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History and Cultural Heritage Summer School
The doctoral programme for History and Cultural Heritage organizes a summer school for doctoral students on 25-27 August 2015. Registration fot the Summer School has closed, but the lectures by Jourdanova and Bal will be open for all. Exact times and places tba.
The summer school, held in Culture Centre Sofia, is meant for doctoral students in all stages of their research and it will focus on interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary questions in the areas of history, culture, and cultural heritage from methodological and thematic angles.
The summer school consists of lectures and working in groups, and reading pre-assigned materials. Each participating doctoral student should provide a working paper beforehand to be discussed in the work groups.
The lecturers include professor Ludmilla Jordanova and professor Mieke Bal (ASCA, the University of Amsterdam), .
Participants should hand in a working paper by 4 August. The working paper should be no more than 10 pages long (Times New Roman, 12 pt, spacing 1.5) and present a topic or a question that is the most relevant for you at the moment in your dissertation work. The questions can be methodological, thematic, related to the analysis of your materials, or parts of dissertation chapters. In addition, you should enclose a dissertation disposition and a short (max 1 page) description of the current stage of your project. Participants are expected to take part in the summer school all of the days.
Participants will be divided into working groups of 6-8 doctoral students, chaired by members of the doctoral programme’s steering committee. The visiting lecturers will participate in the work groups as commentators. All participants are expected to read the papers of their own working group beforehand and to be prepared to comment on the papers.
There are spaces for 40 doctoral students in the summer school. If there are more doctoral students than can be accepted, priority will be given to students of the doctoral programme for history and cultural heritage.
For more information on the summer school, contact:
Director of the doctoral programme for history and cultural heritage
Doctoral Programme Coordinator