The 2020 summer school Endless futures and Human Limitations for high school students graduating from 9th or 10th grade will take place from 15–21 June at the School of Advanced Studies (SAS) in Tyumen. The main language of the school is English.
Julie Reshe, a philosopher, blogger, and professor at SAS, is the creative director of summer school ’20. Under her guidance, SAS will turn into a Monster Laboratory for one week.
As part of an experiment during a week-long Monsters School, participants will work with professors from different countries who have graduated from the best universities in the world and are now employed at SAS.
The educational formats of the summer school will include seminars, workshops, project work, discussions on the same topic approached from different perspectives in different disciplines and practices, film screenings, games, etc.
Seminars will include:
- Louis Vervoort, Breaking the Free Will Illusion
- David Dusseault, The World to Come? Prepping for an Uncertain Future
- Anne Mulhall, Feminism, Fragility and Resilience
- Zachary Reyna, Apocalypse, Utopia, and Critical Thinking
- Julie Reshe, Revolutionary Monsters
- Daniel Kontowski, Who Should Design Education: the School, the World, or Yourself?
- Peter Jones, In Search of Paradise
- Giacomo Andreoletti, This computer can predict what you'll choose - A paradox
In order to apply, please send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 1, 2020.
The application should include:
- Your brief CV (full name, birthdate, grade, school number, city, e-mail, phone number and a brief list of your achievements);
- Short video in English (up to 90 seconds max) in which you sketch out ideas on one of the following topics:
- What kind of world do you want to live in?
- Describe an unrealistic future
Summer School is free for all students. Meals and accommodation for all out-of-state students are also provided by The University of Tyumen.