South-East Europe Textbook Network
States and Regions

International Summer School: The Balkans in Europe
Georg Eckert Institute, Branschweig/Germany, 24.-30. September 2001


Draft Programme

Monday - 24th September

till 19:00
Arrival of the Participants - Registration

19.30 Dinner

Tuesday - 25th September

09:00-10:30 Opening/Plenary session lecture
Wolfgang Höpken (GEI):
General assessment and problems of textbook development in South-East Europe

10:30-11:00 Coffee break

11.00-12.30 Plenary session - Participants' introduction

12.30-15.00 Lunch

15.00-16.30 Plenary session lecture
Fikret Adanir (Bochum University):
The Balkans and Europe in the Middle Ages/in the early modern age

16.30-17.00 Coffee break

17:00-18:30 Plenary session lecture
Holm Sundhaussen (Berlin University):
The Balkans and Europe in the 19th/20th century

19.30 Dinner

Wednesday - 26th September

09:00-12:30 Parallel panels in working groups
The presentation of Europe and the Balkans in South-East European textbooks
(participants + panel chairmen)
Working group panel I: Europe and the Balkans in history textbooks - from the Middle Ages to the 19th century
Working group panel II: Europe and the Balkans in history textbooks - 19th/20th century

12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:00 Plenary session
Results emerged from the working groups

15:30-17:30 Visit of the textbook publishing house Westermann

19.30 Dinner

Thursday - 27th September

09:00-10:30 Plenary session lecture
Falk Pingel (GEI):
Didactical aspects of Europe's presentation in textbooks

10:30-11:00 Coffee break

11:00-12:30 Plenary session
Andreas Helmedach (GEI):
South-East Europe's presentation in Western Europe's textbooks

12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:00 Introduction into the Georg Eckert Institute´s textbook libary

15:00-18:00 Work in the library

19:30 Dinner

Friday - 28th September

09:00-11:00 Visit of a nearby school
(optional activity: work in the library)

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-13:00 Working groups reporting back to the plenary/Continuation of working groups

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-22:00 Excursion

Saturday - 29th September

09:30-11:30 Working groups session/Work in the library

12:00-15:00 Lunch

15:00-17:00 Plenary session: Presentation and evaluation of the results

19:00 Summer closing party at the Georg Eckert Institute

Sunday - 30th September

Departure of the participants