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"New challenges for democracy - Exploring the Crisis of Trust and Democratic Legitimacy in Europe"

Inaugural Conference of the Centre for Advanced Studies - South East Europe

Datum: 16. - 18. Oktober 2013

Bereich: Forschungspolitik & Entwicklung

The newly founded regional Centre for Advanced Studies in SSH - South East Europe was established at the University of Rijeka, Croatia. It is the first of its kind in Croatia and southeast Europe in general. The inaugural conference of the Center was organised in Rijeka from16-18 October, 2013 and was supported by the Ministry for education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Croatia, European Fund for the Balkans, Open Society Fund, Erste Stiftung, German Marshall Fund and European Forum Alpbach with the institutional support of NetIAS.

The topic of the conference was: "New challenges for democracy - Exploring the Crisis of Trust and Democratic Legitimacy in Europe" while numerous questions of interest for the Southeast Europe, in particular for the Western Balkan Countries were discussed by participants and panelists. The representative of the WBC-INCO.NET took a part in the panel discussion: "Democracy in the Danube Region – EU’s Danube Strategy and its Vision of an Integrated Danube Region".

WBC-INCO.NET c/o Centre for Social Innovation was part of the first panel:

10.30 – 12.00 1st  Panel:
Democracy in the Danube Region – EU’s Danube Strategy and its Vision of an Integrated Danube Region
Moderated by Vedran Dţihić
 
Erhard Busek, Erste Foundation
Goran Svilanović, RCC, Secretary General
Miroslav Vesković, Rector, University of Novi Sad
Ines Marinković, Western Balkans INCO Net
Eva Nussbaumer, European Commission

The conference's opening ceremony held on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 in the Aula Magna of the University of Rijeka Rectorate gathered numerous prominent guests who addressed the audience with their welcoming speeches and words of support and encouragement for the Centre:

  • Stjepan Mesić, former President of the Republic of Croatia
  • Dr. Dejan Jović, delegate of the President of the Republic of Croatia
  • Dr. Vesna Pusić, Vice-President of the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs
  • Dr. Željko Jovanović, Minister of Education, Science and Sports of the Republic of Croatia
  • Dr. Tomislav Jovanović, Minister of Science, Education and Technology of the Republic of Serbia
  • Dr. Jernej Pikalo, Minister of Education, Science and Sports of the Republic of Slovenia
  • Dr. Pero Lučin, University of Rijeka Rector
  • Marina Medarić, Vice-Prefect of Primorsko-Goranska County
  • Mr. Vojko Obersnel, Mayor of the City of Rijeka
  • Dr. Erhard Busek, Erste Foundation, Vienna
  • Dr. Oliver Boiun, Network of European Institutes of Advanced Studies, Paris
  • Ms. Hedvig Morvai, European Fund for the Balkans, Beograd
  • Dr. Maurizzio Ferraris, University ofTurin, and the

Directors of the Centre for Advanced Studies – South East Europe:

  • Dr. Petar Bojanić, Director of the Centre for Advanced Studies, Belgrade – presented words of support and encouragement on behalf of Ivan Vejvoda, German Marshall Fond of the The United States
  • Dr. Snježana Prijić Samaržija, Vice-Rector for Studies and Student Affairs of the University of Rijeka, and,
  • Dr. Vedran Džihić, Institute for Political Sciences, Vienna.

More information:

Typ: Veranstaltungen anderer Institutionen

Veranstaltungsort: Rijeka, Croatia

Webseite: http://wbc-inco.net/object/news/13177

Involvierte ZSI-Mitarbeiter/innen:

  • Mag. Ines Marinkovic (Vortragende/r)

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