From: On all aspects of Russia and the FSU
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Subject: CfP: Russia, Ukraine and the EU, Brussels 8.5.12 (23.4.)
Call for Presentation and Discussant Proposals
Deadline for proposal submission: 23.4.12
"The EU's Eastern Neighborhood in Transition: Risks and Opportunities in
Europe's Two Largest Countries"
University of Kent -- Brussels, Belgium
National University of "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy", Ukraine
May 8th, 2012, at 13:30-18:30
Brussels School of International Studies
Boulevard de la Plaine 5, Third Floor
BE-1050 Ixelles, Bruxelles
We are looking for speakers who have done recent research, may have
published relevant articles on the below three topics, and would be
interested to either:
(a) make a short presentation, 10-15 minutes, of their recent research
results on a specific aspect of one of the below three panel topics,
(b) serve as a discussant of three such presentations and comment on them
for ca. 10 minutes, on one of the three panels. Discussants should be
established experts on the panel's topic.
Programme for 8 May 2012
Welcome and Introduction
"Promises and Vagaries of Future Anti-Regime Protests in Russia and Ukraine:
Political Evolution or Social Revolution?"
"Ukraine between Russia and the EU: Perennial Apple of Discord or Key to
Creating a Wider Europe?"
"Putin's Project of a Eurasian Union: Neo-Soviet Pipe Dream or Sustainable
Unfortunately, we have no funding whatsoever for covering travel expenses,
housing, honoraria etc.
Please, only submit a proposals if you are certain to be both, present in
Brussels, and free to attend our little conference, on the afternoon of 8
Please, send your statement of interest/outline of proposal, and brief CV
until 23rd April 2012 to:
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If you are considering to attend the conference, please, pre-register - as
far as possible - at this Facebook event site:
Tom Casier, Ph.D.
Ivanna Volochiy, M.A.
Andreas Umland, Ph.D.
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