The Department of History and Civilization (HEC) at the European University Institute (EUI) is happy to announce its sixteenth Summer School in Global and Transnational History, which will take place in September 2020 in the historic Villa Salviati, looking out over the hills of Florence.
The EUI Department of History and Civilization is a major centre for the study of comparative and transnational European history and of European history in a global perspective. Its annual Summer School has established itself as an exciting and stimulating experience for postgraduate students. Whether you are interested in political, social, cultural, intellectual or economic history, it will give you a unique opportunity to broaden your research interests and methodological reflection.
The Summer School will combine discussion of methodological issues in global, transnational and comparative history with case studies by leading specialists from the European University Institute and other major universities.
This year, the Summer School would like to invite contributions on the specific theme of Debating the Past in an Age of Global Disruption (1500-present).
You will also have the chance to meet EUI doctoral researchers and post-doctoral fellows and faculty, participate in the academic life of this centre of excellence, and visit the Historical Archives of the European Union. Information will also be given on possibilities for pursuing doctoral studies at the European University Institute.
In addition, you will have an opportunity to explore Florence, one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The applicants are not limited to EU members state and we welcome extra-european participants.
Applicants should be working towards or have completed a master's degree. Except under special circumstances, PhD students will not normally be admitted.