Programme Day 2

Thursday, January 8

University Main Building (Universitetshuset)

09.00-10.30 Panel Session 2
Panel III: Trans-Ethnic Communality, Territorialitya and Modernity (Hall 4)
Chair: Martyn Housden (University of Bradford)
Ephraim Nimni (Queens University Belfast)
'Hans Kohn's vision for national-cultural autonomy in Palestine'
J. Fernando Galindo (Universidad Mayor de San Simon)
'Building interethnic coalitions for an indigenous higher education in Bolivia: an exploration into indigenous modernity'
Marko Lehti (Tampere Peace Research Institute)
'Multicultural legacies, sustainable peace and transnational future: envisioning communality beyond the nation-state'
Panel VI: Interculturalism, Identity and Nation-Building (Hall 9)
Chair: Alexander Osipov (ECMI)
Alexandra Shulga (National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine)
'Interethnic dialogue under crisis of national identity: the case of Ukraine'
Alua Zholdybalina (L.N. Gumiltov Eurasian National University, Kazakhstan)
'Civiv values and ethnic distancing of Kazakhstan people'
Gabriela Cretu (University of Graz)
'Roma in Romania: from myth to reality'
Panel V: Coalition-Building and Trans-Border/Kin-State Relationships (Hall 8)
Chair: Tove Malloy (ECMI)
Ewa Chylinski (European Centre for Minority Issues Caucasus Regional Office)
'Small minorities' trans-border and trans-ethnic collaboration in South Caucasus'
Jason Strakes (Ilia State University)
'Investigating sub-state diplomacy between Yezidi of the South Caucasus and Iraqi Kurdistan'
Vladislava Vladimirova (Uppsala University)
'International cooperation and the indigenous political movement in Russia: the case of Kola'
10.30-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-12.30 Panel Session 3
Panel IV: Trans-Ethnic Coalition Building across States: Historical Perspective (Hall 4)
Chair: Marko Lehti (Tampere Peace Research Institute)
David Smith (University of Glasgow)
'Rise, fall and revival: a century of transnational minority coalition-building in Europe'
Vytautas Petronis (Lithuanian Institute of History)
'International cooperation between national movements before 1918: the Catalan-Lithuanian example'
V. Martyn Housden (University of Bradford)
'Swinging both ways. Ethnic Germans and transnational coalition building in the 1920s'
Panel VII: Power-Sharing Arrangements and their Implications (Hall 9)
Chair: Raul Carstocea (ECMI)
Stefan Wolff & Argyro Kartsonaki (University of Birmingham)
'Does power-sharing impede transitional justice after civil wars'
Cera Murtagh (University of Edinburgh)
'Social protests in Bosnia & Herzegovina: the potentia of cross-ethnic in an ethnically segmented society'
Marina Andeva (University American College Skopje)
'Minorities in coalition governments: the case of the Republic of Macedonia'
12.30-14.00 Lunch break
14.00-15.00 Plenary Lecture (Hall 9)
Brendan O'Leary (University of Pennsylvania)
'Ethnic coalition-building as low-level power-sharing'
Chair: Tove Malloy (ECMI)
15.00-15.30 Coffee break
15.30-17.00 Panel Session 4
Panel VIII: Coalition-Building against Discrimination and Marginalisation (Hall 4, Uppsala University Main Building)
Chair: Judit Molnar (University of Glasgow)
Hilary Sanders (Université de Paris Est)
‘Uniting ethnic communities through rights claims for immigrants: the role of immigrant advocacy organisations in urban settings’
Anna V. Kirvas (Central European University)
‘Exploring xenophobia and hate crimes dynamics in the Russian Federation’
Ildikó Asztalos Morell (Uppsala University)
‘Social and economic sustainability in development models utilizing ecological cultivation in rural Hungary’
Panel IX: Coalition-Building and Minority Representation in Romania and Slovakia (Hall 4)
Chair: Raul Carstocea (ECMI)
Sherrill Stroschein (University College London)
'Ethnic enclaves, reversed political dynamics and consequences for cross-group coalitions'
Andreea Carstocea (European Center for Minority Studies, Flensburg)
'The Council of National Minorities of Romania - between formal mandate and practical functioning'
Svetluša Surová (Comenius University, Bratislava)
'Exploring the opportunities for trans-ethnic cooperation within and across Serbia through the national minority councils'