International Conference on (Re)Integration and Development Issues in Multicultural and Border Regions. Date: 22-24.09.2011. Site: Portoroz, Slovenia. Deadline: 30.04.2011
The conference is organised by the Institute for Geographical Studies and the Institute for Mediterranean Humanities and Social Studies of the Science and Research Centre, University of Primorska, with the support of the Commission of Political Geography of the International Geographical Union.
Topics: The aim of the Conference is to give an assessment of past developments and conflict resolutions, an analysis of current situations and problems concerning spatial and social cross-border and inter-cultural integration/disintegration, and an evaluation of the future trends and opportunities for co-operation and development within a broader European and global context.
The Conference is open to scholars from various disciplines who may contribute to the analysis of the geopolitical, historical, cultural, social and economic aspects
related to divergence and convergence processes and (re)integration perspectives and policies in multicultural and border regions. Keynote speakers: prof. Julian Minghi from the University of South Carolina, Columbia (USA), prof. Anssi Paasi from the University of Oulu (Finland) and prof. Giuliana Prato from the University of Kent, Canterbury (UK). Language: English
Fee: 150 € (by April 30), 200 € (by June 30), 250 € (by August 31), doctoral and post-doctoral students/researchers: 80 €
Deadline: April 30, 2011
Contact: Mrs. Vesna Markelj and Mrs. Ana Kralj, University of Primorska, Garibaldijeva 1, SI-6000 Koper/
Tel.: 386 5 663 7700 Fax: 386 5 663 7710