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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 two-day intensive seminar offers a stimulating lecture programme in Russian, aimed at teachers, translators and interpreters of Russian, final-year undergraduates and graduates of Russian, and all those with an advanced-level comprehension of spoken Russian and an interest in contemporary Russia.
The workshop will deal with the topical issue of mediation of sexuality and its utilisation for various ends in the Russian Federation and the neighbouring states.
On behalf of the Trustees of the Soviet Memorial Trust Fund [SMTF] I would like to invite you to attend this year’s Holocaust Memorial Day [HMD] commemoration on Friday 27 January, organised by the SMTF, Southwark Council and Imperial War Museum London. As you may be aware, HMD marks the date of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration and extermination camps by the Soviet Red Army in 1945.
Join us at SSEES to hear academic experts, policymakers and stakeholders discuss these highly topical issues that get to the core of the kind of society Romania is expected to be after the parliamentary elections. The panellists will offer brief initial remarks, followed by an hour for questions and discussion.
The programme for the Hungary/BASEES workshop that is taking place in Budapest on Thursday and Friday of next week (Dec 8th-9th) is now available.
The aim of this one-day workshop is to assess how examples from the historic past help us to address some of the questions about the current migrant and displacement “crisis” (frequently described as “unprecedented”).
Seen from abroad as a unique experience, or even as a potentially exportable model, socialist Yugoslavia in its time sparked curiosity throughout the world. But research covering the period 1945-1990 has lagged behind and is still in its pioneering stages, in a context where ‘post-socialism’and ‘post-Yugoslav’are intermingled.
This is to announce the following workshop, to be held at the University of Leicester on the morning of September 6, 2016 (10:00-13:00)
“Europe Lab” will take place on 21–24 July 2016 in Croatia – Zagreb and Vukovar – with an excursion to the local Memorial Centre of the Homeland War, which keeps memory of all the victims of the Homeland War in former Yugoslavia (1991-1995) and of the Battle of Vukovar (1991) – as a place of mourning and warning for future generations not to repeat fatal faults and atrocities of the past.
We would like to inform you that our Association for Assistance of Small and Medium Enterprises – United Business Clubs (UBC) with the support of the European Small Business Alliance (ESBA), Southeast European Cooperative Initiative (SECI) and the Bulgarian Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion Agency (BSMEPA) is organizing “The Balkan Conference of SMEs – Sofia 2016” scheduled for 23th of June 2016 from 9 a.m. to 18 p.m. at Sofia Hotel Balkan.
The symposium is sponsored by the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Scottish Centre for Global History at the University of Dundee
Symposium at the University of Nottingham, 10 June 2016- Research Priority Area “Languages, Texts & Society”in conjunction the research group “Memory Studies and the Politics of Memory”
‘Europeanisation’ has been a core perspective in debates on LGBTQ politics within the EU. In order to understand different modes of LGBTQ social movements’ political articulation within different regions and countries within the EU and the terms of their interactions with political actors outside of the EU, a focus on comparison may be instructive.
Participants will learn how to develop an opposable, interdisciplinary mind with an ability to work with and across ideological, national, religious, class and racial differences. They will learn how to communicate effectively, think both critically and creatively with a particular emphasis on how to advance the global public good.
This event will explore the discourses sorrounding the so called "ideologia del gender" in Italy and France and will look at the theories of gender and sexuality to which these discourses refer and at their counter-dicourses.