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Winter Schools 2018 - 2019

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Freedom, Norms, and Democracy

The theme of the sixth edition of the Philosophy winter school is Freedom, Norms, and Democracy. It will consist of 6 lecture tutorials where topics related to the theme will be discussed from different disciplinary viewpoints: Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE).

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Imagining Southern Europe

We will focus on the hypothesis that the 2008 financial crisis and its particular manifestation in Southern European countries has revealed historical processes of interrelation and interdependence in the region that have developed since Early Modernity. We will analyse these processes based on cultural representations of symbolic capital
exchanges and power relationships.

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Impact evaluation

The objective of the course is to train participants about the theory and practice of impact analyses in developing countries.

Intercultural Competence

This winter school is designed for those who are curious and wish to develop specific abilities to foster intercultural sensitivity and bridge differing cultural systems. With an emphasis on using developmental approaches to decrease learner resistance, the offered programme will cover everything from distinct thinking and communication styles to intercultural training methods and resources.

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Land acquisition, Resettlement and Social Sustainability

This winter school promotes understanding about and develops skills in managing the social risks and impacts associated to the development of public and private investment projects, and particularly issues related to land acquisition and resettlement.

Learning from Others

This workshop addresses an often neglected aspect of research methodology and is focussed on how to conduct a literature review and how to replicate others’ work as a tool to learn from them.

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Legal Measures for Energy Transition

During the second edition of the winter school Legal measures for energy transition we will discuss the way the legal system can contribute to the durability of the use of energy.

Linking Community and Ecoystem Dynamics

In this winter school we will discuss the importance of non-trophic interactions by ecosystem engineers, and how these principles can be used to link communities to ecosystems to enable to understand how environmental change affect community and ecosystem dynamics.

Narrative Values, the Value of Narratives

This winter school offers cutting-edge narratological research. We will explore how narratives are shaped by ethical, aesthetic, epistemological, and social values, and how narratives function as varied and complex transmitters of values in contemporary society.

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Pathways to Sustainable Futures

Learn about planning in the Netherlands! This course focuses on the achievements, challenges and innovations of urban and regional planning in the Netherlands. The planning policies and strategies behind these features are discussed in this summer school, as well as possibilities to transfer the concepts and policies.

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Religion and Human Security in Africa

This winter school scrutinizes religion as a destabilizing as well as beneficial factor for humans to feel safe in their personal environments. We will discuss the levels of personal relationships, of economic challenges , as well as of international developments.

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Qualitative Data Analysis

The winter school will cover key issues related to qualitative data analysis. We will go through the whole process of data-analysis, from transcription and data preparation, to coding, categorizing and synthesizing.

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