The Doctoral Program Democracy Studies at the University of Zurich is pleased to announce the 5th Swiss Summer School in Democracy Studies 2018 on „Populism”. It will be held at the University of Zurich (Switzerland), 11-15 June 2018.
The 2018 Summer School brings together young scholars from all over the world with a common interest in populism. Participants will discuss populism from a multi-disciplinary perspective ranging from its relationship and challenge to democracy, the style of populist communication in politics and the media, to micro and macro aspects of this topical phenomenon. Even more, this Summer School gives PhD students a unique opportunity to discuss their research projects in small groups and with well-known experts in their field.
The Summer School is open to doctoral students, postdoctoral researchers and advanced MA students worldwide from political science, political philosophy, media and communication science, and related disciplines. Participation is limited to 20 doctoral students. A certificate and 3 ECTS will be awarded to each participant successfully completing the School. The deadline of application is 1 March 2018 (apply here).