Diaspora Studies Summer School in Jūrmala, Latvia June 25-29, 2013

May 27, 2013

 The school will operate in the seaside resort of Jūrmala (25 km from Riga), in the Hotel SIVA, 71 Dubultu prospekts, Jūrmala. www.hotelsiva.lv

An interdisciplinary summer school focused on diaspora issues is being organized by the University of Latvia Foundation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Representation of the European Commission in Latvia, and the European Latvian Association. The school will gather Latvian and foreign researchers as well as Ph.D. students dealing with migration and diaspora issues.

For on-line registration, please go to: http://www.fonds.lv/vasara-2013/konferences/diaspora-studies-summer-school/on-line-registration/

The registration form will request to upload a motivation letter; kindly prepare it in advance. The allowed size of the letter is “no more than 500 – 700 words”, but 200 – 300 words is enough. For invited speakers, just one sentence (e.g. “I have been invited as a speaker”) is sufficient, but technically it should be uploaded as a document (it is not possible to write it in the field).

If you have questions or in case of technical problems with registration, please send an e-mail to the following address: diaspora@fonds.lv.

Participation fee (does not apply to invited speakers): 21 LVL (30 euro). If necessary, a scholarship may be offered to cover the participation fee