ECMI Advisory Council Conference 2012

ECMI Advisory Council Conference 2012
7 May 2012, Berlin, Germany
The Minority Governance Impasse: Overcoming the Macro-Micro Divide

Europe's minority governance regime appears at an impasse. At the macro
level, long standing disputes over territory and homelands have seen little constructive dialogue. The good momentum of the 1990s has disappeared at the macro level, thus impeding the implementation of minority governance at the micro level. The aim of this event is to address the minority governance impasse in discussion with eminent academics, key practitioners and political actors.

Flyer of the Conference

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Speech by Dr. Bergner (Federal Ministry of the Interior)

Speech by Prof. James Hughes (London School of Economics and Political Science)

Panel discussion: How to link macro and micro efforts?
Dr. Ilze Brands Kehris
Director, OSCE Office of the High Commissioner on National Minorities and member ECMI Executive Board 


Dr. Kinga Gál
Member of the European Parliament, Hungarian EPP-Delegation (Fidesz)


Dr. Jennifer Jackson Preece
European Studies Programme at the London School of Economics, UK
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Prof. Dr. Thomas Diez
Eberhard Karls University at Tübingen, Germany
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Prof. Stefan Wolff
University of Birmingham, UK
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Prof. Dr. Stefan Oeter
University of Hamburg, President of the Expert Committee, European Charter for Regional and Minority Languages
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Prof. Levente Salat
Babes Bolyai University, Cluj, Romania
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