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MAYMESTER: SOCIAL JUSTICE AND SECURITY POLICIES IN CENTRAL EUROPE

 

The Center for Russian Eastern, European, and Eurasian Studies (CREEES) in cooperation with Collegium Civitas in Warsaw, Poland, is offering a three-credit lecture/discussion program with four potential field study components in-country. This program will include a Spring course component at The University of Texas at Austin and a field study component in Poland during May-June. In this program, students will be introduced to a general overview of social justice and security policy studies at UT, after which they will have an opportunity to delve in-depth into topics of either Security Issues or the Process of Democratization in Central Europe while in country, working closely with local experts.

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Sponsored by College of Liberal Arts

Course(s)

  • REE 335 - Social Justice and Security Policy - POL (with cross-listings in EUS, GOV) and
    L A 119 - Maymester Seminar: Poland

Academic Information

In the spring at UT, students will be introduced to a general overview of Central and East European politics and history, as well as security issues. On site in Poland, students will have an opportunity to delve in-depth into one of the special interest course topics with lectures by local professionals and academics.

Faculty

Dr. Amy Liu received her Ph.D. in Political Science from Emory University. She teaches on ethnic identity and politics in Eastern Europe for the Department of Government at UT, and her research interests are in language and migration politics in Southeast Asia and Eastern Europe.

Language(s) of Instruction

English

Eligibility

Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - Yes

Open To

Students from all colleges and schools

Program Cost

The program fee for participation in the Maymester will be $3,900 and will cover all in-country housing including breakfast, cost of in-country courses and materials, in-country excursions and related transportation, as well as group meals. Students are responsible for additional costs.

Program Dates:

- Maymester
  • May 30, 2020 to June 26, 2020
  • Priority Deadline: November 1, 2019
  • Final Deadline: December 9, 2019

Application Code

350160

Additional Resources

Program Website

Next Step

Please contact the Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian studies to learn more about the program and apply. Program coordinator: Agnes Sekowski agnes.sekowski@utexas.edu.

Program information above is subject to change