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Latest resources about Belarus on Pecob

Below you can browse the most recently added resources related to Belarus. This includes specific scientific papers, dissertations,research projects, calls, conferences, news, books,reviews, photos and maps.

European Regional Master’s Programme in Democracy and Human Rights in South East Europe

The University of Sarajevo/CIS and the University of Bologna/IECOB are glad to announce the Call for applications for the 17th edition of the European Regional Master’s Programme in Democracy and Human Rights in South East Europe

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Call for Applications - Master of Arts in "Interdisciplinary Research and Studies on Eastern Europe" (MIREES)

The master's curriculum stresses on interdisciplinary studies in the economics of transition; politics and international relations; history and cultural studies focused on Central, Eastern Europe and the Balkans.

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The European Regional Master`s Programme in Democracy and Human Rights in South East Europe at its 15th Graduation Ceremony

On the 29th of October 2016, at the premises of the Rectorate of the University of Sarajevo took place the 15th  anniversary graduation Ceremony of the European Regional Master’s in Human Rights and Democracy in South East Europe. Widely known simply with its acronym, ERMA is a double degree programme by University of Sarajevo (CIS) and the University of Bologna (through the Institute for Central Eastern and Balkan Europe IECOB), co-financed by the European Commission and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italy.

The European Regional Master`s Programme in Democracy and Human Rights in South East Europe at its 15th Graduation Ceremony

 

International Joint Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Research and Studies on Eastern Europe (MIREES)

The two-year Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Research and Studies on Eastern Europe (MIREES) MIREES is a joint program offered by the University of Bologna, Italy, together with the Vytautas Magnus University at Kaunas, Lithuania, the Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary, and the St. Petersburg State University, Russia.

Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Research and Studies on Eastern Europe (MIREES)

 

EIUC - Master in Democratic Governance - Democracy and Human Rights in the Mena Region

The Master in Democratic Governance is a unique programme designated to meet the needs of students, professionals and experts who want to deepen their knowledge in the field of democratic governance and human rights in the Arab world. It also aims to give practical experience needed for building up their professional career and academic activities.

EIUC - Master in Democratic Governance - Democracy and Human Rights in the Mena Region

 

The Rise and Fall of Belarusian Nationalism, 1906–1931

Modern Belarusian nationalism emerged in the early twentieth century during a dramatic period that included a mass exodus, multiple occupations, seven years of warfare, and the partition of the Belarusian lands.

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Associate Senior Lecturer in Gender Studies

The project is situated in feminist post-/decolonial and postsocialist theory. The research project is now inviting applications for a tenure track position as Associate Senior Lecturer, appointed to conduct research within the project, individually as well as in collaboration with other members in the research team.

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21st Annual ASN World Convention

The Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN) is a scholarly association devoted to the promotion of knowledge and understanding of ethnicity, ethnic conflict, and nationalism studies broadly defined, with a particular geographic focus on Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe, Russia, Ukraine, the Caucasus, and Eurasia.

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December 2014 | #54 | Political Economy of Eurasian Integration

The USSR collapse in 1991 marked a new era in the Eurasian geopolitics, which was characterized by western domination and socio-economic transformation often referred to as post-communism. The cold war seemed to be over, with US and its European NATO allies celebrating the victory over the communist bloc.

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Journal of Consumer Culture

The Journal of Consumer Culture is fully peer reviewed journal, that supports and promotes the continuing expansion in interdisciplinary research focused on consumption and consumer culture, opening up debates and areas of exploration.

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Call for Submissions: Post-Socialist Moral Economies

This special issue of the Journal of Consumer Culture seeks to create new links between longstanding research interests in consumer culture studies around moralities and ethics of consumption and economic sociology's new-found concern with moral embeddedness of economic life.

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Climate policies after the Paris Agreement (PA)

The journal "L'Europe en formation" invites proposals for articles to be published in its summer edition, dedicated to the evolution of climate policies in the perspective of the recent PA adopted at the end of COP 21.

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College of Humanities PhD Studentships Ref: 2031

Exeter’s College of Humanities is offering up to 5 PhD studentships (open to Home/EU students only) for candidates aiming to begin studying in September 2016.

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Assistant or Associate Professorship in Russian Studies

The School of Culture and Society, Department of Global Studies at Aarhus University invites applications for a position as assistant or associate professor of  Russian studies with a special focus on Soviet and post-Soviet socio-political trends in Russia.

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Eurasian Integration

On November 13, 2015, Professor Viachaslau Yarashevich of the Belarusian State University in Minsk, delivered a lecture on the ongoing project of Eurasian integration at the Faculty of Political Sciences at the UNIBO campus in Forlì.

Eurasian Integration

 

Democracy and Human Rights in South-East Europe: Selected Comparative Studies

The Volume, which is the result of the joint cooperation between the Institute for Central-Eastern and Balkan Europe (IECOB) and the European Regional Master in Democracy and Human Rights in South-East Europe, will be of interest to students and researchers in the aforementioned fields of democracy development and human rights advancement in the post-Yugoslav space and the Balkan region, and aims at representing a solid contribution of ideas and critical analyses, based on its multidisciplinary and original comparative approach.

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At the Crossroads: Through a Definition of Buryat Identity

The deep integration of Buryat people in the territory of the Russian Federation and their peaceful national revival was a surprise for its multicultural character in a country where ethnic conflicts are on the agenda.

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Doctoral Programme in Political and Social Sciences

The Department of Political and Social Sciences (SPS) offers a four-year doctoral programme with specialisations in political science, sociology, international relations and social and political theory.

Doctoral Programme in Political and Social Sciences

 

PhD fellowship “Strong and weak cities”

The Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography (IfL) in Leipzig kindly invites applications from highly qualified and motivated individuals for 1 PhD fellowship to commence as soon as possible. The IfL is a non-university research institute and member of the Leibniz association with currently around 80 employees. It is institutionally financed by the Free State of Saxony and the Federal Republic of Germany in the context of a common research funding agreement.

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Myth and Reality in International Politics

Recent generations have experienced dramatic improvements in the quality of human life across the globe. Wars between states are fought less frequently and are less lethal. Food is more plentiful and more easily accessed.

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The Middle East in the World

The Middle East in the World offers students a fresh, comprehensive, multidisciplinary entry point to the broader Middle East.

The Middle East in the World

 

Job Alert: Librarian for Slavic & East European Studies

Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut.  Conveniently located between Boston and New York,
New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include two major art museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.

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Petro Jacyk Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Ukrainian Politics, Culture, and Society, 2016-2017

The Petro Jacyk Educational Foundation and the Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (CERES) at University of Toronto are accepting applications for the Petro Jacyk Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Ukrainian Politics, Culture, and Society for the year 2016-2017. The objective of the  Post-Doctoral Fellowship is to support annually one of the most promising junior scholars studying contemporary Ukraine and thereby to advance academic understanding of Ukrainian politics, culture, and society. The Fellowship is made possible by generous support of the Petro Jacyk Education Foundation.

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Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies - JBNES

The Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies (JBNES) is the leading English language journal for the study of the complex historical, economic, political, diplomatic, cultural and security issues that confront the region of the Balkans and the Near East.

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Journal on European Perspectives of the Western Balkans

The primary aim of the scientific journal European Perspectives is to provide a comprehensive source of analytical and theoretical articles in the field of defence and security, international relations, international law, economy and public administration.

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New Balkan Politics

New Balkan Politics, is the first Macedonian on-line journal in the area of social sciences. A group of scholars, are responsible for the launching of this journal. Its primary goal is to cover topics in the arenas of political theory and international relations (security, defense, ethno-political conflicts, etc.), in Macedonia and, more specifically, the Balkans.

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Part-time Research Assistant - Russomania: British Modernism and the Translation of Russian Culture

The Faculty of English Language and Literature seeks a research assistant to work, under the direction of Dr Rebecca Beasley (The Queen’s College), on a project entitled Russomania: British Modernism and the Translation of Russian Culture, which traces the transformative effect of Russian culture on literary and intellectual life during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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AHRC Doctoral Research Studentships in Russian, Slavonic and East European Studies

The University of Manchester is a member of the AHRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Russian, Slavonic and East European Languages and Cultures (CEELBAS CDT). The Centre is led by University College London (UCL) and, alongside Manchester, also includes Cambridge and Oxford Universities.

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4th World Congress of Administrative and Political Sciences

The aim is  to bring together the Politics, strategists, managers, banking and finance  scientists, faculties, business man, accouter, scholars, researchers and students from all areas of administrative and political sciences with the mission to become an International Forum, where, civil society organization and representative, academics and researchers - from all over the world - could meet in and exchange ideas to share and to discuss theoretical and practical knowledge about administrative and political sciences in the scientific environment.

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Economy of region

The Journal “Economy of Region” aims at presenting the original results of both fundamental and applied research in the field of regional economics.

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DE.MA Master in Democratic Governance in the MENA Region

The Master in Democratic Governance is a unique programme designated to meet the needs of students, professionals and experts who want to deepen their knowledge in the field of democratic governance and human rights in the Arab world. It also aims to give practical experience needed for building up their professional career and academic activities.

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The Petro Jackyk Visiting Scholars Program

The Program actively encourages scholars in Ukrainian Studies at the University of Toronto and Ukrainianists at other North American institutions to develop joint projects, and facilitates the study of Ukraine by organizing workshops, conferences, lectures and seminars.

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21st Annual World Convention of the Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN)

The ASN 2016 Convention invites proposals for individual papers or panels. A panel includes a chair, three or four presentations based on written papers, and a discussant.
The Convention is also welcoming offers to serve as discussant on a panel to be created by the Program Committee from individual paper proposals.

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Report on the 2015 ASN (Association for the Study of Nationalities) - Convention at the Columbia University in New York

The Association for the Study of Nationalities held this year its 20th annual world convention. For three days, from 23rd to 25th of April 2015, hundreds of researchers from all over the world came to study, discuss and analyse the latest researches concerning Eastern Europe.

Report on the 2015 ASN (Association for the Study of Nationalities) - Convention at the Columbia University in New York

 

Problems of Post-Communism

The post-communist countries are the most rapidly changing societies of Europe and Asia. For insight into this twenty-first century revolution, there is no better source than Problems of Post-Communism ...

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Statutes and Decisions

Statutes and Decisions: The Laws of the USSR and Its Successor States documents the dynamic change in the legal regimes of the post-Soviet states...

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Russian Politics & Law

This bimonthly journal publishes thematic issues featuring translations of some of the most important political science articles by authors working in the Soviet successor states...

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 Debatte: Journal of Contemporary Central and Eastern Europe

 Journal of Contemporary Central and Eastern Europe is a multi-disciplinary journal providing a radical critical analysis of economic, social, cultural and political perspectives and developments in the region bounded by Germany in the west and Russia in the east.

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Post-Communist Transitional Justice

Taking stock of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the collapse of the communist regimes of Central and Eastern Europe, this volume explores how these societies have grappled with the serious human rights violations of past regimes.

Post-Communist Transitional Justice

 

Post-Yugoslav Romani minorities in Europe

Julija Sardelić, the Max Weber Post doctoral Fellow at the European University Institute, Florence, held a MIREES Open lecture on the position of Romani minorities as marginalized citizens in the context of post-Yugoslav states, on 12th December, 2014.

Post-Yugoslav Romani minorities in Europe

 

Workshop - Gender, Nationalism and Citizenship in Anti-Authoritarian Protests in Belarus, Russia and Ukraine - Cambridge, UK

This one-day workshop will bring together scholars and experts working on Belarus, Russia and Ukraine to discuss the recent and ongoing protest movements in these three countries with a particular focus on gender, nationalism and citizenship.

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Workshop - Doing Fieldwork in Russia and the Former Soviet Union: Challenges and Opportunities - London, UK

The Russian and Eurasian Security Research Group at the Department of War Studies, King's College London, is pleased to invite you to a one-day workshop 'Doing Fieldwork in Russia and the Former Soviet Union: Challenges and Opportunities'.

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August 2014 |#50| Political Economy of Reforms in Eastern Europe

Reforms in Eastern Europe, launched in the early 1990s, have touched upon all spheres of former communist societies, but their greatest impact has been on politics and economies.

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The Political Economy of Eurasian Integration

During the whole academic year, MA MIREES (Interdisciplinary Research and Studies on Eastern Europe) invites prominent scholars and practitioners, who hold open lectures on relevant issues on Eastern European politics and cultures.

The Political Economy of Eurasian Integration

 

2015 European Diplomacy Workshop: Eastern Partnership - Warsaw, Poland

The European Diplomacy Workshop (EDW) is a week-long, first in Europe program devoted solely to the Eastern Partnership, European Neighborhood Policy and European Union Foreign Policy.

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The Left Side of History

In The Left Side of History Kristen Ghodsee tells the stories of partisans fighting behind the lines in Nazi-allied Bulgaria during World War II....

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Debatte: Journal of Contemporary Central and Eastern Europe

This journal seeks to provide a radical critical analysis that is sympathetic to democratic, labour, feminist and ecologist movements from contemporary economic, social, cultural and political perspectives and developments in the region bounded by Germany in the west and Russia in the east....

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Eurasia Foundation

Eurasia Foundation (EF) is a publicly and privately funded, privately managed grantmaker and program implementer working to strengthen civil society, advance private enterprise and promote public policy and administration in the successor states of the former Soviet Union—Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.

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History, Memory and Politics in Central and Eastern Europe

Twenty years after the end of communism, the history of Central and Eastern Europe still sparks intense discussions in the former Soviet bloc, as contested memories, primarily about communist repression and WWII, are relived....

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Eurasian Integration – The View from Within

As Eurasia and the adjacent territories become more important to the world, there is increasing interest from international powers, accompanied by attempts to give institutional form to traditional economic and...

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Il pluralismo liberale può essere esportato? Teoria politica occidentale e relazioni etniche nell'Europa dell'Est

Molti paesi post-comunisti dell'Europa centro-orientale e, in precedenza, l'Unione Sovietica, vengono incoraggiati da parte dei paesi occidentali a migliorare il trattamento delle minoranze etniche e nazionali, e ad adottare i modelli occidentali relativi ai diritti delle minoranze....

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Eurasian Integration – The View from Within

As Eurasia and the adjacent territories become more important to the world, there is increasing interest from international powers, accompanied by attempts to give institutional form to traditional economic and security links within the region....

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Call for Papers - Cultural Hegemonies in Spaces of Diversity - Regensburg, Germany

This conference is interested in the production and erosion of cultural hegemony. Conference contributions shall discuss the relationship between cultural hegemony, social organization, institutional order, and political practice. What strategies and practices can be identified that serve to establish or maintain cultural hegemony but also to subvert and ultimately replace it? One of the major goals of the conference is to elucidate the relationship between cultural hegemony and political change in Eastern and Southeastern Europe.

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Central European Institute

Founded in 1989, the CEI is a regional intergovernmental forum committed to supporting European integration through cooperation among its Member States. It combines multilateral diplomacy and project management, both as donor and recipient, while bridging European macro-regions.

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Apply now to take part in annual meeting of Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum

The Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) is inviting all interested parties to submit expressions of interest to take part in the sixth annual meeting of the EaP Civil Society Forum. This year the meeting will take place on 20-21 November in the Georgian capital Tbilisi.

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Call for Applications - Carl Friedrich Goerdeler Kolleg for Good Governance

The Goerdeler Kolleg for Good Governance provides professional training in the field of good governance to a new generation of executives from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, Turkey, and Ukraine.

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2014 Eastern Partnership Internship Programme

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is offering work experience for young graduates from the Eastern Partnership countries under its Internship Programme funded by the Eastern Partnership Technical Assistance Trust Fund (EPTATF).
The goal of this multiannual Programme is to offer successful candidates an opportunity to improve their skills as well as the experience of working in an international multicultural environment.

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Le evoluzioni del traffico aereo tra Italia ed est Europa: il caso di Forlì (1)

Le dinamiche del mercato aeroportuale nell'Europa centro-orientale e balcanica si pongono in controtendenza con la crisi economica e finanziaria che attanaglia il continente europeo da diversi anni. Esistono ancora opportunità per gli aeroporti di piccole e medie dimensioni, come quello di Forlì, di ricavare una nicchia di mercato collaborando con l'Europa centro-orientale e Balcanica all'insegna della complementarietà.

read the logistics analysis "Le evoluzioni del traffico aereo tra Italia ed est Europa: il caso di Forlì (1)" (in Italian)

 

Le evoluzioni del traffico aereo tra Italia ed est Europa: il caso di Forlì (2)

Le dinamiche del mercato aeroportuale nell'Europa centro-orientale e balcanica si pongono in controtendenza con la crisi economica e finanziaria che attanaglia il continente europeo da diversi anni. Esistono ancora opportunità per gli aeroporti di piccole e medie dimensioni, come quello di Forlì, di ricavare una nicchia di mercato collaborando con l'Europa centro-orientale e Balcanica all'insegna della complementarietà.

Le evoluzioni del traffico aereo tra Italia ed est Europa: il caso di Forlì (2)

 

Lo spazio ex sovietico: una retrospettiva politico – economica sul 2010

Bielorussia, Ucraina e Moldavia, condividono la necessità di rapportarsi politicamente, economicamente e dal punto di vista diplomatico, con le due grandi entità geopolitiche che le circondano: Unione Europea e Russia.

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Call for Articles - Military Journalism in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)

This issue of The Journal of Power Institutions in Post-Soviet Societies will be devoted to military journalism in the USSR, Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) from concurrent historical, sociological and political points of view. It will examine the faces of tension and compromise between freedom of the press and constraints suitable for military journalism.

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May 2013|#35|The EU’s “policy of engagement” in Belarus: another failure?

The paper entitled "The EU’s “policy of engagement” in Belarus: another failure? " will focus on the most recent stage of EU-Belarus relations, from 2008 until 2012.

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Call for Papers - Belgrade Security Forum 2013

The organizers of the Belgrade Security Forum have the pleasure of inviting scholars and researchers to submit their proposal papers for the third Belgrade Security Forum (BSF) to be held on 19-21 September 2013.

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Summer School on Transitional Justice and the Politics of Memory

Research in Ethics and Globalization (REG) at the University of Groningen and the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Rijeka are delighted to announce our Summer School on Transitional Justice and the Politics of Memory which will be held on the island of Cres, Croatia from 24 June to 4 July 2013.

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Master in Advanced European and International Studies

The Institut européen, European Institute (IE•EI), an international teaching and research institute in Nice, department of CIFE (Centre international de formation européenne), invites graduate students to apply for its Master programme 2013/14.

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Who is Sovereign? Citizenship in Europe and Beyond

The Institute for Social and European Studies (ISES) is pleased to announce the call for applications for the 18th International Summer University to be held in Koszeg, Hungary.

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Belarus' Authoritarian Puzzle

The Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Research and Studies on Eastern Europe hosted on December 3rd, 2012 Natallia Pinchuk. She delivered a lecture titled «Belarus' Authoritarian Puzzle».

Belarus' Authoritarian Puzzle

 

Revolutions in the Balkans. Revolts and uprisings in the era of nationalism (1084-1908).

The chronological frame of the conference extends from the first Serbian uprising to the Young Turk Revolution. The aim of conference is to convey a multi-disciplinary analysis of the Revolution in the Balkans.

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XV World Economy Meeting, Shifting Wealth in the World Economy

The World Economy Society is now inviting proposals for paper and poster presentations at the annual World Economy Meeting, to be held at the University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain between 5th and 7th June, 2013. The over-riding theme of the meeting is Shifting Wealth in the World Economy.

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European Culture

The Conference "European Culture" is an International Congress whose themes include: Culture, Europe, Multiculturalism, Intercultural dialogue, Cultural transfer, European Identity, Migrations, Cultural Management, Cultural Politics, Economy and Culture, Borders and Frontiers, Small Cultures, Arts and Literature.

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Model NATO Youth Summit

Model NATO Youth Summit aims to promote NATO’s structures and mechanisms, while creating a platform for the young generation to debate on current social and political international issues.

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WEBB - Whole Europe Beyond Borders!

The WEBB offers scholarships for students, researchers and university staff to study, research, work or teach abroad in one of the partner Universities in the EU countries, Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan.

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Employment opportunities: Assistant Master of French

The Winchester College, United Kingdom announces an employment opportunity as assistant Master of French. The School seeks to appoint a modern linguist to teach French throughout the School.

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Job: Post-Soviet Affairs Specialists

The Russian Current Affairs Officers offers a job on the US Embassy London. They looking for a recruit full time officers specializing in Russian current affairs. The functions are coverage of media developments, production of translations and multimedia, web content management and research.

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Putin's dream -The Eurasian Union

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.

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War of Annihilation, Reactions, Remembrance: The German Occupation Regime in the Soviet Union 1941-1944

The German-Russian Museum Berlin - Karlshorts organizes a Conference with the aim to examine the different aspects of the German occupation regime in Russia, Belarus, the Baltic states and Ukraine, and investigate the reactions on the part of the local population.

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Trust and Distrust in the Eastern Bloc and the Soviet Union, 1956-1991

The School of Slavonic and Eats European Studies will organize a conference with  the aim to discuss the trust and the distrust in the Eastern Bloc and in the Soviet Union, analyzing stability and vitality of political regimes and societies.

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Collective Identity and Practices of Citizenship in Postcommunism - Call for Papers

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Soviet Yiddish Writers "From Revolution to Repression"

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Call for Papers "Ethnicity, Race and Nationalism in European Media and Film: Rights, Responsibilities, Representations"

The problem of managing ethnic diversity and its representation in the media sector will be the main topic of an international conference to be held in May 2013. The University of Manchester will host the conference and just announced a call for papers.

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International Conference "Self Determination And Sovereignty. The Historical Itinerary of Eastern Europe Among Past Legacies, Socialist Federations, State Dissolutions and the EU External Role"

Jointly organised by the University of Bologna together with the Istituto per l'Europa Centro-Orientale e Balcanica, this international conference will take place in Forlì on June 28-29.

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Call for Papers: Minorities, Nations and Cultural Diversity. The Challenge of Non-Territorial Autonomy

The aim of this call is to select papers for a conference on the challenge of non-territorial autonomy in a world of nation states that will take place in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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Dissertation Fellowship at the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)

The Istituto Affari Internazionali (Institute for International Affairs, IAI) offers one dissertation fellowship for Master's students focusing their thesis on security and defense.

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Who Can Erase the Traces? - The Role of Archives in the Promotion of Human Rights

The Central European University organizes a panel discussion on the role of archives in the protection and promotion of human rights in the framework of CEU Summer University.

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Shale Gas and Renewable Energy: Reducing Central and Eastern Europe’s Dependency on Natural Gas Imports

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.

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Research Fellowships at City University London

City University London invites applications for five research fellowships. Research proposals qualified candidates are welcome in a wide range of disciplines.

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Call for Papers: Intersectionality in the Study of Central and East Europe

The British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies announces a call for papers for a postgraduate student workshop that will take place in Glasgow on September 28, 2012.

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Summer School "Global Governance: international organisations in crisis"

King's College London organizes a Summer School on the challenges of global governance faced by international organizations. The course will specifically address the cases of ASEAN, the EU and the UN.

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Research Forum on Russia's recent political developments

The annual conference of the Center for Russian, Central and East European Studies was held in Glasgow on May 17-18. Paolo Sorbello and Elvira Oliva of the Energy Policy Studies group, wrote down a report on the Research Forum.

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Summer School "Global Governance: international organisations in crisis"

King's College London organizes a Summer School on the challenges of global governance faced by international organizations. The call for application is open until June 2, 2012.

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Call for papers: Minority Composers

The BASEES Study Group for Russian and East European Music invites papers for its 2012 Annual Conference.

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BASEES/ICCEES European Congress ‘Europe: Crisis and Renewal’

BASEES/ICCEES European Congress 2013 will reflect on the ways in which Europe and the former Soviet Union has experienced and coped with crisis in all its forms.

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Conference on minority-majority relations in Europe

The European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI) marks the 20th anniversary of the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities (HCNM) with an international conference to be held in July 2012.

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Diversity Management: Police and Minorities

On March 20, 2012, Guy Ben-Porat, delivered a lecture on the role of the police in diversity management. The lecture was held in the framework of the Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Research and Studies on Eastern Europe (MIREES).

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IARCEES Annual Conference - Russian-East European Relations: From Tsarism to Gazprom

This is a report on the Annual Conference of the Irish Association for Russian, Central and East European Studies (IARCEES), which took place in Cork (Ireland) on May 4-5, 2012.

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Belarus in an Uneasy Neighborhood

On 1 March 2012, Natallia Pinchuk delivered an open lecture at the Faculty of Political Science “Roberto Ruffilli” in Forlì. The lecture was held in the framework of the Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Research and Studies on Eastern Europe (MIREES).

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Societal Evolution or Social Ruin? Universities and Elite Formation in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe

This call is for chapter contributions to a forthcoming publication on how transition countries are managing educational systems and using the knowledge and talent produced within them.

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Design without Frontiers: Interdisciplinarity and Collaboration in Soviet Art, Architecture and Design

The conference, promoted by the Center for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, will investigate the roots and legacies of collaborative art in Soviet Russia.

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Russian-East European Relations: From Tsarism to Gazprom.

The Irish Association for Russian, Central and East European Studies (IARCEES) announces its annual conference on "Russian-East European Relations:From Tsarism to Gazprom", to explore the relations between Russia/Soviet Union and its neighbouring countries in Eastern Europe.

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18th CEI International Summer School "Beyond Enlargement. The Wider Europe and the New Neighbourhood"

The 18th edition of the CEI International Summer School "Beyond Enlargement. The Wider Europe and the New Neighbourhood" will take place in Cervia, from Sunday 2nd to Saturday 15th September 2012.

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Call for application: International Summer School "Beyond Enlargement. The Wider Europe and the New Neighbourhood"

The Institute for East-Central Europe andthe Balkans (IECOB) is pleased to announce an open call for representatives ofCivil Society Organizations (CSOs) interested in participating in the 18th edition of the CEI International Summer School"Beyond Enlargement. The Wider Europe and the New Neighbourhood".

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Centre for Russian, Central and East European Studies Fifth Annual Research Forum

The Center for Russian, Central and East European Studies (CRCEES) at the University of Glasgow is organizing it Fifth Annual Research Forum with a program that includes political and economic themes.

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Revista Romana de Studii Eurasiatice

The Romanian Review of Eurasian Studies, R.R.S.E., publishes high scientific papers, about the civilization, culture, spiritual interference,  and international relations in history and today in Eurasian space.

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Human Rights Nights

Organized by the University of Bologna, and the Municipality of Bologna, in collaboration with the Municipality of Forlì, The Polo Scientifico-Didattico di Forlì, and the Institute for Central Eastern and Balkan Europe, the Human Rights Nights festival will take place in Forlì on April 11-13, 2012. The program of the festival includes screenings of movies, conferences and discussions on issues related to the violation and protection of human rights across the world.

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International, interdisciplinary postgraduate conference "Welcoming Strangers"

Welcoming Strangers is an international, interdisciplinary postgraduate conference that will take place at Royal Holloway, University of London. One of the objectives of this international conference is to pose new questions to some of the most pressing and exciting issues surrounding migration, mobility, identity, and globalisation.

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PhD studentship in Slavonic linguistics at the University of Sheffield

The Department of Russian and Slavonic Studies at the University of Sheffield invites applications for a PhD studentship in Slavonic linguistics.

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Call for Papers - Subnational Government Finances in Recession and Beyond

The journal Financial Theory and Practice has announced a call for papers on the topic of subnational government finances in recession and beyond.

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Fourth International Social Science Summer School “Violence and its Aftermath in the Soviet and Post-Soviet Context”

This Summer School is an interdisciplinary course open to PhD students and young researchers, focused on the issue of violence in Soviet and post-Soviet contexts.

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Call for Papers - Translation in Iberian-Slavonic cultural exchange

The international peer-reviewed journal IberoSlavica announces a call for papers on "Translation in Iberian-Slavonic cultural exchange".

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Fourth International Social Science Summer School “Violence and its Aftermath in the Soviet and Post-Soviet Context”

This Summer School is an interdisciplinary course open to PhD students and young researchers, focused on the issue of violence in Soviet and post-Soviet contexts.

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XI Visegrad Summer School

The XI Visegrad Summer School, organized by the Villa Decius Association, will be devoted to current social, economic, political and cultural issues concerning the Visegrad countries, presented in wider regional, European and global perspective.

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Visiting Assistant Professorship in Late Soviet and Contemporary Russian History

The Department of History at European University at St. Petersburg invites applications for one-year visiting assistant professorship for 2012-2013 in Late Soviet and Contemporary Russian History, focusing on the post-Stalin period.

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Master of Arts in "Interdisciplinary Research and Studies on Eastern Europe" (MIREES)

The call for application 2012-2013 of the two-year Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Research and Studies on Eastern Europe (MIREES) has been launched.

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12th Aleksanteri Conference: Competition and Good Society - the Eastern Model

The Aleksanteri Conference is an annual, multidisciplinary, international conference organised by the Aleksanteri Institute, the Finnish Centre for Russian and Eastern European Studies, affiliated with the University of Helsinki.

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The Commonwealth of Independent States 20 Years after the Dissolution of the Soviet Union

On February 27, 2012, the Department of International Studies, University of Milan, hosted a conference on the political evolution Commonwealth of Independent States and its current role in the international arena.

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Energy analysis on Belarus and Russia

Belarus-Russia Energy Disputes – political and economic comparative analysis

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The Soviet DisUnion, from Superpower to the periphery of globalization

The volume describes the main dynamics in the post-Soviet area after 1991, including the transition from the status of superpower to one of regional power.

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Assesment and outlook for air traffic between Eastern Europe and Emilia Romagna

After the first steps in the economic orientation towards the West, in the 1990s under the European political and financial influence, east European countries developed their transport systems with a systematic policy of integration with the western part of the continent. In this context, an essential factor that has decisively contributed to the development of airline routes between Emilia Romagna (an Italian region) and eastern Europe is trade (coupled with migrations).

read the logistic analysis "Assesment and outlook for air traffic between Eastern Europe and Emilia Romagna" (in English)

 

Bilancio e prospettive del traffico aereo tra est Europa ed Emilia Romagna

Nel quadro della crescita economica dell'Europa centrale ed orientale, gli scambi di capitali, persone e merci hanno visto un incremento notevole soprattutto verso l’Europaoccidentale. Le due aree, fino a pochi anni fa nettamente divise, hanno integrato, non senza difficoltà e contraddizioni, le rispettive economie.

read the logistic analysis "Bilancio e prospettive del traffico aereo tra est Europa ed Emilia Romagna" (in Italian)

 

Trends in the airport sector in Central and Eastern Europe

Currently over 60% of central and eastern Europe’s trade is with the western part of the continent and this has benefited from exponential growth in the last twenty years. The growth of trade and infrastructure modernization in the region has been creating a context in which air transport has been fully engaged and was a major target of respective national economic strategies as well as private and public investment from abroad. In the case of airports, civil aircraft and crucial services for air transport, it was a matter of updating and relaunching individual airport systems as well as the larger regional system.

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Le tendenze nel settore aeroportuale dell'Europa centrale ed orientale

Il settore del trasporto aereo nell'Europa centrale ed orientale è migliorato negli ultimi venti anni a partire dal sistema aeroportuale sovietico pre-esistente. L'apertura delle economie dell'area ha portato ad un aumento degli scambi commerciali con l'Europa occidentale mentree gli investimenti diretti esteri provenienti da ovest hanno permesso il raggiungimento di importanti obiettivi.

read the logistic analysis "Le tendenze nel settore aeroportuale dell'Europa centrale ed orientale" (in Italian)

 

Fertilizers and pesticides abuse in agricolture: economic repercussions in Central Eastern Europe

Since the last century, some of the worst plant diseases and parasites were defeated by new kinds of herbicides and pesticides. This led to the long awaited food security in the countries of western Europe and an improved productivity of cultivated land in Eastern Europe. As for today, in the region considered, the chemical agents in agriculture are not only a key trait of present day farming, but....

read the business report : "Fertilizers and pesticides abuse in agricolture: economic repercussions in Central Eastern Europe" (in English)

 

Shale gas drilling in Eastern Europe: a new energy frontier or another reckless operation?

Rising oil prices, haigh pollution levels nd the global warming, have pushed East European intitutions to focus on replacing, as much as possible, coal and oil with natural gas. Moreover the dependence on foreign supplies and the monetary burden that it generates are persuading the authorities of the area to pursue alternative ways to gather the gas they need. One of the pioneering techniques to extract gas from the underground that is gaining ground in Eastern Europe is called “fracking”. It has has some strong consequences to the environment; will the benefits that it brings be higher than the costs?

read the logistic analysis "Shale gas drilling in Eastern Europe: a new energy frontier or another reckless operation?" (in English)

 

2011/2012 ECEAP/ESD scholarship program

The Estonian Center of Eastern Partnership is offering a series of scholarships to participate in the International Relations and European Integration training course.

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Extensive plantations, GMOs and bio-fuels in Eastern Europe: food security and safety at stake

Food security and food safety are two concepts, both taken into growing consideration by all governments of the world, especially in sight of rising food prices and increasingly unpredictable weather events. Eastern Europe is facing some essential challenges....

read the business analysis: "Extensive plantations, GMOs and bio-fuels in Eastern Europe: food security and safety at stake" (in English)

 

Genetically Modified Organisms in Eastern European agriculture: a risky path?

Food security and productivity of land are two of the main items which nowadays draw the attention to the agricultural world sector. The need to enlarge the quantity and frequency of every kind of harvest, has led to the employment of....

read the economic analysis "Genetically Modified Organisms in Eastern European agriculture: a risky path?" (in English)

 

The Historical Reality of Eastern Europe (by Timothy Snyder)

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Master of Arts in "Interdisciplinary Research and Studies on Eastern Europe" (MIREES)

The call for application 2011-2012 of the two-year Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Research and Studies on Eastern Europe (MIREES) has been launched.

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The Russian atomic state agency's projection in Eastern and South Eastern Europe: finding new markets

In the sixty years since starting its nuclear program, Russia has developed a substantial experience in the civil nuclear field that will be used to enter forign markets in the next years. The strength of the export strategy....

read the business report: "The Russian atomic state agency's projection in Eastern and South Eastern Europe: finding new markets" (in English)

 

Summer Academy on Central and Eastern Europe

The Osteuropa-Institute together with Akademie Fur Politische Bildung organizes a Summer School Programme to focus on energy and environmental issues in Eastern Europe. 

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Help and support for political prisoners and repressed students in Belarus

A group pf students from the European Humanities University (Lithuania) are detained in Minsk as a result of the arrests made in Belarus after the presidential elections of December 19, 2010.

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After Lisbon: Changing Patterns in EU foreignpolicy making towards the neighbours?

The 6th ECPR GeneralConference will focus on the effects the Lisbon Treaty may have on the EuropeanNeighbourhood policy, taking into consideration the various geographical and politicalsituations to be faced by the EU in its relationship with neighbouring countries.

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November 2010 | #05 | Building-up knowledge based society in the SEE: a fiction or window of opportunity through the EU accession?

The EU has undertaken strong commitment towards the South-East Europe (SEE) within the overall strategy for the region. Three sets of interlinked issues related to the SEE are on the European agenda: stabilisation, reforms and the EU integration. Renewed consensus over enlargement was achieved ("3Cs") with commitment to the European perspective of the region, while the ratification of the Lisbon Treaty opened the door for further EU enlargement. Major challenges are ahead, such as...

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A New Region of Europe: Regional Development Paradigms in the Baltic−Black Sea Intermarum

The conference will address “the new region of Europe” which emerged by the political and historical evolution on the territory between the Baltic and Black Seas.

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The Routledge Companion to Central and Eastern Europe since 1919

The Routledge Companion to Central and Eastern Europe since 1919 is a compact and comprehensive reference guide to the area, from the Treaty of Versailles to the present day. With particular focus on the early nationalist and subsequent fascist and communist periods, Adrian Webb provides an essential guide to the events, people and ideas which have shaped Central and Eastern Europe since 1919. In order to give this book some coherence against such shifting sands, it has been decided to focus on an ‘Eastern Europe’ defined as the 1945–90 Soviet bloc, including Albania and also Yugoslavia with whose history it was intimately involved, together with the Baltic States, Moldova and Ukraine during their periods of independence, in view of their increased western orientation

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October 2010 | #04 | The Western Balkans in the turmoil of global crisis

The Western Balkan countries are significantly exposed to the effects of global crisis because most of them are highly indebted abroad, posses insufficient hard currency reserves and experience high balance of payments deficits. Although the first wave of financial crisis (a fall in prices of new financial instruments) was not critical for them, the second wave in the form of credit crunch, collapse of exports and disruption of...

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Guida ai Paesi dell'Europa centrale, orientale e balcanica

Unico volume di produzione interamente italiana dedicato all'Europa centro-orientale e balcanica, questo annuario è un'opera di consultazione essenziale, agile e precisa, preparata dai maggiori esperti del settore...

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Environmental indicator: an additional measurement for evaluating economies?

The issue of economic growth has been at the heart of European policy for the last decade or more. In this context the countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the Balkans are trying hard to revive their national economies....

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Individual Advanced Research Opportunities (IARO) Fellowship

The Individual Advanced Research Opportunities Program (IARO) provides students, scholars and professionals with support to perform policy relevant field research, in the countries of Eastern Europe and Eurasia.

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Guida ai paesi dell'Europa centrale orientale e balcanica - Annuario politico economico 2009

Unico volume di produzione interamente italiana dedicato all'Europa centro-orientale e balcanica, questo annuario è un'opera di consultazione essenziale, agile e precisa, preparata dai maggiori esperti del settore...

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The customs union: Russia’s political project


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Belarusian State University

Established in Minsk in 1921, the Belarusian State University comprises fifteen faculties and offers study programmes at under-graduate, graduate and post-graduate level.

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Belarus State Economic University

Founded in 1933, the Belarus State Economic University consists of eleven faculties offering study programmes at bachelor, master's and doctoral level.

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Minsk State Linguistic University

Established in 1948, the Minsk State Linguistic University comprises nine faculties offering specialization study programmes in fourteen foreign languages.

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Transparency International Summer School on Integrity

The Summer School on Integrity is addressed at fighting corruption. It is addressed to graduate students and young professionals from EU/EEA, CIS and other countries.

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Workshop in: "Recent Developments in the Post-Soviet Media Landscape: Ukraine, Belarus and Russia"

Prominent media figures and academics from the UK and the respective countries will talk in Oxford about the state of the media in the former Soviet Union.

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From multinational empires to the post-communist transition. Eastern Central Europe between XX and XXI century

The conference will focus on the area of Eastern Central Europe during the XX and the XXI century, and it will be underlined in particular the process of transition from multinational empires to the post-communist world.

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National Bank of the Republic of Belarus

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Ministry of Economy

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Ministry for Taxes nd Levies

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Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus

The website offers complete information and updated news about the Belarusian government, its functions and activities.

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Council of the Republic

The website gives information and news about the upper chamber of the Belarusian parliament.

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House of the Representatives

the website offers general information and news about the lower chamber of the Belarusian parliament, its composition and activities.

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The website provides with general information about the Ministry and Belarusian foreing policy, together with updated news about its activities and access to official documents.

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President of the Republic of Belarus

The website offers complete and detailed information about the Belarusan Head of State, his activities and the functioning of the institution, as well as general information about Belarus. Main documents, speeches and press releases are available also in English.

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Master of Arts in "Interdisciplinary Research and Studies on Eastern Europe" (MIREES)

The master's curriculum stresses on interdisciplinary studies in the economics of transition; politics and international relations; history and cultural studies focused on Central, Eastern Europe and the Balkans.

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News, analysis websites and blogs dealing with the former Soviet Union

Here you can find basic information about news and analysis websites dealing with the former Soviet Union, as well as websites of news agencies and blogs, with direct links.

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The Belarus Business & Investment Summit 2010

The conference will deal with several and different aspects related to the investments of the last years in Belarus.

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Revue d'études comparatives Est-Ouest

Description: this journal was created in 1970 by the CNRS to interrogate the geopolitical turmoil of Europe as a continent which has given rise to a higher level of uncertainty and stronger economical discrepancies. It is a leading authoritative source to a better understanding of the eastern european region and countries, and their own ways towards democracy and market economy. Revue d'études comparatives Est-Ouest plays a defining role in its field of study and contributes to an emerging european forum of research in a wide field of social sciences (economics, sociology, politics, history).

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Post-Soviet Affairs

Description: Founded in association with American Council of Learned Societies and SSRC, Post-Soviet Affairs is a quarterly primarily devoted to the publication of outstanding research papers in political science and political economy of the former U.S.S.R. Most papers cover Russia, with a distinct focus on current affairs.

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Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics

Description: The face of Europe has been transformed by the demise of the Soviet Union and the collapse of communist party rule in Eastern Europe. Within a series of countries, some of them erstwhile members of a Soviet bloc, others once part of the Soviet Union itself, a deep process of adjustment is under way. Retitled to reflect these far-reaching changes, The Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics devotes particular attention to this truly epochal process of regime change, including in its material contributions from within the affected societies. At the same time, it follows the effects of this upheaval on communist parties, ruling and non-ruling, both in Europe and in the wider world.

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Cahiers du Monde Russe

Description:  The Cahiers du Monde Russe covers the political, economic, social and cultural history of the Russian empire, from its beginning until 1917, the Soviet Union and its successor states. Actually an important place is given to the studies of the structure of power during the Soviet period. The studies based on the state archives recently opened are chartered.

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East European Constitutional Review

Description: Since 1992 the EECR has covered the challenges and obstacles of postsocialist law and politics. Its aim is to give an in-the-trenches understanding of the dilemmas of postsocialist legal reform and to serve as a vital and lively forum for discussion and debate about pressing issues of the rule of law. The EECR tracks the constitutional development of the region through quarterly offerings of academic articles, roundtables, and symposia by regional and foreign scholars.

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East European Politics and Societies

Description: East European Politics and Societies covers issues in Eastern Europe from social, political, and economic perspectives. The journal focuses on expanding readers' understanding of past events and current developments in countries from Greece to the Baltics. East European Politics and Societies maintains a tradition of imaginative and erudite vision, uniting the cutting-edge social research and political analysis of leading area specialists, historians, economists, political scientists and anthropologists from around the world.

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Europe-Asia Studies

Description: Europe-Asia Studies is the principal academic journal in the world focusing on the history and current political, social and economic affairs of the countries of the former 'communist bloc' of the Soviet Union, Eastern Europe and Asia. At the same time, the journal explores the economic, political and social transformation of these countries and the changing character of their relationships with the rest of Europe and Asia.

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Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies

Description: the Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies seeks to address, in an historical and theoretically-informed manner, the complex historical, economic, political, diplomatic, cultural and security issues that confront the region, in the light of such important developments as the process of European integration, the evolution of NATO, and the more general changes in the international governance system after the end of the Cold War in Eurasia and the terrorist attacks on the United States on 11 September 2001.

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Nationalities Papers

Description: Nationalities Papers is the leading journal on nationalism, ethnicity, ethnic conflict and national identity in Central Europe, the Balkans, the former Soviet Union, the Caucasus, the Turkic world and Central Eurasia. Furthermore, the journal also publishes contributions on theories of nationalism, comparative studies of nationalism, and trans- and supranational aspects of interethnic relations and national identity. The journal publishes timely, high quality articles from a variety of disciplines, including history, political science, sociology, anthropology, and literature.

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Post-Communist Economies

Description: Post-Communist Economies publishes key research and policy articles in the analysis of post-communist economies. The basic transformation in the past two decades through stabilisation, liberalisation and privatisation has been completed in virtually all of the former communist countries, but despite the dramatic changes that have taken place, the post-communist economies still form a clearly identifiable group, distinguished by the impact of the years of communist rule. Post-communist economies still present distinctive problems that make them a particular focus of research.

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Slavic Review

Description: published since 1941, Slavic Review is the official journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS). It is an international interdisciplinary journal devoted to the study of Eastern Europe, Russia, the Caucasus, and Central Asia. The journal publishes articles on original and significant research work and interpretation, reviews of scholarly books and films, and topical review essays and discussion forums.

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The Soviet and Post-Soviet Review

Description: The Soviet and Post-Soviet Review is a peer-reviewed journal, which primarily focuses on the social history of modern Russia. It publishes articles based on earlier unknown documents from Russian archives.

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Humanicus on-line academic journal

Description: Humanicus is an on-line academic journal dealing in the humanities, social sciences and philosophy, concentrating on interdisciplinary approaches and the regions of Central and South-Eastern Europe

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Guida ai paesi dell'Europa centrale orientale e balcanica

Unico volume di produzione interamente italiana dedicato all'Europa centro-orientale e balcanica, questo annuario è un'opera di consultazione essenziale, agile e precisa, preparata dai maggiori esperti del settore...

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Human Rights Center "Viasna"   

Human Rights Center "Viasna"   

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Lev Sapieha Foundation

Lev Sapieha Foundation

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Partyja BPF, Belarusian Popular Front

The Belarusian Popular Front is a national-conservative party founded in 1988. It is an opposition party. In the last election it was part of the coalition that opposed Lukashenko.

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United Civil Party of Belarus

The United Civil Party of Belarus was founded in 1995. It is a liberal-conservative, centre-right party. The party is currently at the opposition.

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Belarusian Social Democratic Party

Founded in 1902 it is the oldest Belarusian party. It is a social democratic party. The party’s candidate at the 2006 presidential elections, Alaksandar Kazulin obtained 2,3% of the votes.

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Communist Party of Belarus

Founded in 1996, the Communist Party of Belarus is part of the ruling coalition.

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Liberal Democratic Party

Founded in 1994 is a nationalist populist right wing party. The party leader is Sergei Gaidukevich. The Liberal Democratic Party supports the president Lukashenko.

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Business resources in belarus

Here you can find basic information about the websites of economic institutions, statistical offices and other relevant business agencies based in Belarus, with direct links.

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Research institutes and associations of scholars in Belarus

Here you can find basic information about the websites of research institutes and associations of scholars active in Belarus

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Belarus, the agricultural sector and the progressive opening of the economy

The Republic of Belarus has the most centralized economic structure in the area of central-eastern Europe. This feature is felt strongly in the agricultural sector, where the government still holds a large decisional power. During the last years a progressive path toward a more open economy, promoted by the central power, has touched many economic areas....

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Russian Language Course

All year round, foreign students have the chance to study Russian (Byelorussian) in Minsk attending a one-month course at the Belarus State Economic University.

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Guida ai paesi dell'Europa centrale orientale e balcanica

Unico volume di produzione interamente italiana dedicato all'Europa centro-orientale e balcanica, questo annuario è un'opera di consultazione essenziale, agile e precisa, preparata dai maggiori esperti del settore...

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2007 AATSEEL conference

...No other conference focuses so sharply on Slavic and East European cultures, literatures, linguistics, and pedagogy.

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Festival of Words

The session CRCEES (Centre of Russian, Central and East European Studies) and the Slavonic Studies Section of the School of Modern Languages and Cultures (SMLC) have joined forces to present a special series of seminars, cultural events, literary readings and film.

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Eurasian Regional Language Program

The American Councils Eurasian Regional Language program provides graduate students, advanced undergraduates, scholars, and professionals intensive individualized instruction in the languages of Eurasia. All courses are conducted by expert faculty from leading local universities and educational institutions.

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Individualized Russian Language Program for Heritage Speakers

The Individualized Russian Language Program for Heritage Speakers is intended to address the specific needs of students who speak Russian at home or with relatives, or who grew up speaking Russian and wish to strengthen their Russian skills.

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National workshop on combating money laundering and terrorist financing

The workshop aims to raise awareness, among Belarusian decision-makers, of international instruments on fighting money laundering and the financing of terrorism.

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Published & web resources

This area gives access to a large collection of news resources, both printed and online, and offers information about academic journals, scholarly publications and books

Published & web resources

 

Europe and the Balkans International Network (EBIN)


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Photograph Heritage in Central, Southern, Eastern Europe

An international symposium focusing on photographs as integral components of cultural heritage. The four-day symposium will focus on the history of photography and photograph conservation in Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovak Republic, and Slovenia.

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Reports (order by date of publication, descending)


Reports (order by date of publication, descending)

 

Community

This area is devoted to all contributors to PECOB’s development for them to share their personal profiles and exchange their own knowledge

Community - Community

 

Papers and essays in media (order by date of publication, descending)


Papers and essays in media (order by date of publication, descending)

 

Dissertations in mass media (order by date of publication, descending)


Dissertations in mass media (order by date of publication, descending)

 

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