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Global Minority Rights Summer School


Applications are now open for the Global Minority Rights Summer School 2017: Interrogating Populism from the Perspectives of Vulnerable Minorities.

The course will take place in Budapest, Hungary on 17-22 July 2017 and is organized by the Tom Lantos Institute (TLI) and the National University of Public Service (NUPS) in cooperation with the Middlesex University London (MU).

The Summer School aims to:

  • Examine the phenomenon of populism by exploring its meaning, causes and its impact on vulnerable minority communities;
  • Study different concepts aligned to populism and analyse current populist forces across the different continents;
  • Understand and discuss the exclusive and inclusive characteristics of populist forces and investigate the relationship between populism, democracy and human rights;
  • Explore causes of and responses to populism by studying theories of populist mobilisation and assessing national and international responses to the rise of populism.

Application deadline: 20 March. For more information about the program and application, click here.