Prague, Czech Republic

Nationalism, Religion and Violence in Europe

when 18 June 2018 - 29 June 2018
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 8 EC
fee EUR 750

The Summer Seminar on Nationalism, Religion and Violence (June 18-29, 2018) is organized by the Charles University in Prague and Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and supported by the CEFRES–French Research Center in Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Slavonic and East European Studies (UCL), University of Birmingham, Humboldt University of Berlin and the Institute for the Study of Strategic Regions.

- led by the best international researchers in the field
- bringing together lecturers from the most prestigious institutions such as NYU, USHMM, Sciences Po, or George Washington University
- targeting students and graduates of Political Science, History, Anthropology, International Relations, International Law, Journalism & other related disciplines
- course for both undergraduates, (post)graduate students and activists
- taking place at the oldest university in Central Europe

Course leader

Kateřina Králová, Institute of International Studies, Charles University in Prague
Basil C. Gounaris, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Jiří Vykoukal, Institute of International Studies, Charles University in Prague

Target group

Course for graduate, post-graduate students and activists in the fields of Political and Social Science, History, Ethnic and Religious Studies, Philology, Journalism & other related disciplines

Course aim

The course aims at broadening interdisciplinary discussion and substantially promoting study of violence in new perspectives.

Credits info

8 EC
Students will receive a certificate of attendace and 8 ECTS credits for their active participation in the program. Since degree requirements vary among universities, students/graduates are advised to ensure, preferably in advance, that their college or university will recognize such certification and award the suggested credits.

Fee info

EUR 750: The fee covers:

- Tuition
- Fieldwork trips
- Cultural and social events
- Weekend trip
- Reading materials (an on-line version will be at your disposal after enrolling)
- Refreshments available during the working hours



A limited number of study fellowships reducing the participation fee to 300 Euros will be granted to selected PhD candidates/students or advanced graduate students coming from any of the following countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina