HESP is glad to announce that the Regional Seminar for Excellence in Teaching Program is Calling for applications. The Regional Seminar for Excellence in Teaching (ReSET), established as a successor to the HESP Summer Schools Program, builds on its experience and furthers its effects to promote and nurture university-level teaching excellence in the social sciences and humanities in the region. ReSET promotes the concept of continuous development and self-renewal of university academics and empowering the most committed individuals to become catalysts of the process of critical inquiry into the scholarship and academic curricula in their home institutional environments. The Call will be also available on Proposals of multi-year projects that respond to the goals and priorities of the HESP Regional Seminar for Excellence in Teaching, for which funding is sought starting not earlier than June 1, 2004, must be submitted in English, electronically, by fax or mail to HESP at the address below to be received by December 15, 2003. HESP/ReSET staff is available for consultations prior to proposal submission at the contact information below. Oleksandr Shtokvych, Program Manager and Marianna Jó, Program Coordinator "Regional Seminar for Excellence in Teaching" Higher Education Support Program Open Society Institute Budapest, Október 6. str. 12.1051-Hungary, tel: 36 1 235-6152, 6153, fax:36 1 411 4401, e-mail:,

Call for Applications: Feminist Critical Analysis: Boundaries, Borders and Borderlands Postgraduate course Inter-University Centre Dubrovnik, Croatia May 24-29, 2004 Belgrade Women's Studies Center, Centre for Women's Studies, Zagreb, and Women's and Gender Studies Department, Rutgers University are pleased to announce postgraduate course: Boundaries, Borders and Borderlands. This, fifth, course is a part of a long-term co-operation between three institutions, in offering a joint graduate courses, each year focusing on a different issue. The course will be co-directed by Dasa Duhacek (Belgrade Women's Studies Center), Zeljka Jelavic (Centre for Women's Studies, Zagreb) and Joanna Regulska (Rutgers University, USA). All postgraduate students interested in the topic may apply for participation. Participants should seek funds from their own institutions to cover travel and accommodation costs. Limited financial support is available for participants from Central and Eastern Europe. Application Procedure: A short narrative explaining your interest in the topic and your C.V. (please be sure to include all your current contact information at the top of your C.V.) should be submitted by e-mail to subject: IUC Dubrovnik 2004, or by fax + 385 1 48 72 406. Registration deadline is January 2, 2004.

The Critical Languages Institute of Arizona State University is accepting applications for summer 2004 session for instructors for Albanian, Armenian, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, Macedonian, Polish, and Tatar. The CLI, organized through the Russian and East European Studies Center. (, Required: Bachelor's degree in a related field and experience in teaching at the collegiate level. Desired: Native competency in the language of instruction and effective Communication skills. One has to be familiar with the American University system and culture and demonstrated academic interest in the field. Send a CV and contact information (preferably e-mail addresses) of two references to: Search Committee Critical Languages Institute, REESC Arizona State University PO Box 872601, Tempe, AZ 85278-2601 Applications can also be submitted electronically to:, subject line: CLI Instructor Position. Short-listed candidates will be interviewed by telephone. Deadline: December 1, 2003; Web: Phone: 480-965-7706 Fax: 480-965-0310

Call for Students: European Graduate School for Training in Economic and Social Historical Research SEMINAR 2003. Title: Borders, frontiers and border-regions in history. ESTER is an initiative of the N.W. Posthumus Institute which is a national graduate school for economic and social history in the Netherlands. The main purpose of ESTER is to offer high-level research training for advanced Ph.D. students on a European scale. The training programme comprises annual series of three one-week seminars on specific themes in the field of social and economic history. The aim of each seminar is to bring together about 15 PhD students from different countries in Europe who are working on comparable themes to discuss their respective research projects. Students wishing to participate are requested to submit a one-page synopsis or summary of a proposed paper, and a brief curriculum vitae no later than 1st of November, 2003. Deadline for submission of seminar papers is 29th of February, 2004. Inquiries concerning this seminar should be addressed to Professor Helga Schulz, Faculty of Cultural Sciences, European University Viadrina Frankfurt (O), P.O. Box 1786, D-15207, Frankfurt (O), Germany, tel. 49-3-3555 34314, fax: 49-3-3555 34612, e-mail: For general inquiries concerning ESTER please contact the Programme Director Dr. Herman de Jong, e-mail: Further information concerning the ESTER network is available on our website:

National Studies and other MA/Ph.D. Programs at Central European University, Call for Applicants from Throughout the World In addition to Nationalism Studies CEU Offers MA and Ph.D. Programs in Many Programs and has numerous fellowships open to applicants from throughout the world. See for more information.

IPCR takes a multi-disciplinary, social scientific approach to the study of conflict. We invite students to look at the concepts of peace and conflict as observable phenomena in our world today. The goal of IPCR is to provide highly motivated, independent-thinking students with the crucial tools to analyze and mediate conflict situations. As well to help them develop the skills necessary in preparing to enter their respective professional arenas as proponents for peaceful and productive social change, whether in their own countries or abroad. We are beginning to review applications for our Fall 2004 class. For additional information please consult our web page, .Phone: (215) 572 4094, fax: (215) 572 2126, e-mail or regular mail.

Courses in Peace and Conflic Studies (in English) at the European University Center for Peace Studies Stadtschlaining, Austria Come join 40 participants from around the world in an intensive 3-month course in peace and conflict studies, taught by leading specialists in their field,including Johan Galtung, founder of the field of peace research.. DATES: 29 February -21 May, 2004 For more information and to apply: see then click on "European University Center for Peace Studies" on the left, or contact Anita Flasch at < >, Phone +43-3355-2498-515.Deadline: November 30, 2003 Location: Austria

Centre for Jewish-Christian Relations (CJCR) in Cambridge (UK) invites you to attend Summer School 2004: Jewish-Christian Relations in a Multi-faith World in Cambridge (UK), 28 June 9 July 2004 Led by Rev. Dr. Martin Forward Co-Founder of CJCR and former Vice-Principal of Wesley House in Cambridge; Contact: URL:

TPU is the worlds first truly global, on-line Peace University designed for government and NGO practitioners, policy makers and students at any level working in the fields of peace, conflict transformation, development and global issues.. There will be certificates; for single courses, diplomas for clusters of courses and eventually BA, MA; and Ph.D. degrees. Participants may combine online and onsite courses. Starting Date: February 9, 2004 Deadline for Registration: January 23 For more information or to register, please contact the TRANSCEND Peace University Global Center in Cluj, Romania questions, and computer problems: < > Fax+40-264-420298, Tel +40-724-380511; web-site

CEU summer program, Budapest, 2004 Applications should be received no later than January 15, 2004. Fee-paying applications can be submitted continuously until May 17. For further information applicants can contact our SUN office (, write to our automatic e-mail account to receive an application form (, or visit our WEB site ( ) where they can find the application form and the description of each course. Applicants are encouraged to apply online at and send the attachments via regular mail by the January 15 deadline.

OSCE Academy calls for applications for new Regional Security Studies Course in Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek, 7 November 2003 - The OSCE Centre and the OSCE Academy in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, today announced the start of the first masters programme on comprehensive security issues in Central Asia. The Academy called for applications from academics and professionals from Central Asia and beyond by 30 November 2003 at the latest. More detailed information on the OSCE Academy, the masters programme and next year's pilot course can be found on the Academy's new website: Students and academics are invited to visit the website in order to find out more about the curriculum and the application procedure. Asel Tentisheva 36, Erkindik Prospect 720040, Bishkek Kyrgyzstan Tel.: +996 312 66 23 90 Fax: +996 312 66 33 29 E-mail: Location: Kyrgyzstan Deadline: Nov 30, 2003 Website:

Global Perspectives on Appropriate Dispute Resolution (ADR) In co-operation with Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York and Hamline University School of Law, Minnesota July 5-23, 2004 This course is designed to facilitate the exchange of ideas and cooperative projects among academics, professionals and students in the East and West who are pursuing the study of conflict and conflict resolution processes. The program, set in the context of Central and Eastern Europe s emerging democracies, will focus both on mediation and arbitration, as well as other consensual methods for addressing and resolving conflict and promoting understanding between peoples. Location: Budapest, Hungary Deadline: January 15, 2004 Website: