From 20 to 24 February the 5th UNESCO MOST Winter School will take place in Veszprém, Hungary. The program comprises multiple cultural events and roundtable discussions dealing with the topic “Resilience in the Age of Uncertainty: Building Peace through Culture and Education”. Application is possible until 8 February.
These days, the definition of “culture” is diverse, complex and constantly changing. During the Winter School organized by the UNESCO Chair for Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainability, Institute of Advanced Studies Köszeg (iASK), the University of Pannonia and the Institute for Social & European Studies (ISES), the events focus on reimagining the future supported by artistic visualizations of possible scenarios and analysis related to the main topics nowadays: War, climate crisis, migrations and the rapid technological development. The participants going to talk about the anticipated consequences of the war against Ukraine, new definitions of soft power and cultural diplomacy, transculturalism and the fluidity of borders, stakeholder responsibilities in global crises, and the shift towards post-humanism exacerbated by the expansion of algorithmic systems. The Winter School will take place in Veszprém, the next European Capital of Culture.
The open call is pitched at master and doctorial students, junior and senior scholars but also at professionals and activists from governmental as well as non-governmental organizations. Each year, top scholars from across Europe and the world participate in the program since it supports education for the future, unorthodox thinking and the dynamic exchange of ideas by transdisciplinary and transcultural dialogue.
The application deadline is 8 February. Five outstanding candidates can receive a scholarship that covers the expenses of accommodation in Veszprém. For more information click here.