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International Conference on Minority Languages XIII, 22-24 June 2011 Flensburg-Sønderborg

ECMI, University of Southern Denmark - Institute for Border Region Studies in Sønderborg  and University of Flensburg – Institute for Danish Language,  invite to this high profile  gathering of international... [more]


ECMI participated in the International Security Forum, 30 May-1 June 2011, Zurich

ECMI was represented by Senior Research Associate PD Dr. Jan Asmussen. Dr. Asmussen contributed to the forum by stressing the importance of careful pre-planning and sustainable institutions in state-building. Particularly... [more]


ECMI participates in the panel discussion on European Roma policy under the EU Hungarian Chairmanship "Around the European Roma Policy" in the Schleswig-Holstein Parliament, Kiel

ECMI Deputy Director Ewa Chylinski is taking part in the panel discussion on the issue of better integration of Roma in Europe.  The panel will provide insights into the situation of Roma and the EU policies that the... [more]


European Expert Seminar: Cultural Education and Civil Society-How can Languages Contribute?

Organized jointly by the Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning and The Basque Country Education Board in Leeuwarden/Ljouwert, Fryslan,  25-27 May 2011, the 5th European Expert seminar... [more]


ECMI takes part in roundtable in Minsk on "Promotion of Interethnic Dialogue: Contemporary European and Belarusian Experience"

On 1 June 2011, Dr Alexander Osipov, ECMI Senior Research Associate of the Justice & Governance Cluster, took part in the roundtable on minority issues convened by the Belarusian Republican Centre for Nationalities’ Cultures... [more]


ECMI participates in the 4th ESIL Research Forum

The University of Tartu, Estonia, hosted the 4th Research Forum of the European Society of International Law. The event took place in Tallinn. The theme was ‘International Law and Power Politics: Great Powers, Peripheries and... [more]


ECMI hosts Minority Roundtable on Volunteering

2011 has been designated by the European Union (EU) as the “European Year of Volunteering.” According to the European Commission, almost 100 million citizens of all ages in the EU invest their time, talents and money to make a... [more]


ECMI Course on "Minorities in Conflict Zones": Deadline extended

The deadline for the course on “Minorities in Conflict Zones” has been extended to 31 May 2011. The intensive 2-day course offers training for young diplomats deploying to regions that are experiencing conflicts which involve... [more]


ECMI Staff takes part in the Annual Conference of the International Law Association

On 27-28 April 2011, the British Branch of the International Law Association held its Annual Conference at the University of Sheffield. The conference title was ‘States, Peoples and Minorities: Whither the Nation in International... [more]


ECMI sets up the Summer School 'National Minorities and Border Regions'

For the first time, ECMI launches a summer school in Flensburg. The main focus of the school is put on minority issues and cross-border cooperation. The distinguishing feature of the programme is the balance between theory and... [more]

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