The Summer School on Global Studies and Critical Theory, Bologna

Deadline: 16 April 2014
Open to: postgraduate and graduate students
Venue: June 23rd – July 4th 2014 in Bologna, Italy


  • The School on Global Studies and Critical Theory is a new summer program jointly promoted by Duke University and the Department of History, Cultures and Civilization of the University of Bologna in the conviction that the so-called global age makes necessary a radical rethinking of our theoretical tools and critical exchange among different research fields. Each year in a lively and stimulating intellectual and cultural environment outstanding scholars will offer to faculty, postgraduate and graduate students, lectures, intensive courses and seminars on one specific topic of this contemporary global turn, encouraging the collective production of knowledge and critical thought.


The call is open for postgraduate and graduate students


200€ (Including Welcome and Closing Cocktails)

400€ (Including also Accommodation at the Hotel Touring, in the heart of Bologna’s Centro Storico, 8 minutes walking from the Department of History, Culture and Civilization, where classes will take place.)

Payment is available via Bank Transfer to University of Bologna’s Department of History, Culture and Civilization. 

Bank Transfer Details:

  • to: Dipartimento di Storia, Culture, Civiltà dell’Università di Bologna
  • bank: Unicredit S.p.a.
  • IBAN number: IT68V0200802457000102271585

Selected Students are required to confirm their inscription by paying the fees before May 30th and sending a copy of their receipt to

Check out for Grants opportunities.


Applicant Students should send the following materials:

  • A Detailed Curriculum Vitae
  • A Statement of Purpose
  • A Letter of Recommendation

Applications and Documents must be sent by e-mail to before april 16th 2014.

Students accepted in the program will be notified by April 30, 2014 on this website.

Registration Fees are due by May 30, 2014. Please send receipts to

For further information, please visit the official website.


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