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Eastern and Balkan Europe (PECOB),
a project promoted by IECOB and AIS.
by Valentina Lisi
Ever since the beginning of the transition period from a state-planned to a market-oriented economy, Hungary has been a frontrunner in attracting FDI in the Eastern Central European region. Despite the common tendency among the governments in power to apply an open-door strategy towards foreign investors in the country, the government led by Viktor Orbán from 2010 to 2014 has diverted this approach.
written by Matteo Lunni, Associazione Italiana Polonisti
Cold war coming back? Not exactly, but for sure it can be see a more aggressive NATO strategy in Eastern Europe, especially after Ukrainian internal conflict begin.
There's something historical in that, a process started after Soviet Union breakdown with fisrt NATO enlargement to Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary (1999).
Deadline for submitting abstracts: 09 December 2015
Thinking beyond “the national” is here to stay. Though recent events in Central and Eastern Europe and the post-Soviet space have brought the continued relevance of borders into stark relief, we are more than ever in need of a toolkit that makes sense of processes, events and patterns occurring and recurring beyond the nation-state.
Deadline for Application Form: January 15, 2016
This is the next Krakow conference on Russian philosophy. In 2015 we dealt with the links between Post-Secularism and Russian religious philosophy, previous editions have focused on the relation of Christianity and culture, the reception of Russian thought in Europe, Russian symbolism and other topics.
Venue: Rome, Italy
Period: 26-28 November 2015
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
Venue: Los Angeles, USA
Period: April 28 - May 5, 2016
South East European Film Festival educates about and promotes cultural diversity of South East Europe through its annual presentations of films from this region and year-round screenings and programs. SEE FEST organizes conferences and retrospectives, serves as the cultural hub and resource for scholars and filmmakers, and creates opportunities for cultural exchange between Southern California and South East Europe.
Application deadline: March 1, 20165
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.
edited by: Amelia Glaser
In the middle of the seventeenth century, Bohdan Khmelnytsky was the legendary Cossack general who organized a rebellion that liberated the Eastern Ukraine from Polish rule. Consequently, he has been memorialized in the Ukraine as a God-given nation builder, cut in the model of George Washington.
edited by: Nils A. Butenschøn, Øyvind Stiansen, Kåre Vollan
Based on a unique comparative study of Burundi, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Lebanon, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Nepal, Myanmar, the Philippines, and Fiji this book analyses the formal and informal arrangements defining the post-conflict political order in these countries and evaluates whether these systems strengthened or weakened the chances of establishing sustainable peace and lasting democracy.
edited by: Evgeny Dobrenko, Mark Lipovetsky
Russian Literature since 1991 is the first comprehensive, single-volume compendium of modern scholarship on post-Soviet Russian literature. The volume encompasses broad, complex and diverse sources of literary material - from ideological and historical novels to experimental prose and poetry, from nonfiction to drama.
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