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7 · MARCH · 2016

Summer School in Global Politics, Development and Security

The summer school will take place from June 27 to July 1, 2016.

The IBEI Summer School is a programme designed for graduate students from home and abroad who have an interest in advancing their knowledge of international security, international development and global politics issues. The objective is to offer different short courses on significant topics, taught by experts of international prestige. The School will enable participants to broadly discuss - in and out the classroom - current developments in world politics in the light of core social-science and IR theories and perspectives. A social programme for networking, including visits to different Barcelona-based international organizations and NGOs and will be also available to participants.

The direction and coordination of the summer school will be provided by Prof. Pere Vilanova and Prof. Martin Shaw.

- 10 hours courses -

The Political Economy of Inequality: Redistribution Preferences. David Rueda (Oxford University)

Genocide: Concept, Law, History and Politics. Martin Shaw (IBEI - University of Sussex)

Introduction to the History of Contemporary Middle East. Jean Pierre Filiu  (Science Po Paris)

Iran and the Regional Context. Ramin Jahanbegloo (Jindal Global University Delhi)

Transformation and Confrontation: Arab States and Societies in Transition. Yezid Sayigh (Carnegie Middle East Center Beirut)

From the Arab Spring to the Refugee Crisis: Geopolitical Shifts in the Middle East and Implications for Europe. Eduard Soler (CIDOB-IBEI) / Lurdes Vidal (IEMED-IBEI)

- 4 hours courses -

World Disorder and Conflict Management. Pere Vilanova (Universtat de Barcelona- IBEI)

Regulation, Development and Finance. David Levi-Faur (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)


Interested candidates should apply before June 12. After this deadline, your place may not be guaranteed. Please, send your CV and an email detailing the courses you are interested to: Carles Sanchez, IBEI research coordinator, csanchez@ibei.org

Applications will be evaluated by the Summer School directors on a rolling basis, and candidates will be informed of their decision in less than two weeks. A document will be attached to our response with payment information (using IBEI online credit card system or a transfer to IBEI bank account).

Registration to the summer school will be fully confirmed after receiving payment.

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