Extended deadline! Second ReNEW Summer University 2020 – Identity Politics: Comparative Perspectives on the Nordic Countries and East Central Europe

The summer university takes place at Södertörn University, Stockholm, and at the University of Gdańsk, 9 June - 18 June 2020. It will be an exciting event with inspiring teachers in two locations, offering different perspectives, and a ferry transfer in between. There are a few participant places left – therefore we have extended the application deadline to 28 Feb. 2020.

ReNEW Summer University 2020:

Identity Politics: Comparative Perspectives on the Nordic Countries and East Central Europe

This course addresses PhD candidates who wish to enhance their knowledge of collective identities and identity politics as well as their competence in comparative methods. We include perspectives from various disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. Empirically, our focus is directed towards the Nordic countries and east central Europe, including the Baltic Sea region. You are eligible to apply for the course if you are enrolled as a PhD candidate at your home university and have a good command of spoken and written English.

When: 9 June – 18 June 2020
Where: Site 1 - Gdańsk (University of Gdańsk and European Solidarity Centre) and Site 2 -  Stockholm (Södertörn University)
How many credits: Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be issued a certificate over 8 ECTS credits.
Fee: The subsidized course fee is 550 EUR. For this sum you will get the full academic programme and experience in two countries, accommodation in Gdansk and Stockholm (shared rooms), ferry transfer including cabin space from Poland to Sweden, refreshments during the course, noon and evening social activities including most of the lunches and some other meals.

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Send us your application by 28 February 2020, 23.59 CET: Application form!

The summer school is a collaborative endeavour of:

  • ReNEW - Reimagining Norden in an Evolving World: An Excellence Hub in Research, Education and Public Outreach
  • CBEES – Centre for Baltic and East European Studies, Södertörn University, Stockholm
  • University of Gdańsk
  • Baltic University Programme
  • European Solidarity Centre in Gdańsk