Programme Day 1
Wednesday, January 7
University Main Building (Universitetshuset)
|12.30-13.30||Registration. (Outside Hall 9)|
|13.30-14.00||Welcome address (Hall 9)|
|14.00-15.30||Panel Session 1|
|Panel I: State-Minority Relatshinships (Hall 9)
Chair: David Smith (University of Glasgow)
|Marina Germane (Uppsala University/University of Glasgow)
'Minority coalition-building and the nation-state'
|Boriss Cilevics (Parliament of Latvia)
'Ethnic dimension of political competition and cooperation in the Baltic States'
|Oksana Myshlovka (Geneva Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies)
'The crisis of Russophone Ukraine: investigation of the failure of Russophones to build credible representation in independent Ukraine'
|Panel II: Coalition-Building and Ethnic Conflict Regulation: Grassrotes Initiatives and Local Approaches (Hall IV)
Chair: Vytautas Petronis (Lithuanian Institute of History)
|Malkhaz Toria (Ilia State University)
'Informal Actors and the perspective of Georgian-Abkhazian conflict resolution'
|David Matsaberidze (Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi University)
'Application of soft power for inter-ethnic cooperation: pros and cons of prospective economic relations between Tbilisi and secessionist regions of Georgia'
|Carol Jean Gallo (University of Cambridge)
'Participatory action research and inter-ethnic conflict transformation in the Democratic Republic of Congo'
|16.00-17.00||Plenary Lecture (Hall 9)|
|Peter Vermeersch (University of Leuven)
'Presence and Representation: Roma interest and group formation on the European level'
Chair: Marina Germane (Uppsala University/University of Glasgow)