3rd online UNESCO MOST Winter School How to be a citizen? Citizenship and responsibility in the new world of uncertainty

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January 22, 2021 to February 26, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Diplomacy and International Relations, Government and Public Service, Human Rights, Political Science, Social Sciences

The 3rd UNSCO MOST Winter School os organised by the Institute of Advances Studies Kőszeg (iASK) and the Institute for Social and European Studies (ISES), in cooperation with the University of Pannonia, and the UNESCO Chair of Kőszeg.
During the program we will address the following questions:

- How to conceptualize citizenship in contemporary world?
- What does it mean to be a citizen today? What are the implications of the contemporary global order for the notion of citizenship?
- How to reimagine a model of participatory citizenship in what have become increasingly alienated political systems of governance?
- How can we counter the decline in trust in political institutions? How to ensure higher levels of redponsibility among both national and supranational bodies and institutions? How to advance their more proactive involvement in the resolution of social and political issues?
- How to reconcile the national and supranational modes of belonging? How to construct new forms of political solidarities within increasingly divided societies?
-What is the impact of the climate change on the emerging political sphere? How to think issues of citizenship in the times of pandemic? How to build more resilient societies?
- What is the role of the media and fake-news in the construction of contemporary citizenship?
- What role can civil society paly within emerging political spheres? How can it advance more participatory forms of democratic citizenship?

Platform: ZOOM


Contact Info: 

E-mail: winterschool@iask.hu

Tel: 003694/200 550

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