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MIREES - Master of Arts in
Interdisciplinary Research and Studies on Eastern Europe

Balkan migrations

by prof. Anna Krasteva

As part of the ongoing Open Lecture Series in the framework of the Masters in Interdisciplinary Research and Eastern European Studies (MIREES), students attended Anna Krasteva's lecture on Balkan Migration on May 12th, 2011. This is a complex subject with many sub-categories, affecting all countries in the Balkan region and is impossible to discuss fully in two hours. Despite the challenges, Professor Krasteva gave a comprehensive overview of three main themes with...

Last Updated on Friday, 27 May 2023 22:32
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Internationalization of the universities and the future of Forlì

May 4th, 2011

The conference “Students Speak” (Forlì, May 4th, 2011) will discuss the internationalization of the University and the community in this time of reform and economic crisis, but also great student mobility – via ERASMUS and other, similar international exchanges. Bringing students, university and municipal authorities, as-well-as media representatives together, the conference will offer a forum for students, university, city officials and media about building a broader, more international community in Forlì. The topic will be explored...

Last Updated on Friday, 27 May 2023 15:31
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Guida ai paesi dell'Europa centrale orientale e balcanica

Annuario politico-economico 2010

edited by: Francesco Privitera
published by: Il Mulino

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A single volume written entirely by Italians on Central and Eastern Europe and the Balkans, this yearbook is an essential source of consultation, clear and concise, written by leading experts in the field. It includes 24 country sections, from Russia to Turkey, as well as Greece, Cyprus and the European republics of the former Soviet Union, which describe the major political and economic features of each country as well its international relations, and in addition provides a chronology of the most important events. The essays preceding the country sections analyze the causes, evolution and consequences of the international financial-economic crisis which hit the region extremely hard, with significant...

Last Updated on Friday, 30 September 2023 12:36
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Party system and social cleavages: the case of the post-communist Albanian elections

April 2011 | #10

by: Endri Xhaferaj
Junior Researcher
Institute for Central and Eastern Europe and the Balkans
pp: 26
ISSN: 2038-632X


The article analyses in a comparative and qualitative prospective the Albanian party system in the twenty years of post-communist transition. It intends to give a detailed panorama and trace the process of Albanian electoral systems, and hence induce stability and...

Last Updated on Friday, 24 June 2023 13:07
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Scientific Workshop

Politics, culture and religion in the postsecular world

Together with the University “Tor Vergata” of Rome, the Istituto per l’Europa Centro-Orientale e Balcanica (IECOB) is organizing the scientific workshop "Politics, culture and religion in the postsecular world" which will take place in Faenza on 12th – 13th May 2011.

The aim of the workshop is to discuss the topic in all its facets, to formulate questions and themes for further discussion and to set the agenda for a conference on the same topic which will take place in Moscow in February 2012.

Last Updated on Friday, 01 April 2024 09:57

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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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