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Published on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 by Anastasia Giardinelli

Summary

The Department of History and Civilization (HEC) at the European University Institute (EUI) is happy to announce its sixteenth Summer School in Global and Transnational History, which will take place in September 2020 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.

Announcement

14-17 September 2020 | Villa Salviati, Florence

Conveners

  • Giancarlo Casale
  • Alexander Etkind
  • Glenda Sluga

Presentation

The Department of History and Civilization (HEC) at the European University Institute (EUI) is happy to announce its sixteenth Summer School in Global and Transnational History, which will take place in September 2020 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 ofDebating the Past in an Age of Global Disruption (1500-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.

Applicants should be working towards or have completed a master's degree. Except under special circumstances, PhD students will not normally be admitted.

Programme

Speakers and programme to be announced on the Summer School webpage

Eligibility and How to Apply

Eligibility critiria: 

  • 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 submitting applications is 30 April 2020

Fee and Insurance

  • Registration fee for selected participants: 200 Euros. This fee includes accommodation in a shared room (2 people) in a 3 stars superior 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.

Selection committee members

Prof. Giancarlo Casale (European University Institute)

Prof. Alexander Etkind (European University Institute)

Prof. Glenda Sluga (European University Institute)

Contacts

Francesca Parenti Department of History and CivilizationTel. [+39] 055 4686 541email: francesca.parenti@eui.euMiriam Felicia CurciDepartment of History and CivilizationTel. [+39] 055 4686 391email: miriam.curci@eui.eu

Places

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

Date(s)

  • Thursday, April 30, 2020

Keywords

  • comparative history, global history, transnational history, summer school, European University Institute, 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

To cite this announcement

« Summer School in Global and Transnational History: Debating the Past in an Age of Global Disruption », Summer School, Calenda, Published on Wednesday, February 26, 2020, https://calenda.org/749895

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