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The 9th edition of the International Summer School in Comparative Conflict Studies is taking place in Belgrade from June 24 to July 1, 2018

26.06.2018

The 9th International Summer School in Comparative Conflict Studies organized by the Center for Comparative Conflict Studies (CFCCS) and supported by the European Fund for the Balkans will take place from June 24 to July 1, 2018 at the Faculty of Media and Communications in Belgrade.

The Summer School in Comparative Conflict Studies is part of the Politics department at FMK and the MA program in Critical Political Studies. It provides a learning opportunity for students interested in the study and analysis of societies in and post-conflict. Interdisciplinary in its nature, drawing from the fields of Peace and Conflict Studies, History, Anthropology, Education, Law, Political Sciences and International Relations, the Summer School in Comparative Conflict Studies provides students with an interactive learning experience utilizing frontal lectures and class discussions focusing on comparative conflict analysis of different case studies.

The European Fund for the Balkans supports the summer school by awarding EFB scholarships to a selected group of participants from the region. The recipients of this year’s European Fund for the Balkans‘ scholarships are Minel Abaz, Alba Kondirolli, Kasja Jerlagic, Milos Stankovic, Duska Sain, Tose Stevovski, Iva Dodevska, Nejra Lilic and Jelena Sarac from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Macedonia and Kosovo.

Depending on their field of interest they will participate in one of the following courses: “Citizenship and Violence: From States to Streets” by Dr. Igor Stiks, “Religion and Conflict: The Balkans Explorations vs. Exploration of the Balkans” by Dr. Dino Abazovic, “From Intervention to Non-Intervention: The Triumph of State Sovereignty over Human Rights?” by Dr. Maxine David, “Memory and Conflict: Remembering and Forgetting in Divided Societies” by Dr. Orli Fridman and “Migrants, Borders, Power(s): Contemporary struggles, moral claims and regimes of (im) mobility” by Dr.Jelena Tosic.

Apart from the ambitious curriculum and the well-balances lectures and discussions, the 70 participants from 26 countries around the world and the WB region like USA, Germany, UK, Mexico, Pakisatan, BiH, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Macedonia, Latvia, Poland, Switzerland, Greece, Cyprus, S. Africa, Israel, Albania, Kosovo, France, Malta, S. Korea, Turkey, DR Congo will also have the opportunity to enjoy a different view of the host city through the organized political walk through Belgrade.

For more info visit: http://cfccs.org/summer-school/2018-summer-school