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10.06.2018 11:34 Alter: 9 days

Migration, Mobility and Diversity


Call for Applications

Theme: Migration, Mobility and Diversity
Subtitle: New Horizons for Human Rights
Type: Venice Academy of Human Rights 2018
Institution: European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and
Democratisation (EIUC)
Location: Venice (Italy)
Date: 2.–7.7.2018
Deadline: 15.6.2018



The Venice Academy of Human Rights is an international and
interdisciplinary programme of excellence for human rights education,
research and debate. It provides an enriching forum for emerging
ideas, practices and policy options in the field of human rights. The
Academy hosts distinguished experts to promote critical and useful
research and innovation through the exchange of current knowledge.

The 2018 Venice Academy of Human Rights will focus on “Migration,
Mobility and Diversity: New Horizons for Human Rights”, under the
coordination of Professor Crépeau, former U.N. Special Rapporteur on
the Human Rights of Migrants from 2011 to 2017, current Director of
the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism at McGill University,
Canada and recently appointed 2017-2018 International Francqui
Professor at Université catholique de Louvain.

Programme

The Academy offers international and interdisciplinary thematic
programmes open to academics, practitioners, Ph.D./J.S.D. and master
students from all over the world who have an advanced knowledge of
human rights. Participants attend morning lectures, participate in
discussion sessions and workshops and can exchange views, ideas and
arguments with leading international scholars and experts. This
includes the opportunity during the so-called 'panel presentations'
for a number of selected participants to present and discuss their
own "work in progress" such as drafts of articles, chapters of books
or doctoral theses and receive comments from faculty members and
peers.

Faculty

The faculty is composed by internationally acclaimed experts such as
Elspeth Guild, Jean Monnet Professor ad personam at Queen Mary,
University of London as well as at the Radboud University Nijmegen,
Netherlands; Didier Bigo, Professor at King's College London
Department of War studies and MCU Research Professor at Sciences-Po
Paris, and Ryszard Cholewinski, Senior Migration Specialist in the
ILO’s Regional Office for Arab States in Beirut, among others.

Registration deadline:
15 June 2018


Course dates:
2–7 July 2018

Target

Participation is open to academics, practitioners, Ph.D./J.S.D. and
master students from all countries of the world with an advanced
knowledge of human rights. In the selection of participants, the
Academy puts great emphasis on fostering interdisciplinarity and
securing gender equality.

Fee information

The enrolment fee the Venice Academy of Human Rights is € 860,00 and
it includes: Tuition fee Lunches and coffee breaks on class days
Reading material and access to our online learning platform Canvas
Certification at the end of the course.

For more information, contact us at veniceacademy@eiuc.org or visit
https://eiuc.org/academy


Contact:

European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation
(EIUC)
Monastery of San Nicolò
Riviera San Nicolò 26
30126 Venice - Lido
Italy
Email: veniceacademy@eiuc.org
Web: https://eiuc.org/academy