The Jan Nowak-Jeziorański College of Eastern Europe in Wrocław and The German Culture Forum for Eastern Europe in Potsdam would like to kindly invite students, Ph.D. candidates and young leaders to participate. The School starts on 3th and ends on 10th of December. Candidates are required to sign up by 29th October 2017

The Jan Nowak-Jeziorański College of Eastern Europe in Wrocław and The German Culture Forum for Eastern Europe in Potsdam would like to kindly invite students, Ph.D. candidates and young leaders to participate. The School starts on 3th and ends on 10th of December. Candidates are required to sign up by 29th October 2017
The Jan Nowak-Jeziorański College of Eastern Europe in Wrocław and The German Culture Forum for Eastern Europe in Potsdam would like to kindly invite students, Ph.D. candidates, and young leaders to participate in the IV. edition of the Bohdan Osadchuk New Eastern Europe School in Breslau/Wrocław. The School starts on 3th of December and ends on 10th of December. Candidates are required to sign up by 29th October 2017.

Castle Wojnowice (german: Schloss Zindel)

The Jan Nowak-Jeziorański College of Eastern Europe in Wrocław and The German Culture Forum for Eastern Europe in Potsdam would like to kindly invite students, Ph.D. candidates and young leaders to take part in the fourth edition of the Bohdan Osadchuk New Eastern Europe School in Breslau/Wrocław.

The aim of the School is to initiate a debate among the young generation of Europeans on the current issues which are shaping the public debate in Europe. This year’s edition will focus on the issue of post-truth, which will be addressed from a multi-disciplinary perspective.

The participants of the School will have an opportunity to engage in a discussion with high-profile intellectuals and practitioners within a set of lectures and workshops.

An essential part of the School is work of the participants in small teams on a topic related to the subject of post-truth. Each group will have to prepare and defend arguments for their chosen topic. The best team will be awarded a chance to publish their work in the form of an article or essay in New Eastern Europe magazine. The division of the groups will be based on the participant’s preferences about one month before coming to Wojnowice (after the recruitment process).

The School’s schedule

Participants are expected to take part in the entire programme. The School starts on December 3th and ends on December 10th, 2017. Accommodation in the Wojnowice Castle is booked from December 3rd to December 10th. Organizers do not cover travel expenses to and from Wojnowice.  Local transport is provided by the organizers. The language of instruction is English.

The School venue

Wojnowice Castle
Zamkowa 2, 55-330 Wojnowice

Registration

In order to apply for the School, please fill out the registration form

Deadline for application: October 29th, 2017.

Selected candidates will be informed on October 31st, 2017.

In case of any questions, please contact the organizers:
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The experts

  • Prof. Adam Chmielewski – philosopher of politics. Translator of the Alasdair Macintyre’s After Virtue. During the School, he will deliver a speech on philosophical roots of post-truth.
  • Dietmar Stüdemann – former German Ambassador to Kiev and Moscow
  • Agnieszka Pikulicka-Wilczewska (TBC) – editor in New Eastern Europe. Her articles and pictures were published in New Eastern Europe, the Guardian, the Moscow Times, EurasiaNet, OpenDemocracy and the Middle East Eye. She is also a co-editor of the book Ukraine and Russia: People, Politics, Propaganda, and Perspectives.
  • Maksym Kyiak – Ph.D., co-founder of the Global Ukraine Foundation

The list of experts and programme will be updated regularly.

Organizer

Contact

Ariane Afsari
Deutsches Kulturforum östliches Europa
Berliner Straße 135
14467 Potsdam
T: +49 (0)331 20098-38
F: +49 (0)331 20098-50
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The fourth edition of the Bohdan Osadchuk School
Further informations on the website of Jan-Nowak Jeziorański College of Eastern Europe in Wrocław

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