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Winter Schools 2018 - 2019

NB This is the course overview for winter 2018-2019. The complete winter school offer for winter 2019-2020 will be online late September.

Students during the 2017 edition of pPE
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.

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.

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.

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Stories to Live By: Narrative and Identity

This winter school offers cutting-edge narratological research. During the week we will discuss how narrative serves as a means to map how we relate to ourselves and to the world around us.

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Pathways to Sustainable Futures

PASF reflects on urban (compact cities), environmental (water management, climate change) and transportation (bicycle!) planning policies that have shaped the Netherlands into a high-quality and relatively safe place to live.

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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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