Summer Seminar on Nationalism, Religion and Violence 2014

Call for Applications
Charles University in Prague and International Hellenic University in Thessaloniki, supported by the LSEE invite applications to Second Summer Seminar on Nationalism, Religion and Violence in 2014, which will be organized between June 23 and July 4, 2014 at the Charles University in Prague. The language of communication during the summer seminar will be English.

The first Summer Seminar on Nationalism, Religion and Violence was organized in 2013, with great success. Visit the Nationalism, Religion and Violence in SE (Thessaloniki 2013) website and learn more about the program.

The Summer Seminar in Prague will focus in four blocks on Violence and Genocide, Nationalism and Religion, Institutions and Politics as well as Memory from an interdisciplinary perspective. The seminar can be taken by both undergraduate and (post)graduate students as well as activists. It is led by international researchers from universities with excellent reputation such as Oxford, NYU or LSE targeting students and graduates of Political Science, History, Anthropology, International Relations, International Law, Journalism and other related disciplines. Visits to memorial sites, research centers and international institutions based in Prague will also be included. Visit the Nationalism, Religion and Violence in Europe 2014 website for detailed information about the program.

Application Procedure
Short curriculum vitae
Letter of Motivation
Proof of university enrollment or graduation
Proof of English language sufficiency
All applicants will be notified of admission decisions by e-mail, for more information please contact our staff at

Accommodation and fees
Participation fees
The tuition fees cost 750 Euros – due to April 15, 2014. Participants are free to choose accommodation from a variety of options, with prices starting from 230 Euros for the whole 2 weeks. Participants are responsible for their travel expenses and visa if necessary.

Discounts and fellowships
20%: Charles University and International Hellenic University students and alumni Nationalism, Religion and Violence Summer School 2013 alumni

Additional funding: Merit / Financial Status Fellowship (a number of fellowships for travel, accommodation and the waiving of tuition fees are available based upon merit and financial need) Participants who will enroll in English programs (PRAREAS) at the Charles University in the following year will receive a major discount in their Summer Course tuition fees or their MA tuition fees respectively.