MINELRES: CfA: EURASIA-Net Project - Summer School, Bolzano/Bozen (Italy), 25 August - 5 September 2008
Mon May 12 17:14:43 2008
Original sender: Sergiu Constantin <Sergiu.Constantin@eurac.edu>
EUROPE-SOUTH ASIA EXCHANGE ON SUPRANATIONAL (REGIONAL) POLICIES AND
INSTRUMENTS FOR THE PROMOTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE MANAGEMENT OF
Bolzano/Bozen (Italy), 25 August - 5 September 2008
Application available under:
Partners of the EURASIA-Net Project invite to apply for the Summer
School within Tuesday, 13 May 2008.
The core themes of the Summer School will be international standards on
minority and human rights in Europe, compared with human and minority
rights standards in South Asia (including the role of SAARC), soft law
mechanisms of minority protection and their possible dissemination in
South Asia, concepts of federalism and autonomy (including case studies,
like South Tyrol and Kashmir), indigenous rights and ethnic diversity
both in Europe and South Asia. During the 10 working days of the Summer
School the participants will be offered a wide range of activities:
lectures, workshops, case studies, group work, study visit as well as an
Lectures will be held in English language by researcher and experts from
partner institutions, academics and practitioners from international
bodies, like Council of Europe or OSCE.
The Summer School is open to indicatively 15-20 researches, civil
servants, politicians and other stakeholders (e.g. media) dealing with
human and minority rights issues from Europe and South Asia.
Geographical balance will be pursued. Participation of women is
encouraged in view of a fair gender distribution. Selected participants
are not required to pay fees. A limited number of scholarships will be
offered for travel and accommodation costs.
Persons who are interested in applying for the Summer School, however
cannot keep the submission deadline are kindly asked to contact the
organisers by 13 May and thereupon send the application by Friday, 16
For further information please contact:
Institute for Minority Rights
Viale Druso/Drususallee 1
Tel +39 0471 055209
Fax +39 0471 055299
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