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Breaking boundaries, barriers and walls: what role for universities?

After the successful winter school in February 2017, we are continuing discussion on the theme Boundaries, Borders and Walls – What of Universality?  with a series of seminars. The aim of these seminars is to link our theoretical reflections on the theme of borders and walls with concrete experiences of networks, associations and NGOs that [...]

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Refugees’ access to higher education: MOOCs and virtual exchange

12th April 2017, 16.30 Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche, Giuridiche e Studi Internationali, Aula N, Via del Santo 28, Padova This is the first of a series of 4 seminars organized by Next Generation Global Studies and the Department of Political Science, Law and International Studies on the theme  Breaking boundaries, borders and walls: What role for universities?  In [...]

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Parresia, academic freedom and power: On the recent events in Turkey

International symposium Monday May 9, 2016 14.30 – 17.30 c/o Teatro Ruzzante, Padova More than one thousand Turkish and international Professors last January signed a petition advocating a pacific solution for the Kurdish issue. The reaction of the Turkish police was harsh: 4 university professors were arrested with the charge of treason and “terroristic propaganda” [...]

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Winter school 2016

Spaces and Times of Globalization: Necessary Translations for Global Understanding 22-26 February 2016 – Department of Political Science, Law and International Studies. We are pleased to announce the dates of the 2016 Winter School organized by the University of Padova,which will take place from 22nd to 26th February 2016 in Padova. The theme of this [...]

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Programme for SOAS School

We are pleased to announce that the final programme for the ‘School for all seasons’ to be held at SOAS has now been published. It looks to be a very rich programme, with 26 invited speakers and several student presentations Final Programme_London 2015

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School for all seasons May 2015

Illusions of democracy and the media: contested visions and political dynamics 18-22 May 2015 – SOAS University of London This ‘school for all seasons’ – jointly organized by the University of Padova, SOAS and Goldsmith University – aims to interrogate some of the illusions of democracy with the participation of an international set of scholars [...]

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