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National Question in Central Europe - 22–24 March 2013
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Institute for Culturan Relations Policy
Conference topics: Political, economic and legal aspects in ethnic and national minority conflict resolution. Cultural diversity of Central Europe. Impacts of European Union accession policies/processes.
Aims: This interdisciplinary and cross-cultural meeting welcomes presentations on the cultural studies, sociology, geography, political science, law, history and economics research and cross border cooperation within the wider Central European region. The conference is supported by the Institute for Cultural Relations Policy (ICRP) and King Sigismund College (ZSKF). Its aim is to serve as a meeting point to facilitate the public exposure of the perspectives and interests of different communities, governments, international organisations, NGOs, businesses, scholars, thinkers and common citizens.
• Prof. Dr. Tibor Várady Former Minister of Justice of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. University Professor at the Legal Studies Department of the Central European University, Budapest, Hungary. Member of the Hague Permanent Court of Arbitration. Member of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
• Prof. Dr. Florian Bieber Professor at University of Graz, Austria (Karl-Franzens Universität) for Southeast European Studies. Founder and Editor of Balkan Academic News. Editor-in-Chief of Nationalities Papers. Member, Editorial Board of Ethnopolitics and Südosteuropa.
• Dr. Levente Salat President of the Ethnocultural Diversity Resource Center (EDRC Romania), Associate Professor at Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj, Romania. Member of the Scientific Council of the Research Institute of Ethnic and National Minorities, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
• Oľga Gyárfášová, PhD co-founder, Program Director and Senior Research Fellow of the Institute for Public Affairs (IVO Slovakia) and lecturer at Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia.
• Bálint Ódor Deputy State Secretary for EU Affairs of Hungary. Lecturer at Budapest Business School. Author of Európai Tükör, Európai Jog, Magyar Kisebbség periodicals.
• Conference days consist of lectures by invited speakers, members of ICRP Advisory Board as well as presentations of guest speakers and Q&A sessions. Optional sightseeing programmes on last day of conference.
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NOTE that the international money transfer fee is 15 EUR. If you intend to transfer the conference fee outside Hungary the total sum will be 60 EUR for listener registration and 105 EUR for speakers. In order to reduce money transfer costs, speakers are entitled to make payment in cash during the registration (original speaker registration fee 90 EUR).
Submitted abstracts will be evaluated by an international reviewing committee.
Event organised by the Institute for Cultural Relations Policy
The event targets a broad spectrum of undergraduate, PhD student, candidate, lecturer and researcher participants, recognising the multidisciplinarity of research in international relations and other related disciplines
Visit conference website at http://culturalrelations.org/Pages/natquest-central-europe.html