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European Regional Master's Degree in
Democracy and Human Rights in South East Europe

Call for applications A.Y. 2011-2012

The call for applications for the European Regional Master's Degree in Democracy and Human Rights in South East Europe for the academic year 2011-2012 has been launched. The deadline for submitting full applications is the 7 September 2011, 17.00 h.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 July 2023 01:06
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MIREES - Master of Arts in
Interdisciplinary Research and Studies on Eastern Europe

Presidential Systems in the Ex-Soviet Republics

by prof. Jean Blondel

At the end of May, 2011 Professor Jean Blondel delivered three lectures on the political systems of the ex-Soviet Republics, comparing the political cultures of each republic and examining their regimes. As a distinguished visiting professor at the University of Siena, Blondel delivered his lecture series in the framework of the MIRESS Open Lectures. These were the final three in the Open Lectures series, putting a cap on a year of diverse and challenging discourse.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 July 2023 00:58
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Summer school in Faenza

17th International Summer School "Beyond Enlargement. The Wider Europe and the New Neighbourhood

Faenza, September 4th to 17th

Following the call for applications which closed on June 28th, the members of the Scientific Board selected the eligible participants to the 17th International Summer School "Beyond Enlargement. The Wider Europe and the New Neighbourhood", supported by the European Commission, DG Enlargement and the Central European Initiative.

Taking place in Faenza (Italy) from September 4th to 17th, 2011 the school regularly offers courses on European integration, democratic developments, human rights, peace and security issues. The 2011 edition of the school is particularly designed for representatives of Western Balkans Civil Society's Organisations. Within the broader frameworks of Diversity Management, and Green Economy/Sustainable growth, it will offer participants an arena to exchange experiences as well as tools for fighting against discrimination, strengthening the actions of activists in the Central and SEE Region and spreading a new sense of economic development.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 July 2023 15:19
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24th BACEE Country and Bank Conference

13th-14th October, 2011

Development of economy and banking sector in central /eastern/ southeastern europe and the cis in the post-crisis period

Danubius Health Spa Resort Margitsziget, Budapest
Magnolia Room

General information

The Conference will be dedicated to the recent developments in the economy and the banking sector in Central and Eastern Europe, South Eastern Europe, the Baltics, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, the Caucasus, other CIS countries and Turkey.

This regular event has attracted over 1,500 attendees from more than 400 banks over the last few years.

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Last Updated on Friday, 22 July 2023 01:33
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Russian Foreign Policy, 2000-2011: From Nation-State to Global Risk Sharing

June 2011 | #12

by: Nicolai N. Petro
Professor of Political Science
University of Rhode Island, USA
pp: 42
ISSN: 2038-632X


Russian foreign policy thinking has evolved significantly in recent years. Defined throughout the 1990s by a notable lack of any clearly defined strategic course, there is now a clear vision of the type of global order that Russia wants. Russian foreign policy thinking is reaching far beyond traditional realism to embrace global risk sharing, although the extent to which the country ought to embrace a truly global security agenda is still hotly debated. Too little attention has been paid in the West to...

Last Updated on Friday, 24 June 2023 13:03

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PECOB's call for papers

The Scientific Board of PECOB announces an open call for papers to be published with ISSN 2038-632X

Interested contributors may deal with any topic focusing on the political, economic, historical, social or cultural aspects of a specific country or region covered by PECOB.

Potential contributors must submit a short abstract (200-300 words) and the full text, which can be in English as well as any language from the countries covered by PECOB.

Upcoming deadlines for submitting proposals are:

January 31st, 2011
June 30th, 2011
November 30th, 2011

All texts must comply with PECOB Submission Guidelines (

All proposals, texts and questions should be submitted to Ms Aurora Domeniconi, PECOB Coordinator, at:

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