The Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research (GEI) is pleased to announce its first annual Georg Arnhold International Summer School on “Education for Sustainable Peace” exploring the theme of “Teaching and Learning about the Past in the Aftermath of (Civil) War and Mass Violence: The Challenges and Promises of History Education in Divided and Post-War Societies.” It will take place in Braunschweig, Germany, from July 24 to 29, 2014.
The GEI invites original contributions that draw upon diverse contexts, theories and methods to shed new light on questions that include, but are not restricted to, the following themes:
- History Education and its Reform in the Aftermath of Civil War and Mass Violence: Actors, Processes, Discourses
- Representations of War and Peace in Curricula, Textbooks and Other Educational Materials
- Representations of War and Peace in the Classroom: Teacher and Student Voices and Experiences
Please note: The working language of the Summer School will be English. No registration fees apply. Accommodation and meals will be provided for all participants and economy class travel expenses will be reimbursed.
The invitation to the Summer School is extended primarily to doctoral candidates and post-doctoral scholars from the humanities and social sciences. Staff members of international organizations and NGOs are also welcome to apply.
The deadline for completed applications is April 2, 2014. For more information on the application process and the official Call for Papers please consult www.gei.de/en/fellowships/georg-arnhold-professorship-program/program/summer-school.html.
Program Coordinator Georg Arnhold Program
Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research
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