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  • November 13, 2018

Alexander Osipov participated in the RUCARR conference in Malmö

On 8-9 November 2018, ICELDS Board member Dr. Alexander Osipov took part in the Third Annual conference of RUCARR – Russia and the Caucasus Regional Research – at Malmö University, Sweden. RUCARR is a research platform that geographically focuses on Russia and the Caucasus as areas of primary concern also covering other post-countries. RUCARR facilitates multi-disciplinary research and scholarly dialogue aimed at political, social, cultural, economic and other dynamics and processes. Its areas of interest include contemporary politics, history and [...]

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  • November 7, 2018

ICELDS participated in the ASEN Diaspora Nationalism Workshop

On 26 October 2018, ICELDS Board Chair Dr. Hanna Vasilevich participated in the ASEN Diaspora Nationalism Workshop hosted by the London School of Economics. At the workshop Dr. Vasilevich presented the preliminary results of her research on Russia’s policies towards its diaspora communities abroad titled “Russian World” and compatriots’ policies. In her presentation, Dr. Vasilevich focused on the framework and limitations of the Russian policies towards compatriots and the perception of these policies in a number of the post-Soviet countries, [...]

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  • November 5, 2018

ICELDS provided trainings at the Austrian Study Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution

From 20 to 27 October 2018, the Austrian Study Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution in Stadtschlaining (Burgenland, Austria) hosted the pilot Specialisation Course on Protection of National Minorities in the OSCE Area. As a part of this course, ICELDS Board Member Dr. Kiryl Kascian provided trainings on Promoting Effective Partnership in Public Life and Human Rights Monitoring and Reporting. The course was organized under the Auspices of the Organisation of Security and Cooperation in Europe and OSCE High Commissioner on National [...]

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  • September 19, 2018

ICELDS team members organized a panel at the Uppsala-BASEES Conference

On 13-14 September 2018, the Uppsala University hosted an international Uppsala-BASEES Conference “Regimes and Societies in Conflict: Eastern Europe and Russia since 1956”. As a part of this conference, the International Centre for Ethnic and Linguistic Diversity Studies team members organized a panel entitled “Evolutions and contentions of the (post)Soviet nationalities policies.” Within this panel, three members of the ICELDS team presented the results of their research. Dr. Kiryl Kascian delivered a presentation entitled “Constitutional identity in the post-Soviet Eastern [...]

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  • May 25, 2018

ICELDS Board Member participated in the COST Action RECAST Reappraising Intellectual Debates

On 24-25 May 2018, our Board Member Dr. Alexander Osipov participated in the in the First Research Workshop entitled “Controversies in the Scholarly and Public Debates on Civic Rights and Democracy in Europe.” Hosted by the University of Malta, the workshop was a part of the COST Action RECAST Reappraising Intellectual Debates. The interdisciplinary exploratory workshop brought together scholars and practitioners who deal with different patterns of public debates on civic rights and democracy throughout Europe. Dr. Osipov presented the [...]

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  • March 22, 2018

Public lecture in Minsk: concept of ethnic discrimination and its applicability in post-Soviet societies

On March 21, 2018 our expert Dr. Alexander Osipov delivered a public lecture in Minsk entitled “The concept of ethnic discrimination and its applicability in post-Soviet societies.” This was the third event within the framework of a joint project “Teaching diversity issues in higher education in Belarus: models and contents,” implemented in 2018 by the ICELDS in cooperation with the International Relations Faculty of the Belarusian State University. The first public lecture was also delivered by Dr. Alexander Osipov [...]

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  • February 19, 2018

Partnership with the Russian Museum of Estonia

The International Centre for Ethnic and Linguistic Diversity Studies is proud to announce its partnership with the Russian Museum of Estonia. The partnership agreement foresees our cooperation in various domains, including joint cross-border cultural, educational and promotional activities. We believe that our collaboration will be advantageous not only for our organizations, but also for a broader public throughout a wider region of Northern, Central and Eastern Europe.

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  • February 15, 2018

Public lecture in Minsk: diversity issues in the context of international relations

On February 15, 2018 our expert Dr. Alexander Osipov delivered a public lecture in Minsk entitled “Why are the diversity issues important within the context of international relations?” This event was a part of a joint project “Teaching diversity issues in higher education in Belarus: models and contents,” implemented in 2018 by the ICELDS in cooperation with the International Relations Faculty of the Belarusian State University.

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