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NSU Newsletter 2, 2022

NSU Newsletter 2, 2022

Dear NSU community, In case you have not received the newest newsletter, you can read it here. And don’t forget to sign up for the NSU newsletter: https://www.nsuweb.org/newsletter/ In this newsletter you will find the following information: Invitation to Summer Session 2022 How to apply? Price list for Summer Session 2022 NSU Scholarship and Grant Program: Application Process Statement of Scientific and Cultural Collaboration in Times of War Study Circle Proposals 2023 – 2025 News from the Board: Nordplus Grant Approved!

Nordplus Grant Application Approved!

Nordplus Grant Application Approved!

The Nordic Summer University has received a Nordplus Horizontal grant of 50.000 € for the project “The Nordic Summer University: The Nordic Summer University: Developing self-governing and democratic practices in research and higher education”. This project aims to develop and strengthen Nordic/Baltic anchored networks in research and higher education across disciplines, sectors, and borders. Furthermore, it is to preserve and develop a culture of self-governing in creating and evaluating research initiatives. This is practiced through participation and active citizenship within…

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Statement on scientific and cultural collaboration in times of war

Statement on scientific and cultural collaboration in times of war

Nordic Summer University (NSU) aims to support scholars at risk and have worked for years to do so by fostering scholarly and artistic networks engaged in multidisciplinary enquiries, and to provide a space for conversations and exchange of ideas between diverse members of society.  NSU was created in the 1950s to promote peace through scientific and democratic collaboration and that is what we continue to do. Over the years our members have built strong and lasting networks with scholars and…

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War in Ukraine: Crisis in Ukrainian Cities and the Global Aftermath

War in Ukraine: Crisis in Ukrainian Cities and the Global Aftermath

In the light of the ongoing war and humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, Nordic Summer University Circle 1 is dedicating their upcoming NSU session on March 18th to reflect on the current events. Everyone is welcomed to join. Tomorrow for our adapted NSU session ““War in Ukraine: Crisis in Ukrainian Cities and the Global Aftermath” we will be joined by the political scientist and urbanist Oleksandr Anisimov to share an opening statement based on his manifesto on post-war urbanism. Further conversation…

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Sommaruniversitet bjuder in till vetenskapliga samtal

Sommaruniversitet bjuder in till vetenskapliga samtal

Under mer än 70 år har Nordiskt Sommaruniversitet erbjudit ett forum för vetenskapliga samtal för alla som är intresserade. – NSU har lyckats bevara det kollegiala styret och har haft stor betydelse för framväxten av nya ämnesområden, säger Johan Söderberg. Continue reading here: https://www.tidningencurie.se/nyheter/2022/03/08/de-bjuder-in-till-vetenskapliga-samtal/?#

Volunteers wanted for 2022 Summer Session Oslo

Volunteers wanted for 2022 Summer Session Oslo

Nordic Summer University is looking for some more volunteers to team up to prepare an in-person (!!!) summer session, where all eleven (!) study circles will host a symposium during one week in Oslo, Norway. Expenses paid, fun guaranteed. Interested? Email: arrkom@nsuweb.org

Newsletter 1, 2022

Newsletter 1, 2022

Dear NSU community, In case you have not received the newest newsletter, you can read it here. And don’t forget to sign up for the NSU newsletter: https://www.nsuweb.org/newsletter/ In this newsletter you will find the following information: New Ad Hoc study circles – welcome! Winter Symposia – CFP and further information. Save the Date – Summer Session Call for Study Circle Proposals 2023 – 2025 Keynote Silvia Federici online! News from the board – working groups in action.

Keynote Silvia Frederici now online

Keynote Silvia Frederici now online

During the October Session 2021, many were present to listen to the keynote by Prof. Silvia Frederici. But for those who missed it, the full keynote can now be viewed online: Silvia Federici is an Italian and American scholar, teacher, and activist from the radical autonomist feminist Marxist and anarchist tradition. The keynote was invited by circle 4 on ‘Narrative and Violence’, which investigates narrativisations of violence within social, political, cultural, and scientific discourses. In so doing, they aim to…

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Happy Funding News!

Happy Funding News!

We are happy to convey the fantastic news that NSU has received yet another grant, this time from the Swedish Kungliga Vitterhetsakademien! This makes it possible for NSU to add further ad hoc circles and continue offering traveling grants and scholarships. It will also make it possible for us to continue developing on ideas for new funding strategies, as well as hopefully reaching new NSU members. In addition, it feels great to know that there are funders who are willing…

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NSU October “Summer” Session Information!

NSU October “Summer” Session Information!

Dear friends and members of the Nordic Summer University, Summer is almost over, but the Summer Session of the Nordic Summer University is about to start! During the whole month of October, things will be happening (mostly online). Several symposia organised by the different study circles will take place, keynote lecture by Silvia Federici, and… of course also the General Assembly of the Nordic Summer University. (For dates and details… see the list below.) Please invite friends, colleagues, those people…

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