The College of Europe Natolin campus, the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) and the Polish-American Freedom Foundation (PAFF) announce a call for applications for the sixth edition of the Warsaw Euro-Atlantic Summer Academy (WEASA) which is scheduled to take place between 9 and 20 July 2018.
The title of WEASA 2018 is The Politics of Technology: Information, Disinformation, and Security in a Digital Era.
WEASA 2018 will look into several topics, including:
- The media and journalism in a digital age;
- The fight against misinformation and disinformation;
- The role that social media plays in politics and democracy;
- The personal and institutional dimensions of cybersecurity.
WEASA 2018 is addressed to participants coming from a cross-section of society and specifically from public administration, academia, think tanks, media and civil society organizations. Which countries must applicants be from?
We welcome applicants who are citizens and residents of the following countries:
- Eastern Partnership countries – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine;
- Western Balkan countries – Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia (FYROM), Montenegro, and Serbia.
WEASA will cover travel, boarding and accommodation expenses.