Rome, Italy

The World in Rome

when 26 June 2023 - 7 July 2023
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee EUR 350

Meet ‘The World in Rome!’ Join our interdisciplinary Summer school and learn all about intercultural exchange and international co-operation in the Eternal City, in past and present.

Course leader

Asker Pelgrom

Target group

The course is open to students from all disciplines. Main target group are (advanced) undergraduate students, however graduate students are also invited to apply. In the latter case, students are responsible for obtaining prior approval of their home Board of Examiners (in view of recognition of credits).

Course aim

After this course you will be able to:

1. Obtain general familiarity with the main historical developments of the city of Rome from the early modern age to the present, in particular concerning (traces of) foreign presences in Rome.
2. Become acquainted with different disciplinary approaches, concepts and discourse relating to intercultural exchange and international cooperation; apply these to a case study, either historical or modern.
3. Collaborate effectively within a diverse team on research about a specific object, monument, location or institution in the city of Rome, deploying different methods (e.g. textual and visual analysis, interviews, fieldwork).
4. Communicate the outcomes of this research to an audience with a general academic background in an oral presentation; receive and process feedback.
5. Creatively translate insights gained from knowledge, theory and research into a practical application, by (writing a proposal for) deploying social media.

Fee info

EUR 350: for UG and ENLIGHT students

The fee includes lodging in Rome, 1 welcoming dinner and entrance fees for excursions. It does not include travel costs to and from Rome, local transport and personal expenses, such as meals.
EUR 750: for all other students

The fee includes lodging in Rome, 1 welcoming dinner and entrance fees for excursions. It does not include travel costs to and from Rome, local transport and personal expenses, such as meals.

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