The Apprenticeship of the Masters: Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Their Teachers

Format: Course Interval: August 11-14, 2019 (4 days, 3 hours/day) Level: Intermediate/Introductory Disciplines: Art History, Cultural History, Social History Audience: The course is open to art history students (all levels), as well as to art aficionados with no previous formal training in art history, who wish to widen their knowledge...

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Social Entrepreneurship Brainstorming Boot Camp

Format: Workshop Interval: August 13, 2019 Level: Introductory Disciplines: Social Impact/Entrepreneurship, Community Development Audience: Participants who are familiar with the challenges their communities are facing and are exploring various solutions to these issues; potential social entrepreneurs – no prerequisites needed. Workshop description: We all have a myriad of entrepreneurial ideas...

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Research in Action: Using data strategically in campaign advocacy

Format: Workshop Interval: August 11-12, 2019 (3h/day) Level: Introductory/mid-level Disciplines: Research, Advocacy, Campaigning, Strategy, Communication, Citizen engagement Audience: Accessible to all audiences Course description: Have you ever wanted to make a difference in your community? Did you ever think you would like your research to be able to have an...

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Intro to radios: so much more than music and talk shows

Course instructor: Rose Regina Lawrence Format: Workshop Interval: August 12-13, 2019 (2 days) Level: Introductory Disciplines: Computer science, physics, technology Audience: Teens and adults with an interest in technology and learning how things like WiFi, contactless payment, RFID, and Bluetooth work. Course description: The workshop will cover the very basics...

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Africa and East-Central Europe: Integrating self, community, state, and global narratives

Course instructors: Monica Popescu, Stefan Cibian Format: Workshop Dates: August 10-12, 2019 (3 days, 3 hours/day) Level: Introductory Disciplines: International relations and literature, cultural history. Trauma – trauma studies, psychology, cultural and literary studies, cultural reflection of war, dictatorship and authoritarian rule, memory & history. Course description: The course aims...

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Citizen Investigation Basics – Uncovering Evidence Securely

Course instructor: Laura Ranca Format: Long workshop Interval: August 11-13, 2019 (3 days, 6h/day) Level: Introductory Disciplines: Investigation, research, activism Audience: The workshop addresses all those who are curious and motivated to learn and practice techniques and tools for uncovering information online and offline, understand the key ingredients of a...

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Sounds of Făgăraș

Course instructors: Georgi Georgiev Format: Workshop Interval: August 13-14, 2019 (2 days, 1.5 hours/day) Level: Intermediate, college level and higher Disciplines: Interdisciplinary workshop Course description: The workshop invites participants to reflect on sounds and practices of listening as useful tools for understanding issues from the present day or from the...

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How Global Finance undermines the Liberal World Order

Course instructor: Cristian GoguFormat: WorkshopInterval: August 9, 2019 (2 hours)Level: IntroductoryDisciplines: International Relations (Global Governance), Comparative PoliticsAudience: Suitable to all audiences Course description:The rise of illiberal forces and leaders we see in the world today happens because the liberal world order produced less than desirable outcomes and a system of...

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Organizational Network Analysis

Course instructor: Silvia Fierăscu Format: Workshop Interval: August 10, 2019, 3 hours Level: Introductory, practical Disciplines: Organizational development, change management, people analytics Course description: This introductory session provides an overview of applied social network analysis techniques in the fields of organizational development, change management and people analytics. By the end...

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Introduction to Social Network Analysis

Course instructor: Silvia Fierăscu Format: Course Interval: August 6-9, 2019 (4 days) Level: Introductory, any level (MA & PhD might find it the most useful); no prerequisites needed; previous statistical training handy, but not necessary Disciplines: Social Network Analysis Course description: This course provides a hands-on overview of applied social...

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