2019: International Summer School in Mass Displacement: focus on IDPs
in post-Soviet Countries
The quantity of people displaced and human mobility in the World is increasing every year. It is growing in scope, complexity and diversity. Additionally, it forms global challenges in the economic sector, in all dimensions of human well-being, as well as in international and regional politics. In order to contribute to the general awareness and to deepen the understanding of ongoing migration processes, its drivers and the impact on modern society, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University is intent to launch an International Summer School in Mass Displacement during the summer of 2019, (August 5 to August16).
The International Summer School in Mass Displacement: focus on IDPs in post-Soviet Countries aims to:
1) Provide evidence-based knowledge on the issues of current displacement of people concentrating on Eastern and Southern Europe, with some examples from countries around the glove.
2) Discuss the types of mass displacement
3) Analyze the motive, reasons, roots, and channels of displacement
4) Learn about socio- economical and socio-psychological dimension of displacement
5) Become familiar with migration Law and asylum policies of different countries
6) Deepen the knowledge of the situation with IDPs in post-Soviet Countries
6) Meet with assigned Ukrainian organizations
7) Become acquainted with Ukrainian culture and the city life of Kharkiv
Our Summer School is organized for international undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate students whose fields of study are sociology, economics, international relations, law, psychology, cultural and social studies, history, Eastern European studies, humanities.