Brno, Czech Republic

Baptism of Fire: a Holistic Approach to the Anthropology of Cremation

when 9 July 2023 - 22 July 2023
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 1100

A broad overview of theories and methodologies applied to the study of cremation is waiting for students in this summer school course. Professionals in anthropology, social anthropology, forensic sciences, and archeology can expect knowledge about how to properly approach cremations and plan their holistic study in the most effective possible way.

Partner university discount available.

Course leader

Dr. Kevin Salesse, Dr. Tim Thompson, and Dr. Elżbieta Jaskulska

Target group

Bachelor, master, PhD students with any focus

Course aim

This programme is designed as a part of our Intensive 2 Week Summer School, where multiple courses from a wide of Masaryk University study programmes and departments will be offered. These courses will be arranged in an intensive and dynamic form, each working day there will be an academic session, and these may take the form of a lecture, seminar, company visit or practical field work.

In addition to the academics, cultural and social programming will be offered, including the option of a one-day excursion to Vienna and/or Prague.

Fee info

EUR 1100: The full cost of this programme is €1100. The cost breakdowns as follows:

- tuition fees
- Accommodation in Brno (9-22 July)
- Opening and Closing receptions
- Culture activities around Brno
- Day trip to Prague or Vienna
- 24/7 support
- Social programme

A €100 discount is available for students from partner universities

Students should budget an additional €200-500 depending on their spending habits for food (breakfast, lunch, dinner) and fun "optional" activities in Brno.
EUR 1000: Partner university discount

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