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Theories, methodology and case studies

Summer school in global and transnational History

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Published on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 by Céline Guilleux

Summary

The Department of History and Civilization at the European University Institute (EUI) is happy to announce its fifteenth Summer School in Global and Transnational History, which will take place in September 2019 in the historic Villa Salviati, looking out over the hills of Florence. The Summer School will combine discussion of methodological issues in global, transnational and comparative history with case studies by leading specialists from the European University Institute and other major universities. The structure will consist on general introductions and discussions about the new emerging fields of environmental history, guest lectures and reading groups. Contributions on the specific theme of 'Reconceptualizing the past in the age of climate change (1500 to present)’ are now welcome.

Announcement

9-12 September 2019 | Villa Salviati, Florence

Conveners

Profs Giancarlo Casale, Alexander Etkind and Stéphane Van Damme

Presentation

The Department of History and Civilization at the European University Institute (EUI) is happy to announce its fifteenth Summer School in Global and Transnational History, which will take place in September 2019 in the historic Villa Salviati, looking out over the hills of Florence.

The EUI Department of History and Civilization is a major centre for the study of comparative and transnational European history and of European history in a global perspective. Its annual Summer School has established itself as an exciting and stimulating experience for postgraduate students. Whether you are interested in political, social, cultural, intellectual or economic history, it will give you a unique opportunity to broaden your research interests and methodological reflection.The Summer School will combine discussion of methodological issues in global, transnational and comparative history with case studies by leading specialists from the European University Institute and other major universities. 

This year, the Summer School would like to invite contributions on the specific theme of 'Reconceptualizing the past in the age of climate change (1500 to present)'.

You will also have the chance to meet EUI doctoral researchers and post-doctoral fellows and faculty, participate in the academic life of this centre of excellence, and visit the Historical Archives of the European Union. Information will also be given on possibilities for pursuing doctoral studies at the European University Institute.In addition, you will have an opportunity to explore Florence, one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The applicants are not limited to EU members state and we welcome extra-european participants.

The structure will consist on general introductions and discussions about the new emerging fields of environmental history, guest lectures and reading groups. Applicants should be working towards or have completed a master's degree. Except under special circumstances, PhD students will not normally be admitted.

Programme

To be announced

Eligibility and How to Apply 

  • Students of history, social sciences and related fields.
  • Graduates or students in their last year.
  • Any nationality.

Enrollment numbers are limited and admission is based on merit.

The deadline for sending applications is 30 April 2019

Fee and Insurance

  • Registration fee for selected participants: 200 Euros. This fee includes accommodation in a shared room (2 people) in a 4 stars hotel and meals at the EUI during the Summer School.
  • Travel expenses are not paid.
  • Participants must have their own medical insurance and pay any medical fee themselves.

Attendance and Certificate of Participation

  • Participants must stay in Florence during the course.
  • Attendance at all lessons is mandatory.
  • A certificate of participation is issued at the end of the course.

Contacts

  • Francesca Parenti Department of History and CivilizationVia Bolognese 156 - 50139 Florence -  ItalyTel. [+39] 055 4686 541email: francesca.parenti@eui.eu
  • Miriam Felicia Curci Department of History and CivilizationVia Bolognese 156 - 50139 Florence -  ItalyTel. [+39] 055 4686 391email: miriam.curci@eui.eu

Subjects

Places

  • Villa Salviati - Via Bolognese 156
    Florence, Italian Republic (50139)

Date(s)

  • Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Keywords

  • comparative history, global history, transnational history, summer school, European University Institute, history of science, environmental history, political history, social history, cultural history, economic history, intellectual history

Contact(s)

  • Miriam Curci
    courriel : miriam [dot] curci [at] eui [dot] eu
  • Francesca Parenti
    courriel : francesca [dot] parenti [at] eui [dot] eu

Information source

  • Department of History and Civilization (European University Institute)
    courriel : hec [dot] secretariat [at] eui [dot] eu

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« Theories, methodology and case studies », Summer School, Calenda, Published on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, https://calenda.org/606746

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