The seminar will focus on the past and present of the European policies and on the political and legal thoughts concerning ethnical as well national minorities. Offering a synthetic perspective linking legal, social, institutional and historical analysis, it focuses on the major paradigm shifts from the 19th century up to the current debates on the “new minorities” The Seminar will offer a special insight about the developments in Eastern Europe, while also considering the global legal and political developments. Arguably, a laboratory of various (progressive and highly destructive) policies and theories concerning the solution of the “minority questions” are discussed these days.
The seminar will approach the subject through case studies, readings and film material.
Researcher, Institute for Minority Rights, Eurac Research, Bozen/Bolzano|
Researcher, Institute for Minority Rights, EURAC - European Academy of Bozen/Bolzano|
Researcher, Institute for Minority Rights, Eurac Research, Bozen/Bolzano
| ||Sergiu Constantin is a researcher at the Institute for Minority Rights, Eurac Research and -coordinator of the institute’s science communication activities. He holds a law degree from the University of Bucharest and a Master of 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 on the above-mentioned subjects in various seminars and postgraduate programmes in Europe and beyond. 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.|
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|
Researcher, Institute for Minority Rights, EURAC - European Academy of Bozen/Bolzano
|since 2008 Researcher, Institute for Minority Rights, EURAC Research, Bozen|