Call for Applications for graduate students to attend The Border Crossing Seminar: an international political theory conference and summer school, 10-15 June 2013, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy.
The Border Crossing Seminar is a joint program between the University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy) and the University of Notre Dame (USA), sponsored by the U.S. - Italy Fulbright Commission. The seminar is affiliated with Pragsia (Public Reasoning and Global Society in Action), a research center of the University of Milano-Bicocca. The co-organizers are Marina Calloni (social and political philosophy) and Eileen Hunt Botting (political theory).
The theme of the June 2013 seminar is "From the Polis to the City: Perspectives on Global Justice."
Graduate students, at the master's or doctoral level, should apply to participate by 5 June 2013 at: http://bordercrossingseminar.weebly.com/admission.html
The cost of attending the 6 day seminar is 150 Euros for non-EU graduate students and 25 Euros for EU graduate students. Inexpensive and convenient university housing will be available for admitted students. Students will write a paper after the summer school concludes. The summer school's scientific committee must approve the topics. Regarding the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System, the Summer School recognizes 3 credits (CFU) for Italian MA students of the University of Milano-Bicocca and analogous credits to Erasmus students. A certificate of attendance will be provided to all participants when they complete the requirements of the summer school. The students and faculty in the seminar will publish their work in an annual e-book with the imprint of the University of Milano-Bicocca. The language of the Summer School is English.