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Jews, Muslims and Roma in the 21st Century Metropolises

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When? July 31-August 4, 2023

Where? Celetná 13, Prague 1 - Old Town

Expand your insights into various alternative worldviews (Weltanschauungen), master/minor narratives of the three minorities (Muslim, Jewish, Roma), and understand their particular resources and obstacles in building trans- communal alliances and networks in metropolitan areas of Europe.

The program is entirely free of charge for students of Charles University, Jagiellonian University, and University of Potsdam.

Register on: by May 31, 2023

Please note that the Summer School’s capacity is limited.

The Summer School is part of the transnational project EUphony “Jews, Muslims and Roma in the 21st Century

Metropolises: Reflecting on Polyphonic Ideal and Social Exclusion as Challenges for European Cohesion” prepared by three partners: Charles University, Moses Mendelssohn Center for European-Jewish Studies at

Potsdam University, and Jagiellonian University in Krakow.

The project was generously supported by the Erasmus+ program Cooperative Partnerships 2022-1-CZ01-KA220



Wednesday, June 7 17:00-18:00 ONLINE meet@greet of Summer School Participants

Sharing preparatory materials, reading, assignments, and division of group presentations

Wednesday, July 12

Preparatory ONLINE session 9:00-10:00 Launch Your Own Podcast: A Step-by-Step Guide (Mgr. Tomas Gavlas) 10:00-11:00 Getting Ready for Summer School: Logistics and general guidance

Monday, July 31

Arrival in Prague, Accommodation in Students’ Residence (for international students only)

Tuesday, August 1 8:30 On-site registration in Celetná 13, Prague 1 - Old Town 9:00-10:30 Jews, Muslims, and Roma in Central Europe (Introduction – students’ group presentations) (Dr. Marcela Menachem Zoufalá, Dr. Olaf Glockner, Prof. Joanna Dyduch, Dr. Artur Skorek) 10:30-11:00 Break with refreshments 11:00-12:30 Overlapping of stereotypes: Jews, Muslims, Roma (Mgr. Jiri Smlsal) 13:00-14:00 Lunch 14:30-16:30 Malach Centre for Visual History

(USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive - almost 56 000 testimonies in 40 languages-students will learn how to work with the Visual Archives) 17:00-18:30 Debate with young Muslims living in Prague

Wednesday, August 2 09:00-10:30 HerStory: Intersectionality in Minority Studies (Mgr. Timea Crofony) 10:30-11:00 Break with refreshments 11:00-12:30 Roma Women Literature in the Region (Prof. Libuse Heczkova) 13:00-14:00 Lunch 15:00-17:00 Roma and Sinti Centre in Prague

Thursday, August 3 08:30-9:30 Jewish and Muslim minorities in Japan: A comparative Example (Dr. Joanna Guzik) 09:30-10:30 British Muslims: Understanding Diversity and Change (Dr. Serena Hussein) 10:30-11:00 Break with refreshments 11:00-12:00 Jewish identity: formation and deformation. Ethnography of Moishe House Prague. (Mgr. Nina Adlerova) 12:30-13:30 Lunch 14:00-15:30 Minorities in the architecture of Prague (Outdoor class with Prof. Josef Zaruba-Pfeffermann) 19:00-20:30 Visit to Moishe House Prague

Friday, August 4 9:00-10:00 Mastering Scientific Communication: Navigating Popular Topics Using Scientometrics (Dr. Eduard Petiska) 10:00-10:30 Break with refreshments 10:30-12:00 How to produce a podcast in Praxis? Training in Campus Hybernska IT Lab 12:30-14:00 Concluding debate @ Farewell Lunch