MINELRES: CfA: Summer School on Human Rights, Minorities and Diversity Management, Bozen/Bolzano, 21.06.2010 02.07.2010

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Original sender: Sergiu Constantin <Sergiu.Constantin@eurac.edu>


Summer School on Human Rights, Minorities and Diversity Management
21.06.2010  02.07.2010
Bozen/Bolzano  Italy

www.eurac.edu/summerschool 

The Summer School deals with the complexities of human and minority
rights and diversity management in Europe mainly through the discussion
of the international and interregional protection mechanisms of the
United Nations, the OSCE and the Council of Europe. Moreover, the wide
range of linguistic, educational and political rights to be found in
different national constitutional systems will be explored. A special
focus explores the concept of cultural diversity under EC law as gaining
more and more significance beyond the context of minority protection, as
well as the phenomena of immigration and social inclusion. The Summer
School will attempt to clarify what it is that forms the core of
European identity and whether this factor can overcome the
ethno-national legacies of the past.

We offer not only an in-depth overview on human and minority rights but
also the possibility to discuss their implementation with international
leading academics, lawyers and practitioners from international
organisations. 

As a conclusion to the Summer School participants will participate in an
international conference presenting the final results of the research
project: MIMI  Minority Protection in Central Europe (see
www.eurac.edu/mimi). Thus students will have the opportunity of engaging
in expert discussions about the implementation of minority rights and
its impact on those concerned. 

Applications online at www.eurac.edu/sumemrschool until 01.04.2010.

The program is tailored for civil servants from local, regional or
national administrations who primarily deal with the minority related
issues and therefore require both theoretical and practical training in
diversity management; lawyers, economists, social scientists and others
in the employment of non-governmental organisations wishing to enhance
inter-disciplinary skills and to specialise within different aspects of
European integration and diversity; journalists and teachers interested
in the recent developments and advanced training in the related fields;
Master and PhD students wishing to acquire greater competitive personal
competence beneficial for a future career in the academia or
practice-orientated professions.

Tuition fee: 500 Eur. Accommodation, travel costs and other expenses are
not covered by the tuition fee. 5 scholarships covering the tuition fee
are available. Convenient accommodation for every participant can be
arranged by the organizers. 

EURAC - The European Academy  is located in the autonomous region of
Trentino-Alto Adige/South Tyrol in northern Italy. The case of South
Tyrol is often quoted as a model of self-governance and regionalism as
well as a model solution for minority protection. Hence EURAC is able to
provide exceptional theoretical and practical knowledge in the
examination and application of issues related to minority protection and
regionalism.

For further information, including detailed programme and enrolment
procedure, please visit:
www.eurac.edu/summerschool

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