21 avril 2017

Schleswig-Holstein as a role model on minority protection within Europe

http://www.infoecmi.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ecmiheader-20yrs.jpg“Schleswig-Holstein is a leader in Europe’s minority policy and a respected model,” concluded the Parliament of the Land Schleswig-Holstein after the latest minority report was published and presented. More...

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Language(s) and National Identity: the 8th ECMI Minority Roundtable

http://www.infoecmi.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ecmiheader-20yrs.jpgWhat does it mean to be a ‘true’ German or a ‘true’ Dane? Does one have to be born in the country of citizenship? Does one have to speak the national language? Can one associate two languages with one national identity? Is there a hierarchy between national and minority languages? What does ‘we’ mean? Must ‘we’ share the same customs and traditions? Is mastering the national language necessary for belonging? When is one a member of a national ‘group’. More...

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ECMI student receives a prize for young scientists: discussing the refugee crisis and political rhetoric

http://www.infoecmi.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ecmiheader-20yrs.jpg“The European Minority Rights and Minority Protection Regime” is the title of the ECMI seminar taught jointly by the ECMI team. The Seminar addresses aspects of minority history and politics as well as social and cultural issues and emerging new challenges to minority protection. More...

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CfA: Apply for the ECMI Summer School 2017

http://www.infoecmi.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ecmiheader-20yrs.jpgThe ECMI will hold the seventh annual Summer School on National Minorities and Border Regions (NMBR) between 9 and 16 September 2017. For the seventh consecutive time, academics and practitioners from the ECMI and partner organizations will gather in the heart of the Danish-German border region to deliver lectures and seminars, to share their expertise and exchange views and ideas with a group of international participants. More...

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National minorities and migrant communities in Europe: ECMI organizing a conference in Italy

http://www.infoecmi.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ecmiheader-20yrs.jpgThe conference is a joint initiative of the ECMI and the Institute for Minority Rights at the European Academy, Bolzano/Bozen within a new interdisciplinary research programme focusing on the nexus between traditional minority groups and migrant groups in Europe. More...

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National minorities as bridge builders: final report (EN and RU) is released!

http://www.infoecmi.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ecmiheader-20yrs.jpgThe ECMI’s project on Bridge Building and Integration in Diverse Societies is now finalized with a report titled “Dynamics of Integration in the OSCE Area: National Minorities and Bridge Building”. The report investigates how national minorities contribute to bridge building in international relations, and identifies some good examples of initiatives across the OSCE area. More...

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