Global Justice?

GLOBAL JUSTICE? is an interdisciplinary study program on divergent notions of global justice (political, cultural, philosophical, religious, legal) across cultures and countries.

The faculty includes Professor Amy Colin at the University of Pittsburgh and President of the CCP, Professor Nancy Condee, Director of the Global Studies Center at the University of Pittsburgh, Professor Patrick Imbert, Canada Chair Holder at the University of Ottawa, Dr. Elke Leonhard, President of the German Parliamentarian Association, Berlin, and Director Michel Wieviorka, noted sociologist and Director of the Colège d’Études Mondiales.

The language of instruction is English.

The program will also contextualize the course content and familiarize students with spectacular settings in Paris: its Medieval city center on the Île de la Cité, a natural island where the famous Cathedral Notre-Dame and the splendid Sainte-Chapelle, two masterpieces of Gothic architecture, are located; the Marais, the first planned district of Paris, designed under the visionary King Henri IV, who ended the French Religious Wars and conceived a master plan of uniting Europe; the Montmartre where Dalì, Modigliani, Monet, Mondrian, Picasso, and van Gogh once worked; and Parisian landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, built in 1889 as a symbol of technological progress, and the Louvre, one of the world’s largest museums.

Students will stay in the beautiful research center Maison Suger of the Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme located in the Latin Quarter. The course will be held in the same building.

Location: Maison Suger, Paris, France

Dates of the program in 2016 to be announced.

Estimated Cost: $2,400. The fee includes lodging in studios with kitchen and bath in the Maison Suger, insurance, and tuition. Meals at very reasonable rates are available at an extra cost. Travel is not included.

For more information, contact the City for the Cultures of Peace: