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The Global Politics Summer School Iran 2018 starts in two weeks

In less than two weeks, 27 students from Iran, Germany and Denmark will participate in this year’s Global Politics Summer School Iran. It is the second time after 2017 that the school will take place at the University of Tehran. The program is jointly organized and funded by the Center for Global Politics of FU Berlin, the Center for Graduate International Studies of the University of Tehran and Heinrich Boell Foundation.

News from Jun 18, 2018

The school will discuss current trends and developments in global politics, with a special focus on Iran and the EU. The summer school will specifically shed light on challenges the European Union, Iran and other actors are currently facing regarding regional, international and global cooperation possibilities. Lastly, the school will not neglect to discuss what the future holds for the global agenda in times of shifting orders.

In different modules topics like Global Politics in the 21st Century, Challenges for the EU/ Germany and the MENA Region as well as Iran in the Regional Context, Populism and Migration Flows are covered. The Program also includes a City Tour, the visit of the German Embassy, a DAAD Talk and two Panel Discussions.

Among the lecturers: Prof. Martin Beck (University of Southern Denmark), Prof. Saideh Lotfian (University of Tehran), Dr. Frauke Austermann (ESSCA), Dr. Annette Weber (SWP), Dr. David Jalilvand (Analyst/ Consultant), Benjamin Schürmann (WZB) and Caroline Schultz (University of Bamberg).

With the core objective of presenting and discussing new approaches in global politics, the Seasonal Schools go above and beyond the traditional methods and perspectives usually encompassed in an International Relations curriculum. State-of-the-art teaching and learning methods, ranging from interactive working groups to simulation games, are combined with an exciting supporting program.

The Seasonal Schools are funded through the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) as well as through support from our partner universities.

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