The Two Weeks Certificate Orientation Programme cum FDP “Introduction to European Studies: Concepts, Trends and Opportunities” being organised by School of Liberal Education, Galgotias University in collaboration with Jean Monnet Project, Jawaharlal Nehru University has been come to an end on 2nd September 2022. The certificate orientation programme has been held from 23rd August to 2nd September at Galgotias University, Greater Noida.
The inaugural session of the Orientation Programme was graced by the benign presence of dignitaries H.E. Seppo Nurmi, Deputy Head of Mission, Delegation of the European Union to India and H.E. Adam Burakowski, Polish Ambassador to India who highlighted the need to strengthen the strategic partnership between India and European Union. A Special lecture was delivered by Ambassador Shashank, Former Foreign Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India expressed his views on the emerging trends between Europe and Asia. Prof. Preeti Bajaj, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Galgotias University, and Ms. Aradhana Galgotia, Hon’ble Director of Operations welcomed the dignitaries and highlighted the importance of organizing emerging area studies program to strengthen New Education Policy and to provide a multidisciplinary learning on the various dimensions of contemporary European studies. Dr. Sheetal Sharma, Coordinator Jean-Monnet Project, Centre for European Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University underlined the importance for academic collaborations to provide a comprehensive understanding of Europe and its various institutions from political, economic, cultural, educational and historical perspectives.
Throughout the last two weeks of the Orientation Programme, around 300 students, research scholars and faculty from Galgotias University and from other universities across India have registered and attended best of lectures and orientation sessions. Renowned experts and professors in the domain of International Relations have graced the orientation lectures with extensive learning and knowledge sharing. Professor Srikanth Kondapalli from JNU gave extensive analysis of How EU-China strategic Relations form the contemporary discourse in International Politics; Former Ambassador Jitendra Nath Misra brought forth the contours of UK-India relation. The paradox that shapes the diplomatic relations between these two countries. Multiple challenges like Refugees crisis, crisis of immigration policy at the EU have been dealt with by the excellent presentation of Dr. Sheetal Sharma. Yet more appealing sessions have been delivered by Prof. Sreeram Chaulia, Dean on Jindal School of International Affairs, O.P Jindal Global University; Prof. Gulshan Sachdeva, Centre for European Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and Professor Harsh V. Pant, King’s College London.
The orientation programme aims to equip learners from diverse academic backgrounds interested in contemporary European Studies with a wide range of critical skills. In addition to facilitating critical engagements with disciplinary knowledge, the programme also lays emphasis on 21st-century skills on diplomacy, cooperation & collaboration, peace-building, communication that will aid learners to work in national and international platforms.
The valedictory ceremony of the Certificate Orientation Programme has been graced with H.E Manjeev Singh Puri, Former Ambassador of India to the European Union on Climate Change Negotiations and Dr. Sheetal Sharma, the Coordinator of Jean Monnet Project from Jawaharlal Nehru University. The two weeks orientation lecture series concluded with the closing remarks by Dr. Manasi Sinha, Associate Professor, School of Liberal Education , Galgotias university and the Convenor of the program who highlighted the outcomes of the program that aims at bringing a new dimension of learning for students and faculties to learn about European Union and diverse socio-cultural fabric of Europe and its pertinent issues and challenges like identity, multiculturalism, refugee crisis and gender inequality. The faculty from School of Liberal education namely Dr. Paroma Sen, Dr. Pratyush Bibhakar, Waseem Akber Baba, Dr. Apeksha Singh, Dr. Ishrat Jahan, Dr. Gaurika Chugh has been extensively involved in organising the orientation programme. The two weeks orientation course is not only going to promote European studies and its significant aspects, it will also open up avenues to gain key information on fellowship and scholarship opportunities in European studies across the globe. The certificate orientation course is a timely addition to meet the emerging needs of area studies in contemporary times and students, faculty and research scholars from diverse domains will be immensely benefited from the programme.
JNU Jean Monnet Module:
Institutions, Diversity and
Social Change in Europe
Galgotias University in Collaboration with JNU Jean Monnet Module
Certificate Based Orientation Programme
Introduction to European Studies: Concept, Trends and Opportunities
23rd August-2nd September 2022
Greetings from School of Liberal Education, Galgotias University, Greater Noida !
School of Liberal Education, Galgotias University, invites you to a Two Weeks Certificate Based Orientation Programme“Introduction toEuropean Studies: Concepts, Trends and Opportunities” from 23rd August to 2nd September 2022 at the University Campus. The programme is available in online mode as well. The certificate-based orientation programme is organised in collaboration with the Jean Monnet Module, Centre for European Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University.
The orientation programme on European studies is tailored to provide a comprehensive understanding of Europe and its various institutions from political, economic, cultural, educational and historical perspectives. This multidisciplinary programme aims to equip learners from diverse academic backgrounds interested in contemporary European Studies with a wide range of critical skills. The programme is specially designed with a curriculum that is internationally recognised offering specialization tracks including: Economy and State Politics; Culture and Society and Politics and International Relations in the context of Europe. In addition to facilitating critical engagements with disciplinary knowledge, the programme also lays emphasis on 21st-century skills on diplomacy, cooperation & collaboration, peace-building, communication that will aid learners to work in national and international platforms. With a unique opportunity to gain knowledge through experts from European Institutions and partner universities, this programme is designed to foster the understanding of contemporary dynamics and aspects of the European Union and its relations with the wider geopolitical system.
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