News archive - [Event Announcement] SEE Summer School: Enlargement Fatigue and EU Prospects of the Western Balkans

The Thirteenth South-East European Summer School for Democracy entitled  Enlargement Fatigue and EU Prospects of the Western Balkans will be held in Belgrade, Serbia from September 5 to 12, 2010. The School is organised by the Hellenic Observatory and LSEE (LSE Research on South East Europe) of the London School of Economics and Political Science and the Anglo-Serbian Society, Belgrade.

Application deadline: August 8, 2010.

Participants and Lecturers

The main target group of participants are junior faculty, young political and NGO activists. There will be up to 30 participants altogether. Fifteen participants are to be selected from Serbia and an equal number will come from
elsewhere in the region of South-Eastern Europe (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hellenic Republic, (F.Y.R.) Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania and Slovenia). Participants should have at the very least a BA degree, and preferably an MA degree in the social sciences or humanities. All other nationals are welcome to apply but the organisers can contribute only partially to their transportation costs.

The course lecturers (resource persons) are professors and associates from the Hellenic Observatory/LSEE of the London School of Economics, from the University f Westminster, and occasionally professors from other SEE countries, Western Europe, and the United States.


1. The strengthening of existing networks from previous schools and the creation of new networks of critically oriented, open-minded individuals from the field of social sciences endeavoring to contribute to the process of democratization
in SEE both theoretically and practically.
2. Dissemination of democratic theory among young political leaders, junior scholars and NGO activists in the region of SEE, thus facilitating the consolidation of democracies in the region.
3. Promotion of Euro-Atlantic integration.


The organisers will cover adequate transportation costs to Belgrade from the region. Travel costs of applicants applying outside of the region of SEE may only partially be covered, but applicants from countries outside of SEE are very
welcome to apply.

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From: 5 September 2010
To: 12 September 2010

Geographical focus
  • Albania
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Croatia
  • Europe
  • European Union (EU 27)
  • International; Other
  • Kosovo*
  • Montenegro
  • Republic of North Macedonia
  • SEE
  • Serbia
  • Western Balkans

Entry created by Katarina Rohsmann on July 26, 2010
Modified on July 27, 2010