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YCR Summer Research Program 2021

YCR Summer Research Program 2021

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Apply for YCR Summer Research Program 2021. In Summer Research Program 2021, YCR invites young researchers to this virtual, collaborative and transnational exercise to engage in a guided and research-driven discussions and dialogues with the youth and experts to understand these conflicts and their various facets.

The program will be an exercise of intellectual inquiry to look at the contextual significance and implication of these conflicts while comprehending them through a contemporary and historical lens. Spanning over 6 weeks, the program will also be an opportunity for young people to contribute to the youthful perspective in conceptualizing peace and conflict. The collective intellectual and respectful joint learning experience will help inspect the possibility of sustainable global peace from the youthful lens.

Themes for the Summer Program

  • Politics of War and Conflict
  • Conflict and Education
  • Refugee Crises, Human Rights and Peacebuilding
  • Urbanization, Conflicts, Violence and Development

Details of the Program

The YCR Summer Research Program runs for 6 weeks and is open to all nationalities. However, participants from the Middle East, Africa and South Asian regions are encouraged to apply.

The participants are expected to pick one of the four themes; as part of their preference during the application. Upon selection, final researchers will be grouped into teams to collaboratively work on a piece of research to be produced within 6 weeks. During the program, the researchers will be guided through various Research Clinic sessions to undertake this research journey, while they will be expected to engage in cohort-wise group discussions, policy forums and dialogues. Researchers will also get an opportunity to engage with experts, practitioners and academics hailing from various organizations.


  • All applicants must at least be in their 3rd or 4th year of an undergraduate program
  • Applicants enrolled in a Master’s degree may as well apply. This program is not for Ph.D. students. In a case currently enrolled Ph.D. candidates think they would like to contribute to the program in a certain way; they may email their proposal at [email protected]
  • This is not online coursework, therefore, candidates will be expected to be proactive in sharing their experiences
  • There is no fee for this program, however, the selection process is extremely competitive
  • The last date to apply is the 5th of June; the program is scheduled to commence on the 5th of July 2021

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Type of Opportunity Exchange Programs
Deadline05 June,2021
Open toAll



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