BELGRADE – The European Fund for the Balkans is supporting the 7th International Summer School in Comparative Conflict Studies that will be held in Belgrade from June 27 to July 4, 2016, providing a learning opportunity for 85 students from 36 countries interested in study and analysis of societies in and post-conflict. It is organised by the Center for Comparative Conflict Studies at the Faculty of Media and Communications (FMK), Singidunum University, Belgrade and it is interdisciplinary in its nature, drawing from the fields of Conflict Analysis and Resolution, History, Philosophy, Anthropology, 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. The students who complete the course requirements may transfer the course credit to their home institution (5 ECTS).
For this year’s edition, the selected applicants will participate in one of the following five courses:
- RELIGION AND CONFLICT: THE BALKANS’ EXPLORATIONS VS. EXPLORATIONS OF THE BALKANS by Dr. Dino Abazović
- FROM INTERVENTION TO NON-INTERVENTION: THE TRIUMPH OF STATE SOVEREIGNTY OVER HUMAN RIGHTS? – Dr. Maxine David
- ORIENTALISM, BALKANISM, OCCIDENTALISM: THINKING THROUGH DISCOURSES OF “OTHERING” AND CONFLICT – Dr. Jelena Tošić
- MEMORY AND CONFLICT: REMEMBERING AND FORGETTING IN DIVIDED SOCIETIES – Dr. Orli Fridman
- FROM BROTHERHOOD AND UNITY TO EU INTEGRATION: THE SHADES OF POLITICS IN SERBIA – Dr. Jelisaveta Blagojević
There are two open lectures for the wider public in the frames of the programme agenda- Issues that Matter: “Re-Interpreting the Responsibility to Prevent: Europe’s Retreat from Post-Modernism“, Dr. Maxine David, Leiden University (Wednesday, June 29) and the Keynote Lecture: “New Left: Emancipatory Movements and the Burden of (Recent) History in the Post-Socialist Balkans“, Dr. Igor Štiks, University of Edinburgh (Thursday, June 30).
For more info go to: CFCCS