School of Social Engagement and Democracy (ANDEM)

The Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory invites all interested to apply for the Summer School of Social Engagement and Democracy, which will be held in Belgrade, 21st-25th of September. The invitation is open to students of all levels of study and study programs, social activists and young professionals from the country and the region.

Are you interested in the phenomena of solidarity and social movements in the region and beyond? Are you keen on learning more about innovative models of democratic institutions? Do you want to know when political institutions are created through social engagement? Do you wonder in which case philanthropy is an important form of social engagement, and when democracy is threatened by philanthropy? What are the sources of inequalities in modern societies? Are you interested in engaged literature and film? Participants of the School of Social Engagement and Democracy will have the opportunity to expand their knowledge on these current topics through lectures, discussions, simulations and films.

 

School of Social Engagement and Democracy (ANDEM)

Institute of Philosophy and Social Theory, Belgrade

NEW DATE: 21st– 25th September 2020

Invitation to participate

Are you interested in the phenomena of solidarity and social movements in the region and beyond? Are you keen on learning more about innovative models of democratic institutions? Do you want to know when political institutions are created through social engagement? Do you wonder in which case philanthropy is an important form of social engagement, and when democracy is threatened by philanthropy? What are the sources of inequalities in modern societies? Are you interested in engaged literature and film? Participants of the School of Social Engagement and Democracy (ANDEM) will have the opportunity to expand their knowledge on these current topics through lectures, discussions, simulations and films.

ANDEM is a unique program on democracy and social engagement that enables connecting students of all levels of study and study programs, activists and young professionals from the country and the region, organized by the Institute of Philosophy and Social Theory of the University of Belgrade – the leading research institutions in this area which has social engagement at the heart of its research.

Modules:

  • Democracy and the challenges of today: values, principles and different modalities of their implementation
  • Solidarity and social movements
  • Philanthropy and democracy
  • Basic conceptual definitions of social engagement
  • Social engagement and public good in the context of daily action
  • Political institutions and social engagement
  • Equality and equity
  • Gender equality
  • Female leadership
  • Engaged literature
  • Film and social engagement

If you are interested in participating, please send a letter of motivation and CV via email to letnja.skola@instifdt.bg.ac.rs by July 15, 2020.

Important Dates:

  • Applications submission: by July 15th, 2020.
  • Selection of candidates: by July 31st, 2020.
  • Notifying candidates of the outcome of the selection process: by August 15th, 2020.
  • Summer school: September 21st – 25th, 2020

Travel and accommodation expenses will be covered for a limited number of participants.

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