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International Summer Course on Women in Rome
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The Institute for Higher Studies on Women at the Pontifical Regina Apostolorum College is offering a week-long summer course from July 13-23, 2009.

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Equipping women to meet the challenges of modern culture.

March 5, 2009. This summer, the Institute for Higher Studies on Women is offering a week-long summer course entitled “The Female Condition Today: Contemporary Challenges.” The course will be offered on the campus of the Pontifical Regina Apostolorum College in Rome from July 13-23, 2009. The registration deadline is May 13.

The international course is intended to help women understand and meet the many challenges in today’s culture and society. It is divided into 4 seminars:
•  “Towards a discovery of women’s dignity” - will illustrate the foundations of woman’s dignity as a human person who must never be objectified or used.
•  “The feminine condition today: challenges in society” - will shed light on specific problematic situations of women in the world today, and will offer solutions.
•  “The family: a treasure that deserves international protection” - will analyze the current crisis of the family and explain why the family is a treasure that must be protected for the common good.
•  “Women and bioethical questions” - will address specific bioethical issues that have a direct impact on women.

Simultaneous translation will be provided for English-speakers and participants in the course will earn a diploma from the Institute for Higher Studies on Women at the Pontifical Regina Apostolorum College.  The cost of the seminar, which includes a weekend cultural outing in Rome, is 950 Euros ($1,197).

For more specific information, view the following documents:
• Program description
• Registration packages
• Registration form
• Hotel registration form

For additional information, click here or contact Adele Ercolano at issdonna@upra.org.  

The Institute for Higher Studies on Women is a social policy research institute that works in both the academic and research arenas. We offer post-graduate specializations, masters degrees, seminars, and conferences on issues affecting women, all from interdisciplinary approach, drawing from historical, political, economic, psychological, social and cultural points of view.


PUBLICATION DATE: 2009-03-05


 
 

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