Dr. Sergiusz Bober
Acting Director (Head of the cluster "Politics & Civil Society")Further Information
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New ECMI Senior Researcher Dr. Marika Djolai travels to Belgrade
Busy times lie behind and ahead of the new ECMI Senior Researcher Dr. Marika Djolai. After presenting a paper on illiberal democracy and its determinants in the Balkans at the “Conflict. Stability. Democracy?” conference in Belgrade last month, Marika will again travel to Belgrade this week. This time, she will participate in the Belgrade Security Forum. [caption id="attachment_10374" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Since 2015, Marika has been a member of the Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group (BiEPAG). It has been in the scope of this position that she spoke about illiberal democracy and its determinants in the Balkans at the above-named conference at the Faculty of Political Sciences in Belgrade two weeks ago.[/caption] The paper she presented is entitled: Why Experience and Legacies of Civil War Inevitably Lead toRead more on ECMI InfoChannel
Words that hurt: The topic of Hate Speech in the digital media age is hot
It is with great pleasure that we can announce the publication of two working papers on Hate Speech this week. Both are written by the ECMI Senior Researcher Dr. Kyriaki Topidi.Read more on ECMI InfoChannel
Summer School 2019 in Berlin – a complete success!
One of the highlights was the opening lecture of Vello Pettai (current Professor of Comparative Politics at the University Tartu, Estonia and from March 2020 the new director at the ECMI). His presentation on ethnicity, nationalism and ethnopolitics was supplemented by a keynote lecture of the renowned Jan Rovny (CEE and LIEPP, Sciences Po) on ethnicity and political competition.Read more on ECMI InfoChannel
The Annual Summer School on National Minorities in Border Regions 2019: The time has come!
Only 2 days left until the 9th Annual Summer School on National Minorities in Border Regions will start in Berlin (01.09.19- 08.09.19).Read more on ECMI InfoChannel
New Publication - co-edited by two ECMI researchers
By examining the feasibility of extending the scope of the protections already in place for national minorities to other categories of population such as new minorities, the publication’s focus is highly topical.Read more on ECMI InfoChannel
Good Morning Falmouth!
From her experience as a member of the Advisory Committee of the Council of Europe´s Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities, Prof. Malloy will introduce a catalogue of the most important rights for minorities.Read more on ECMI InfoChannel
Dr. Sergiusz Bober presents on ethnic community recognition in Central Asia at the ESCAS Conference in Exeter, UK
Last week, ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Sergiusz Bober presented a paper co-authored with ECMI Project Assistant Aziz Berdiqulov on the recognition/non-recognition/misrecognition of ethnic communities in Central Asia and Europe, during the 16th European Society for Central Asian Studies (ESCAS) Conference titled “The Globality of Central Asia” organized at the University of Exeter, UK.Read more on ECMI InfoChannel
ECMI heading to Moldova!
The ECMI has a new Moldova project.Read more on ECMI InfoChannel
NON-TERRITORIAL AUTONOMY ARRANGEMENTS are constantly in ECMI`s focus
As a part of its work on non-territorial autonomy arrangements, the ECMI is part of the European Non-Territorial Autonomy Network (ENTAN). ENTAN recently published three calls.Read more on ECMI InfoChannel
Three recent additions to the ECMI Working Paper series from internal ECMI researchers
The ECMI published three Working Papers over the last few months, written by different members of the ECMI research team, covering varying topics both in terms of academic discipline and geographical focus.Read more on ECMI InfoChannel
Call for papers: International conference “Minorities and Self-determination – 100th Anniversary of the Post-World War I Plebiscites” – 18-19 June 2020.
This one-time conference is co-organised by the ECMI and the Danish Central Library for South Schleswig (DCBIB), both located in Flensburg, Germany. The organisations are pleased to announce that the call for papers is now open, with a submission deadline of 15th October 2019.Read more on ECMI InfoChannel
ECMI in Canada!
From 26-28 June ECMI Director Prof Malloy will be in Toronto to attend the Sixth Annual Conference of the International Association of Language Commissioners (IALC )Read more on ECMI InfoChannel
Ljubica Djordjević at the FOURTH ANNUAL TARTU CONFERENCE ON RUSSIAN AND EAST EUROPEAN STUDIES
ECMI Senior Research Associate Ljubica Djordjević participated in the Fourth Annual Tartu Conference on Russian and East European Studies that was held at the University of Tartu (Estonia)Read more on ECMI InfoChannel
Media information on the new ECMI Director: Prof. Dr. Vello Pettai from the University of Tartu (Estonia)
The Executive Board of the European Centre for Minority Issues has named Prof. Dr. Vello Pettai, currently from the University of Tartu/Estonia, as the new Director of the ECMI. Prof. Pettai will take up his new position as ECMI Director on 1 March 2020.Read more on ECMI InfoChannel
ECMI presence at FUEN Congress 2019 in Bratislava
ECMI Senior Analyst Dr. Zora Popova gave a presentation and participated in a panel discussion on the minority situation in Ukraine, plus ECMI Research Assistant Craig Willis attended the full programme as an observer.Read more on ECMI InfoChannel
The ECMI and the University of Siena hosted an international workshop on data protection and collection
Data Protection Workshop at the ECMI:On May 28th and 29th, the ECMI hosted a workshop organised with the University of Siena as part of their Jean Monnet Project ‘Boosting European Security and Law’. In attendance were four scholars from the University of Siena as well as guest speakers from Serbia, Croatia and Hungary as well as the participation of four internal ECMI researchers.Read more on ECMI InfoChannel