5 July 2014
Solidarity and Togetherness: Concepts and Practices of Sustainable Citizenship
The one-week Summer School will consist of:
- Attendance of Key Note speakers conference 'Solidarity and Togetherness' organised by themegroup Sustainable Societies, History/ICOG;
- Plenary lectures, followed by group discussions; - Seminars, coordinated by senior researchers and with participation of guest speakers;
- Specific training in working with premodern and modern sources, in collaboration with the Groningen Archives and the University Library;
- Discussion-meetings with non-academic stakeholders;
- Specific training in scientific writing;
- Discussions with research stakeholders;
- Individual or small group training sessions with senior lecturers from the Faculty of Arts, Theology and Law;
- Final plenary meeting with international guest lecturer and presentation of individual research projects.
Each participant will work a final essay which will be presented and discussed during the final plenary meeting. Preparation in advance will be required.rnrnFaculties involved: rnFaculty of ArtsrnFaculty of Theology and Religious StudiesrnFaculty of LawrnrnPartners: rn- Institute for Collaborative Research in the Humanities, Queen's University Belfast (UK)rn- Henri Pirenne Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Ghent (Belgium)rn
Prof. Dr. Catrien Santing
Dr. Sabrina Corbellini
Cora Zwart MA, firstname.lastname@example.org
This summer school is intended for (Research) Master and PhD students in the Humanities, Law and Social Sciences.
Students need to have a working knowledge of academic English.
The main aim of the summer school Solidarity and Togetherness: Concepts and Practices of Sustainable Citizenship is to involve graduate students in a reflection on how the Western history of civic experience can be employed to promote knowledge of and reasoning on the role of citizens. The participants will be challenged to participate in discussions with senior researchers, policy makers and guest speakers on themes inspired by the newest European focus in humanities and social sciences research, such as the Horizon 2020 theme 'Europe in a changing world: inclusive, innovative and reflective societies'. The summer school will function as a laboratory in which past civic opinions, practices and experiences are just as much studied and analysed in their historical context as deployed to clarify contemporary questions.
Students who complete all assignments and participate in all summer school activities will receive 2,5 EC and a certificate of attendance. In consultation with the coordinators this amount of EC's may be raised by doing extra tasks.
EUR 600: The fee includes: housing (not for University of Groningen students), participation in the programme, course materials, coffee/tea/lunches, one farewell dinner on Friday and one excursion (city tour + formal welcoming reception). rnPlease indicate on the application form whether you need housing or not. You can find more general information about housing on our central housing page.
Participants of the summer school can also participate in the "Solidarity and Togetherness" Conference, organized by the theme group Sustainable Citizenship (Groningen, 3-4 July).
EUR 350: For students who do not need housing (e.g. University of Groningen students), the fee is € 350. Please indicate on the application form whether you need housing or not. You can find more general information about housing on our central housing page.rnrnParticipants of the summer school can also participate in the "Solidarity and Togetherness" Conference, organized by the theme group Sustainable Citizenship (Groningen, 3-4 July).
Two scholarships will be given to two excellent students selected on the basis of their CV and study achievements, who cannot participate without financial support.