Call for Applications, Summer School Viadrinicum 2018 Frankfurt (Oder), Germany


Transsectoral PeaceLab. Looking for Hybrid Solutions to Hybrid Conflicts: Academia, Civil Society, and the Arts

Frankfurt (Oder), 20 August – 2 September 2018

Viadrinicum is an annual summer school devoted to the countries of the Eastern Partnership region with a special focus on Ukraine. This year it will take place in the form of transsectoral PeaceLab, aiming to tackle the complex issues of war and peace mediation from multiple theoretical and methodological perspectives. With a strong emphasis on the participatory element of educational process the school will allow its participants to deepen their knowledge with the help of academic seminars and enhance their practical and methodological skills in the framework of several project-oriented workshops. Students, PhD candidates, young NGO activists and artists (up to 35 years of age) from all fields are invited to apply.

Subject to final approval of the German Foreign Office and Deutsch-Polnische Wissenschaftstiftung (DPWS), European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder) will be able to fund up to 30 travel scholarships (€ 100-700, depending on country of residence).

You can apply for the scholarship if you meet the following requirements:

              

  • You are a student, a PhD candidate, an NGO activist or an artist up to 35 y/o, from any country of the world;
  • You have a genuine interest in transsectoral and interdisciplinary approaches to the 

      problems of conflict and peace;

  • Your knowledge of English is sufficient to take an active part in the discussions.

The participation is free of charge, only the costs of the board (except from coffee breaks) and lodging (ca. 60 € for the whole period) have to be covered by the participant.

The call for applications is open now. The application form you can find here.

Deadline: 10 June 2018.