Università degli Studi di Milano Bicocca

4th Edition. LEARNING FROM THE LOCAL. Communities and Tribal People in Global Frames

Università degli Studi di Milano Bicocca
In Kolkata
  • Università degli Studi di Milano Bicocca

*Guide price
Original amount in EUR:
€ 900

Important information

Typology Course
Location Kolkata
Duration 14 Days
Start September
  • Course
  • Kolkata
  • Duration:
    14 Days
  • Start:

The Summer School Learning from the Local is located in India from 8 September 2018 to 23 September 2018. The School is based on an intense academic program, on several meetings with local associative and cultural realities, and is strongly imbued of a travelling timing, that improves its educative value. The School leads the students to deepen the following topics in the field:

Local development. Effects of bottom-up cooperation initiatives on local communities. Calcutta and Mumbai areas;
Heritage. Enhancement of local cultural traditions (West Bengal);
Dissemination of knowledge. Dissemination and impact of communication technologies on local communities in productive activities and training, initiatives in the fight against poverty (Mumbai).
The Department of Sociology and Social Research of the University of Milano Bicocca and the Department of Cultural Heritage of the University of Bologna (Campus of Ravenna) approved the recognition of 6 cfu for students participating in the Summer School. The Italian Embassy in India promotes and sustains the program.

Important information
Is this course for me?

University students from any backgroud.

Requirements: CV and Passport/ID card, Motivation Letter.



Kolkata (India)
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What you'll learn on the course

Managing Diversity
Managing Conflict
Social Science
Sustainable Tourism Development
Anthropological research
Arts management
Local development plans
Microcredit projects

Course programme

The Summer School aims to strength student’s capabilities with regard to the following points:

Different ways to organize social and cultural life;
Managing cultural diversity in complex contexts;
Critical awareness of NGO’s activities;
Direct experience of several processes of social, cultural and economics changes;
Ethnographic research projects;

The Summer School includes also visits to several places of main cultural and environmental interest, with regard to:

Anthropological issues;
Arts, local craft and immaterial heritage;
Tribal people rights;
Making of “Indian” and local identity;
Sustainable tourism;
Microcredit projects;

Additional information

Application Deadline
May 15th, 2018