The region of Western Balkans went through a substantial decline in democracy during the last decade, one that brings about serious threats including authoritarian entrenchment, renewed ethnic conflict and decline in support for the EU (BiEPAG, 2017).
1. New Book: Post-Conflict Europeanization and the War of
2. CfP: Balkan Conference on the 500th Anniversary of the
Protestant Reformation, Skopje, Macedonia, 6-8 October 2017
3. CfA: Master of Laws in Intercultural Human Rights, St. Thomas
University, Miami, U.S.A.
4. Event: Everyday Revolutions in Southern and Eastern Europe,
Manchester, UK, 19-20 May 2017
Strengthening of the rule of law and the accession to the European Union have been fraught with difficulties in the Western Balkans for over 20 years. In line with previous scholarship on “Europeanization”, this phenomenon is to be understood as a politically driven process, i.e.