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07-04-2011

ECMI organises three panels for the 2011 ASN World Convention 14th – 16th April, New York (USA)

2011 ASN World Convention
14th – 16th April,
New York (USA)

European Centre for Minority Issues will organise three panels on the occasion of the 16th Annual Convention of the Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN), which takes place in Columbia University, New York, from 14 to 16 April, 2011. For more information see: www.nationalities.org

 

Thursday, 14 April
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

PANEL K8

Under Siege: Inter-Ethnic Relations in Abkhazia (Roundtable)

 

CHAIR

Tove H. Malloy

(European Centre for Minority Issues/ECMI, Flensburg, Germany)

 

PARTICIPANTS

Tom Trier

(ECMI in the Caucasus, Tbilisi, Georgia)

David Szakonyi

(Columbia U, US)

David Aprasidze

(Ilia State U, Tbilisi, Georgia)

Irakli Khintba

(Abkhazian State U, Sukhum/i)

 

Friday, 15 April
5:10 p.m. – 7:10 p.m.

PANEL R1

 

Non-Territorial Autonomy: Interpretations and Modes of Practical Application

 

CHAIR

Jan Asmussen

(European Centre for Minority Issues, Flensburg, Germany)

 

PAPERS

Bill Bowring

(U of London, UK)

The Paradox of National-Cultural Autonomy in Russia:

An Experiment Doomed to Fail, but Thriving after Fifteen Years

 

Alexander Osipov

(European Centre for Minority Issues, Flensburg, Germany)

Minority Representation and the Issues of Authenticity and Efficiency:

The ‘Peoples’ Congresses’ in Russia

 

Federica Prina

(U College London, UK)

National Cultural Autonomy in Russia: Reality or Fiction?

 

DISCUSSANT

Karl Cordell

(U of Plymouth, UK)

 

 Saturday, 16 April
5:10 p.m. – 7:10 p.m.

PANEL TH1

Reconciliation, Education and State-building in Europe

 

CHAIR

Alexander Osipov

(European Centre for Minority Issues, Flensburg, Germany)

 

PAPERS

Karl Heinrich Pohl

(Christian-Albrechts U, Kiel, Germany)

Educational Policies and National Reconciliation in Schleswig-Holstein

 

Martin Klatt, Nina Jebsen

(Syddansk U, Sønderborg, Denmark)

The Negotiation of National, Regional and Minority Identity

during the Plebiscites following the First World War

 

Simone Lassig

(Georg-Eckert-Institut, Braunschweig, Germany)

Reconciliation, History Education and Politics of Memory:

Textbook Commissions in post war Europe (1945-present)

 

Michael Vasecka

(Centre for Research of Ethnicity and Culture, Bratislava, Slovakia)

The Educational System and Non-Reconciliation in Slovak-Hungarian Relations

 

Balazs Vizi

(Research Institute of National and Ethnic Minorities, Budapest, Hungary)

Education in Bilateral Relations:

A Lost Way for Reconciliation between Hungary and Its Neighbors

 

Jan Asmussen

(European Centre for Minority Issues, Flensburg, Germany)

(Re)Education and Democratization Policies in Post-war Germany:

A Model for Successful State-building?

 

DISCUSSANT

Tove Malloy

(European Centre for Minority Issues, Flensburg, Germany) 

 

 

 

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