Summer Graduate Studies in Religion and Global Politics at John Cabot University
Funded with a grant from the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR)
19 May – 20 June 2014
The Summer School features:
A graduate seminar on Religion and Global Politics (PL 529 is a 6 ECTS or 3 US credit course) which examines the topic from the perspectives of philosophy, law and empirical political science. Students will attend regular tutorials with one of the program’s lecturers.
Visits to religious and political institutions in Rome, such as the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See, the Pontifical Council for Peace and Justice, the Sant’Egidio Community, the Rome Synagogue, and the Grand Mosque of Italy.
A two-day international conference on “Rethinking Political Catholicism: Empirical and Normative Perspectives,” to be held at the University in May, 22-23, 2014. Scholars from Italy, Europe and the U.S. will discuss new research on both the normative relations between Catholicism and liberal democracy and new socio-political trends in Political Catholicism in contemporary Europe and the United States.
In addition to the Religion and Global Politics Seminar, students participating in the Institute may also audit or take for-credit one other course offered by the University during the Summer I 2014 session. Summer I 2014 Course Schedule.
Apply online now.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis with final deadline of April 15, 2014.
The application fee of 50 euro is waived for students applying for the graduate seminar in religion and politics.
€ 1170 for Religion and Global Politics Seminar (6 ECTS / 3 US credits)
€ 2170 for Religion and Global Politics Seminar + another course for credit (12 ECTS / 6 US credits)
Graduate student fees for the Religion and Global Politics Seminar have been subsidized by John Cabot University and the ECPR.
Two students will also be awarded a € 165 travel grant, sponsored by the ECPR.
All students will be expected to pay their travel, accommodation and living expenses.
Interested students may apply for John Cabot University Housing.
For more information or inquiries, please contact one of the convenors.