Balkan | -s - Part 10

posted by PP on 2005/04/15 14:49

[ Balkan | -s ]

Part II of the Programme (Day 3 & 4) of this year's Seminar on DEMOCRACY AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN MULTIETHNIC SOCIETIES in Konjic, organized by the Institute for Strengthening Democracy.
What I posted yesterday is still in force: Those interested in taking part at the seminar should contact Džemal Sokolović, director of the Institute, by e-mail and ASAP.
Day 3, July 12, Tuesday
09.00 - 11.00: Panel: "Bosnian Politics in Transition'" (Chairperson: David Chandler, U of Westminster), Lecturers:
  • Sevima Sali Terzic, Sarajevo
  • Julian Reid, University of Sussex
  • David Chandler, U of Westminster
11.00 - 11.30: Tea/coffee break

11.30 - 13.30: Panel: "Bosnian Economy in Transition" (Chairperson: Vanessa Pupavac, U of Nottingham), Lecturers:
  • Dragoljub Stojanov, University of Sarajevo
  • Fikret Causevic, University of Sarajevo
  • Vanessa Pupavac, U of Nottingham
  • Pau Vives, Barcelona: "The informal economy in Sarajevo and the configuration of a dual city"
18.00 - 20.00: Parallel panel # 1: "Religion in the Multiethnic Society" (Chairperson: Julianne Funk Deckard), Lecturers:
  • Richard Lewis, Brussels: "What is a European? Multiculturalism in the Europe of today"
  • Julianne Funk Deckard, Catholic University of Leuven: "The State of Religious Freedom in Post-War Bosnia and Herzegovina"
  • Vjekoslav Perica, Utah: "The Roman Catholic Church in Croatian Politics After the War"
  • Ivka Puskaric, Mannheim: "Social state, third sector and church in catholic post-communist societies"
  • Valery Yevarouski, Minsk: "Religion and national tolerances in the mentalityof Belarusians: ambiguities and contradictions"
  • Isabelle Eisenberg, London
  • Alexander Mirescu, Bucharest
18.00 - 20.00: Parallel panel # 2: "Europe in focus" (Chairperson: Ana Devic, Aarhus), Lecturers:
  • Mila Paspalanova, Brussels/Leuven: "Provisions for immigrants' integration in Belgium: the cleft between theory and practice"
  • Mitja Velikonja, Ljubljana: "Nostalgija po socializmu kao element kulturnog pluralizma u tranzicijskim drustvima"
  • Rory O'Connell, Belfast: "Irish Travellers, Political Participation and Deliberative Democracy"
  • Christos G. Patsalides, Cyprus: "The Constitution for Europe: strengthening the democratic character of the Union and the role of its citizens"
  • Alissa V. Tolstokorova, Kyiv/Stockholm: "Women's Visibility in Language as a Human Rights Issue: Challenges to CEE in the Process of European Integration"
  • Jadranka Polovic, Split: "Suradnja sa Haskim tribunalom kao preduvjet hrvatskog clanstva u Europskoj Uniji"

Day 4, July 13, Wednesday
09.00 - 10.30: Workshop: "Trafficking in Women: Human Rights, Slavery and the Victim's Perspective" (Chairperson: Simona Zavratnik Zimic, Koper), Lecturers:

  • Simona Zavratnik Zimic, Koper, Slovenia: "Women in migration and vulnerability for trafficking"
  • George Iheanacho, Nigeria: "Trafficking, a Violation of Human Rights, the New Challenges"
  • Nebojsa Djeric, Novi Sad: "Sex trafficking in the Balkans"
  • Mojca Pajnik, Ljubljana: "Trafficking in women in and by media"
  • Jernej Letnar, Lund: "Is prosecution of individuals in the International Criminal Court for trafficking, sexual slavery and related crimes against women a REAL possibility?"
10.30 - 11.00: Tea/coffee break

11.00-12.30:Panel: "The Balkans in focus" (Chairperson: Slobodan Bjelajac, Split) Lecturers:
  • Josef C. Karl, Bucuresti: "The Squaring of the circle? Protection of national minorities, the idea of a strong Romanian state and the need to meet European Criteria in post-communist Romania"
  • Zorana Sijacki, Novi Sad: "Role of Gender Equality Mechanisms in the process of democratization - case study of Voivodina"
  • Sadakata Mamoru, Japan: "Yugoslav war and Balkan studies in Japan"
  • Dilek Latif, Northern Cyprus: "What international community learnt from Bosnia and Herzegovina for Kosovo in terms of building peace and reconciliation"
  • Munro Gayle, London: "Southeast European Communities in the UK: transnational migration and ideas of 'home'
  • Slobodan Bjelajac, Split: "Socijalna struktura publike na utakmicama" ("Social Structure of the Audiences on football matches")
  • Nadiya Chushak, Lviv: "Some Reflections on (Re)creation of Yugoslav Identity in 1990s"
Early afternoon: Walking (swimming, barbecuing) workshops - Restaurant "Stari mlin"; Walking excursions to Neretva river (in order to secure the return of participants in the years to come - there is the saying: "The one having drunk water from Neretva river is always to return.")
Evening session, 18.00 - 19.00: Film "Slijepa Pravda" ("Blind Justice"). By Aldin Arnautovic and Refik Hodzic
19.00 - 20.00: Discussion/panel: "Approaching the End of the Hague Tribunal - What will Bosnian-Herzegovinian Society Inherit from It", Panelists:
  • Refik Hodzic, co-author of the film
  • Matias Hellman, Representative of the ICTY Outreach Program in BH
  • Branko Todorovic, Head of Helsinki Committee in RS
  • Nusreta Sivac, judge and former prisoner in Omarska
Midnight session, 20.00 - 22.00: Dinner - Pizzeria, Panel: "Reconciliation at Home and in Exile: Cross-cultural and Interdisciplinary Approaches" (Chairperson: Azra Hromadzic, New York), Lecturers:
  • Hromadzic, Azra, NY "Anthropology and Reconciliation: Case Study of the ex-Yugoslav Refugees in New York City"
  • Anders Stefansson, Copenhagen: "Refugee Return and Reconciliation: Interethnic Coexistence and Collective Silence in Bosnia's Serb Republic"
  • Nebojsa Petrovic, Belgrade: "Social Circumstances and Ethnic Opinions"


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Seitenwechsel. Geschichten vom Fußball. Hgg. v. Samo Kobenter u. Peter Plener. Wien: Bohmann 2008, 237 pp.
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Transcarpathica. Germanistisches Jahrbuch Rumänien 3-4/2004-2005. Hgg. v. Andrei Corbea-Hoisie u. Alexander Rubel. Bukarest/Bucuresti: Editura Paideia 2008, 336 pp.
[Die online-Fassung meines Einleitungsbeitrags "Thesen zur Bedeutung der Medien für Erinnerungen und Kulturen in Mitteleuropa" findet sich auf Kakanien revisited (Abstract / .pdf).]
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