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ECMI Calendar

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

The Advisory Council Conference

The SRAN Meeting

The annual Minority Roundtable

 

For all events that the Centre has participated in month for month, see below.

 

Events 2015

Conferences, Seminars, Lectures and Events
Additional events are in preparation and will be announced as soon as possible.

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January 2015

07 January - 10 January

ECMI Director Dr. Tove Malloy, Senior Research Associates: Dr. Raul Carstocea, Dr. Andreea Carstocea,  Dr. Alexander Osipov and Dr. Mindaugas Kuklys attend "Trans-Ethnic Coalition-Building within and across States" Conference in Uppsala. 

European Centre for Minority Issues is one of the organizers along with the Lithuanian Institute of History, Universities of Glasgow, Bradford and Turku, Academy of Public Administration, Kazakhstan, and Uppsala University.  

Further information

26 January - 20 February

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Raul Carstocea pursues a visiting fellowship at "the Institute for East and Southeast European Studies" (IOS) in Regensburg. 

26 January - 27 January

ECMI Director Dr. Tove Malloy attends a conference on Nordic Autonomies as Peace Actors on Aaland Islands. 

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February 2015

02 February - 02 May

ECMI Project Coordinator / PA to the Director Tamari Bulia  is doing the Traineeship at the United Nations Organization in New York City. 

10 February

ECMI Project Assistant Sonja Wolf hosts a representative from the Federal Union of the European Nationalities (FUEN)

11 February

ECMI Director Dr. Tove Malloy is attending an annual reception ceremony at the University of Flensburg

17 February - 19 February

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Alexander Osipov attends the seminar at the Centre for Russian, Central and East European Studies at the University of Glasgow

21 February - 21 February

ECMI Director Prof. Dr. Tove Malloy and ECMI Chairman Dr. Jørgen Kühl hosted the new Head of State Chancellery of Schleswig-Holstein, Mr Losse-Mueller. The meeting was held in Kompagnietor, ECMI Flensburg.

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March 2015

01 March - 10 March

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Alexander Osipov and Project Research Associate Hanna Vasilevich give seminars within the European Partnership Programme(EPP) on non-discrimination in Kyiv, Lviv and Chernivtsy. 

09 March - 16 March

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Zora Popova and Project Assistant Oana Buta attend 3E project seminar “3E: new training tools on inclusion and active citizenship for youth workers’ empowerment” in Lisbon. Main organizer among the ECMI and other organizations is the Spin Association for the Exchange, Training and Cooperation among Peoples (SPIN)

13 March - 14 March

ECMI Director Dr. Tove Malloy and Project Assistant Sonja Wolf participate in the 60 years' annivarsary of Bonn-Copenhagen Celebrations at the Academy of Sankelmark. This event is organized by the Danish Parliament, Schleswig-Holstein Parliament and the Academy of Sankelmark. 

13 March - 15 March

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Mindaugas Kuklys participates in the "New Politics for the East" conference at the Evangelic Academy of Loccum

15 March - 20 March

ECMI Director Dr. Tove Malloy attends the ACFC meeting in Strasbourg. 

16 March

ECMI Director Dr. Tove Malloy takes part in the DialogForumNorden Meeting at the state Parliament in Kiel. 

17 March

ECMI Regional Communication Consultant Angela Jensen hosts FolkBALTICA Press Conference. 

17 March

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Zora Popova hosts students and lecturers from the University of Southern Denmark, Odense. 

17 March

ECMI Director Prof. Dr. Tove Malloy attends ECRML conference celebrating 50th meeting of COMEX (Committee of Experts) at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg.  

22 March - 28 March

ECMI Director Dr. Tove Malloy visits Georgia with ACFC. 

23 March - 25 March

The delegation from Kosovo visits ECMI in the frames of the Study Visit on Institutional Framework for the Protection of the Community and Minority Rights. This event is organized by the Technical Assistance Information Exchange Instrument of the European Commission (TAIEX).

29 March - 02 April

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Zora Popova takes part in the ECPR worksshop in Warsaw. 

29 March - 06 April

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Alexander Osipov and Project Assistant Hanna Vasilevich, Ph. D. conduct seminars on Minority Communication under the Eastern Partneship Programme in Kyiv, Odesa and Kharkiv. 

30 March - 31 March

ECMI Senior Reseaarch Asscoaiate Dr. Andreea Carstocea takes part in the Eastern Partnership Programme (EPP) Seminar in Kiev.

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April 2015

08 April

ECMI project assistant Sonja Wolf is presenting the European Centre of Minority Issues at the adult education centre (Volkshochschule) of Flensburg

21 April

ECMI Project Research Associate, Hanna Vasilevich, Ph.D, gives a presentation on minorities in Europe (Ukraine) to 250 students (aged 17-19) under the Border Region Youth Project in Flensborghus. 

 

22 April - 27 April

ECMI Director Dr. Tove Malloy, Senior Research Associate Dr. Alexander Osipov and Project Research Associate Hanna Vasilevich, Ph.D, participate in the Association for the Study of Minorities (ASN) convention in New-York City. 

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May 2015

06 May - 07 May

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Raul Carstocea, Project Research Associate Hanna Vasilevich, Ph.D, Project Assistant Sonja Wolf and Administration Assistant Victoria Martovskaya make a workshop on the Right Wing Populism in the frames of the Comenius Project Conference. This first part of the workshop takes place in Sonderborg. The second part of it, on the 7th of May, is conducted by the Project Research Associate Hanna Vasilevich, Ph.D, Project Assistant Sonja Wolf and Administration Assistant Victoria Martovskaya at the Kurt-Tucholsky Gymnasium in Flensburg. 

06 May

ECMI interns visit the German Minority in Denmark (BDN)

07 May

Gerry Funk from FolkBALTIKA makes a Presentation on ”Frisian Minority” in the ECMI Conference Hall. 

08 May

ECMI Director Dr. Tove Malloy participates in the FUEN meeting at the House of Minorities

08 May

ECMI Director Dr. Tove Malloy, visiting fellow, Professor Deon Geldenhuys and ECMI Senior Research Associates conduct a roundtable research discussion about de-facto states. 

10 May - 20 May

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Alexander Osipov and Project Research Associate Hanna Vasilevich, Ph.D give seminars in the cities of Moldova: Chishinau, Tiraspol, Komrat and Balti in the frames of the EPP

11 May

ECMI intern Brunild Xhili makes a presentation in the ECMI Conference Hall. 

18 May

ECMI current visiting fellow Prof. Deon Geldenhuys from the University of Johannesburg gives a public Presentation in the ECMI conference hall. 

19 May

ECMI regional round table discussion takes place in the ECMI conference hall with the topic of "Power of Numbers" illustrating the number of the minorities living in the German-Danish border region. Prof. Martin Klatt from the University of Southern Denmark and Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Schnapp and Adrian Schaefer-Rolffs from the University of Hamburg take part in these discussions. 

29 May

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Alexander Osipov takes part in the conference "Between Federalism, Autonomy and Centralism: Central and Eastern Europe in the 20th and 21st Centuries" at the University of St. Andrews in the United Kingdom. 

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June 2015

02 June - 02 June

Special Representative of the Secretary General for Roma Issues at the Council of Europe Mr. Ulrich Bunjes is visiting ECMI Flensburg.

About ECMI Roma Programme

About CoE Roma Programmes

04 June

ECMI Visiting Researcher Dr. Vassilis Petsinis presents a paper “Ethnic Relations, the EU, and Geopolitical Implications: The Cases of Estonia and Croatia” in the ECMI conference Hall. 

05 June - 07 June

ECMI Conference takes place: "The 1990 CSCE Copenhagen Document: East-West Encounters and Evolutions of the Minority Regime in Europe". The conference will take place in Akademie Sankelmark.

Further information and programme available at here.

05 June - 07 June

ECMI Conference takes place: "The 1990 CSCE Copenhagen Document: East-West Encounters and Evolutions of the Minority Regime in Europe". The conference will take place in Akademie Sankelmark.

Further information and programme available at here.

08 June - 08 June

ECMI Director Prof. Dr. Tove Malloy is delivering a lecture on diplomacy to the students of the European Studies MA Programme (EUS) at the European University Flensburg.

About MA EUS

15 June - 19 June

ECMI Director Dr. Tove Malloy participates in the ACFC meeting in Strasbourg. 

17 June

ECMI Project Assiastant Sonja Wolf takes part in the  "Minorities in Border Regions" Forum in Sonderborg. Her presentation with topic "Minorities as a locational factor in border regions" concenrs the competence analysis of 2007. 

18 June

ECMI Project Coordinator / PA to the Director Tamari Bulia gives a presentation on Georgia concerning the Georgia Photo Exhibition at the Library of the Association of the German Northern Schlesiwigers (BDN) in Aabenraa . 

20 June

ECMI Director Prof. Dr. Tove Malloy attends the Danish minority annual meetings in Flensborghus. 

24 June

A delegation from the National Assembly of the Republic of Kenya visit the ECMI. ECMI Senior Research Associates Dr. Zora Popova and Dr. Andreea Carstocea, as well as ECMI Project Assistant Sonja Wolf deliver a presentation about the ECMI activities to visitors. 

25 June - 28 June

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Mindaugas Kuklys participates in the conference "EU-Russia Relations" in St. Petersburg. 

26 June

ECMI interns visit the Danish minority in Flensborghus. 

26 June

ECMI interns Aylin Huri Kuyucu and Mathew Warne deliver an internal presentation at the ECMI conference hall. 

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July 2015

01 July

ECMI Director Prof. Dr. Tove Malloy makes a speech in Løgumkloster, Denmark. 

11 July - 16 July

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Raul Carstocea and Project Assistant Ms. Victoria Martovskaia are participating the introductory seminar of the project "Fighting Right Wing Populism" in Berlin. The project is run in cooperation with CRISP Berlin.

13 July - 15 July

ECMI Director Prof. Dr. Tove Malloy takes part in the San-Sebastian European Language Diversity Summit, where ECMI is a member of the coordinating committee. 

22 July - 23 July

ECMI Director Prof. Dr. Tove Malloy and Senior Research Associate Dr. Alexander Osipov deliver lectures at the Global Minority Rights Summer School organized by Tom Lantos Institute in Budapest, Hungary and participate in the OUP (Oxford University Press) volume 1 book launch.

More about the summer school.

28 July

ECMI Visiting Fellows from Vietnam: Ngoc Anh and Nguyen Thi Ngoc Anh deliver a presentation about their impressions from their visits in the Danish-German border region and make a link to their prior experience in minority issues from their home-country at the ECMI Conference hall. 

30 July

In the frames of the programme participants of Summer Academy in Sonderborg: "Waves of Democracy 2015" visit the European Centre for Minority Issues. This event is organized by the University of Southern Denmark (SDU). 

See the programme here.

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August 2015

01 August

ECMI Project Assistant Sonja Wolf participates in the Young European Federalists' Workshop (taking place from the 31st of July through 3rd of August) with the topic "How do we deal with federalism?" in Bad Malente. Ms. Wolf presents the "The cultural/minority perspective of a federal Europe". 

09 August - 15 August

ECMI Summer School 2015 on National Minorities and Border regions takes place. This year, the summer school will take place in Jaruplund Hojskole

More about the ECMI Summer School 2015

23 August - 27 August

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Raul Carstocea takes part in the CRISP implementation seminar on Right Wing Populism in Skopje. 

29 August - 03 September

ECMI Project Assistant Victoria Martovskaya takes part in the CRSIP implementation seminar on the Right Wing Populism in Budapest. She gives several lectures during the event. ECMI is one of the organizers among CRISP, European Foundation of Human Rights, Human Rights Initiative and National Development Institute. 

31 August - 04 September

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Raul Carstocea takes part in NISE Annual Gathering "Digital Infrastructures for Digital Humanities". 

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September 2015

08 September

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Zora Popova gives lectures and organizes a workshop about the minority education and diversity management under the International Erasmus+ course at the University College South Denmark Campus Aabenraa. The theme of the course is Crossing Borders: Cultural Diversity in Early Years Education.


09 September

Danish School Class from Herlufsholm visit the ECMI. ECMI Project Assistant Sonja Wolf will be giving a presentation.

09 September - 12 September

ECMI Project Assistant Victoria Martovskaya attends the training course "How to design Erasmus + Project" in Bled, Slovenia. 

09 September - 22 September

ECMI Project Research Associate Hanna Vasilevich, Ph.D., the Senior Research Associate Dr. Alexander Osipov and Project Assistant Victoria Martovskaya give seminars in three different cities of Belarus: Minsk, Mahiliou and Viciebsk under the Eastern Partnership Programme (EPP)

14 September - 15 September

Professor Petr Panov and Dr. Konstantin Sulimov from the Department of Political Sciences at the University of Perm, Russia visit the ECMI to enrich their research project about the terrirtorial autonomies. They will be meeting the Senior Research Associate Dr. Raul Carstocea and Project Assistant Sonja Wolf during this stay. 

23 September

Head of Secretariat / Project Coordinator Maj-Britt Risbjerg Hansen takes part in the Faggruppemøde Sprog og Kultur (a practioners' group for the linguistic and cultural issues) in Lyren, Padborg representing the ECMI. 

As a special event at the meeting, Tamari Bulia (ECMI Communications and Outreach) will present a forthcoming ECMI Study on bilingual topographic signs to the group.

25 September

Several activists from the German and Russian offices of Friedrich Ebert Foundation visit the ECMI. Their main goal is to learn about the activities and work of the European Centre for Minority Issues. Tamari Bulia (ECMI Communications and Outreach) will meet the visitors and present the work of ECMI.

28 September - 01 October

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Zora Popova attends the conference on Roma issues in Cluj, Romania. 

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October 2015

01 October - 02 October

The internal workshop on "Anti-Semitism in Romania and Moldova: Historical Legacies, Contemporary Challenges" takes place at the ECMI. Senior Research Associate Dr. Raul Carstocea organizes the event.

Download the programme here.

06 October - 07 October

ECMI Senior Research Associates Dr. Raul Carstocea and Dr. Mindaugas Kuklys make a presentation on the work of ECMI for the students and teachers at the Institute for Peace Research and Security (IFSH) Policy in Hamburg. 

06 October - 09 October

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Zora Popova and Project Research Associate Hanna Vasilevich (Ph. D.) attend the seminar "Open Learning in Minority Languages: Chances and Perspectives" in Leeuwarden, Netherlands. 

06 October - 14 October

ECMI team in Lisbon, Portugal: Tamari Bulia and Sonja Wolf participate in the Training Course “3I: Innovating youth work, multiplying inclusion and active citizenship”. The training is organized by Association SPIN within the frameworks of the Erasmus+ project. 

08 October

Students from UC Syd Haderslev visit the ECMI. The ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Mindaugas Kuklys makes the general introduction about he ECMI's work. 

09 October

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Raul Carstocea participates in the event "Get-together" under the frames of the Danish/German Cooperation. The activity takes place in Audimax, at the European University of Flensburg.

14 October - 16 October

ECMI Director Prof. Dr. Tove Malloy attends the conference with the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention (ACFC) and GR-H chairmanship in Sarajevo.

16 October

ECMI representative for the communications and outreach Tamari Bulia presents the work and activities of the European Centre for Minority Issues to the Youth of Europan Nationalities (YEN) at Flensborghus. 

17 October - 30 October

ECMI Senior Reseaerch Associate Dr. Alexander Osipov and Project Research Associate Hanna Vasilevich, Ph.D conduct the seminars  under the frames of the Eastern Partnership Programme in Moldova.

23 October - 26 October

ECMI Project Assistant Sonja Wolf takes part in the conference "Giving a voice to peoples without a kin-state" in Scuol, Switzerland. The seminar is organized by the Swiss Foundation Convivenza in collaboration with the Institute for Minority Rights of the European Academy Bolzano/Bozen (EURAC).

26 October

ECMI Director Prof. Dr. Tove Malloy and the Senior Research Associate Dr. Raul Carstocea give an intoruductory lecture under the European Minority Regime Seminar to the European Studies' students at the Europa-Universität of Flensburg

30 October

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Raul Carstocea participates in the Europa-Universität Flensburg's European Studies students' graduation ceremony at the Deutsches Haus in Flensburg. 

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November 2015

02 November - 05 November

ECMI Director Prof. Dr.Tove Malloy makes a speech at the "Building Shared Society in Sustainable Democracies", the Second International Roundtable of Researchers, Academics and Practioners, Citizen Accord Forum and Tel Aviv University in Jerusalem, Israel. 

02 November

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Raul Carstocea gives a lecture to the European Studies' students at the Europa-Universität Flensburg under the frames of European Minority Regimes Seminar

02 November

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Mindaugas Kuklys and Project Assistant Victoria Martovskaya take part in the Germany's OSCE Chairmanship discussion meeting at the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Berlin. 

07 November

ECMI Director Prof. Dr. Tove Malloy participates in the German minority annual celebration in Tingleff, Denmark. 

09 November

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Andreea Carstocea gives a lecture to the European Studies' students at the Europa-Universität Flensburg under the frames of European Minority Regimes Seminar

11 November - 14 November

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Zora Popova attends the 8th Human Rights Forum in Budapest. 

12 November - 15 November

ECMI Project Assistants Victoria Martovskaya and Sonja Wolf attend the Annual Minority Forum in Riga, Latvia. Ms. Martovskaya makes a speech on ECMI work in the Ukraine, Belarus, and Moldova, whereas Ms. Wolf organizes a workshop on cooperation between NGOs and government concerning the organisation of a summer festival in summer 2016. 

13 November - 14 November

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Mindaugas Kuklys attends the 9th Ferdinand-Toennis Symposium "Minorities in Europe". The event takes place in Nordsee Congress Centre in Husum. 

13 November

ECMI Director Prof. Dr. Tove Malloy takes part in the symposium "Nationale mindretal i Norden” at the Danish Central Library for South Schleswig in Flensburg. 

15 November - 20 November

ECMI Director Prof. Dr. Tove Malloy takes part in the ACFC plenary meeting. 

16 November

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Andreea Carstocea gives a lecture to the European Studies' students at the Europa-Universität Flensburg under the frames of European Minority Regimes Seminar

16 November - 19 November

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Raul Carstocea participates in the final conference and board meeting of the ALTERNATIVE project. 

20 November

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Raul Cârstocea participates in the DIANE Working Group under the NISE Network in Antwerp, Belgium. 

22 November - 26 November

ECMI Senior Resaerch Associate Dr. Raul Cârstocea and Project Assistant Victoria Martovskaya participate in the final seminar of Erasmus+ project 'Fighting Right-Wing Populism' in Rome. ECMI was one of the organizers among CRISP, European Foundation of Human Rights, Human Rights Initiative and National Development Institute of the seminars which took place in several European cities. 

23 November

Dr. Federica Prina from the University of Glasgow gives a lecture to the European Studies' students at the Europa-Universität Flensburg under the frames of ECMI European Minority Regimes Seminar

24 November

ECMI Director Prof. Dr. Tove Malloy takes part in the reception of the Director of the department of the Border Region Studies' at the University of Southern Denmark

26 November

ECMI Project Assistant Sonja Wolf hosts the Herlufsholm School class. Her presentation illustrates the history of the institute and the activities done by the ECMI. 

26 November

ECMI Head of Secretariat/ Project Coordinator Maj-Britt Risbjerg-Hansen and Communications and Outreach Tamari Bulia attend the Kurskultur Conference in Lyren, Denmark. 

26 November - 28 November

ECMI Project Research Associate Hanna Vasilevich, (Ph.D) takes part in the conference “Integration and exclusion: The linguistic rights of national minorities in Europe” in Vilnius, Lithuania. Her topic of presentation addresses "Linguistic Rights in Belarus: Law and Practice". This event in organized by the Association of Polish Academics in Lithuania (SNPL). 

27 November - 30 November

ECMI Director Prof. Dr. Tove Malloy and Chairman of ECMI Executive Board Dr. Jørgen Kühl participate at the OSCE PA Seminar "The path from rivalry to co-existence and dialogue and finally to mutual support: Danish-German experiences in the border region and the role of the minorities".

 

29 November - 01 December

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Zora Popova attends the workshop on OSCE in Belgrade, Serbia. 

30 November - 08 December

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Alexander Osipov and Project Research Associate Hanna Vasilevich (Ph.D) conduct Eastern Partnership Programme seminars in Kiev, Ukraine. ECMI Communications and Outreach Tamari Bulia as well attends them.

30 November

ECMI Project Assistant Sonja Wolf gives a lecture to the European Studies' students at the Europa-Universität Flensburg under the frames of European Minority Regimes Seminar

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December 2015

01 December

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Mindaugas Kuklys hosts the visiting researcher Janis Linins at the ECMI library. 

01 December

ECMI Director Prof. Dr. Tove Malloy attends the workshop: "Grenzregionen - Provinz abseits der Metropolregionen?" in Alsion, Sonderborg. 

04 December - 06 December

ECMI Project Assistant Victoria Martovskaya participates in the OSCE Conference taking place at the Academy of Loccum.  

06 December - 12 December

ECMI Director Prof. Dr. Tove Malloy participates in the ACFC mission in Hungary. 

07 December

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Andreea Cârstocea gives a lecture to the European Studies' students at the Europa-Universität Flensburg under the frames of ECMI European Minority Regime's Seminar

09 December - 10 December

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Andreea Cârstocea takes part in the seminar 'De-Nationalisation – rethinking participation' in Berlin. 

10 December - 11 December

ECMI Senior Non-Resident Research Associate Eben Friedman takes part in the conference "Situation and Perspectives of Multiculturalism in Serbia and the States of the Region"on behalf of ECMI in Belgrade. This event is organized by the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts' Committee for the Study of Minorities and Human Rights and by the Belgrade Institute of Social Sciences. E. Friedman makes a presentation on the "Roma in the Yugoslav Successor States" based on the ECMI working paper # 82 authored by him. 

14 December

Andreea Racles gives a lecture to the  European Studies' students at the Europa-Universität Flensburg under the frames of ECMI European Minority Regimes Seminar.

15 December - 17 December

ECMI Senior Research Associates Dr. Raul Cârstocea and Dr. Andreea Cârstocea give lectures at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. 

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