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Programme of the summer school

The summer school of alternatives in economics will be held from saturday 3rd July (9 a.m.) till friday 9th July (3 p.m.). Participants are welcomed to arrive during Friday 2nd July. After the end of the summer school they are encouraged to stay in Krtiny and take part in some of The Upper Mill´s local activities (restoration of cherry-orchard in nearby village of Habruvka), or undertake trips in the Moravian Karst.

Every day of the summer school will be divided in morning - more theoretical - and afternoon - more practical, with applications - sessions. Discussions among participants and lecturers will be strongly encouraged; there will also be practical excercises. Enough time will be devoted to relaxation an informal contacts.

The participants will take part on maintaining the background of the summer school (i.e. help in the kitchen and with cleaning etc.). There will also be possibilities of active relaxation like working in the garday, preparing wood for heating and other activities.

Evening programme will be adaptet according to participant´s wishes. There are some suggestions: visit of Mendel´s university´s forest garday, caves in The Moravian Karst, ruins of The New Castle, campfire in the garday, summer restaurant at the nearby open air pool, movie projection etc.

List of the Summer school´s lecturers (in alphabetical order):

  • Ing. Jan Brůha, M.A. – Centre for economic research and doctoral studies (CERGE, institute of the Charles University in Prague and Academy of Sciences), Centre fo the environmental issues, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Jaromír Hošek – První úvěrové družstvo Chotěboř, Czech Republic (credit union, member of the board).
  • Igor Chýra – Pospolitosť pre harmonický život, Zaježová, (Community for harmonic life, Slovakia)
  • RNDr. Naďa Johanisová - Pedagogical faculty of South-Bohemian University and at Faculty of Social Sciences of Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic.
  • Ing. Jaroslav Klusák – Economic University in Prague, Czech Republic; doctoral studayt.
  • Mgr. Petra Kušková – Centre fo the environmental issues, Charles University in Prague, Czech Repulic.
  • Reinhard Mader, EU.NET + TransFair, Germany
  • Ing. Jan Melichar – Centre fo the environmental issues, Charles University in Prague
  • Mgr. Milan Ščasný - Centre fo the environmental issues, Charles University in Prague.
  • Šárka Špačková – The Society for FairTrade and development education, Brno, Czech Republic.
  • Juraj Zamkovsky - Centre for support of local activism, Slovakia.

Detailed programme

Detailed programme can be downloaded here. [DOC 55 kB]
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