• PhD Summer School – Arab Spring



DEADLINE: JUNE 28th 2013




The Arab Spring, Domestic Democratic Transitions and the Evolving Euro-Mediterranean Framework


@ Manouba University, Tunisia

August 18-23 2013


The Summer school will see a succession of thematic days each focussing on the international implications and com­parative possibilities associated with societies in transition – i.e. (1) Specific Human Security Questions; (2) Human and Fundamental Rights Pro­tection; (3) Challenges associated with Democratic Transition; and (4) the Hopes and Risks moving forward. Each theme will be the object of a given doctoral workshop covering a series of 45min ses­sions, which will alternatively include either a lecture by a key academics from Europe and beyond; or a roundtable debate on one/two selected PhD paper(s). Interested parties are free to apply before the June 28th deadline.


All PhD students interested in and engaged with the summer school’s topic are welcome to apply by submitting a proposal. The Summer School’s international board will select the participatants among the submitted applications. Thanks to the support of the various partner programs, among which the European Commission’s FP7 research program and its Erasmus Mundus mobility program, about 25 students will be selected and provided with the opportunities and financial support necessary for them to attend and fully enjoy the event.


You can download the call for applications here

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