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ECMI Joins the 20th Anniversary of the FCNM with a New Publication

ECMI Joins the 20th Anniversary of the FCNM with a New Publication

“The Convention is one of the most important instruments in our daily work with promoting national minority rights and protection,” states Prof. Tove Malloy, ECMI Director and member of the FCNM Advisory Committee. The ECMI joins the 20th anniversary of the FCNM, with a new publication.
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ECMI Director attends the celebrations of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the position of the Federal German Commissioner

ECMI Director attends the celebrations of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the position of the Federal German Commissioner

ECMI Director attends the celebrations of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the position of the Federal German Commissioner
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ECMI Director visits South Africa

ECMI Director visits South Africa

For the very first time, ECMI is invited to speak in South Africa.ECMI Director Prof. Dr. Tove Hansen Malloy is visiting Pretoria.The mission of her trip is to disseminate information about the European minority rights regime and practical examples of cultural autonomy in Europe.
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ECMI Public Lecture on Bukharan Jews at the Europa-Universität Flensburg

ECMI Public Lecture on Bukharan Jews at the Europa-Universität Flensburg

Prof. Catherine Poujol, Director of IFEAC - Institut français d'études sur l'Asie centrale will present 33 years of extensive field research on Bukharan Jews conducted mostly in Uzbekistan, with some extensions to Israel and New York. Prof. Poujol will outline the history of Bukharan Jews in Central Asia and explore the multi-confessional spaces in Bukhara, Samarkand, and Tashkent, where the Bukharan Jews used to live compactly before the time of the Muslim conquests. The lecture will follow a brief historical trajectory of this specific community from ancient times to the collapse of the Soviet Union. Special attention will be given to the interplay between the Soviet regime and the Bukharan Jews as well as to their specific situation during the last de
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Visit by the HCNM

Visit by the HCNM

On 28 and 29 of August, the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities, Ambassador Lamberto Zannier (www.osce.org), paid a working visit to the European Centre for Minority Issues ECMI). During his visit he held intensive discussions with the ECMI research team addressing pressing minority issues in Europe and thematic issues that the international community faces in regard to improving relations between minorities and majorities in specific regions of Europe. The High Commissioner also had the opportunity to meet unofficially with local stakeholders from the Schleswig-Holstein government, the Federal Union of Nationalities in Europe and the three national minoritie
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Minderheitenpolitik als Teil der Erinnerungskultur

Minderheitenpolitik als Teil der Erinnerungskultur

Am Donnerstag, den 27. September hält der sorbische Minderheitenforscher Dr. Peter Kroh einen Gastvortrag am ECMI. Ab 17 Uhr wird er im historischen Sitzungssaal des Kompagnietors zum Thema „Minderheitenpolitik als Teil der Erinnerungskultur“ referieren. Erinnerungskultur zielt auf ein aktives, dynamisches gesellschaftliches Gedächtnis, das bedeutsame historische Ereignisse, Persönlichkeiten und Prozesse im öffentlichen Bewusstsein der Gegenwart hält. Dabei prägen kollektive Wahrnehmungen subjektive Erkenntnisse, Begriffe und Empfindungen. Im Mittelpunkt stehen nicht Archivierung und wissenschaftliche Aufarbeitung, sondern öffentliche Dokumentation, Diskussion und mediale Darstellung sowie Gedenkstätten, Gedenk
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New JEMIE is ONLINE: Volume 17, Issue 2/2018

New JEMIE is ONLINE: Volume 17, Issue 2/2018

A general JEMIE issue with articles on a selection of themes is available for download on ECMI web-page.
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We’ll continue to support students who want changes that lead to a better future, say Jajce school students, winners of 2018 Max van der Stoel Award: osce.org/hcnm/402644. ⬆️Read on our website this full account of today's #mvdsAWARD

Congratulations to our colleagues at EURAC @EuracFederalism and @EuracMinorities with the anniversary

Congratulations. We, at @ECMIFlensburg look forward to (continue) working with you and hope that you will never stop speaking truth to power. Good luck with your new tasks and keep @MinorityRights strong. twitter.com/joshcastellinou2026

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For our summer school with @ECMIFlensburg we put on our "ImagiNation" exhibition to show how political posters can promote human rights, democracy, social justice, environment & gender equality ✊Then, the participants made their own posters

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When you finally get the photos and you can't stop going over them

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#EuropeanDayofLanguages: See which languages are more widely spoken in Europe, in this super #CoE chart .. you might be surprised!

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Photos from our summer school on national minorities & border regions with @ECMIFlensburg are now available here: cppt.rs/2NLLPAs

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It was a very fruitful week!Thanks a lot to @ECMIFlensburg and @IdeasForEurope for organizing such an interesting programme! #NMBR2018 twitter.com/IdeasForEuropeu2026

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The Commissioner for Minorities in #Schleswig-Holstein Johannes Callsen opens the celebrations of the 20th anniversary of the ⁦@coe⁩ Language Charter at the Landtag in #Kiel

Thank you @SashenkaVM for selecting our programme this year. We enjoyed having you and hearing your ideas. Keep in touch for our updates and new activities. #minoritiesmatter twitter.com/sashenkavm/stau2026

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“As a journalist I want to be transparent with my audience about my own biases. Readers need to understand how stories are framed. I want to complicate the narrative and widen the frame.” Amazing presentation by @pkaltzada

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“A democratic society develops mechanisms and institutions to allow the coexistance and cooperation of different cultural communities,” says Zora Popova of @ECMIFlensburg at our #NMBR18 summer school. We agree fully!

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Learning and debating about #nationalism at the #NMBR18 with Dr Zora Popova from @ECMIFlensburg at @IdeasForEurope

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“The challenges of multiculturalism are not teaching minorities, but majorities. Because school curriculums are politicised we need to teach plural histories & literature to understand who we are today,” says @NasarMeer. #NMBR18 with @ECMIFlensburg

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We’re talking about #multiculturalism with @NasarMeer at our #NMBR18 summer school. He says that “States have to recognise difference, not just among individuals but groups too. Local contexts are important in conversations about citizenship, plurality & equality in Europe.”

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“Europe needs young people with new ideas and fresh energy, because we need #AnotherEurope,” says our Sec Gen @GDauwen at #NMBR18 summer school opening.

First lecture of #NMBR2018 attacks head on the conundrum of definition: when is a minority a minority? Which markers? Ascriptions? Do we need a definition? Who decides who is a minority? Is it a good term? What do you think?

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