Announces 1998 Spring Sessions
Organized in cooperation with the Departments and Programs of Central European University (CEU).
Applicants for Spring Sessions must: * Be university teachers and/or other professionals in the Social Sciences and Humanities from the region who are preparing new or revising previously taught courses; * Submit an outline of a course plan with their application and indicate the kind of materials they would like to gather during their visit; * Bring curriculum materials from their home university to contribute to the CRC syllabi collection; * Have sufficient English language ability to participate in discussions and use resource materials. All costs related to transportation and accommodation during the sessions will be covered by CRC.
1 February 1998 IS THE APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR THE FOLLOWING SESSIONS
Medieval Studies (30 March - 5 April), History (30 March - 5 April), Human Rights (20-26 April), Philosophy (22-28 April), Nationalism (4-10 May), Sociology (4-10 May), Legal Studies (15-21 June).
CEU SUMMER UNIVERSITY, BUDAPEST
# The Mission of the Program:
Initiated in July 1996, the Summer University (SUN) is an academic program for university professors, administrators and professionals. It offers a series of intensive two, three or four-week courses in the social sciences and humanities to encourage and promote regional academic cooperation and curriculum development by drawing together young faculty in lectures, seminars and workshops.
# The Description of the Program:
Courses are led by professors from Central Europcan University (CEU) departments/programs as well as other regional or western universities. The courses are supplemented by public lectures, optional evening Internet instruction and English language writing tutorials.
˛ Eliglbility and Funding:
Applications are invited from any country. All participants from Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union will receive a grant covering fuition cost, accommodation, travel, health insurance, and a book allowance. They will also include a stipend to cover meals and incidentals.
# Applicants must have a university degree and hold a teaching job at a university or college in their home country, or work as an administrator or a professional. Graduate students with teaching experience may also apply. Undergraduates without a university degree witl not be considered.
# The language of instruction is English. Preference will be given to new applicants over former participants in Summer University courses. Former CEU students may only apply if they currently hold a teaching position in their home country.
Applications must be received by the Summer University Office no later than February 1, 1998.
The following courses will be offered in 1998:
Archives Management Issues in Archival Preservation (Open Society Archives), Course Director: Trudy Huskamp Peterson (6 July-17 July)
Economy Labour Markets and the Applied Microeconomics of Transition # see the additional application requirements for this course below, Course Director: John S. Earle (6 July-17 July)
Economy and Political Science Ethics of Capitalism, Course Director: László Zsolnai (6 July-17 July)
Environmental Sciences (held in Warsaw) Environmental impact Assessment and Sustainable Development in Transition Countries, Course Directors: Edward Beltinger, Norman Lee (22 June-3 July)
Environmental Impact Assessment and Sustainable Development and Advanced Workshop on Strengthening Practice in Transition Countries, Course Directors: Edward Bellinger, Norman Lee (13 July-24 July)
Gender Studies The Gender of Politics: Another Look at Women, Family and the State, Course Directors: J. Regulska, M. Roseman (20 July-31 July)
History Integration and Distinctiveness in Multicultural Settings: the Jews of Eastern and East-Central Europe, 1700-1989, Course Director: Michael Silber (6 July-24 July)
Legal studies French Legal Civilization (in co-operation with the University of Paris), Course Director: Tibor Várady, Executive Co-Director: Alberto Costi (6 July-17 July)
Legal Theory and Judicial Review (in co-operation with Cardozo Law School, Yeshiva University, New York), Course Directors: Gábor Halmal, David Rudenstine (6 July-17 July)
The Law of International Business Transactions (in co-operation with Cardozo Law School, Yeshiva University, New York), Course Director: Francis Gabor (20 July-31 July)
Regulation and Public Administration (in co-operation with Cardozo Law School, Yeshiva University, New York), Course Director: András Sajó (22 July-5 August)
Library Sciences Libraries and Internet, Course Director: Peter Burnelt (20 July-31 July)
Cultural Anthropology Forms of Inclusions and Exclusions in the New Europe, Course Director: Peter Niedermüller, Co-Director: Violetta Zental (20 July-31 July)
Cultural Heritage Documentation and Reconstruction of Cultural Heritage, Course Director: József Laszlovszky (6 July-17 July)
Philosophy Science and the Institution, Course Director: Mark Notiurno (6 July-31 July)
International Relations Teaching Negotiation Across the Internet Course Director: Mark A. Boyer (6 July-17 July)
Ethnic and Social Issues Plight of the Gypsies, Course Director: János Ludányi (6 July-24 July)
Public Policy Public Policy Process and Analysis, Course Director: László Váradi (6 July-31 July)
Statistics Statistics for the Social Sciences, Course Director: Tamás Rudas (6 July-17 July)
Education Educational Policy and Reform: Counecting Research and Practice, Course Director: Thomas B. Timar (20 July-31 July)
Political Science Perspectives on Political Economy Today, Course Director: Lórand Amburs-Lakatos (6 July-24 July)
For additional information please contact: Summer University Office, 1051 Budapest, Nádor u. 9., Hungary, Tel.: (36-1)327-3811 E-mail:email@example.com (for information and general correspondence), Fax: (36-1) 327-3124 firstname.lastname@example.org (for requesting application forms) email@example.com (for submitting applications) WWW site: http: //www.ceu.hu
Open Society Foundation, Staromestská 6/D, 811 03 Bratislava, tel./fax: 07/5316913, 5314730.