Thursday, March 28, 2013

2013 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 forth Summer School in Comparative Conflict Studies. The 2013 Summer School will take place at the Faculty of Media and Communications in Belgrade, from July 1-8, 2013.

We are now receiving applications for the following four courses to choose from:
1. The Politics of Land and Identity: States and Minorities in Conflict
Prof. Oren Yiftachel (Ben-Gurion University, Israel)
2. International Intervention in a Globalised World
Dr. Maxine David (University of Surrey, UK) 
3. The Role of Social Memory Studies in Conflict Analysis and Transformation
Dr. Orli Fridman (Faculty of Media & Communications (FMK) & SIT study Abroad, Serbia)
4. From the discourse of brotherhood and unity to the discourses of EU integration: the case of "transition" in Serbia
Dr. Jelisaveta Blagojević (Faculty of Media & Communications (FMK), Serbia)
**Language instruction in all courses is English**

We invite graduate students, advanced undergraduate students, NGO leaders and civil society activists from all countries to apply.

Reduced tuition is available for applicants from Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia. This reduced tuition is also available for students from other conflict or post-conflict regions.

A limited number of travel and accommodation scholarships may be available for applicants from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia. 

Deadline to submit applications: May 13, 2013 
Application form and cost information are available on our website and Facebook page.

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

SEESA Sponsored Panel at ASEEES 45th Annual Convention

SEESA sponsored panel entitled "Post-Socialist Identities in a Global Context: Cultural Negotiations in Southeast European Literature and Theatre" at the ASEEES 45th Annual Convention, to be held at the Boston Marriott Copley Place in Boston, MA, from November 21-24, 2013.
  • Chair: Laura Olson Osterman, U of Colorado, Boulder
  • Discussant: Antje Postema, U of Chicago
  • Post-Socialist Masculinity in Crisis: Georgi Gospodinov’s 'Natural Novel', Angelina Ilieva, U of Chicago
  • Miljenko Jergović at the Crossroads of post-Communism, Ex-Yugoslavia, and Globalization, Cynthia Simmons, Boston College
  • Post-Communist Dialogs with the post-Colonial Balkans in the Bulgarian Theatre, Vessela Warner, U of Alabama at Birmingham