BRIDGES’Seminar Is Waiting For You ! – Press Release

From June 29th to July 23rd, 2021, will take place the ONLINE Summer School “Building solidarity.
Feminist and Anti-racist Practices in Higher Education”, organized by the Erasmus + BRIDGES project:
Building Inclusive Societies: Diversifying Knowledge and Tackling Discrimination through Civil Society
Participation in Universities.

Thanks to the alliances between the different universities and civil society organizations that make up
BIRDGES, this Summer School proposes to its participants:
• To provide the tools to analyse the mechanisms and conditions of institutional inequality that are
produced and reproduced within Higher Education.
• To explore and deepen our undertsanding of key theories, concepts and practices related to antiracist and feminist struggles.
• To experiment with, and put into practice, pedagogical methods and strategies that challenge racism
and discrimination within and outside the classroom.
• To promote participants’ role as agents of change within Higher Education Institutions

The methodologies used are based on Participatory Action Research and collaborative work, and will be facilitated by members of the BRIDGES project consortium, which include: Universitat Autònoma de
Barcelona, Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, University of Brighton, Feminist Autonomous Center for
Research, Sindillar / Sindihogar, an.ge.kommen e. V. and Za’atar.

The course will take place through synchronous online communication spaces and on other online
asynchronous work platforms, where the participants will develop a group project with the
accompaniment and guidance of members of the BRIDGES consortium. In addition, it will be requested to
participate in a collective evaluation of the Summer School in order to receive feedback for future
improved versions of the course. It has a workload of 75 hours (equivalent to 3 ECTS), distributed from
Monday to Thursday, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. CET time. The vehicular language will be English,
although translation support for other languages will be provided, if necessary.


IMPORTANT: This course is addressed to Master students, PhD students or early career teachers of any
discipline, linked to the Autonomous University of Barcelona (Spain), JLU Giessen (Germany), University
of Brighton (United Kingdom) and participants, members and volunteers of FACR (Greece) and ODD /
Prism (United Kingdom / Greece) who, in addition, are Master’s, PhD students or young faculty from
Greek universities (in the case of FACR members) or from English universities or Greek (in the case of
ODD members).

After having participated in all the activities of the course, you will receive an official certificate issued by
the Department of Social Psychology of the Autonomous University of Barcelona.

Key dates:
04/23 – Applications opening
05/14 – Applications closure
05/24 – Communication of selected participants
From 06/29 to 07/23 – Course


To access the registration form and more detailed information on the Summer School, please
consult the project website: https://buildingbridges.space/course/

For any questions or doubts regarding the information, please, contact: Blanca Callén, BRIDGES Project
Manager. hello@buildingbridges.space / +34 654302786

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