Human[i]ties Perspective 2011, Germany

Deadline: 15 October 2011
Open to: all interested
Costs: Participation fee is 35€ for participants who need accommodation and will be provided with free shared room in hostel or 10€ for participants who don’t need accommodation

Human[i]ties Perspective 2011, a conference and professional networking event aimed at Erasmus Mundus students and alumni from Culture, Media and Communications studies will be held this year at the University of Hamburg, November 11th and 12th. This year’s event will attract between 30 and 40 participants. Upon completion of the event all participants will receive an official Certificate of Participation. The conference will take place over two days and include four themed sessions: three academic sections exploring, ‘Cultures & Identities’, ‘Communication & Democracy’, and ‘Crisis & Risk Communication’, and one session will focus on career paths.  Leading professors and professionals will speak on these topics, providing insight and inspiration into research lines and professional development ideas. The aim of Human[i]ties Perspective 2011 is to provide a forum of discussion and networking for young academics and professionals in the field of Culture, Media, and Communication.


The majority of participants will be from four core EM courses – MA Media, Communication & Cultural Studies; MA Journalism & Media within Globalization; MA Euroculture; and MA Crossways in European Humanities.  The participants will form the basis of an Erasmus Mundus Humanities network that will span the globe, enhance the exchange of information, and highlight career paths.  To further extend the potential networking, applications from other interested EM courses that run parallel or overlap these topics are, of course, also welcome. Participants who reside outside of Europe are welcome to apply if they can cover their own travel expenses.


Participation fee is 35€ for participants who need accommodation and 10€ for participants who don’t need accommodation. The participants who need accommodation will be provided with a free shared room in a hostel.  Light snacks and coffee will be provided during the breaks. A social programme will be organized, but delegates will be responsible for their own expenses. All Junior Speakers and 7 lucky participants will receive reimbursement of their travel expenses for up to 100€! Use this chance and apply early!


To register for Human[i]ties Perspective 2011 please fill in the required information in the form below and pay the appropriate fee. Before registering, make sure that you have carefully read the description and conditions in the About and FAQ section. The application period will end on October 15, 2011. Within 10 days after your registration, you will receive an email informing you about the final decision.

The fee needs to be transferred to the bank account of Hamburg University before your registration is completed. This should be done as soon as possible to ensure your registration is accepted.

Account number and transfer details:

Account holder: Universitaet Hamburg
Bank: Deutsche Bundesbank (for deposits from Germany BLZ: 200 000 00)
Account Nr.:  20 10 15 31
For international transactions:
IBAN:  DE68200000000020101531

Remember: while making the transfer all the applicants MUST write in the reference: 100024140 + your full name or your application and your deposit  will be invalid!

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