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This page of the Portal on Central Eastern and Balkan Europe (PECOB) shows all upcoming events related to Central Eastern and Balkan Europe. Specifically, PECOB provides information on the program, participants and location of festivals, debates, book presentations and all events that take place in Central Eastern and Balkan Europe or deal with this region. PECOB's Events may be of interest to academics, university students and the wider public.
Events currently advertised on PECOB include an international forum on persecutions carried out in Transnistria during the Second World War and a Festival that will take place in Bolzano with a rich program on Russian language, culture and society. In addition, the page shows information on a film festival on Southeast Europe, a literary festival and the Human Rights Nights festival, organized in collaboration with the Institute for Central Eastern and Balkan Europe (IECOB).
The European Centre for Minotity Issues (ECMI) is organizing the open conference "Shaping the frame across the cycles". The main aim of the conference is to promote a meaningful reflection on the role and monitoring functions of the Advisory Committee on the Council of Europe Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities (FCNM).
Russian Poetry Week is an event organized by London's Pushkin House, the leading centre for showcasing Russian culture in London. The event will host prize-winning translators and poets and will entail readings in Russian and English.
The Italian Region of Molise in sharing with Biennale Habitat (Habitat World) and the University of Sarajevo, in the framework of AdriGov project, financed by the IPA Adriatic cross-border Programme, is preparing an International Seminar, called "Intercultural dialogue in the year of European Citizenship: the value of skills and new careers in the Adriatic – Ionian Area".
Human Rights Nights celebrates and acknowledges the bravery, the visione and the integrity of individuals and communities that often risk their own lives to document and struggle against injustices and sufferings of other human beings.
The Society for Co-operation in Russian & Soviet Studies (SCRSS) will organize the 6th Russian Language Seminar in London. This popular seminar is a two-day intensive programme of lectures in Russian on contemporary Russian society and politics, culture and modern language usage, given by two senior lecturers from St Petersburg State University in Russia.
This workshop has the aim to discuss about the economic cooperation in the Eurasian Union, composed by Russia, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Belarus and Kyrgyzstan. The ecopnomic implication of the new Customs Union for the European Union is the other fundamental question.
The International Forum, which is part of the programme GESCHICHTSWERKSTATT EUROPA, looks at the conflicting recollections of the contemporary history of Europe and at recent debates and research on the collective and cultural memory of the Europeans.
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The University of Leeds organizes a workshop on visual media and multilingual cultural exchange, that will take place on July 14. Scholars, practictioners of the visual media sector and four BBC journalists will join the discussion.
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the agency for the internationalization of Italian business (ICE) present the World Investment Report 2012 in Rome on July 5.
The event Russian 2012: language & culture & society will take place in Bolzen in June and July 2012. Russian 2012 is organized by Rus’, a local cultural association whose objective is to spread the knowledge and understanding of Russian and Slavonic culture.
The Centre for East European Language Based Area Studies (CEELBAS) organizes a workshop on energy dependency and revewable energy sources in Central and Eastern Europe.
The Central European University in Budapest organizes the Macedonian Investment Forum, an event that will take place at CEU on June 25, 2012.
The British International Studies Association organizes a workshop on cooperation between Russia and the West in the context of emerging powers, to be held in Edinburgh on June 19, 2012.
The Pushkin House in London organizes a lecture on Varlam Shalamov’s literary work.