Anthropology, History, International relations, Political science, Public policy, Religious studies

Course date

20 July - 29 July, 2015
Application for this course is closed.

Target group

Applications are invited from doctoral students, junior faculty, and post-doctoral researchers as well as policy makers and human rights activists. 
The course can be of potential interest for
researchers in the social sciences who are engaged in fieldwork on religious violence and want to gain a broader perspective
researchers who are studying religious violence from historical or theoretical perspectives and wish to enrich their empirical knowledge
policy makers and human rights activists who are confronted with problems related to religious violence
Undergraduates without a university degree will not be considered. 


The course will have an academic character and presupposes experience in academic discourse. However, policy makers and human rights activists are invited to join, provided they also have an academic background. The academic or professional work of the applicant should show a clear connection to the course topic. Applicants must submit a 1-2 page statement, explaining their interest in the course.

Language requirement

The language of instruction is English, thus all applicants have to demonstrate a strong command of spoken and written English to be able to participate actively in discussions at seminars and workshops. Some of the shortlisted applicants may be contacted for a telephone interview.