About the Programme
CANactions School and the Independent School for the City are happy to announce the Open Call to its first Spring School ‘Borders are for Crossing’!
Postgraduate students from all over the world with a background in urban studies such as Architecture, Urban Design and Planning, Architectural History, Sociology, Anthropology, Political and Cultural Studies, Arts and Media, and other related fields are invited to apply.
The Spring School ‘Borders are for Crossing’ is an eight-day program organized by the Independent School for the City and CANactions School, exploring how the intra-European transfer of people, ideas, goods and finances effects spatial, social, economic and political conditions in a western city. Together with an international group of participants and a multidisciplinary team of tutors and lecturers, you will research manifestations of migration and develop stories, strategies and actions for an urban renewal area in the City of Rotterdam: Oud and Nieuw Mathenesse, former workers and harbour areas between Rotterdam and Schiedam.
Up to 30 Master-students and graduates from the fields of Architecture, Urban Design and Planning, Architecture History, Sociology, Anthropology, Political and Cultural Studies, Arts and Media, and other related fields. Minimum of 15 participants required.
Participants can apply by submitting the application form below including your full name, email address, phone number, CV, a motivation letter (max 1xA4 / 400 words) and examples of your previous work (max 4xA4). The application deadline is on 4 February 2019. Selection will take place based on the provided documents and your motivation while considering a professional and cultural diversity within the group.
The selected participants are announced on the 11th of February 2019.
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