UNIVERSITY OF ROME "TOR VERGATA"
UNIVERSITY OF TRENTO
OPERA CAMPANA DEI CADUTI - Rovereto
FORUM TRENTINO PER LA PACE - Autonomous Province of Trento
U.S.P.I.D. - Section of Trento
Italian Pugwash Group
ISODARCO Founded in 1966
INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL ON DISARMAMENT AND RESEARCH ON CONFLICTS
16th WINTER COURSE ANDALO - ITALY 9-16 FEBRUARY, 2003
"THE SURGE IN NONSTATE VIOLENCE: ROOTS, IMPACTS AND
ISODARCO has been organizing residential courses on global security
The courses are intended for people already having a professional
the problems of international conflicts, or for those who would like to
more active and technically competent role in this field. The courses
interdisciplinary nature, and their subject matters extend from the
and scientific side of the problems to their sociological and political
This will be the third time an ISODARCO course will focus on the
NonState Violence. Courses on this topic were organised in 1974 and
NonState or SubState violence had the limited attention of specialists.
after the dramatic events of the year 2002, Isodarco returns to the
of these problems.
PRINCIPAL LECTURERS: Will be added later
Confirmations are expected from additional eminent scholars who have
invited to lecture at the School. The course will be articulated in
lectures, seminars offered by the participants, round tables and
A) English will be the working language of the School. There will be
approximately 60 participants. They are expected to attend all lectures
B) Applications should be submitted with the following information that
compulsory also for those who have previously attended:
Full name, date and place of birth, gender, full address (including
address, telephone and fax numbers if available). Present nationality.
and/or other academic qualifications. Present professional activities
address. Publication list and field of interest. In lieu of
letter of recommendation from a professor or a scholar in the field. No
application form is required.
C) Applications should arrive not later than December 13, 2002 and
addressed to the Director of the School:
Prof. CARLO SCHAERF
Department of Physics
University of Rome "Tor Vergata"
Via della Ricerca Scientifica 1, I-00133 Rome, Italy
Tel.: (+39) 06 72594560/1 -- Fax: (+39) 06 2040309
D) Applications will be considered by the Organizing Committee on the
the information submitted. All the applicants will be informed of the
Committee's decision as soon as possible but not later than December
E) Participants are requested to arrive at Andalo any time on February
leave in the morning of February 16, 2003.
F) The nominal admission fee which includes attendance, accommodation
board is Euro 200.00. Students without a salary up to the age of 26 can
a reduced fee of Euro 120.00. Participants will be housed in double or
rooms. The admission fee for single rooms, if requested and available,
Euro 400.00; participants asking to share a room with somebody in
if this is possible, will be charged Euro 50 extra for each person.
G) The school is unable to provide any contribution towards traveling
H) The Course will be held at Hotel Gruppo Brenta, Via Strigole 1,
(Trento), Italy. Tel.(+39) 0461 585813 and Fax (+39) 0461 585269.
I) A limited number of family members can be accommodated at the Hotel
Brenta. Room and board for each member is Euro 300.00 for the entire
Admission of families is limited and will be examined on an individual
Participants wishing to bring their families are requested to submit
applications as soon as possible.
J) Participants wishing to introduce a seminar should enclose a short
of their proposed contribution in their application. The Director of
will reserve some time for seminars considered particularly relevant to
programme of the Course.
K) The Organizing Committee reserves the right to introduce any
changes to the programme.
L) Please mention in your application if you need a visa, indicating to
Italian Consulate you intend to apply. As it takes some time to receive
we urge participants requiring it to apply to the School as early as
and to apply for the visa immediately after being accepted to attend
Additional information on the School can be found on the Isodarco web
the following address:
Andalo in winter:
Hotel Gruppo Brenta where the course is held:
Director of the School
c/o Dipartimento di Fisica, Università di Roma "Tor Vergata"
via della Ricerca Scientifica 1, 00133 ROMA, Italy
Tel. (+39) 06 72594560/1 Fax (+39) 06 2040309