Kosovo, Serbia, Germany On Wednesday a framework agreement on implementation of Belgrade-Pristina agreement was reached. It is seen as an important step in what is expected to be a delicate implementation process. It is understood that the framework agreement does not envisage immediate dissolution of local authorities in ethnically Serbian northern Kosovo, which was one […]
Regional Consequences of Croatian EU Accession – Report from Day 02
The second day of the Conference Regional impact of Croatia joining the EU, speakers drew a number of economic and political lessons for Southeast Europe as they assessed challenges in the wake of the Croatian joining the EU. In the first session of the second day participants focused on the expected changes in regional economic […]
Regional Consequences of Croatian EU Accession – Report from Day 01
International Conference “Regional impacts of Croatia joining the EU” (17-18 May), organized by CisBalk and Centre for applied European studies (CPES) at the Faculty of Political Sciences in Belgrade, started with a movie “Twilight of Heroes – Croatia, Europe and International tribunal” (part of the documentary series “Return to Europe”).
Annual RRPP Conference in Belgrade
Our friends from the RRPP are organizing their annual conference. Should be good, as usual. Social, Political and Economic Change in the Western Balkans The 5th RRPP Annual Conference 24-26th May 2013 Hotel HolidayInn Belgrade The Conference has three main aims: To provide opportunities for researchers dealing with the region to meet, network, exchange and […]
Orient Express Weekly (13-19 May 2013)
Legal and illegal businesses connecting Balkan countries Legal and political manoeuvring around the case of suspected Balkan drug kingpin Naser Kelmendi continued last week as the Bosnian court froze Kelmendi’s property in the country, including a well-known Sarajevo hotel. The decision is part of the preparations for the expected extradition of Kelmendi who was arrested […]
Conference: Regional impact of Croatia joining the EU
Two day conference on the regional impact of Croatia joining the EU will be held on 17-18 May at the Faculty of Political Science in Belgrade. CisBalk and the Centre for applied European studies (CPES) jointly organized the conference. All the sessions are open for public.
Lecture: The State of Democracy in East-Central Europe by Jacques Rupnik
CisBalk invites you to attend the lecture by Jacques Rupnik on “The State of Democracy in East-Central Europe: Democracy Fatigue, Populism and Hybrid Regimes”. Mr Rupnik is research director of the Centre for Studies in International Relations at the Sceince Po, Paris. Also participating as a discussant will be Milada Anna Vachudova, associate professor at […]