to Content

07: Minority politics in a comparative perspective

-
Hauptschule
Seminar / Seminar
english language

The seminar will examine how Eastern European post-Soviet states and the Russian Federation behave at their historical and economical centres in comparison to activity at their peripheries. Analysis will focus on efforts to homogenise ethnically diverse regions, e.g. through the creation of new historical narratives. The seminar will approach the subject through case studies, readings and film material.

Speakers

Researcher, Institute for Minority Right, Eurac Research, Bozen/Bolzano Chair
Head, History Department, Central European University, Budapest Chair
Researcher, Institute for Minority Rights, EURAC - European Academy of Bozen/Bolzano Chair

MsT. Sergiu CONSTANTIN

Researcher, Institute for Minority Right, Eurac Research, Bozen/Bolzano

 Sergiu Constantin is a researcher at the Institute for Minority Rights, Eurac Research and also coordinates the science communication activites there. He holds a law degree from the University of Bucharest and a Master in European Studies from the University of Graz. He served as a governmental legal expert within the Department for Protection of National Minorities of the Romanian Government. His current research activities deal with human rights, minority rights and diversity governance in Europe, Middle East and Southeast Asia. His projects focus mainly on language rights, political participation and territorial/cultural autonomy arrangements from a comparative perspective. He has published several papers, articles and book chapters and lectured in various seminars and postgraduate programmes. Sergiu is a Co-managing editor of the "European Yearbook of Minority Issues" and managing editor of the upcoming book: Minority Protection by Multiple Diversity Governance: Law, Ideology and Politics in European Perspective.

Dr. Balazs TRENCSENYI

Head, History Department, Central European University, Budapest

2004 Ph.D, Central European, Department of History, University of Budapest
2008-2013 Principal Investigator, European Research Council, Budapest
2011-2014 Assistant Professor, Central European University, Department of History, University of Budapest
2011-2016 Associate Professor, Central European University, Department of History, University of Budapest
since 2005 Associate Editor, Budapest
since 2005 Editor, Periodical East Central Europe, Brill Publishers, Budapest
since 2009 Editor, Book Series Central and Eastern Europe: Regional Perspectives in Global Context, Brill Publishers, Budapest
since 2016 Professor, Central European University, Department of History, University of Budapest

Seminar Week

show timetable

15.08.2018

17:00 - 17:30Opening of the European Forum Alpbach 2018Plenary
17:30 - 18:15Opening speechPlenary
19:00 - 21:00Presentation of the seminarsPlenary

16.08.-21.08.2018

Seminar 01: The EU and its eastern and southern neighbours: resilience as a strategic prioritySeminar
Seminar 02: Digital transformation: Opportunities, risks, sustainability and resilienceSeminar
Seminar 03: Gender dynamics in changing societiesSeminar
Seminar 04: Imminent climate shocks - Resilience and diversity in climate changeSeminar
Seminar 05: Resilience and development policySeminar
Seminar 06: Precision medicine and its impact on societySeminar
Seminar 07: Minority politics in a comparative perspectiveSeminar
Seminar 08: Ethics in Action: Economics and Sustainable DevelopmentSeminar
Seminar 09: Economic shocksSeminar
Seminar 10: The unknown world of microbiomes: from the environment to humansSeminar
Seminar 11: European Security - Moving towards resilience?Seminar
Seminar 12: Urban resilience to environmental challengesSeminar
Seminar 13: Mission to Mars - Education for changeSeminar
Seminar 14: Linguistic diversity: A resource for individual and communal resilienceSeminar
Seminar 15: Artificial intelligence and EthicsSeminar
Seminar 16: Microbiome diversity vs. microbiological controlSeminar
Seminar 17: Our work in our futureSeminar
Seminar 18: Reproductive RightsSeminar
Seminar 19: Warrior of the Heart - DojoSeminar
Seminar 20: Spoken word poetry: The power of languageSeminar
Seminar 21: Why is it called a play?Seminar
Seminar 22: European Citizenship - Attitudes and Skills for a Democratic Youth CultureSeminar

16.08.2018

19:00 - 20:00Global Muckraking: A guest lecture on investigative journalismPlenary

21.08.2018

18:00 - 21:00FAN ReceptionSocial
19:00 - 21:00ReceptionSocial