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Visegrad Insight no. 5

Maidan, Migrants, and Democracy The launch of Visegrad Insight no. 5 The fifth issue of Visegrad Insight, published at GLOBSEC, Bratislava, on 15 May 2014, presents a serious helping of focused analysis and opinion on three major topics: understanding the Ukrainian Maidan movement, debates on migration, and attitudes towards democracy in Europe. Oksana Forostyna writes…

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  APPLY NOW!   Write to us at: Deadline for Applications June 24     The best candidates accepted to the programme are offered prestigious scholarships for the period of study abroad. Scholarships will be available for the Visegrad Group and EU Eastern Partnership nationals: READ MORE

Call for Papers – VI International Student Conference

Originally posted on The CEScene:
Call for Papers – VI International Student Conference Politics & Society in Central and Eastern Europe: 25 Years of Democratic Changes in Central and Eastern Europe The Institute of Political Science (Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Wroclaw) would like to invite you to VI International Student Conference “Politics &…

2014 Spring European Diplomacy Workshop

The European Academy of Diplomacy is accepting applications for the European Diplomacy Workshop: Eastern Partnership The European Diplomacy Workshop (EDW) is a week-long, first in Europe program devoted solely to the Eastern Partnership, European Neighborhood Policy and European Union Foreign Policy and energy security. Based on workshops from experts in the fields of EU Foreign Policy (Eastern Partnership and European Neighborhood Policy), and hands-on skills training in International Negotiations, Strategic Planning and Leadership, … Continue reading


Meeting with the Ambassador of Turkey to Poland. Acknowledgements.


Jürgen Habermas on Europe, democratic deficit and EU elections

‘In favour of a strong Europe’ – what does this mean? Jürgen Habermas is a world-leading sociologist, philosopher and political theorist. His latest book is The Crisis of the European Union (Polity 2013, English translation).

Call for papers: “Negotiation, navigation, resistance – young people’s agency in post-crisis reality in Europe”

ESA ‘Youth and Generation Research Network’ MidTerm Conference 2014: ‘Negotiation, navigation, resistance – young people’s agency in post-crisis reality in Europe’ September 10th-13th 2014, in Kluszkowce, near Krakow, Poland Dear all, please find below the call for papers for the Youth and generation Research Network Mid Term Conference. The deadline for abstracts is 20 March 2014. … Continue reading

A Review by Xawery Pikus: Museum of The Home Army dedicated to Gen. Emil Fieldorf “Nil”

Originally posted on The CEScene:
Museum of The Home Army dedicated to Gen. Emil Fieldorf “Nil” For those who want to find out about Polish history during the Second World War, I recommend The Home Army Museum named after general Emil Fieldorf “Nil”. It is worth visiting because this is the only such institution in…

Social Crisis and Societalization: A Cultural Sociology of Boundary Tension and Civil Repair

Originally posted on The CEScene:
The Institute of Sociology invites you for a very special lecture dedicated to Prof. Piotr Sztompka. The open lecture will be given by American sociologist Jeffrey C. Alexander. Social Crisis and Societalization: A Cultural Sociology of Boundary Tension and Civil Repair 11 March 2014 (Tuesday), at 16.00 Aula Collegium Novum…


Old Poland, New Nationalism

Second Time a Charm?

Originally posted on The Euroculturer:
Wawel Castle in Krakow, Poland Heather Southwood│ In Goettingen I was one of approximately twenty Euroculture students, in Krakow that became one of nine, in Indianapolis I couldn’t sit in Starbucks on campus for long without someone I knew walking in, so when I made the decision to return to…


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