5th CRCEES Postgraduate Research Methodology Summer School
Politics of Language: Approaches to Nations, Communities and Cultures in Contemporary Central Europe
20. 1. 2011
New York University, Prague, Monday 11th -- Wednesday 20th July 2011
Centre for Russian, Central and East European Studies (CRCEES), UK New York University, Prague, Czech Republic
The 2011 CRCEES Summer School is open to research and taught postgraduate students from UK and overseas CRCEES partners whose research interests fall within the remit of the summer school programme. CRCEES will pay the full costs of registration, accommodation and excursions for students from its partner institutions, and will also provide funding towards their travel costs. Participants will be expected to pay for their own meals (lunch and dinner), unless otherwise indicated in the programme.
Postgraduate students from other UK and European (particularly Central and East European) universities are also welcome to apply to attend the Summer School, but will not be eligible for CRCEES financial support and should seek alternative sources of funding.
Students from the Czech Republic will not pay any fees, but please, register early!
Key themes of the Summer School will include:
- Translating and reinterpreting Central and East European cultures
- Contemporary Visual Culture
- Historical Narratives
- Relations between Politicians, the Media and the Public
- Legacies of Communism
- Economic Theory and Practices
- Social Policy
- The Politics of Memory
- Space, Cartography and the Environment
- Nationalities and Minorities
A full programme will be made available through the CRCEES website (www.gla.ac.uk/crcees) in Spring 2011
Please note that the language of instruction will be English.
Applications welcome from postgraduate students with interests in:
The Summer School will be run through student-run discussion panels and collaborative workshops as well as formal presentations and lectures by leading scholars, artists and professional experts
All postgraduate students wishing to participate in the Summer School should email their CV, two references and a 500-word outline of their research interests by March 17th to Dr Jan Čulík, email: email@example.com or Dr Mary Heimann, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Places on the summer school are limited so apply by email soon to avoid disappointment.
Dr Jan Čulík
School of Modern Languages and Cultures
University of Glasgow
Dr Mary Heimann
School of Humanities
Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
University of Strathclyde
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