Application Deadline: April 1, 2017.
The Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research (GEI) is pleased to announce the fourth Georg Arnhold International Summer School, which will take place in Braunschweig, Germany, from 24 to 28 July 2017.
The Summer School will bring together early-career scholars, senior researchers and practitioners to critically explore theories and methods, curricula and educational media, the role and training of teachers of Education in Emergencies (EiE), focusing on all educational levels as well as formal and non-formal educational practices.
Theories and Methods of Education in Emergencies
Which theories can render research findings applicable to different contexts? How can we tackle ethical questions such as the Eurocentric perspective on conflicts, humanitarian aid and education in emergencies? Which methods appear promising for research and evaluation of EiE programs or materials?
- The working language of the Summer School will be English. No registration fees apply.
- Accommodation and meals will be provided for all participants, and economy-class travel expenses will be reimbursed.
HOW TO APPLY
The Summer School primarily welcomes applications from doctoral candidates and post-doctoral scholars from the humanities and social sciences, particularly education, history, political sciences, sociology, law, anthropology, and psychology. Practitioners working for international organizations and NGOs in the relevant fields are also welcome to apply. Applications from students enrolled in a Master’s program and recent graduates with a Master’s degree will be considered in exceptional cases.
The GEI invites suitable applicants to submit abstracts of no more than two pages together with a CV, a list of publications (if applicable), and the completed application form, which can be downloaded at the sidebar.
Submissions should be made electronically. All documents must be in PDF format, and the total file size may not exceed 3 MB (file name: last name, first name). Please send applications to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line “Arnhold Summer School 2017.”
The deadline for completed applications is April 1, 2017. Successful applicants will be notified by April 19, 2017. Drafts of the respective presentations should be ready for circulation amongst the participants by July 13, 2017.
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