Thursday, February 27, 2014

Summer Seminar on Nationalism, Religion and Violence 2014: Prague

Summer Seminar on Nationalism, Religion and Violence 2014! 
Call for Applications

Charles University in Prague and International Hellenic University in Thessaloniki, supported by the LSEE invite applications for the Second Summer Seminar on Nationalism, Religion and Violence in 2014, which will be organized between June 23 and July 4, 2014 at the Charles University in Prague.
The language of communication during the summer seminar will be English.

The first Summer Seminar on Nationalism, Religion and Violence was organized in Thessaloniki in 2013, with great success (for more information on last year’s program, visit the website). The Summer Seminar in Prague will focus on four distinct but interrelated topics: Violence and Genocide; Nationalism and Religion; Institutions and Politics; as well as Memory from an interdisciplinary perspective.

The seminar can be taken by both undergraduate and (post)graduate students as well as activists. It is led by international researchers from universities with excellent reputation such as Oxford, NYU or LSE targeting students and graduates of Political Science, History, Anthropology, International Relations, International Law, Journalism and other related disciplines. Visits to memorial sites, research centers and international institutions based in Prague will also be included.

Visit the Nationalism, Religion and Violence in Europe 2014 website for detailed information about the program.

Application Procedure:
Short curriculum vitae
Letter of Motivation
Proof of university enrollment or graduation
Proof of English language sufficiency

All applicants will be notified of admission decisions by e-mail, for more information please contact our staff at

Accommodation and fees Participation fees:
The tuition fees cost 750 Euros – due to April 15, 2014. Participants are free to choose accommodation from a variety of options, with prices starting from 370 Euros for the whole 2 weeks. Participants are responsible for their travel expenses and visa if necessary.

Discounts and fellowships:
20%: Charles University and International Hellenic University students and alumni Nationalism, Religion and Violence Summer School 2013 alumni
Additional funding: Merit / Financial Status Fellowship (a number of fellowships for travel, accommodation and the waiving of tuition fees are available based upon merit and financial need)

Participants who will enroll in English programs (PRAREAS) at the Charles University in the following year will receive a major discount in their Summer Course tuition fees or their MA tuition fees respectively. Best regards, Katerina Kralova Vice-Dean for International Relations Balkan, Eurasian and Central European Studies Institute of International Studies Charles University Prague