Geneva, Switzerland

Citizenship and the Politics of Contention

when 27 May 2024 - 31 May 2024
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC
fee CHF 100

This Summer School aims to deepen students' knowledge about citizenship and the politics of contention and to strengthen their engagement with research questions and their capacity to deliver fully-fledged papers and presentations.

Course leader

Prof. Marco Giugni, University of Geneva

Prof. Manlio Cinalli, University of Milan

Course aim

The course is structured around five more specific issues relating to the general topic of the Summer School and their implications for citizenship:

Contention in democracies vs autocracies
Individual vs collective forms of contention
Particularistic vs universalist contention
Online vs offline contention
Organized vs spontaneous contention

Each topic will be addressed on a different weekday. Teaching is based on lectures, assigned readings, group work, presentations, and discussions. Students will be assessed based on a written assignment and the related presentation.

Fee info

CHF 100: Administrative fee 4EU+ European University Alliance members*: CHF 100

*Charles University in Prague, Heidelberg University, Paris-Panthéon-Assas University, Sorbonne University in Paris, the University of Copenhagen, the University of Geneva, the University of Milan, and the University of Warsaw
CHF 250: Tuition & administrative fees all others: CHF 250