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[balkans] CFP: Graduate Student Conference - Kosovo: Understanding the Past - Looking Ahead, Budapest, 31.3.-2.4.2000

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  • Florian Bieber
    Call for Papers Kosovo: Understanding the Past - Looking Ahead Budapest, 31.3.-2.4.2000 International Graduate Students Conference This three day conference
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      Call for Papers

      Kosovo: Understanding the Past - Looking Ahead
      Budapest, 31.3.-2.4.2000

      International Graduate Students Conference

      This three day conference seeks to bring together young scholars and
      graduate students from Serbia and Kosovo, as well as from Southeastern
      Europe and elsewhere in Europe, working on multinational relations in
      Kosovo. The conference, seeking to encourage an academic dialogue, is
      organized by the International Politics Working Group of AEGEE, a European
      Student organization. The conference will take place at the Central
      European University in Budapest with the support of the European Youth
      Foundation and CEU.

      The following topics will be discussed during the conference:

      Can there be a common Kosovo history?
      During the first day contentious issues of Kosovo history will discussed.
      The emphasis lies on trying to find a common understanding of historical
      events in Kosovo. Positive Examples of multiethnic coexistence in
      Southeastern Europe (Vojvodina, etc.)and tools facilitating multiethnic
      existence.

      Success and Failure of the first year of International Administration of
      Kosovo
      The second day of the conference will touch on the experience of the
      international administration of Kosovo. Both successes and failures will be
      subject of discussion.

      What is the long-term future of Kosovo?
      The last day of the conference seeks to place Kosovo in the larger
      Southeast European context and explore the long term development strategies
      for Kosovo and multinational relations in Southeastern Europe as whole.

      Structure of the Conference
      The Conference will be organized around a number of panels and workshops.
      There will be 1-2 panels per day, followed by workshops on the different
      topics outlined above.
      The working language of the conference is English. The conference will take
      place at the Central European University in Budapest.

      Participation
      If you seek to participate as a presenter, please submit an abstract
      (approx. 500 words) with a short resume. If you are interested only in
      attending the conference, please submit a short letter of motivation. The
      deadline for applications is March 3rd, 2000.

      Participation Fees:

      Participants from Western Europe:
      AEGEE Members(room & board): 25 EURO
      Non-AEGEE Members (room & board): 60 EURO
      Non-AEGEE Members (Self-Organized): 10 EURO

      Participants from Central and Eastern Europe:
      AEEGEE Members (room & board): 15 EURO
      Non-AEGEE Members(room & board): 30 EURO
      Non-AEGEE Members (Self-Organized): free


      Direct all Submissions and Enquiries to

      kosovo_conference@...

      Or by regular mail to

      Florian Bieber
      IRES
      CEU
      Nardor utca 9
      H-1051 Budapest
      Hungary

      Publication
      As we will seek the publication of a select number of papers presented at
      the conference, we would request all presenters to submit their paper
      before or during the conference.

      For more information on the conference and links on Kosovo see
      http://www.aegee.org/kosovo/
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