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  • Nordic Summer University is looking for a Mentor and Youth Leaders for the Summer Session 2024 in Denmark
  • Call for Project Proposals 2025-2027 (deadlines: 30 April and 30 July 2024)
    Deadlines: 30 April 2023 for review round 130 July 2024 for review during the NSU Summer Session Nordic Summer University Research, Networking, Folk/bildning The Nordic Summer University (NSU) calls for project proposals for three-year study circles (2025-2027). We seek proposals for new scholarly networks addressing critical issues in culture, science and society. Founded in 1950, NSU is an independent, non-profit scholarly institution that provides platforms for networks and collaborations across disciplines in the Nordic and Baltic regions. The activities of…

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  • Call for Participation – Writing Labs
    Experiencing Liminal Space through Writing Labs According to Djamila Ribeiro we all have a specific site of speech, which is an intersection of several of our marks, such as race, gender, class, sexuality, nationality, and citizenship (or lack of it). Ribeiro claims that what we are able to see, understand, and care about will largely depend on our site of speeches. Similarly, Hannah Arendt claimed that who we appear to be in the world strongly affects who we can be….

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  • Look at the Summer Session from the Participant’s Perspective!
    “It was my first time at NSU and I found myself quickly welcomed to this friendly and established community that NSU seems to be, with its own vision based on democratic values. In this community I found artists, scholars, students and professionals in different fields working together, learning together, sharing ideas as well as days and evenings during this week-long meeting in Lithuania. I was very happy to have found a circle in NSU with a theme that exactly fitted…

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  • CfP: Political Myths and Critique in the Age of Post Truth, 30 Nov-2 Dec, Stockholm, Sweden.
    Call for papers  POLITICAL MYTHS AND CRITIQUE IN THE AGE OF POST-TRUTH 30 November – 2 December, 2023 A symposium organized by the Nordic summer university &  The Department of Culture and Aesthetics at Stockholm University. Invited speakers Stefan Arvidsson, Linnaeus University Karolina Enquist Källgren, Stockholm University Mats Rosengren, Uppsala University Theme  Recent events have once again made visible the extensive influence of non-rational and affective elements within the sphere of politics. To theorize this experience, numerous scholars have turned…

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  • Call for Proposals for one-year Study Circle about Academic Freedom
    The Nordic Summer University (NSU) calls for project proposals for a one-year study circle (2023–2024). We seek proposals for new scholarly networks addressing the safe-guarding and organization of academic freedom.[PDF call] Founded in 1950, NSU is an independent, non-profit scholarly institution that provides platforms for networks and collaborations across disciplines in the Nordic and Baltic regions. The activities of NSU are based on three concepts: Research: NSU provides frameworks for critical scholarship with relevance for culture, science and society, where…

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  • Summer Session 2023 Guide
    Welcome to the Nordic Summer University Summer Session 2023, which will take place from 27 July – 3 August 2023, in Palanga, Lithuania! Here is a guide to all of the organisational information: All of the updates are published on the blog of the summer session. Check it to know the latest information!
  • New: Call for participation in two one-year circles
    This summer during the NSU Summer Session in Palanga, Lithuania, there will be two new circles hosting a full-week seminar: Political Myths and Critique in the Age of Post-Truth (CFP) Experiencing Liminal Space: An Endeavour within Feminist Philosophy (CFP) Applications will be considered until May 15th, and afterwards on a rolling basis. Please contact the coorindators of the study circle you would like to attend for more information. Political Myths and Critique in the Age of Post-Truth (CFP) Recent events have once again made…

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  • Calls for Participation Summer Session 2023 in Lithuania now open!
    Location: Palanga, LithuaniaArrival: 27th of July 2023. Departure day: 3 August 2023. How to take part in the summer session To attend, you need to apply to one of the study circles of Nordic Summer University (see list below). Once you have identified the study circle you want to participate in, you need to respond to their call of proposals before the deadline. When your participation has been confirmed by the coordinators of your study circle, you will need to…

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  • NSU November Newsletter
    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: Summer Session 2022: New Study Circles – Welcome! Winter Symposia 2023 – Calls for Papers online! Call for Study Circle Proposals 2024 – 2026 SAVE THE DATE! Summer Session 2023 in Lithuania! Upcoming Meeting: Anti-discrimination Policy Update Call for Participation in the Nordplus Application…

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  • NSU, Study Circle 8: Diversity, Transformation, and the Future. Call for Papers, 3-5 March 2023, Aarhus Denmark
    Call for Papers Theme: Diversity, Transformation, and the Future Winter Session, 2023, March 3rd to 5th At VIA University College, Aarhus, Denmark Nordisk Sommeruniversitet Nordic Summer University Study Circle 8: Futures of Education, Cultural Diversity, Imaginations and Collective Transformations in Time of the Anthropocene Call for Papers Theme: Diversity, Transformation, and the Future Winter Session, 2023, March 3rd to 5th At VIA University College, Aarhus, Denmark Description of theme: This Winter Session will discuss Theme 5: Diversity, Transformation, and the…

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