Western Balkans

Balkan Academic News - 22 November 2016

Today's Topics:

1. CfP: Conference 'Political Leaders in Central and Eastern
Europe, ' Cluj Napoca, Romania, 19-21 April 2018
2. CfA: Western Balkans Fund Regional Project Proposals
3. CfP: Conference 'The Political in the Personal: Families and
Sexualities in Times of Social Change in Europe, '
Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, 26-27 April 2018

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From: Sergiu Gherghina
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Balkan Academic News- 09 October 2017

Today's Topics:

1. CfP: Workshop 'Terrorism and Asylum, ' London, UK, 8 December
2017
2. CfA: Seminar 'Building Together European Democracy,' Sofia,
Bulgaria, 12-19 November 2017
3. New Publication: INFORM report on the informal life of
political parties in the Western Balkans

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From: Beryl Nicholson
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CALL FOR PAPERS:

Balkan Academic News- 09 October 2017

Today's Topics:

1. CfP: Workshop 'Terrorism and Asylum, ' London, UK, 8 December
2017
2. CfA: Seminar 'Building Together European Democracy,' Sofia,
Bulgaria, 12-19 November 2017
3. New Publication: INFORM report on the informal life of
political parties in the Western Balkans

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From: Beryl Nicholson
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CALL FOR PAPERS:

The Rise of Grassroots Authoritarianism? Political Attitudes and Perceptions in Western Balkans

Speaker(s): 
Date: 
24 Oct 2017 - 13:00
Location: 
Resowi, SR 15.33, tract B, 3rd floor

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).

Balkan Academic News - 18 September 2017

1. New Book: Party Responses to the EU in the Western Balkans:
Transformation, Opposition or Defiance? (Stojic)
2. New Book: State-building in post- independence Kosovo: Policy
Challenges and Societal Considerations (Armakolas, Demjaha,
Elbasani, Schwandner-Sievers, Skendaj, Tzifakis)
3. Event: 8th Edition of BBB Short Film Festival, Brussels,
Belgium, 13-15 October 2017

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From: maxmarkos
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Party Positions and State Capture in the Western Balkans (with Marko Zilovic, George Washington University)

Speaker(s): 
Date: 
23 Mar 2017 - 17:00 to 19:00
Location: 
Resowi, LS 15.03

The last fifteen years have been a time of dramatic change in the positions of important political parties across the Western Balkans. The purpose of this paper is to see how well the adapting model explains political change in the region and predicts different levels of democratic backsliding.

Balkan Academic News - 20 February 2017

Today's Topics:

1. CfA: Outstanding Essay Prize on Central / East / South
European Cinema and Media Studies
2. CfP: JLIA, Special Issue on ' Western Balkan Countries and
the European Union: Past Achievements, Current Situation, and
Future Perspectives'
3. CfA: On_Culture issue on 'ALTERITY IN THE NEWSREELS OF 1968.
50 YEARS LATER'
4. Event: Study day: 'The Monumentalization of power and public
space in the Balkans and the Mediterranean, ' MMSH,
Aix-en-Provence, 1 March 2017 (in French)

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