The Sustainable Development Goals and Local Economic Development Summer School: UQTR, Quebec, Canada – FRI, Transylvania, Romania

2024 brings a new initiative in the context of the Făgăraș Summer School: a partnership between the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières and FRI that generates a one-week learning experience around the Sustainable Development Goals and Local Economic Development. The UQTR-FRI Summer School, which will take place between July 7...

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Sub-Saharan Africa – Central and Eastern Europe Relations

Prepare to embark on a journey into the dynamic world of Sub-Saharan Africa-Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) relations with an exciting introductory course this August. Led by Dr. Stefan Cibian, this program is tailored for students and individuals passionate about international relations, foreign affairs, and development. Participants will gain valuable...

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Introduction to Research Design

Research is a planned process that can be exciting when planned well. The workshop aims to introduce participants to research thinking and project design in social sciences. Participants may choose to focus on topics of their choice. The workshop is designed in a practical way to accompany participants in making...

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Statehood and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

We invite you to delve into the intricate dynamics of African Statehood and Development in a comprehensive course this August. Tailored for students and individuals interested in international relations and development, this program offers an insightful exploration of Africa’s governance, statehood, and development challenges. Participants will engage in enriching discussions...

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Bagpipes: Common diversity, characteristics and misconception

In this course, you will learn about the history and misconceptions surrounding bagpipes, an instrument that is often associated with Scotland and Scottish culture today. This course will introduce participants to the fascinating world of bagpipes, uncovering their common diversity and challenging misconceptions surrounding these instruments. The course will provide...

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Postcolonialism, Climate Change, Inequalities, and How Postcolonialism Still Affects Us

In this engaging course, learn about the interconnected problems of inequality, climate change, and postcolonialism. Participants analyze how colonial legacies continue to create environmental and social inequities through news stories about recent events, such as the disproportionate effects of climate change on underprivileged groups. By exploring multidisciplinary viewpoints such as...

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Labour Unions and Why We Cannot Fight the Class Struggle by Ourselves

In a world where economic inequality keeps growing, it is critical to comprehend the function of labor unions. This course explores the origins and relevance of labor unions and their influence on the development of contemporary society. Participants will learn why individual efforts alone cannot effectively address the class struggle...

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Empowerment to learn new things!

Acquiring the ability to adapt and learn new skills is not only advantageous but necessary in the quickly changing world of today. With the help of the Empowerment to learn new things! workshop, you will get the abilities and perspective needed to adapt to change, grasp opportunities, and prosper in...

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Intro to programming // Java

For those with little to no experience coding, this course provides a thorough introduction to the core ideas of programming. Participants will investigate the fundamentals of programming logic, approaches to problem-solving, and the syntax of a high-level programming language through a practical approach. Variables, data types, functions, control structures (such...

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