Pecs Summer School 2017, 28 July – 06 August, 2017

The University of Pécs offers a large variety of excellent summer programs. Pécs Debate Academy ’University Education and Student Life in the 21st Century’ will be held 28 July-6 August.

The Pécs Debate Summer Academy gives an opportunity to young people from all over the world to meet each other and to discuss and debate over various questions and problems. Experienced debate trainers will lead the trainings and the discussions. A Debate Tournament will close the training program with the Final Debate at the Court of Justice in Pécs. The subject will be discussed from different angles with the help of acclaimed debate trainers and invited guest lecturers/experts.

http://international.pte.hu/summerschools/debateacademy

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The 18th EWM (European Women in Mathematics) General Meeting, 2018

We are happy to announce the 18th European Women in Mathematics General Meeting in Graz, Austria, which will take place September 3-7, 2018.

The EMS speaker will be Gigliola Staffilani (MIT), while the following plenary speakers have confirmed their participation:

Shiri Artstein-Avidan (Israel)
Ilse Fischer (Austria)
Alice Guionnet (France)
Frances Kirwan (UK)
Maryna Viazovska (Switzerland and Ukraine)

Several mini symposia will be organized as well. Proposals for such sessions with title, abstract, list of speakers are welcome at ewm2018@gmail.com and should be submitted by 31 August 2017.

Please note that EWM cannot financially support the speakers in such sessions, except for situations when the speakers might qualify for a travel/accommodation grant - see below.

In case someone would like to contribute grant money to financing  special sessions within this general meeting, please contact us at  ewm2018@gmail.com

There is already a meeting website at
https://sites.google.com/site/ewmgm18/, which will be updated in due course.

Registration will open in September 2017, with the possibility of  expressing the interest in giving a talk or presenting a poster.

As usual, EWM will offer a limited number of travel and/or accommodation grants for female mathematicians from developing countries. Requests for support may be made when registering for the meeting.

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IRM Intern – Student Volunteer, The U.S. Embassy in Belgrade, 13.04.2017.

The U.S. Embassy in Belgrade, Department of State,

announcing an open position for

Title: Information Resources Management (IRM) Intern

The U.S. Embassy in Belgrade (Information Resources Management section) is seeking a Foreign National Student for the following intern position within the post’s Foreign National Student Intern Program.

This is a program open to the Department of State and its Sections/Units designed for students who are non-U.S. citizens seeking internship within the Embassy. The purpose of this program is to offer students the challenge of working in the foreign affairs arena and at the same time to benefit from their assistance.

Please note that there are no benefits and no compensation attached to this internship or any future employment rights.

OPEN TO:        All interested candidates
POSITION:       IRM Intern – Student Volunteer
OPENING DATE:   March 30, 2017
CLOSING DATE:   April 13, 2017
WORK HOURS:     Part-time (20 hours per week)
SALARY: No compensation; non-paid intern
LENGTH OF HIRE: Six month internship


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Internship and full time position at MSCI Budapest, Quantitative Analyst in Risk Analytical

The Risk Analytical QA team is responsible for developing and implementing the validation processes and procedures for industry adopted financial instruments, statistics, stress tests and reporting. Our goal is to ensure the 'highest level quality' and the 'fastest time to market' in the industry for financial products.

We are currently seeking Quantitative Analyst intern to join our Risk Analytical QA team in Budapest, Hungary.

For more information, visit us at http://www.msci.com/

Internship
QA

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Call for Posters - 4th ACM Europe Celebration of Women in Computing womENcourage 2017, Barcelona, Spain, September 6-8

The ACM Europe Celebration of Women in Computing: womENcourage 2017 aims to celebrate, connect, inspire, and encourage women in computing. The conference brings together undergraduate, MSc, and PhD students, as well as researchers and professionals, to present and share their achievements and experience in computer science.

WomENcourage solicits posters from all areas of Computer Science. Posters offer the opportunity to engage with other conference attendees, disseminate research work, receive comments, practice presentation skills, benefit from discussing ideas with other researchers from the same field. Students presenting posters are entitled to apply for a participation scholarship.

For more information visit https://womencourage.acm.org/

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9th MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS MEETING: School and Conference on Modern Mathematical Physics, September 18-23, 2017, Belgrade

9th MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS MEETING: School and Conference on Modern Mathematical Physics will be held in the Mathematical Institute of Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Belgrade, Serbia, from September 18 to 23, 2017.

The programme is mainly oriented towards some recent developments in Cosmology, Gravity, Quantum Field Theory, String Theory, and Related Mathematical Methods. The topics include:

    Modern Cosmological Models
    General Relativity and Modified Gravity
    Accelerating Universe and Dark Energy
    Modern Approaches to Quantum Gravity
    Conformal and String Field Theory
    Lie Theory and Symmetries in Physics
    Strings, Branes and String/M-Theory
    Noncommutative Quantum Models
    Nonperturbative Approaches
    Exact Integrable Models
    Mathematical Methods

More information can be found at http://mphys9.ipb.ac.rs/

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Internship opportunities at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)12.04.2017.

The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) would like to promote full-time paid internships (4-12 months) to students. There's no better way to learn than on-the-job. When that job happens to be in a world-famous organisation and centre of scientific excellence, even better.

The programme itself is a practical training period, where the students get a chance to work on interesting projects. You can view some examples of projects under the following link:
https://hrapps.cern.ch/public/f?p=124:11:0::NO::P11_PROGRAMME:TECH.

It is also possible for students to complete their final project at CERN, such as their bachelor or master theses. Students who apply to our programmes should have completed at least 18 months of their undergraduate studies and need to remain registered as a full-time students during the whole period of their internship.
We have two different programmes, depending on the field of students:
Technical Student Programme:
Fields: Applied physics, IT, mathematics, electrical, electronic, mechanical or civil engineering, instrumentation for accelerators and particle physics experiments, materials science, radiation protection, safety and environmental protection, surveying, ultra-high vacuum, engineering management.
Please find more information including eligibility criteria, appointment
conditions and application procedure here: https://cern.ch/tech
Administrative Student Programme:
Fields: Translation, human resources, advanced secretarial work, business administration, logistics, law, finance, accounting, library and information science, engineering management, science communication, education, audio-visual, communication and public relations, psychology, audit.
Please find more information including eligibility criteria, appointment conditions and application procedure here:
https://jobs.web.cern.ch/join-us/administrative-student-programme

The deadline for application for the coming committee is 12th April 2017.
We advise students to opt for the longest period possible to make the most of it and increase the chances of being selected!
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us anytime.
You can reach us on tsc.student@cern.ch

My opportunities at CERN

Flyer

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JavaScript Meetup No23 - Introduction to Elm and Developer UX, REST and the rest, February 18, 2017

Meetup #23 - "Introduction to Elm" and "Developer UX, REST and the rest", Saturday, February 18 @ Faculty of Mathematics, Belgrade

After an awesome start, let's continue with great meetups in 2017. We will have our second meetup on Faculty of Mathematics in February, and we have another 2 great topics for you.

Theme 1: "Introduction to Elm", speaker: Bojan Matić

Theme 2: "Developer UX, REST and the rest", speaker: Miloš Solujić

Place: Matematički fakultet, room 706/IV floor
Adress: Studentski trg 16, Belgrade
Date: Saturday, February 18, 2017.

More info

This meetup will be in Serbian and there's no live streaming.

RSVP is mandatory because we have limited number of seats.

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Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition, Geneva, Switzerland from 18 to 21 July 2017

The 9th Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition will be held at Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland from 18 to 21 July 2017

You are cordially invited to participate in the 9th Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition, due to be held from 18 to 21 July 2016, in Palais des Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland. The Competition is presented by the Centre for Human Rights, based at the University of Pretoria, with the support of the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva, in  collaboration with the Regional Office for Southern Africa of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (ROSA).

The Competition is open to both undergraduate and master's degree law students. A team of two students from each university – preferably one woman and one man – is invited to participate. In the preliminary rounds the students submit heads of argument for a hypothetical case, which are assessed by a panel of experts. The best 5 teams from each UN region are then invited to participate in the pre-final and final rounds of the Competition in Geneva. Here, teams have to argue the two sides of the hypothetical case, the Applicant and the Respondent, before a ‘bench’ of human rights experts.

The two best teams proceed to the final round, which is presided over by judges from international courts and tribunals. The Competition will be held in English.

Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition

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Knowledge-Based Economy by the State Secretary for Education, Research and Innovation Federal Government of Switzerland, 6th Feb 2017.

On behalf of the Embassy of Switzerland in Serbia, Swiss Development Cooperation Office, the Rectorate of Belgrade University and the Swiss Development Cooperation project PERFORM we invite you to attend a presentation by State Secretary for Education, Research and Innovation Federal Government of Switzerland on Knowledge-Based Economy. Presentation will be held in Rectorate of the University of Belgrade, Room No 8, 6 February 2017, 17.00-18.00.

The State Secretary will talk about the importance of modern economies to build and operate from a strong knowledge base, discuss the required policy framework and measures that help countries such as Serbia to evolve into a knowledge-based economy.

After the presentation there will be time for questions.

Invitation

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