Deadline:  15 December
Open to: PhD and early career researchers (within 4 years of obtaining their doctorate)
Venue:  25-27 June 2018 at  of Edinburgh


In June 2018 the of Edinburgh is hosting an interdisciplinary Summer entitled “Navigating the Grey Zone: Complicity, Resistance and Solidarity.” This event targets PhD and early career researchers (within 4 years of obtaining their doctorate). We will explore the complexities of complicity in and resistance to systemic human rights violations. Moreover, we will consider the ethical and political value of art for shedding light on the ambiguous reality of political responsibility and fostering relations of political solidarity. The Summer is part of the interdisciplinary ERC Project GREYZONE, and we aim to bring together perspectives from political theory, political science, law, history, sociology, cultural studies, aesthetics and art. The main goal is to give participants the opportunity to interact across disciplinary boundaries with several experts and to receive critical feedback on their own projects. The Summer School will involve extended scholarly discussions as well as social activities, allowing the participants to exchange ideas and initiate academic collaborations in a friendly environment. Participants will include a diverse mix of senior and junior scholars, PhD and artists, who will work together on problematising the many faces of complicity, resistance and solidarity.

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