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European Encounters: The Baltics in the European Union

The Baltic States share an intricate history of repression and liberation and are now thriving culturally and economically. Learn about the history and identity of these countries and their connection to the European Union over the course of six inspiring and educational weeks. From lectures to company visits, from museums to the European parliament, you will have a diverse and unforgettable experience in these three distinct yet interconnected countries.

Contemporary Conflict Analysis: Actors, Issues & Technologies of 21st Century Warfare

Owing to the ever-changing nature of warfare, the field of conflict studies requires an informed approach towards answering the question of why various actors resort to violent conflict. This online summer school, closely linked with Uglobe's Intimacies of Remote Warfare programme and the Centre for Conflict Studies (CCS) of Utrecht University, equips scholars and professional practitioners alike with cutting-edge knowledge and transferable skills for mapping, analysing and responding to warfare in the 21st century: who is fighting and how do they relate to one another (actors); what are they fighting over and why (issues and interests); and how exactly are they fighting (technologies and practices).

Estonia: Economic Innovation and Baltic Regional Security

Relations between the EU and Russia went through its ups and downs over the course of the last decades. In order to have a better grasp of these dynamics, we have to look back and understand the nature of bilateral interactions and the setup of institutional framework established between the two entities. The summer school programme will introduce students to the institutional framework of EU and Russia relations. The recent crisis in Russia’s relations with the United States and the European Union has aggravated the tendency to view Russia through the prism of stereotypes.