Changing Identities in South Eastern Europe

Conference, Vienna, May 20, 2011

Bereich: Forschungspolitik & Entwicklung

Datum: 20. Mai 2011

In 2010 the Austrian Science and Research Liaison Office Ljubljana launched in cooperation with the Centre for Social Innovation a call for proposals for projects in research cooperation and networking between research institutions in Austria, Slovenia and the Western Balkan countries. The topic of this 7th ASO-call for proposals is “Changing Identities in South Eastern Europe: Between Europeanisation, Globalisation, Regionalisation and Nationalism”. 6 projects are funded within the call and the outcomes of the projects will be presented at this conference:

•    Negotiating Europe(anness): Austria, Slovenia, and the Western Balkans in the process of  EU-Enlargement
            Andreas Pribersky, University of Vienna, Institute of Political Science

•    Western Balkan Countries and the EU: Reciprocal Perceptions, Expectations and Scepticism
            Romy Wöhlert, Austrian Academy of Sciences

•    Challenging Identity Normativity: Affirmative Social Identities, Empowerment Policies and Social Cohesion
            Ana Marija Sobočan; University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Work

•    Questioning transitional dynamics in re-defining cultural identities in South Eastern Europe
            Aldo Milohnić, Peace Institute, Institute for Contemporary Social and Political Studies

•    Changing identities of Ethnic Minority Groups – the Comparative Study of Autochthonous and Immigrant Groups in Austria, Croatia, Kosovo, Slovenia and Serbia
            Ana Kralj, University of Primorska, Science and Research Centre of Koper

•    The Challenges of Europeanisation: Mediating between National and European Identities in South Eastern Europe (SEE)
           Tamara Ehs, University of Vienna, Faculty of Law

The second part of the event is reserved for discussion of future plans and individual networking.

Target group:
Project teams funded by the current ASO-Call and other researchers interested in the topic “Changing Identities in South Eastern Europe”

Registration: (Deadline for registration: May 10, 2011)

Please find more information at:

Typ: Veranstaltungen des ZSI

Organisator: Austrian Science and Research Liaison Office Ljubljana

Veranstaltungsort: Austrian Ministry of Science and Research, Festsaal, Freyung 1, 1010 Vienna, Austria

Kontakt: Ms. Hanna Scheck,, Tel: ++43-1-495 04 42/76



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