SUMMER SCHOOL FOR SEXUALITIES, CULTURES, AND POLITICS (18-24 August 2014, Belgrade, Serbia)

full name / name of organization: 
IPAK Center
contact email: 
office@ipakcentar.org

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

SUMMER SCHOOL FOR SEXUALITIES, CULTURES, AND POLITICS

(18-24 August 2014, Belgrade, Serbia)

organized by

IPAK Center and Faculty for Media and Communications, Singidunum Univeristy, Belgrade

CONFIRMED LECTURERS AND COURSES OFFERED

- Jack Halberstam (University of Southern California, USA): Wild Bodies: Gender, Sexuality and Power (18-19.08)
- Eszter Timar (Central European Umiversity, Budapest, Hungary): Derrida’s Queer Bio-Politics (20-21.08)
- Bracha L. Ettinger (European Graduate School, Saas-Fe, Switzerland): Duende and Light. Trust and the Subreal in Art and Psychoanalysis (23-24.08)

ELIGIBILITY
 Participants should be postgraduate students (preferably MA or PhD student or young researchers) interested in exploring the issues of Gender, Queer, Cultural Studies, Visual Arts and Humanities and related areas. However, outstanding BA students are also considered and have the chance to enroll.
 Participants from all countries are eligible to participate.
 All applicants should send the following documents:
- Application form
- Paper abstract (optional; appr. 500 words max. as part of the application form) for a presentation not exceeding 15 mins.
 Maximum number of participants: 35. Out of those 35, the maximum number of students delivering presentation will ideally be 24 (4 presentations per session). Please indicate in the application form whether you wish to deliver a presentation or not by simply posting your abstract or ignore if not applicable. Students who choose not to make a presentation will receive 2 ECTS. Students who deliver presentations will receive 6 ECTS.

TUITION FEES
 Applicants from Central and East-european countries: 220 Euro (discounts applicable)
[For the purpose of this call, the following countries fall under the term: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Macedonia, Kosovo, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Hungary, Albania, Romania, Greece, Turkey, Czech Republic, Poland.]
 Applicants from Europe and worldwide: 320 Euro (discounts applicable)
 Singidunum University students: 100 Euro (no discounts applicable)
 Note that we offer 20% discount if the participant apply in the first application deadline and pays the total fee untill 15th of May and 10% discount if the participant pay the total fee untill 15th of June.
 Former SSSCP students are offered 20% tuition fee discount.
 The fee covers tuition, lunch, study materials during the school, and certificate
 Use of library at the Campus with free internet
 Coffee breaks and refreshments included
 Cocktail Party for the opening of the SSSCP. This year the opening party for summer school participants includes the special presentation of Macedonian queer artist Velimir Zernovski’s newest project Pieta at Cultural Center Rex.
 Arrangements for accommodation, transportation, visa (if needed) and other expenses should be arranged by applicants on themselves. Recommendations for accommodation in Belgrade will be provided on a later stage to admitted participants. The organizers are ready to assist with visa arrangements in special circumstances.
 The Summer School will grant the participants who deliver presentations appropriate certificate with 6 credits (ECTS), applicable on MA or PhD level at participant’s home universities, and 2 for those who participate without presentation.

APPLICATION DEADLINES

 Deadline 1 for early applications (20% discount):
April 20th / selection results by April 30th / payment due May 15th
 Deadline 2 for early applications (10% discount):
May 20 th / selection results by May 31th / payment due June 15th
 Deadline 3 (regular fee):
June 20 th / selection results by June 30th / payment due July 15th

Please send all applications to:
office@ipakcentar.org

DURATION AND FORMAT
 7 days
 Intensive lectures in the morning with subsequent discussions.
 Afternoon seminars with the lecturers; all particfipants are required to prepare a paper and will have the opportunity to present and discuss it with all the other participants and receive direct input from the lecturers.

FULL INFO AND COURSES DESCRIPTION HERE:
ipakcentar.org/the-summer-school-for-sexualities-cultures-and-politics

cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
gender_studies_and_sexuality
interdisciplinary
theory