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Call for Papers for a special issue of JEMIE, a journal of the European Centre for Minority Issues

Special issue of JEMIE titled “Minorities, European Security and Securitisation of Group Relations: Approaching Security from a Minor Perspective”

Would it be interesting to you to contribute with a paper?

The Journal on Ethnopolitics and Minority Issues in Europe (JEMIE) is a peer-reviewed electronic journal edited under the auspices of the ECMI. The multi-disciplinary journal addresses minority issues across a broad range of studies.

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ECMI Minorities Blog: The Symbolic Power of Place Names: Why having multilingual signs can be challenging?

The recently published Fifth Opinion on Denmark by the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities (FCNM) attracted remarkable attention in the Danish media and in the border region because it again pointed out the lack of bilingual signs in the four municipalities in Southern Jutland. Among four recommendations for immediate action, the Advisory Committee has urged the authorities to “create an environment conducive to the display of bilingual signs at the entrance of the four municipalities traditionally inhabited by a substantial number of persons belonging to the German minority”. The problem (absence) of bilingual signs is persistent in the Danish case, and interestingly enough it appears to be a major unresolved issue with regards to the protection of the German minority in Denmark.

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A warm welcome to our new Director!

As you might have heard already, the new ECMI Director took up his role at the beginning of March. Find below the interview which he gave to the SHZ a few days ago. 

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The European Court of Human Rights, Non-Discrimination and Empowerment: Exploring Collective Dimensions

It is with great pleasure that the ECMI is welcoming Dr. Cornelia Klocker this week. Dr. Cornelia Klocker is currently a postdoctoral fellow within the Zukunftskolleg at the University of Konstanz, researching on non-discrimination, group empowerment and group rights in the context of the European Court of Human Rights.

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