Viadrinicum 2020 on (Post-)Migration


Viadrinicum is an annual summer school devoted to the countries of the Eastern Partnership, and the larger context of Central and Eastern Europe. This year‘s edition is designed as a digital transsectoral lab on (post-)migration, aiming to tackle the notion of (post-)migrant society from multiple theoretical and methodological angles. With the help of online academic seminars the school will allow its participants to deepen theoretical insights into the topics of (post-)migration, convivial diversity and multilocal belonging.
Besides that, the participants will be able to enhance their practical and methodological skills in the framework of several project-oriented workshops, organised in the respective countries of their residence with the help of local partners.

Among others, the programme includes the following

  • Dr. Tsypylma Darieva (Berlin), Post-Migrant City between Cultural Difference and Cosmopolitan Sociability
  • Dr. Darja Klingenberg (Frankfurt/Oder), Who Needs Migration Research? Methodological Critique and Research Strategies
  • Dr. Anne Holper (Frankfurt/Oder), Conflict Mediation in the Context of Diversity
  • Peggy Piesche (Berlin), Doing Diversity
  • Case studies of migration-related civic and cultural initiatives from Kyiv, Wrocław, Chișinău, Moscow, Berlin

Besides the academic part, participants of the school will also be able to develop their own small (team) projects in the framework of three workshops (Art.Lab, Doc.Lab, Research.Lab) under the close guidance of experienced supervisors.

Furthermore, there will be an online film screenings, public discussions, and Open Space sessions where participants will have a chance to discuss their own scientific or cultural projects with peers and scholars.

The full programme can be downloaded here.