Early bird application deadline: Monday, 30 April
Final deadline: Tuesday, 15 May
Summer school dates: Saturday, 30 June–Saturday, 7 July
The Prague’s Center for Public Policy (Centrum pro verejnou politiku—CPVP) is pleased to announce the forthcoming Prague Summer Schools 2012 on the following topics:
European Summer Institute on the Future of Europe: Lobbying in Brussels
Summer School on Crime, Law and Psychology
Summer School on European Union: Interests versus Culture?
Summer School on China: A World Superpower—Myth or Reality?
The Prague Summer Schools are seven-day academic programs designed to bring together undergraduate and graduate students of various nationalities and academic backgrounds to enjoy their summer holidays in the unique academic and cultural environment. Visit the web site to discover the details about the upcoming programs. The web site contains detailed information on academic content, guidelines to the application process, including an online application, practicalities, photos, and alumni feedback.
Questions should be directed to:
Prague Summer Schools 2012
Center for Public Policy
190 11 Prague 9
Tel: +420 737 679 605
And Your Love Too (German), Wednesday, 23 July, 7:45 P.M.; Friday, 25 July, and 9:45 P.M.; Saturday, 26 July, 5:45 P.M., see flyer
Ossessione (Italian), Wednesday, 23 July, 5:00 P.M.; Friday, 25 July, 7:00 P.M.; Saturday, 26 July, 3:00 and 7:45 P.M., see flyer
Germany, Year Zero (Roberto Rossellini, 1948, 73 mins), NOON, 238 HRCB; the gut-wrenching story of a twelve-year-old boy’s survival in the ruins of post-war Berlin features documentary footage of Germans standing in food lines, foraging for coal, and occupying bombed-out apartments. Rossellini selected actors from the streets, presented the plot, and allowed them to create their own scripts; see flyer
Guest speaker: Florian Solzbacher, president and CEO, Blackrock Mircosystems, 11:30 A.M.–1:30 P.M., nonrefundable $12 for WTA of Utah Members or $15 nonmembers, RSVP required by Monday, 28 July
Bicycle Thieves (Vittorio de Sica, 1948, 89 mins), NOON, 238 HRCB; a poor man requires a bicycle in order to get a job. His bicycle is stolen by a band of street urchins, which leads to adventure and desperation on the streets of a Roman suburb. The most well-known neorealist film of all time, Bicycle Thieves made this gritty style of film-making mainstream; see flyer
Barfi! (Hindi): Wednesday, 30 July, 5:00 P.M.; Friday, 1 August, 7:45 P.M.; Saturday, 2 August, 5:45 P.M., see flyer
The Tree of Life (English), Wednesday, 30 July, 8:00 P.M.; Friday, 1 August, 5:00 P.M.; Saturday, 2 August, 3:00 and 8:45 P.M., see flyer