International seminar in Germany

Fearful Visions—Visionary Ideas. Europe’s Youth on the Move.
Organization: Network for Intercultural Communication (NIC) e.V.
Partners in Spain: JEF Madrid and Ayuntamiento de Pinto
Workshop: March 18-31, 2013
Travelling Exhibition: August–November 2013
14 days, twenty students and one vision: to participate in creating a conjoint European future. In a workshop and following travelling exhibition Europe’s youth faces its anxieties and fears about the future. Our current project „Fearful Visions—Visionary Ideas: Europe’s Youth on the Move“ encourages young people to think about their fears and hopes for the future in times of financial crisis, unemployment and climate
change. In cooperation with experts from academia, cultural organizations and curators from Berlin, Madrid and Warsaw students are asked to develop their visions of a comfort zone Europe in a workshop in March 2013. We will present the results of the workshop with videos, photos, and audio points in a mobile exhibition space between August and October 2013 in four European Cities. The project is a
joint-effort of the Museum for European Cultures Berlin, the collaborative research center „Mobilized Cultures“ (University of Potsdam), the Institute of European Ethnology (Humboldt University Berlin), and Open Embassy e. V. For the exhibition we cooperate with JEF Madrid, the youth council of Pinto, the Instytut Innovacji, and the Tea Club Association from Warsaw.

Your application
Are you motivated to work in an intercultural team? Do you want to explore the complex dimensions of a „culture of fear“ in Europe and engage in social and political questions concerning the European identity? Are you flexible, highly motivated, and eager to present and communicate your ideas to a wider audience? We are looking for students between the ages of 18 and 27 with an interest in developing creative projects. We invite European students from all disciplines to apply. If you want to work together with other young Europeans, think beyond established paths, and create a new vision for Europe, then express your „visionary ideas“ regarding fear in/of Europe on a maximum of three pages and send them along with your CV to
Deadline: 30th November 2012.

Fees and Conditions:
Costs for participation: 150€. This fee includes:
• participation in the workshop (14 days)
• exchange with professionals, scholars and other European students
• intercultural training
• creativity training
• workshop materials
• accommodation in Berlin (hostel for 13 nights, breakfast)
We actively encourage persons with fewer opportunities and special needs to apply.

Network for Intercultural Communication e.V.
c/o Stephanie Siewert
Weichselplatz 6
Berlin 12045
For further information on the workshop, go to the previous website or Facebook page. Feel free to contact should you have any questions.

noviembre 13, 2012

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