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The Balkans and Europe: Towards a Shared Identity?

Posted on 24 October 2017

balkan seminarThe Max Weber Programme in cooperation with the University of Florence and JMU

is proud to announce a seminar series on

"The Balkans and Europe:
Towards a Shared Identity?"

organizer: MW Fellow Stefano Marcuzzi (RSC)

 

 

Abstract:

Speakers analyse EU-Balkan relations, as well as economic, cultural, social and political processes in any one or more of the Balkan countries, with different approaches varying from comparative, historical, economic and security ones.

A POLITICAL ECONOMY PERSPECTIVE ON THE
DEMOCRATIZATION PROCESS IN EX-YUGOSLAVIA
Valentina Petrovic (PhD Researcher, Department of Political
and Social Sciences, European University Institute)
22 November 2017, 17:00-19:00

MOBILIZING BEYOND ETHNICITY: SOCIAL
MOVEMENTS AND GRASSROOTS MOBILIZATION
IN THE BALKANS
Chiara Milan (Research Fellow, Institute of Humanities and
Social Sciences, Scuola Normale Superiore, Florence)
29 November 2017, 17:00-19:00

Both seminars will  be held at James Madison University, Via dei Michelozzi 2, Firenze. Future meetings will take place also at the European University Institute and Università di Firenze.

The series will continue in the spring of next year, leading to a final workshop in April 2018 that will see the participation of graduate students from the Balkans.

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