International Summer School
“The city and the village:
separations, linkages and conflicts over social space in modern India”
Centre for Modern Indian Studies (CeMIS), Göttingen, Germany, 16 – 21 July 2012
For its 2012 International Summer School, the Centre for Modern Indian Studies (CeMIS) at the University of Göttingen invites applications from PhD students working on modern South Asian societies from the perspectives of history, anthropology, sociology, politics, development studies, cultural studies or other related disciplines.
This one-week course will be jointly taught by an interdisciplinary and international group of senior South Asia scholars including Ravi Ahuja, Henrike Donner, Chitra Joshi, Arvind Rajagopal, Anupama Rao, Srirupa Roy, Palagummi Sainath and Rupa Viswanath. The format of the International Summer School combines lectures, reading sessions and discussions based on research papers presented by the participating PhD students.
Applications are to include (a) a cover letter detailing the applicant’s specific interest in the International Summer School’s thematic as specified below, (b) a detailed CV, (c) an outline of the applicant’s PhD project, (d) a writing sample (30 pp. max.). Applications are to be submitted by 24 February 2012 and successful applicants will be informed by 6 March 2012.
The International Summer School is co-funded by the DAAD with support of the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). A limited number of travel bursaries are available for students from India and Germany.
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