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 and PhD students.


Detailed program coming soon.


Six grants (500 euro each) are available for students (master courses and PhD level) from the University of Padova. Interested students may contact: Prof. Claudia Padovani ( and Prof. Francesca Helm ( before March 15. Documents to be sent: an short updated CV, a short note (max 500 words) concerning current research activities and a letter from your supervisor if working on a master or PhD thesis. Final selection will be made by March 30.