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Danube School of Cultural Heritage

May 09-14, 2019
Novi Sad, Serbia

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Call for participants

Danube Area Research Center (DAReC) is a non-governmental organization, with the main goals to educate young people interested in the research of Danube region, establishing partnerships with the civil society and academic communities and implementing projects. We are pleased to announce the official call for the Danube School of Cultural Heritage 2019 (DSCH), designed in partnership with the European Danube Academy.

Danube School of Cultural Heritage 2019 is created with the aim to bring together young people of various nationalities and academic backgrounds from Europe to attend a diverse and versatile academic program. During the 6 days, you will spend with us, our lecturers will guide you through a variety of topics and themes, which are relevant, interesting and up-to-date.

The school will take place in Novi Sad, from 09 to 14 th May, including the arrival and departure dates. Novi Sad is a nice and lively town, located on the left Danube riverbank. This time of the year will give you an opportunity to enjoy the scenery and impressive image of the Danube River, as well as to participate in quality lectures and learn new things from your area of expertise. The lectures and workshops will provide a unique blend of international and local expertise while allowing you to take part in discussions and share knowledge, experience, and ideas. The Danube School of Cultural Heritage 2019 will include several topics in order to help the participants gain insight into the integrated Danube macro-region.


The following preliminary topics will be presented by relevant theorists and practitioners:

  • Roman Cultural heritage
  • The cultural heritage of the Serbian Orthodox Church and relation with other Christian Churches
  • Ottoman Cultural heritage with Islam influence
  • Habsburg Cultural heritage
  • Communist heritage
  • Berlin wall – Perception and legacy in Eastern Europe
  • Management in Cultural Heritage – Financial Instruments
  • Fortresses in the Danube region
  • The legacy of the Danube Swabians

During school several workshops will be organized with usage of: epigraphic monuments, osteological material, bricks, ceramics and metal items.

Since the timeframe of this school is six days, only a brief insight into different thematic areas can be provided. In addition, diverse professional and educational backgrounds of participants will provide inspiring, interesting, and productive interactions between participants and lecturers.

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Important information

When: 09-14 May 2019.

Where: Novi Sad, Serbia

Deadline for applications: 14th April 2019, 23:59 CET.

The school is open for European master and Ph.D. students, recent graduates as well as young professionals interested in Danube region, archeology, history, art, history of art, cultural heritage, management in culture, ethnology, anthropology, forensics, and related sciences

Number of participants: 25

Official language: English

Costs: Participation fee for the school is 55 EUR. Participation fee includes school materials, lectures, accommodation, meals and coffee breaks, as well as one excursion and a traditional Serbian night (music, food, drinks – no limit).

There are no available funds to cover the travel costs and health insurance for the duration of the school, so this must be arranged by the selected participants themselves. Otherwise, in case of illness, they will need to bear the costs of the medical treatment.

Every participant will receive a certificate of attendance. However, you have to attend at least 90% of the lectures according to the program. Your participation will be controlled by the organizers.

Application: You can find the application form in the link below. In addition, we will ask you to upload your CV within. For any additional questions, send an e-mail to the following address:

Important note: Only the selected participants will be contacted afterwards. The list of selected participants will be published on the website.

The Danube Region
Europäische Donau - Akademie
Dunavska strategija EU i Srbija
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