Every year the ECMI organizes a number of events both in Flensburg and in the regions of our Regional offices. Conferences, seminars, workshops, lectures and other types of events are usually announced ahead of time on our main homepage or on the pages of the Regional offices.
Recurrent events include
For all events that the Centre has participated in month for month, see below.
Conferences, Seminars, Lectures and Events
Additional events are in preparation and will be announced as soon as possible.
14 January - 16 January
Co-operation Meeting at the British Foreign Office, London
Co-operation meeting at the Swiss Foreign Ministry, Bern
Meeting of German-Danish Library Forum, Flensburg
27 January - 28 January
OSI / LGI Meeting on Managing Multiethnic Communities Program - ECMI Lecture on ECMI's activities & Language and Culture Diversity programme, Budapest
Farewell reception for Hans Heinrich Hansen the president of the German Minority Association in Denmark.
12 February - 16 February
UNOSEK Meeting, Vienna
Round-Table Meeting concerning the EURAC Project: “Competence Analysis: the location value of national minorities in the German-Danish border region”, SSF, Flensburg
15 February - 19 February
Workshop for the Community Consultative Council on the constitutional guarantees concerning human and community rights protection in Kosovo; held in Antalya, Turkey.
Opening of the new city-library of Flensburg
20 February - 28 February
Conference on "Russia as a Regional Power". ECMI Presentation on the "Transnistrian Conflict in Moldova" at the University of Hokkaido and at the University of Tokyo, Sapporo - Tokyo, Japan
22 February - 23 February
UNOSEK Meeting, final discussions, Vienna
Seminar “Governmental and legal control of the activities of Public Administration Institution”, Comrat, Gagauzia, Moldova.
Leipzig Zeitgeschichtlicher Forum. ECMI presentation “After EU Enlargement: the Fate of Copenhagen Criteria and the new candidate states in the Balkans”, organized by KOMOEL (Kompetenz Zentrum Mittel- und Osteuropa), Leipzig
25 April - 27 April
Seminar “Improving the Functioning of the Gagauzian Autonomy”, ECMI HQ, Flensburg, Germany
Visit by 6 Mayors visiting Flensburg in connection with the German “Staedtetag”
Lecture on “Final Status Negotiations of Kosovo” by ECMI Director, Dr. Marc Weller, Flensburg on the occasion of the Europawoche 2007, Schleswig-Holstein
Workshop at the “Landeshaus” Schleswig-Holstein “Competence Analysis: the location value of national minorities in the German-Danish border region”, EURAC, Kiel
17 May - 19 May
Work Group on Democratic Governance of Multiethnic Communities with an ECMI panel on “Minority Inclusion in Government Decision-Making Processes: Strategies for Evaluation of Existing Practices” at the NISPAcee Annual Conference, Kiev, Ukraine
Visit / lecture on “Code shifting as part of language loss”, by Prof. Rtr. Carol Myers-Scotton of Michigan State University, accompanied by Prof. Elin Fredsted, Chair of the Institute of Danish Language & Literature at the University of Flensburg.
25 May - 28 May
“Drafting Session on the Law on the Protection of the Rights of Communities and their Members”, Durres, Albania. Organized in cooperation with Kosova Ministry of Returns and Communities and the Office of the Prime Minister with the aim to further advance the work on the drafting of the Law on the Protection of the Rights of Communities and their Members.
12 June - 13 June
Workshop on “Equal Economic Opportunities”, Flensburg
24 June - 26 June
Membership Meeting of Specialized Information Network, Bonn
27 June - 28 June
EU DG Enlargement informal meeting. ECMI progress update on minority issues in associated countries of the Balkans and Turkey, Brussels
External Research Meeting: Prof. Lars Johannsen and Phd Student Nina Dadalauri, Dept. of Political Science, University of Aarhus, “Institutional change and state-building in the aftermath of the ‘coloured revolutions’ in the former Soviet Union”, Flensburg
Regional Cross-Border Co-operation Meeting, Flensburg
04 July - 08 July
11th International Conference on Minority Languages (ICM L11), Pecs, Hungary
01 August - 04 August
ICCEES Conference, “Transcending Europe’s Borders: The EU and Its Neighbours”, ECMI presentation on: “Majority-minority relations in Ukraine and Moldova”, Berlin
14 August - 15 August
CoE Caucasus Programme meeting at Danish Foreign Ministry, Copenhagen
American Political Science Association meeting – ECMI Panel on: “Parliaments in the former Soviet Union, Chicago, USA
FUEN-Conference within the framework of the 4th European Minority Marathon YOU!MM, ECMI Panel on Language and Culture Diversity, Flensburg
Youmm – Minority Marathon, Flensburg
08 October - 09 October
17th Annual EINIRAS Conference, Council of Europe, Strasbourg, France
11 October - 14 October
Preparatory Meeting on Western Sudan – The University of Cambridge – Carnegie Foundation Project on Resolving Self-determination Conflicts and the European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI), Flensburg
Festveranstaltung Deutscher Tag 2007 – Minderheit als Mehrwert, Tinglev, Danmark
Syddansk Universitet – Book Presentation at Alsion, Sønderborg, Danmark
06 December - 07 December
European Yearbook Meeting of general editors, Flensburg
ECMI Workshop “Democratizing minority governance”, Flensburg
Meeting of the Crossborder Cooperation / Arbeitskreis Minderheiten, Integration und Interkulturelle Kompetenz, Flensbur