Call for Applications, International Summer School in Comparative Conflict Studies

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 9th International Summer School in Comparative Conflict Studies. The 2018 Summer School will take place at the Faculty of Media and Communications in Belgrade, from June 24 to July 1, 2018.


The Summer School in Comparative Conflict Studies is part of the Politics department at FMK and the MA program in Critical Political Studies. It 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 Peace and Conflict Studies, History, Anthropology, Education, Law, Political Sciences 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 (6) courses:

(Applicants can attend only one course from this list)

1. Citizenship and Violence: From States to Streets

Dr. Igor Štiks (Faculty of Media & Communications (FMK), Singidunum University, Serbia)

2. Rethinking Peace Education: The Work of Identity and Culture in Conflict Ridden Societies

Dr. Zvi Bekerman (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)

3. Migrants, Borders, Power(s): Contemporary Struggles, Moral Claims and Regimes of (im)mobility

Dr. Jelena Tošić (University of Vienna, Austria & University of Bern, Switzerland)

4. Religion and Conflict: The Balkans’ Explorations vs. Explorations of the Balkans

Dr. Dino Abazović (University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina)

5. From Intervention to Non-Intervention: The Triumph of State Sovereignty over Human Rights?

Dr. Maxine David (University of Leiden, Netherlands)

6. Memory and Conflict: Remembering and Forgetting in Divided Societies

Dr. Orli Fridman (Faculty of Media & Communications (FMK), Singidunum University & School for International Training (SIT), Serbia)

We invite graduate students, advanced undergraduate students (last year of BA only), 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 30, 2018

Online application form for the 2018 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 to see if you are eligible to apply!

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