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Fr., 08. Nov.



SNyMS Writing Retreat

Focus on your writing project and push it in two days as much as possible in a supportive and constructive atmosphere.

SNyMS Writing Retreat
SNyMS Writing Retreat

Time & Location

08. Nov. 2024, 09:00 – 10. Nov. 2024, 13:20

Rapperswil-Jona, Wurmsbach, 8645 Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland

About the event

On 8-10 November 2024, the 2024 SNyMS Writing Retreat will take place near Rapperswill-Jona: in the beautiful Kloster Mariazell. The retreat offers you a possibility to focus on your individual project and discuss it with other migration scholars. A supportive and constructive atmosphere is guaranteed!

Preliminary program: 

Friday, 8 November 2024

9.00-9.45 Introductory meeting

9.45-12.15 Individual writing in the common room

12.15-13.15 Lunch

14.00 Check-in

14.00-17.30 Individual writing in your room (or in the common room)

18.00-18.45 Dinner

Saturday, 9 November 2024

8.00-9.00 Breakfast 

9.00-12.15 Individual writing in your room (or in the common room)

12.15-13.15 Lunch

13.15-17.30 Individual writing in your room (or in the common room)

17.30-18.00 Common gathering

18.00- 18.45 Dinner

Sunday, 10 November 2024

8.00-9.00 Breakfast 

10.00 Checkout

9.00-12.15 Individual writing in common room

12.15-13.15 Lunch and farewell

Only active members of SNyMS are invited to take part in the retreat. The event is co-financed by SNyMS. 

The participants are asked to contribute in the retreat's costs by paying CHF 150. This price includes:

  • Stay in an individual room in the Monastery,
  • Full pension (two breakfasts, three lunches, two dinners),
  • Possibility to use a common room,
  • Parking is available free-of-charge in the Monastery.

The price does not include:

  • transport to and from Kloster Mariazell.

If you cannot contribute to the costs of the retreat, but you would like to take part in it, please contact us to find an individual solution.

If you want to join us for the 2024 SNyMS Writing Retreat, please send a RSVP as soon as possible. The number of places is limited.  

For any questions, please contact us: Contact Us | Swiss Network of Young Migration Scholars.

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