East European Studies Online provides you with the ideal opportunity to gain insight into Eastern Europe, to enhance your global career perspective, and to become part of an exciting network of experts on Eastern Europe while staying on the job.  The program consists of three different components: 1. The online modules offered via our online learning management system 2. One-week (Monday through...

The Utrecht Centre for Regulation and Enforcement in Europe (RENFORCE) in collaboration with the Dutch Association for Migration Research (DAMR) call for individual abstracts and panel proposals for the International Migration Conference: EU at the cross-roads of migration: Critical reflections on the ‘refugee-crisis’   Date: 7-8 May 2018 Venue: Instituto Cervantes, Domplein 3,...

The Mykola Zerov Centre for Ukrainian Studies at Monash University, jointly with the Ukrainian Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand and the Shevchenko Scientific Society in Australia, is glad to announce that the conference “Ukraine and the World: Culture, Politics, Society” will be held on 12-14 July 2018 at Monash Clayton Campus. Paper Submission Deadline: March 16   The...

“Establishing (In)dependence” 15th Annual Graduate Conference Graduate Organization for the Study of Europe & Central Asia (GOSECA) March 23-25th, 2018 - University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)   The year 2018 marks the passing of a century since Europe’s political map was reconfigured with the end of World War I and the breakup of its continental empires. It also marks the...

Sixth Annual Conference of the Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS), Regensburg Social Policy in East and Southeast Europe in Past and Present: Demographic Challenges and Patterns of Inclusion and Exclusion June 21–23 2018, IOS, Regensburg (Germany)   The concept of social welfare is one of the defining features of modernity in East and Southeast Europe. From the...

Type of position: Project Coordinator Location: Prague (with work-related trips abroad) Starting date: December 2017/January 2018 Type of contract: Full-time   People in Need is calling for applications for the position of a Project Coordinator within East European Program of the Centre for Human rights and Democracy (HRD). The primary goal of People in Need's Centre for Human Rights and Democracy is...

The end of the Cold War, the disintegration of the USSR, the destruction of Yugoslavia just ended the ideological struggle leaving the new geostrategic and identity crash site. The battles that followed in the 1990s, especially from Serbia to the states and provinces of the former Yugoslavia, were the Nazi-style identity war by the Serbian regime, a sluggish aid from the then stale Russia for geostrategic...

The latest developments in the world order and the growing humanist approach towards the international law do not and cannot simply leave it up to the states to entirely define fate of their populace. What if state abuses and violates human rights of a specific “people” within its territory? How could the “people” respond to such repression, discrimination and denial of...

Reflecting on Nation-Statehood in Eastern Europe, Russia and Eurasia 10-12 June 2018, Tartu, Estonia Scholars working in all subfields of area studies, including comparative politics, international relations, economics, history, sociology, anthropology, cultural studies and related disciplines, are invited to submit proposals for panels, roundtables and papers for the Third Tartu Conference on Russian and...

The Balkan known for its traditionally uneasy state seems to enter into a period of stability following Kosovo`s declaration of independence in 2008. Thus, the Albanian people have currently two states in the region. The Politicon speaks with Ms. Olta Totoni, a lecturer from the University of Tirana in order to obtain some insight into the Albania-Kosovo relations.    Interviewer: Rusif...

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