First European Summer School in Canadian Studies (July 25 to August 5, 2022)

European Summer School in Canadian Studies

July 25 – August 5, 2022

Universities of Vienna and of Innsbruck

The Canadian Studies Centres of the Universities of Innsbruck and Vienna are organising the FIRSTEuropean Summer School in Canadian Studies, which will take place in Vienna (first week) and in Innsbruck (second week) from July 25 until August 5, 2022. The closing of borders during the pandemic has brought local inequalities and solidarities into sharp relief, while also heightening awareness of vulnerabilities and responsibilities that are shared transnationally. An interdisciplinary in-depth reflection on Canada, an important partner of the European Union, at a time when collaboration in person becomes possible again is therefore particularly welcome and urgent.

  • The ESSCS is intended for A./M.Ed. and Ph.D. students. The teaching staff are highly renowned specialists from Canada, Germany, and Austria representing the following disciplines: literary (English and French) and cultural studies, indigenous studies, media studies, language policy, history, cultural geography, political science and economics, intersectional and gender studies, mountain studies.
  • The course fees of EUR 530include a two weeks lecture program, an electronic reader, two reading sessions with a Canadian and a Quebec author, the train transfer from Vienna to Innsbruck, three guided city tours (Vienna, Salzburg, and Innsbruck), an excursion (by bus) to the Obergurgl Research Center of the University of Innsbruck at an altitude of 1940 m, an excursion to the Nordkette in Innsbruck and the farewell dinner.
  • Credits:5 ECTS (6 ECTS possible when doing an additional task)
  • The number of participants is limited. The registration deadline is 5 March 2022.
  • If you have already been accepted for the summer school 2020 or if you are on the waiting list, please fill in the reapplication form until5 March 2022.

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