Dear colleagues, I would very much appreciate if you can distribute the following information among the members of your network. The application deadline for the intensive course is 5 August. Stephan Parmentier, K.U.Leuven ------ INTENSIVE SUMMER COURSE ON SOCIAL JUSTICE AND HUMAN RIGHTS Law and Society Institute, Department of Criminal Law and Criminology, Faculty of Law, K.U.Leuven, Leuven, Belgium August 14 - 19, 2006 All information on: http://www.globus-socialjustice.org /Summer Course/: This one-week intensive summer course in the field of social justice and human rights is the continuing effort of a Europe-Canada project for the exchange of students and staff. The 2006 summer course is the first of its kind, and will be hosted by the Law and Society Institute of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium. /Globus Project: /The GLOBUS project ran between 2002 and 2006, with support from the European Commission and the Human Resources Department Canada, and was composed of a consortium of 12 universities in the European Union and Canada. The project provided an exchange of European and Canadian students in the disciplines of human rights, social justice, law, criminology and social sciences. The main objectives of the project were to advance the knowledge base concerning problems of social justice and the violation of human rights manifested in processes of social exclusion, segregation, and discrimination. These issues were evaluated in five European countries (Belgium, France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom) and in Canada. With the formal end of the exchange project, the 2006 summer course is intended to keep the project alive and to offer individual student and staff exchanges in the future between the various partner countries. /Registration:/ Registration for this summer course is available to every student who is interested in the fields of social justice and human rights, and has completed at least two years of university education. The course fee of 250 Euros includes a course reader and the costs to participate in the social programme of the course, i.a. a trip to the Flanders battle fields of World War I. The deadline for applications is 5 August 2006. University Academic Credit can be arranged /Venue/Accommodation/: Classes and accommodation will be organised at the Louvain Institute for Ireland in Europe, Janseniusstraat 1, 3000 Leuven, Belgium (phone: +32-16-31.04.37; fax: +32-16-31.04.31; http://www.louvaininstitute.com). The daily rate for room and full board at the Louvain Institute is 120.56 Euro (incl. VAT) for a single room and 101.90 (incl. VAT) for a twin or double room. Half board (room, breakfast and lunch) amounts to 93.94 Euro (incl. VAT) for a single room and 75.28 Euro (incl. VAT) for a twin or double room. Please contact one of the organizers for booking your accommodation. Also other forms of accommodation in Leuven are available. /Inquiries/: Applications for the intensive summer course and inquiries on room and board can be addressed to: Prof. Dr. Stephan Parmentier, Faculty of Law, K.U.Leuven, Law and Society Institute, Hooverplein 10, 3000 Leuven, Belgium; Phone: +32-16-32.51.15 and Fax: +32-16-32.54.78. /Consortium/: The summer course is a joint initiative of the 12 participating universities of the Europe-Canada exchange project GLOBUS: - in Europe: K.U.Leuven, Belgium, European co-ordinator (Prof. Stephan Parmentier and Prof. Elmar Weitekamp), Ernst-Moritz-Arndt Universität Greifswald, Germany (Prof. Frieder Dünkel), Universidad del Pais Vasco, San Sebastián, Spain (Prof. José Luis de la Cuesta), Université de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour, France (Prof. Robert Cario), University of Sheffield, United Kingdom (Prof. Jim Dignan); - in Canada: University of Regina, Canadian co-ordinator (Prof. Jim Mulvale), Menno Simons College at the University of Winnipeg (Prof. Paul Redekop), Simon Fraser University, Burnaby (Prof. Liz Elliott), St. Thomas University, Fredericton (Prof. Michael McGowan), Université de Montréal (Prof. Jo-Anne Wemmers), University of Ottawa (Prof. Irvin Waller), University of Windsor (Prof. Glynis George). IMPORTANT NOTE: Directly after the summer school will also take place at the K.U.Leuven (21-23 August 2006) an International Conference on Social Justice and Human Rights. Paper proposals before 10 July. All information on: http://www.globus-socialjustice.org -- Prof. dr. Stephan Parmentier Chairperson, Department of Criminal Law and Criminology Research Group on Human Rights and Transitional Justice K.U.Leuven, Faculty of Law, Hooverplein 10, 3000 Leuven, Belgium ph: +32-16-32.51.15 - fax: +32-16-32.54.78 http://www.transitionaljustice.be http://www.law.kuleuven.ac.be/English - http://www.globus-socialjustice.org http://www.guatebelga.be ======== Global Human Rights Education listserv ======= Send mail intended for the list to < >. Archives of the list can be found at: http://www.hrea.org/lists/hr-education/ **You are welcome to reprint, copy, archive, quote or re-post this item, but please retain the original and listserv source.
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