Call for Applications: No fee Summer School in Humanitarian Assistance, Germany

ESPMI Network


Re-ordering Diversity: Humanitarian Assistance in the Context of
Forced Migration and Displacement, 4-8 July 2016, University of Tuebingen (Germany)

Application Deadline: 30 April 2016

We welcome applications from PhD students and early career researchers
from social and cultural anthropology, sociology, political science, and
related fields of cultural studies and social sciences.

The aim of the Summer School is to learn about and discuss relevant
topics and academic approaches through a dialogue between different
agents from the field: academics, practitioners, and refugees.

Applications from refugees are particularly encouraged.


Both those people categorized as refugees and the societies receiving
them are extremely diverse. Due to a lack of academic expertise and
theorization, this aspect has so far been only marginally acknowledged
in the German-speaking context. In the field, this often results in
irritations and complex conflicts between agents, in which a perceived
threat against one’s own group dominates the discourse.
In collaboration with…

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