs. Explorations of the Balkans
Dr. Dino Abazović (University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
3. From Intervention to Non-Intervention: The Triumph of State Sovereignty over Human Rights?
Dr. Maxine David (University of Leiden, Netherlands)
4. Memory and Conflict: Remembering and Forgetting in Divided Societies
Dr. Orli Fridman (Faculty of Media & Communications (FMK), Singidunum University and School for International Training (SIT), Serbia)
5. Orientalism, Balkanism, Occidentalism: Thinking through Discourses of “Othering” and Conflict
Dr. Jelena Tošić (University of Vienna, Austria)
6. Re-thinking Europe: Multiple Positions and Minoritarian Perspectives
Dr. Jelisaveta Blagojević (Faculty of Media & Communications (FMK), Singidunum University, Serbia)
We invite graduate students, advanced undergraduate students, individuals holding professional positions in the civic, public or private sector from all countries to apply.
For more information on the Summer School courses and other important information, please visit our website
Deadline to submit applications: March 13, 2017
Online application form for the 2017 International Summer School in Comparative Conflict Studies is available on our website
EFB Scholarships are available for students and civil society activists/workers from selected countries. Visit the scholarship page
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