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 2019

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

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January 2019

24 January - 25 January

ECMI Consultant Dr. Zora Popova is in Rzeszów, Poland to attend the 12th Europe-Ukraine Forum. The Europe-Ukraine Forum was first organised in 2007 and is one of the key events prepared by the Foundation Institute for Eastern Studies. The main topic of the 12th Forum is the reform and modernisation of Ukraine as a result of the presidential and parliamentary elections scheduled for 2019.

27 January - 02 February

DMD-Training Modul 1 (Chernivtsi, Uzhgorod)/ Ukraine

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31 January - 31 January

ECMI Director Prof. Dr. Tove Malloy travels to Straßbourg to attend the seminar of the ACFC (Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities) on the 5th cycle of monitoring.

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February 2019

07 February - 08 February

ECMI Expert Workshop: National Minorities in Regional Development

14 February - 14 February

ECMI Director Prof. Malloy meets authors to discuss the upcoming volume on "(In)effective Multilateralism" at the  ECMI headquarters in Flensburg

15 February - 15 February

Workshop on non-recognised entities hosted by the ECMI headquarters in Flensburg

19 February - 19 February

ECMI Director Prof. Dr. Tove Malloy attends the annual roundtable of the Citizens' Accord Forum in Jerusalem.

19 February - 19 February

DMD-Training Modul 1 (Odesa)/ Ukraine

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26 February - 26 February

ECMI Senior Researcher Dr. Sergiusz Bober presents the ECMI and the centre`s work to an international group participating in the Baltic Sea History Project hosted by Akademie Sankelmark/ Academia Baltica in Oeversee.

More information under https://www.infoecmi.eu/index.php/you-cannot-study-minority-issues-in-the-danish-german-border-area-without-following-the-minority-newspaper/

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March 2019

05 March - 05 March

ECMI Director Prof. Malloy, ECMI Senior Researcher Dr. Đorđević-Vidojković and ECMI Kyiv Representative Nataliia Mekahal present their study on Minority Protection in Ukraine to the Council of Europe in Kyiv, Ukraine.

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12 March - 12 March

ECMI Director Prof. Malloy attends the regional day at the Regionskontor in Padborg. 

17 March - 20 February

DMD - study visit: Ukrainian participants visit the ECMI

More information under: https://www.infoecmi.eu/index.php/welcome-to-flensburg-ukraine/

18 March - 18 March

Anton Thomsen (HCNM office) visits the ECMI.

More information under: https://www.infoecmi.eu/?s=thomsen 


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April 2019

25 April - 25 April

The Schackenborg foundation organises together with the ECMI and the Danish Foreign Policy Society (Copenhagen) a lecture series which focuses on new borders in Europe, resulting from the First World War. The first lecture will take place at the Schackenborg Castle in Tønder/ Denmark and carries the title “War and Peace- 100 years of new borders in Europe” . The editor-in-chief of the newspaper Dolomiten/ Bolzano/ South-Tyrol is invited as a guest speaker. Siggi Matlok (former editor in chief Nordschleswiger/ Apenrade) will moderate the discussion.

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May 2019

02 May - 04 May

ECMI Director Prof. Malloy and Research Assistant Viktoria Martovskaya travel to New York to present their paper on ‘The Conundrum of Non-Recognized Entities in the Implementation of International Norms on Human and Minority Rights’ at the ASN World Convention.

06 May - 07 May

ECMI Senior Analyst Dr. Zora Popova is in Brussels to attend the UN Forum on Minority Issues 2019 (Europe) 

15 May - 15 May

The annual ECMI Minority Roundtable is a long running tradition, aiming to bring the minorities of the region together and to discuss topics that are relevant for them. This year´s focus: National Minorities and Regional Development.

More information under: https://www.infoecmi.eu/index.php/minority-roundtable-2019-the-role-of-minorities-in-regional-development/

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June 2019

06 June - 06 June

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Andreea Carstocea participates at the conference "The post-1989 Springtime of National Minorities?" in Budapest; Hungary

12 June - 14 June

Research Assistant Craig Willis is at the FUEN Congress in Bratislava/ Slovakia

26 June - 28 June

ECMI Director Prof. Malloy attends the Sixth Annual Conference of the International Association of Language Commissioners in Toronto 

27 June - 29 June

ECMI Senior Research Associate Dr. Sergiusz Bober presents on ethnic community recognition in Central Asia at the ESCAS Conference in Exeter, UK

Further information

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July 2019

01 July - 05 July

Project Research Associate Stanislav Černega and Project Assistant Polina Sulima travel to Comrat, Moldova in the frames of the project: Empowering Future Minority Leaders. In a one-week seminar, young Moldovan participants learn about Minority rights, meet German Minority experts and develop first ideas for their own civic campaign. The project is implemented by the ECMI in cooperation with Youth Platform for Interethnic Solidarity.

More information under: https://www.infoecmi.eu/index.php/ecmi-heading-to-moldova/


01 July - 05 July

ECMI Kick-off workshop in Moldova: "Empowering future Minority Leaders (in Moldova)" More information under: https://www.infoecmi.eu/index.php/ecmi-heading-to-moldova/

05 July - 05 July

ECMI Director Prof. Malloy chairs the UK National Minority Summit 2019 in Falmouth, Cornwall/ UK

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August 2019

19 August - 19 August

"Empowering future Minority Leaders (in Moldova)" : Workshop on active civic engagement, funding, budgeting, Social Media and campaigning.

More information under: https://www.infoecmi.eu/index.php/ecmi-heading-to-moldova/

24 August - 30 August

DMD - study visit: Ukrainian participants visit the ECMI 

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September 2019

01 September - 08 September

The ECMI Summer School goes Berlin

The 9th Annual ECMI Summer School will be held this year in Berlin (01.09.19- 08.09.19), focused on the topic of National Minorities in Border Regions. 

More information 

16 September - 19 September

ECMI Director Prof. Malloy gives a keynote at conference on "Societies and Spaces in Contact" at Koper-Capodistria University/ Slovenia 

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October 2019

No ECMI events

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November 2019

No ECMI events

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December 2019

No ECMI events

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