2017 Summer School

We are pleased to announce that the 8th International Summer School in Comparative Conflict Studies will be held in Belgrade at the Faculty of Media and Communications from June 25 – July 2, 2017.We are offering 6 Summer School courses that prospective applicants can choose from. Call for Applications will be available in early 2017 […]

Richard Rorty: An Intellectual Memoir

By Crispin Sartwell Richard Rorty, who died in 2007, was often called the most famous philosopher of the late-20th century writing in English. That’s not necessarily impressive to the world at large, as most English-speaking people of the late-20th century probably couldn’t have named a single contemporary philosopher. But within academia, he was as famous […]

Corrupted landscapes – in pictures

Corrupted landscapes Beautiful yet terrifying, Edward Burtynsky’s aerial photography is a reminder of just how much human activity has affected the planet – as industry and agriculture leave indelible scars everywhere https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2016/sep/15/edward-burtynsky-corrupted-landscapes-aerial-photography-in-pictures

2016 Summer School in Comparative Conflict Studies

This course explored the processes of how political and ethnic conflict can become “religious”, on the one hand, and how religion can itself generate conflict, on the other. During the course, students learned about the nature of conflict in general and specifically about religious conflict. The course inquired into various interactions between religious and ethno-national […]