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[ecrea] call for participation in Winter School_ 'SPACES AND TIME OF GLOBALIZATION. THE CHALLENGES OF GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS' (University of Padova, Italy, February 2013)

Sat Nov 10 22:51:59 GMT 2012

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION IN WINTER SCHOOL 'SPACES AND TIME OF GLOBALIZATION. THE CHALLENGES OF GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS' (University of Padova, Italy, February 2013) "Spaces and Times of Globalization. The Challenges of Global Communications" is winter school organized by the Department of Politics, Law and Interantional Studies of the University of Padova to contribute to the development of a critical approach to the Eurocentric representation of global space and time. In particular the winter school 2013 focuses on the different dimensions of communication – tools, processes and policies – in connection to changing spaces and times of globalization. Participants will be invited to identify, analyse and critically address issues such as:

· changing notions of society and politics in global, culturally diverse societies · the challenges to participation and new forms of conflict in the global context
·       global communications and governance
· the role and relevance of communication and mediation processes in the global context
·       language and intercultural communication, conflict and dialogue.

The Winter School - to be held in Padova between the 11th and the 15th of February 2013 as an intensive 5 day full-time course - is a unique gathering of Italian and International professors and students, reflecting a wide range of disciplinary and geo-cultural backgrounds.

The course is aimed at Italian, European and International graduates (max. 25), Master’s and PhD Level, from different disciplinary areas, such as Political and Social Sciences, Communications Studies, Language and Mediation.

There are no tuition fees for the partecipants, but travel and accommodation costs will be covered by participants. Six scholarships are offered for students from the following countries: Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestinian territories, Syria, Tunisia.

Please see attached leaflet. For further information and application form visit: The call for participation is open until December 3, 2012.

The Local Organizing Committee
Francesca Helm, Claudia Padovani, Massimiliano Tomba

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