Summer School

  Academic Year 2021/2022

  • The third edition of the Summer School on Normativity and Reality of Human Rights continues on its task of critically addressing the interplay between norms and facts about human rights. Two issues have emerged as particularly relevant: the call for “innovation”, loosely referred to as the need to incorporate technology in any research design, and the correlated imperative of producing “data-driven” research. The summer school aims to address these issues critically, assess their practical implications, and discuss their potential impact on a research project’s theoretical frame and methodological design. 
    The third edition of the residential summer school on “Normativity and Reality of Human Rights” is organised by the Human Rights Centre “Antonio Papisca” of the University of Padova and the Human Rights Consortium of the SAS at the University of London. 
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    Summer School on "Innovation and data-driven research in human rights studies: Facts, myths, challenges" - Padova, 12-16 September 2022
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  • After a year break due to the pandemia, the International Summer School on Public Policy - Venezia-Padova 2022 , finally took place again in Italy, from 4 to 8 July 2022, in a hybrid format.
    The main objective of the Summer School is to provide advice and knowledge to Ph.D. students and young scholars on Public Policy theories, concepts, and methodologies to analyze public policy.
    This year's Summer School's theme is Policy processes and Governance.
    On-site attendance is limited to 20 participants. Virtual participation is unlimited but will only be open to lecture sessions. 
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    International Summer School on Public Policy - Venezia-Padova 2022  - Padova, 4–8  July 2022

  Academic year 2018/2019

  • The second edition of the Summer School on Normativity and Reality of Human Rights continues on its task of critically addressing the interplay between norms and facts about human rights. This year, the focus will be on the impact on human rights of new technologies.

The Summer School is jointly organised by the Department of Political Science, Law and International Studies (SPGI) and the Human Rights Centre “Antonio Papisca” of the University of Padova, and the Human Rights Consortium of the SAS at the University of London, and in cooperation with the School of Global Studies at the University of Gothenburg. For more information click below. 

Normativity and Reality of Human Rights - Situations of human rights vulnerability to AI and ICT London, SAS, July 7-12, 2019

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  • The International Summer School on Public Policy - Venezia-Padova 2019  is at the Second edition and it is recognized as one of the two Certificated European co-organized IPPA (International Public Policy Association) International Summer Schools. The main objective of the Summer School is to provide advice and knowledge on Public Policy theories, concepts and methodologies to analyze public policy to PhD students and young scholars.This year's Summer School's theme is Democratic Governance, Policy Innovation and Learning.

Public Policy - Venezia-Padova 2019- Democratic Governance, Policy Innovation and Learning - Padova, July 8th – 13th 2019

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  Academic year 2017/2018

The first edition of the Summer School on Normativity and Reality of Human Rights critically investigates the interplay between norms and facts about human rights, with a special focus on three topics: health, environment, and forced migrations.

Normativity and Reality of Human Rights - Padova, July 8-14, 2018

The third edition of the Summer School on Policy Formulation, Partecipation and Learning, that will be held both in Padua and in Venice, aims to promote the diffusion of theories and methods of policy change in the belief that they can improve policy effectiveness in meeting social demands.

Policy Formulation, Partecipation and Learning - Padova, July 9-14, 2018