Netherlands, Groningen

Collegium Spinozanum III

when 2 July 2019 - 5 July 2019
language English
duration 1 week
credits 1 EC
fee EUR 150

This summer school, taking place at the Faculty of Philosphy in Groningen, aims to bring together advanced students and established scholars working broadly on Spinoza’s thought, sources and reception. The goal of the summer school is to create an international forum to stimulate scholarly exchange and conversations inspired by different approaches and methodologies.

During morning sessions, established scholars in several different areas of Spinoza studies will offer seminars on some of the frontier research topics in the field. Afternoon sessions will consist of discussions of selected papers presented by participants and reading groups on short texts belonging to Spinoza’s works, or significant for the reception of Spinoza’s philosophy.
This Summer School aims to bring together advanced students and established scholars working broadly on Spinoza’s thought, sources and reception. The goal of the Summer School is to create an international forum to stimulate scholarly exchange and conversations inspired by different approaches and methodologies.

During morning sessions, established scholars in several different areas of Spinoza studies will offer seminars on some of the frontier research topics in the field. Afternoon sessions will consist of discussions of selected papers presented by participants and reading groups on short texts belonging to Spinoza’s works, or significant for the reception of Spinoza’s philosophy.

Course leader

Andrea Sangiacomo

Target group

Bacherlor and Master students, PhDs and Post-Docs. Students should have a solid background knowledge in Spinoza’s philosophy.

Course aim

This Summer School aims to bring together advanced students and established scholars working broadly on Spinoza’s thought, sources and reception. The goal of the Summer School is to create an international forum to stimulate scholarly exchange and conversations inspired by different approaches and methodologies.

Credits info

1 EC
Upon successful completion of the program, the Summer School offers a Certificate of Attendance that mentions the workload of 54 hours (28 hours corresponds to 1 ECTS). Students can apply for recognition of these credits to the relevant authorities in their home institutions, therefore the final decision on awarding credits is at the discretion of their home institutions. We will be happy to provide any necessary information that might be requested in addition to the certificate of attendance.

Fee info

EUR 150: For undergraduate students
EUR 250: for PhDs, postdocs and senior staff