Global Humanities Institute (GHI) Summer School on Crises of Democracy
Deadline: October 8, 2018
Applications are open for the Global Humanities Institute on Crises of Democracy 2019, an international, cross-disciplinary summer school hosted by the Inter-University Center in Dubrovnik, Croatia, from July 15-24, 2019. The primary focus of the Global Humanities Institute is exploring crises of democracy through the lens of cultural trauma.
The CHCI-Mellon Global Humanities Institute on “Crises of Democracy through the Prism of Cultural Trauma” is a partnership formed by five universities: Trinity College Dublin, University of São Paulo, Jawaharlal Nehru University, University of Zagreb, and Columbia, Society of Fellows and Heyman Center for the Humanities.
About the Summer School
As part of this Global Humanities Institute on Crises of Democracy, they are organizing a 9 day intensive summer school. They invite applications from graduate students and early career researchers from a range of disciplines who are working in the area of crises of democracy and cultural trauma to apply for this international, cross-disciplinary summer school. Faculty and participants of the summer school will explore perspectives, approaches, frameworks, and frames of reference on the topic of “Crises of Democracy.”
The summer school will be delivered through a range of seminars, discussions, participant presentations, workshops, film and performance viewings, and site visits. The school will also be documented through the form of a documentary film and blog. Participants will present a paper at the summer school which will be pre-circulated to faculty and fellow participants prior to arrival.
Participants will be funded on the condition that they fully participate. They will be expected to engage and contribute to every aspect of the summer school and will be resident at the summer school for the entire period.
Participant’s travel, accommodation, and main meals will be covered for the residency on the condition that they fully participate. Travel must be booked and paid for by each participant and will be reimbursed (up to an agreed limit) upon completion of the residency. If you do not have access to funds that will allow this arrangement, we can arrange alternative methods for booking travel.
- Graduate students and early career researchers from a range of disciplines can apply – including but not limited to anthropology, cultural studies, gender studies, history, journalism, law, languages, literatures, psychology, political science, peace studies, film, audio-visual arts, theatre studies, and the creative and performing arts who are working in the area of crises of democracy and cultural trauma.
- They accept applications from advanced PhD students who are in the final stages of writing and early career researchers who received their PhD after September 2013.
- They especially encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and those whose interests contribute to realizing this goal.
- The working language for the summer school and all activities will be English.
If you would like to apply for the GHI summer school, please complete and submit the form below by October 8, 2018.
For more information, visit GHI Summer School.