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.

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New Book: Europeanization by Rule of Law Implementation in the Western Balkans

Europeanization by Rule of Law Implementation in the Western Balkans

Strengthening the rule of law and accession to the European Union have been fraught with difficulties in the Western Balkans for over 20 years. This book treats “Europeanization” as a politically driven process, i.e. as a way in which EU institutions, rules and policy-making processes impact the legal systems, institutional mechanisms and creation of collective cultural identity in non-EU member states. Therefore, the research question this book attempts to answer

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New Blog launched: Balkans in Europe Policy Blog

The Balkans in Europe Policy Blog (www.balkansineurope.org) is a forum for current debate on the EU integration and reform processes in Southeastern Europe. The blog is part of the Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group, a joint initiative of the European Fund for the Balkans and the Centre for Southeast European Studies of the University of Graz. The blog brings together policy makers, analysts and scholars to debate the most pressing issues in the region.

Café Europa: "Ein neues Bosnien wagen" - Videostream

Die Diskussion wurde im Rahmen des Bosnien-Schwerpunktest 2014 der Abteilung 9 der Landesverwaltung (Kultur, Europa, Außen- beziehungen) gemeinsam mit dem Europahaus Graz, dem Honorarkonsul von Bosnien und Herzegowina, Jörg Hofreiter, und dem Zentrum für Südosteuropa Studien der Karl Franzens-Universität Graz organisiert, die das Plenum stellte: Professor Florian Bieber, die Universitätsassistentin Almina Bešić, Assistenz-professorin Armina Galijaš sowie auch den Moderator Dario Brentin. Aus Wien war Nedad Memić, Chefredakteur des zweisprachigen Magazins „KOSMO" angereist.

EVENTS

Migration, Remittances and Sociocultural Dynamics among Albanians from Macedonia

Date: 
5 May 2014 - 17:00 to 19:00
Location: 
RESOWI, Bauteil C, EG, LS 15.03

During the last five decades labour migrations among Albanians from Republic of Macedonia are a mass phenomenon.

Moving Democracy? Student Activism in Former Yugoslavia

Date: 
13 May 2014 - 13:00 to 14:00
Location: 
RESOWI, Bauteil B, 3. OG, SR 15.33

The seminar will discuss students' role in redefining and re-enacting democracy. Starting from a comparison of contention around the region, the talk will focus on occupations at universities in Croatia and Serbia.

"I want Albania to be like Europe": Hoping as the Way of Thinking the Future

Date: 
27 May 2014 - 13:00 to 14:00
Location: 
RESOWI, Bauteil B, 3. OG, SR 15.33

‘E duam Shqipërinë si Europa’ (I want Albania to be like Europe) was the sentence often heard in the media and political discourse and daily talk of Albanian people after the fall of communist regime in 1991.