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  • January 2, 2019

Hanna Vasilevich contributed to the Yearbook of Muslims in Europe

ICELDS Board Chair Dr. Hanna Vasilevich was among the authors of the Yearbook of Muslims in Europe, Volume 10, edited by Oliver Scharbrodt, Samim Akgönül, Ahmet Alibašić, Jørgen S. Nielsen and Egdūnas Račius, and published by Brill in November 2018. In her entry entitled “Belarus” (pp. 95-105), Dr. Vasilevich provided a comprehensive overview of the developments, events and trends of the Muslim communities in this country in 2017. As the editors emphasize in the Yearbook’s Preface (pp. IX-XIII), “The country reports have provided [...]

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  • December 10, 2018

Hanna Vasilevich participated in an international expert workshop on Crimean Tatars

On 26 November 2018, ICELDS Board Chair Dr. Hanna Vasilevich took part in an expert international workshop “The Crimean Tatars: Past and Future of Indigenous People”, organized by the Department of Russian and East European Studies of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the Charles University. The event took place in the House of National Minorities in Prague. Hanna Vasilevich’s presentation was entitled “Crimean Tatars as Indigenous People: Political Participation and Conflict Resolution“. The presentation of Dr. Vasilevich tackled upon the [...]

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  • December 6, 2018

Dr. Osipov’s presentation at a CBEES conference at Södertörn University

On 29-30 November, ICELDS Board Member Dr. Alexander Osipov took part in the Annual Conference of the Centre for Baltic and East European Studies at Södertörn University (Sweden) “Contested Europes: Legacies, Legitimacies, and (Dis)Integration – Baltic, Eastern and Central European perspectives”. The conference was dedicated to the anniversaries of two dates critical for the European history that are 1918 and 1968. Each constitutes a reference point from which Europe traces back its historical legacy and political legitimacy. Each of the [...]

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  • December 4, 2018

Alexander Osipov speaks at a seminar in Uppsala University

On 27 November, ICELDS Board Member Dr. Alexander Osipov who is currently a visiting researcher at the Institute for Russia and Eurasian Studies (IRES) at Uppsala University made a presentation within the series of IRES seminars. The presentation entitled “What lessons could be learned from the post-Soviet ethnopolitics?” was devoted to the origins of the post-Soviet legal and political frameworks of diversity governance, to the sources of the said frameworks efficacy and stability and to methodological approaches to the [...]

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  • November 19, 2018

ICELDS Board Member participated in an international conference in Yerevan

On 15-18 October 2018, Yerevan hosted an international conference “From the Baltic to the Black Sea: Armenians in Cultural, Economic and Political Processes“. The conference was co-organized by the Foundation for Development and Support of Armenological Studies “Aniv”, the Institute of History of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia, the Institute of History of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Russian-Armenian University, the Scientific Research Institute of Ancient [...]

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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 25, 2018

Alexander Osipov’s article on non-territorial autonomy in International Journal on Minority and Group Rights

In 2018, an ICELDS Board member Dr. Alexander Osipov issued an article on so-called non-territorial autonomy (NTA) for ethnic groups in International Journal for Minorities and Group Rights (Alexander Osipov. “Can ‘non-territorial autonomy’ serve as an analytical term? Between ‘thick’ and ‘thin’ approaches”, International Journal on Minority and Group Rights, 25 (4), 621–646, DOI:  10.1163/15718115-02503008). In May, the article was published online and in September in IJMGR’s Vol.25, No.4. The article addresses the idea that is in high demand among [...]

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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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