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Application to PhD Diversity Management and Governance!

The University of Graz (Austria), the University of Bologna (Italy), the University of Primorska (Slovenia), and the New Bulgarian University (Bulgaria) are pleased to announce that a call for applications is now open for the joint PhD Diversity Management and Governance.

Application deadline: June 30, 2023

Download this file (PhDDiversityManagement_Flyer.pdf)Info on the PhD program
Last Updated on Monday, 13 June 2023 11:03
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Рожден в сорочке из змеиного семени (“Nato con la camicia, dal seme del Serpente-Drago”). Leggende, fiabe, credenze popolari

May 2011 | #11

by: Edgardo T. Saronne
Full professor of Slavic Linguistics
University of Bologna, Italy
pp: 40
ISSN: 2038-632X


The paper deals with Slavonic folklore and its influence upon literature. Here the term “folklore" covers oral epics, fairy stories, popular traditions and superstitions; the meaning of "literature" is restricted to XII century chronicles and written epics and also to XV century pseudo-hagiographic compositions. The essay – addressed to non-initiated educated readers – is the result of an original contribution to the meeting "La terra dell'Uccello di fuoco" (Fire-bird Land) held in Bolzano (Italy) in May 2004.

The author shows that neither official annalistic prose – written by monks – nor cultivated epics composed in Christian times are free from reference to myths and beliefs which go back to Slavonic...

Last Updated on Friday, 24 June 2023 13:03
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International conference

Politics, Culture and Religion in the Post-Secular World

From May 12th to May 13th the Institute for East-Central Europe and the Balkans hosted the Italian - Russian conference “Politics, culture and religion in the postsecular world”, organized with the cooperation of the “Tor Vergata” University of Rome, in the framework of a broader scientific project which will end in February 2012 with another seminar on the same theme.

The conference was organized in three sections, each focused on a scientific perspective for analyzing the post secularism phenomenon.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 May 2023 16:26
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BACEE Annual General Meeting and Business Forum 2011
Meeting point of Central and Eastern Europe, CIS, Turkey and the Middle East

Yapı ve Kredi Bankası AŞ
Yapı Kredi Plaza D Blok
Levent 34330 Istanbul -Turkey
15 June 2023

General Information

Turkey has been one of the world's best economic performers in the post-crisis period. Join us for this landmark event and find out how Turkey's success can be beneficial for your business! Besides meeting representatives of the Turkish business community you will be able to network also with your East European counterparties and learn about business opportunities in the CEE and CIS countries.

The organiser of the event, the Banking Association for Central and Eastern Europe (BACEE) has been traditionally playing a bridge role between...

Last Updated on Monday, 30 May 2023 10:38
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International conference

The challenges of accepting diversities and the process of reconciliation in SEE

More than 170 university academics, European policy-makers, ERMA students and alumni, and civil society activists gathered in Sarajevo on the 29th and 30th April 2011 in the premises of the Center for Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Studies of the University of Sarajevo (CIPS) to discuss the challenges of accepting diversities and of recognizing them as a wealth for the development of societies. The conference, entitled “Accepting Diversities: Human Rights and the Challenges of Reconciliation” was organized by the University of Bologna and IECOB, the University of Sarajevo and its CIPS, the CEI Network of civil society organizations on the occasion of the celebration of the tenth anniversary of the European Regional Master Degree Programme in Democracy and Human Rights in South East Europe (ERMA). The conference also saw the establishment of the...

Last Updated on Monday, 30 May 2023 10:36

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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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