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Culture, Arts & Religion

Beyond Horizons
Beyond Horizons

This summer school will examine the function and meaning of cultural transfer as an important tool to build up sustainable societies. Special attention will be paid to minorities and migrants.

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Creating a Climate for Change

This summer school is an interdisciplinary learning experience aimed at inspiring and activating students and professionals working or studying in fields related to integrated sustainability.

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Critical Theory in Philosophy

This summer school will cover central philosophical themes addressed by the Frankfurt School of Critical Theory. Our focus will lie on its classic texts as well as a selection of work by its leading present-day representatives.

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Dover Banksy by ijclark (2017)
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Humor and Satire in Contemporary Europe

This interdisciplinary summer school will focus on the various forms taken by humour in contemporary European societies; we will discuss a broad range of sources, from literature and stand-up comedy to memes and cartoons.

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Intercultural Competence

Intercultural competence is considered one of the top 10 work skills needed for the workforce of 2020. During this structured training participants will gain a deeper insight into their own culture and get the knowledge and skills needed to communicate effectively across cultures.

Nacho Carbonell, Installation no. 2: Opposition, 2010, Groninger Museum
Knowledge of the Curator

Intended for young art historians aiming for a career in academia, museums and cultural institutions, as well as junior professionals in those fields, this course is devoted to the knowledge, expertise, and skills required to meet the challenge of curating art and science.

LOT - Summer School Linguistics

This school consists of 18 courses on a wide variety of linguistic topics taught by researchers from all over the world, ranging from introductions to a particular subfield to highly specialized courses. In addition, there are discussion groups, lectures, a career event and social activities.

Multiple Approaches to the Perception of Speech (MAPS)

The focus of this summer school is the multidisciplinary approach needed to understand speech perception, in its process from sensory to cognitive, and in its function in well-being.

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Religion in Cities

Debates over religious diversity in cities, such as the burkini controversy, attract increasing attention.
This summer school will provide students with the means to reflect upon and research religious issues in cities.

Things That Matter

This fourth edition of the highly successful summer school addresses the tension between the materiality of sources and their digitization. The summer school engages with key questions that arise from the study of the past in the digital age.

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Urban Strategies for Health Promotion

Combining on site analysis with input lectures and seminars, this Summer School compares the health effects of neighborhoods from different periods that were built according to specific urban models.

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Youth, education and work in (post-)conflict areas

Experience the reconstruction activities in (post-)conflict northern Uganda, conduct fieldwork together with students from Uganda, oriented by academics from the region and other (post-)conflict areas.

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