Balkan | -s - Part 9
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After yesterday's Blog on Media it's time to introduce more details of the (tentative) Programme of this year's Seminar on DEMOCRACY AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN MULTIETHNIC SOCIETIES in Konjic, organized by the Institute for Strengthening Democracy.
Those interested in taking part at the seminar should contact Džemal Sokolović, director of the Institute, by e-mail and as soon as possible.
So... Today Part I of the Programme (Day 1 & 2):
Day 1, July 10, Sunday
Afternoon: Arrival to Sarajevo - Bus/train/taxi to Konjic
Day 2, July 11, Monday
09.00 - 09.15: Opening Word: Džemal Sokolović, Institute for Strengthening Democracy
09.15 -10.00: Addressing Words: Stein Kuhnle, (University of Bergen), Peter Plener (Kakanien revisited / University of Vienna / bm:bwk), Slobodan Bjelajac (University of Split), Bubalo Emir (Mayor of Konjic)
10.00 - 11.00: Introductory lecture: Lino Veljak (University of Zagreb) - "Western Balkan or South-Eastern Europe between Normalization and Stagnation"; Chairperson: Džemal Sokolović
11.00 - 11.30: Tea/coffee break
11.30 - 13.00: Panel: "Pedagogies for Multicultural and Intercultural Education" (Chairperson: Jerome Krase), Lecturers :
- Fatima Kararic, Prijedor, "Iskustvo obrazovanja prije rata i poslije rata u Bosni i Hercegovini" / "Experience of the pre-war and the post-war education in Bosnia and Herzegovina"
- Jerome Krase, NY: "Seeing Community in a Multicultural Society: Theory and Practice"
- Marija Milosevska, Skopje: "Multicultural, intercultural relationships in the multicultural societies such as an educational process"
- Justine Pilarska, Wroclaw: "Teaching democracy- a way out of the past ?"
- Oksana Karpenko, St.Petersburg: "The image of "other": "Caucasians" in Russian newspapers, school textbooks and school training couses"
18.00 - 20.00: Parallel panel # 1: "Democracy at risk: the cultural negotiation of hatred, rights and freedom" (Chairperson: Lynne Alice, Deakin University), Lecturers:
- Lynne Alice, Deakin University: "Hatred and democracy: risks, rights and freedoms"
- Tatyana Malyarenko, Donetsk University: "Regional Dynamics, Inequality and Socio-Economic Rights in Ukraine"
- Marija Milosevska, Skopje: "Learning to live together"
- Lynne Star, Deakin University: "Re-thinking 'No Man's Land' "
- Lenara Alimova, Ukraine, "Human Rights of Repatriated Women and Children"
18.00 - 20.00: Parallel panel No 2: "Rethinking State-Building" (Chairperson: Berit Bliesemann de Guevara), Lecturers:
- David Chandler, U of Westminster: "The Paradox of State-Building: Phantom States and Fragile Empires"
- Berit Bliesemann de Guevara, Hamburg: "Does external State-Building Build a Bosnian State?"
- Solveig Richter, Dresden: "State-Building by International Organizations: Chances and Problems"
- Ekaterina Marinova, Sofia: "State programs for the provision of employment for vulnerable community members during Bulgaria's EU accession (2002-2006)"
- Okero Isaack Otieno, Budapest: "The Role of the Presidency in Political Transitions"
20.30: Reception - Restaurant "Neretva"
(Weitere Informationen hier)
[Die online-Fassung meines Einleitungsbeitrags "Thesen zur Bedeutung der Medien für Erinnerungen und Kulturen in Mitteleuropa" findet sich auf Kakanien revisited (Abstract / .pdf).]