The policy report and three policy briefs on "The Unfulfilled Promise. Completing the Balkan Enlargement" by Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group is now available for download as PDF.
The Centre for Southeast European Studies of the University of Graz is an interdisciplinary forum for teaching and research on Southeastern Europe. In addition to a comprehensive teaching program and research projects, the centre also regularly organizes events for an academic and a general audience on Southeastern Europe.
The Centre for Southeast European Studies at the University of Graz is looking for a University Assistant with PhD (equivalent to a Post-Doc position): 40 hours a week; fixed-term employment for the period of 5 years; position to be filled as of September 1st 2014. Further information: http://jobs.uni-graz.at/en/MB/116/99/1751
"Alles im Leben ist eine Brücke - ein Wort, ein Lächeln, das wir anderen schenken. Ich wäre glücklich, könnte ich durch meine Arbeit ein Brückenbauer zwischen Ost und West sein." Ivo Andric (studierte in Zagreb, Wien, Krakau und Graz und erhielt 1961 den Nobelpreis für Literatur)
The Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group, a joint project of the European Centre for the Balkans and the Centre for Southeast European Studies, presented the research results of the policy paper ‘The Unfulfilled Promise: Completing the Balkan Enlargement’ in Belgrade on 30th of May 2014. The press conference which was held in at Belgrade's "Medija Centar" was an opportunity to present the policy paper and its 4 scenarios about the future of the EU Enlargement of the Western Balkans in front of the journalists and the public.
In the Balkans, the intermingling, contamination and fusion of artistic traditions from both East and West have resulted in a unique regional visual culture, to which the arrival of moving images added another means of expression in late nineteenth century.
The Centre for Southeast European Studies, University of Graz and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Zagreb, are organizing a two day workshop in Marija Bistrica to explore the diversity of sources for political populism in the Balkans.