Edition 10: the 2016 Course

BUILDING AND PROMOTING HUMAN SECURITY

This page was last updated: 22/01/2016

From 18 – 22 April 2016 the 10th (and next) edition of course Challenges of Europe. Inclusion and Exclusion in Contemporary European Societies will be organised at the Inter University Centre Dubrovnik. The theme of the 10th edition of the course is Building and Promoting Human Security. More information on the content, participation and the international staff of this edition can be found on this website. More information (for example about the programme) will be published in the upcoming weeks.

Date & programme

The formal academic programme of the course takes place from 18 – 22 April 2016. The programme starts Monday the 18th of April early morning and ends Friday the 22nd of April late afternoon. We advise all participants and resource persons to arrive in Dubrovnik on Sunday the 17th of April and to leave only at Saturday 23rd or Sunday the 24th of April. For those interested, we try to organise a cultural activity on Saturday the 23rd of April. Details about the programme are not known yet, but please feel assured the programme includes different longer and shorter plenary presentations by resource persons from different countries, workshop sessions with presentations by participants, forum debates, simulation games, future creating workshops, and so on. As lecturers and participants stay in the same hotel, discussions and preparations will be extended during evening hours within an informal setting.

Content in short & course description.

In this course we will address the theme Building and Promoting Human Security in Europe by looking at three questions:

  • In what ways is Human Security threatened in European countries today, both within the EU and in wider Europe as a whole, and what new and emerging forms of social exclusion are associated with these threats?
  • How are these threats related to regional or global developments and crises and what mechanisms are involved?
  • What can be done by which actors on what levels, to protect individuals, groups, communities and societies from these threats?

Interested to read more about the issue of the 2016-course? Please visit the background page of this 10th edition of the course or read the course description. Please click here to open the PDF-file.