ANNOUNCEMENT In light of the latest developments with regard to the spread of the Covid-19, the restrictions imposed by national governments, universities and regional and local authorities, the coordinating team of the Border Crossings Network has decided to cancel the 2020 International Student Conference and the 2020 Konitsa Summer School. Our primary concern is the safety of all participants in the BCN activities. We remain committed to our goals and look forward to organizing the 2021 events.
Eligible to apply are BA undergraduates, BA graduates, MA students, MA graduates, PhD candidates.
The participation fee amounts to 250 €. It should be paid in cash upon arrival and registration in Konitsa. Accommodation, meals and travel expenses (for attending cultural events) will be covered by the Summer School and the municipality of Konitsa. Any travel costs for coming to and leaving Konitsa must be paid by the participants themselves.
Filling in the online application form
You are asked to apply online through the web site of the Border Crossings Network (www.border-crossings.eu). The application can be submitted only if you have competed, at least, all the required fields (those with asterisks). Make sure you have available the information you need. Fill in, please, your details correctly.
Courses offered - Attendance
Applicants are asked to select three (3) courses out of the first four (4): 1. Studying Religion in the Era of Glocalization: Alevis at home (Turkey) and abroad (in the context of migration in Europe) 2. Environmental history and cultural ecology of the Mediterranean and the Balkans. The case of Pindus and the adjacent borderlands 3. Voice and Noise in the Anthropology of Sound, Art and Politics 4. Doing Fieldwork: Theory, method and the production of anthropological knowledge
5. Ethnographic Research in Border Areas Important note! We remind you that the course No5 (Ethnographic Research in Border Areas) is a core course and the participation in it is obligatory and a prerequisite for the certificate of attendance.
Each course will be carried out in four (4) 90-minute sessions. The daily schedule will include two-morning and two-afternoon teaching sessions (10:00-11:30, 12:00-13:30, 15:30-17:00, 17:30-19:00). Any additional sessions will be determined and announced by the course instructors.
Certificate of attendance
A Certificate of Attendance will be provided to the Summer School participants.
1) The regular attendance of the courses and other academic activities during the School
2) The participation in the course “Ethnographic research in border areas”
3) The presentation of the ethnographic exercise results on the last day of the School