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Summer School: Summer School for Sexualities, Cultures and Politics. Belgrade, 16-23 August 2015




SUMMER SCHOOL FOR SEXUALITIES, CULTURES, AND POLITICS (16-23 August 2014, Belgrade, Serbia) organized by IPAK.Center and Faculty of Media and Communications, Singidunum Univeristy, Belgrade
 
(CHECK ALL THE INFO IN THE ATTACHED CFP OR GO TO WWW.IPAKCENTAR.ORG)

CONFIRMED LECTURERS AND COURSES OFFERED


> The school consists of the following 4 elements:




� Obligatory Courses, Optional Courses (in 2 Streams), Workshop, Open Programme.




1. OBLIGATORY COURSES (16-19 Aug)




� Lee Edelman (Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, USA): TBA (16-17 Aug)




� Lynne Huffer (Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA): Foucault�s Fossils: Life Itself and the Return to Nature in Contemporary Feminist and Queer Thought (18-19 Aug)

2. OPTIONAL COURSES (CHOOSE 1 OUT OF 2 STREAMS) (20-23 Aug)




> STREAM 1: QUEER MONSTROSITY: BODIES AND AFFECTS




� Elisabeth von Samsonow (Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria): Totemic Bodies: Bio-Semiotic Technologies of Difference and Synthetic Invasion (20-21 Aug)




� Boyan Manchev (New Bulgarian University, Sofia, Bulgaria/Berlin University of the Arts, Germany): The Monsters of Desire: Manifesto for Inhuman Affectivity (22-23 Aug)




> STREAM 2: FEMINIST POSTHUMANISM: NEW MEDIA, ART, AND ACTIVISM




� Jenny Sund�n (S�dert�rn University, Sweden) and Susanna Paasonen (University of Turku, Finland): Humanist/Posthumanist Feminism (Joint Course, 20 Aug)




� Jenny Sund�n (S�dert�rn University, Sweden): On Glitch, Activism, and Gender as Machinery of Failure (21 Aug)




� Susanna Paasonen (University of Turku, Finland): On the Affordances of Moving Beyond the Human (22 Aug)




� Mirjana Sto�i� (Singidunum University, Belgrade, Serbia): Bodily Readings: Body Surface � Skin Deep (23 Aug)

3. WORKSHOP




> Think Outside the Cocks

4. SUMMER SCHOOL OPEN PROGRAMME




> Open Lectures




> Video lecture by Ana Hoffner (Slovenia/Austria): Framing Live Stream




> Exhibition by TKV (Serbia)

ELIGIBILITY




> Applicants should be postgraduate students (preferably MA or PhD students or younger researchers) interested in exploring the issues of gender, queer, cultural studies, visual arts and humanities and related areas. However, outstanding BA students are also considered and have the chance to enroll.




> We especially welcome applications from independent scholars, cultural workers and artists.




> Applicants from all countries are eligible to apply.




> Scholarship opportunities will be announced soon.

APPLICATION




> All applicants should fill in the Application Form (available online at www.ipakcentar.org/application-form)




� Paper abstract is optional. If you wish to deliver a presentation, post your abstract in the Application form (appr. 500 words max.) for a presentation not exceeding 15 mins.




� Maximum number of participants: 75. While all students will participate in the first two courses (16-19 Aug), they will be evenly distributed over the two streams offered (20-23 Aug) according to the stream chosen in their applications.




� Maximum number of students delivering presentation: 48 (maximum 4 presentations per afternoon session). Please indicate in the application form whether you wish to deliver a presentation or not by simply posting your abstract or ignore if not applicable.

TUITION FEES




> Appplicants from Central and East-european countries[1]: 300 Euro (discount applicable).




> Applicants from Europe and worldwide: 400 Euro (discount applicable).




> Singidunum University students: 150 Euro (no discount applicable).




> Former SSSCP students are offered 15% tuition fee discount (origin and type of deadline notwithstanding).




� Note that we offer 10% discount if the participant apply in the first application deadline and pays the total fee untill 15th of May.




� The fee covers tuition, lunch, study materials during the school, and certificate.




� Use of library at the Campus with free internet.




� Coffee breaks and refreshments included.




� Cocktail Party for the opening of the SSSCP.




� Arrangements for accommodation, transportation, visa (if needed) and other expenses should be arranged by applicants on themselves. Recommendations for accommodation in Belgrade will be provided to admitted participants on a later stage. The organizers are ready to assist with visa arrangements in special circumstances.




APPLICATION DEADLINES




> Deadline 1 (early applications, 10% discount):




� April 20th / selection results by April 30th / payment due May 15th




> Deadline 2 (regular applications, no discount):




� May 20 th / selection results by May 31th / payment due June 15th




> Deadline 3 (late applications, +50 Euro):




June 20 th / selection results by June 30th / payment due July 15th




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[1] For the purpose of this call, the following countries fall under the term: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Macedonia, Kosovo, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Hungary, Albania, Romania, Greece, Turkey, Czech Republic, Poland.




Slavcho Dimitrov

Researcher and Project Manager




IPAK.CENTAR (Research Center for Identities, Politics and Cultures)




Kara�or�eva 65




11000 Belgrade




Serbia