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Letná škola CEEPUS "Current trends in Central European research of modern history, politics and culture"

 

 

 

 

International workshop

Current trends in Central European research of modern history, politics and culture

29 – 31 May, 2019

Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic

Organized by the CEEPUS network CIII-CZ-0029 and the Department of History, Faculty of Arts in Olomouc

 

Aim:

  • to bring together students from the network´s universities who work on similar topics of MA theses and PhD. dissertations
  • to provide students with deeper insights into their research by thematic lectures and workshops
  • to offer space to discuss, exchange and develop ideas about joint PhD. programs and joint PhD. dissertations (theses en cotutelle)
  • to strengthen international cooperation within the network

Preliminary program:

Wednesday 29th May, 9.00 Opening of the workshop

9.30 Opening lecture: Prof. Lothar Höbelt, Vienna University, Department of History

10.30-12.30 Excursions to the University buildings and the University library

14.00-15.30 Workshops (max. 4 students)

16.00-17.30 Workshops (max. 4 students)

Coordination meeting

19.00 Welcome reception

Thursday 30th May, 9.00-10.30 Workshops (max. 4 students)

11.00-12.30 Workshops (max. 4 students)

14.00-15.30 Workshops (max. 4 students)

16.00-17.30 Workshops (max. 4 students)

Friday 31th May, 9.00-10.00 Lecture (to be confirmed)

10.30-11.30 Plenary session – possibilities of joint programs and dissertations – future plans

13.00-18.00 Guided tour through Olomouc

  • Excursion to the Archbishop´s Palace in which Franz Joseph I ascended the imperial throne in the revolutionary year 1848
  • Excursion to the Archdiocese museum (rare Romanesque windows, archbishop’s jewels, coaches etc.) or to the Museum of Modern Art

Coordination meeting- 2nd part, if necessary

19.00 Farewell reception

 

Who can apply?

  • students at Masters level as well as early- and mid-stage PhD. students enrolled at networks´ universities
  • an excellent command of English is a prerequisite
  • up to three students from each country will be able to participate
  • students´ dissertations and theses should address the following themes:

 

  1. Memories and memory politics in contemporary Central Europe
  2. Memory and anthropological perspectives
  3. Cultural heritage and the memory of the everyday life in Central Europe
  4. The European Union and its future
  5. Central Europe and its modern history
  6. Central and South Eastern Europe in the International Relations of 20th and 21st Century
  7. Cultural transfer and intercultural relations

 

How to apply?

A motivation letter detailing why you wish to participate in this CEEPUS workshop, together with a topic and an abstract of your dissertation (about 200 words) and your CV including your academic career is to be sent to two emails: 1) radmila.svarickova@upol.cz, 2) the email of your institutional coordinator

We only accept electronic applications sent via e-mail.

 

The deadline for applications is 23 November 2018.

Successful candidates will be notified by the end of November 2018.

 

The costs of the workshop are covered by the CEEPUS scholarship (students will receive a scholarship of about 3 000 CZK) and will pay the cost of their accommodation and their meals out of it). Refreshments during workshops and two receptions will be offered by Palacký University Olomouc.

 

Accommodation

All students will be accommodated at the student´s dormitory „generála Svobody“ of Palacký University. Accommodation will be booked and students will pay it themselves from their scholarship (cost per one night in a room shared by two persons: 280 CZK, single room: 400 CZK).

 

Travel costs

According to the CEEPUS rules, the travel costs might be paid by the CEEPUS scholarship through the home institution. Please contact your institutional coordinator to find out if and how your travel costs can be paid.

Network ‘s universities and coordinators:

Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic, Radmila Svarickova Slabakova, radmila.svarickova@upol.cz

Jagellonian University Krakow, Poland, Natasza Styczynska, natasza.styczynska@uj.edu.pl

Vienna University, Austria, Christoph Reinprecht, christoph.reinprecht@univie.ac.at

P. Pázmany University Piliscsaba, Hungary, Angyal Katalin,angyal.zsuzsanna.katalin@ppke.hu, Istvan Otvos, otvos.istvan@gmail.com

University M. Béla Banská Bystrica, Slovakia, Faculty of Arts, Alica Kurhajcová, alica.kurhajcova@umb.sk

University M. Béla Banská Bystrica, Slovakia, Faculty of Political Sciences and International Relations, Rastislav Kazanský, rastislav.kazansky@umb.sk

B. Bolayi University Cluj, Tamas Lonhartt, lonhartt@yahoo.com

University St. Kliment Ohridski Sofia, Bulgaria, Maria Stoicheva, maria.stoicheva@gmail.com

University L. Gurakuqi Shkodra, Albania, Valbona Karakaci, valbonakarakaci@yahoo.co.uk

stria, Christoph Reinprecht, christoph.reinprecht@univie.ac.at

P. Pázmany University Piliscsaba, Hungary, Angyal Katalin,angyal.zsuzsanna.katalin@ppke.hu, Istvan Otvos, otvos.istvan@gmail.com

University M. Béla Banská Bystrica, Slovakia, Faculty of Arts, Alica Kurhajcová, alica.kurhajcova@umb.sk

University M. Béla Banská Bystrica, Slovakia, Faculty of Political Sciences and International Relations, Rastislav Kazanský, rastislav.kazansky@umb.sk

B. Bolayi University Cluj, Tamas Lonhartt, lonhartt@yahoo.com

University St. Kliment Ohridski Sofia, Bulgaria, Maria Stoicheva, maria.stoicheva@gmail.com

University L. Gurakuqi Shkodra, Albania, Valbona Karakaci, valbonakarakaci@yahoo.co.uk

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