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CFCCS Summer School Comparative Conflict Studies in Belgrade

The Center for Comparative Conflict Studies (CFCCS) at the Faculty of Media and Communications (FMK), Singidunum University invites you to apply for the forth Summer School in Comparative Conflict Studies. The 2013 Summer School will take place at the Faculty of Media and Communications in Belgrade, from July 1-8, 2013. Students who complete the course […]

Thailand opens peace talks with Muslim separatist rebels

Thai authorities and Muslim separatist leaders opened peace talks on Thursday aimed at ending almost a decade of unrest in the country’s far south, as a fresh attack by suspected militants killed three Thai soldiers. The secretary general of Thailand’s national security council, Paradorn Pattanathabutr, said the first meeting with the rebels of the National Revolutionary […]

Ethnic violence erupts in Burma leaving scores dead

Burma has issued a state of emergency in the central city of Meikhtila after three days of ethnic violence between Muslims and Buddhists has left scores dead, forced thousands to flee and left local homes and shops reduced to smoking rubble. Rioting began on Wednesday in the now ash-covered town, located 360 miles north of the […]

UNITED Against Racism Conference, Lithuania May 26-31

Open to  participants living in the countries of the Council of Europe who represent (inter)national antiracist, antifascist, refugee, human rights and minority rights organizations. Venue: 26-31 May 2013, in Lithuania UNITED is the largest pan-European anti-racist network of more than 550 organizations. With its conferences antiracist and human rights activists from all parts of Europe meet […]

South Sudan army begins offensive against Yau Yau rebels, kills 28

South Sudan’s army launched a military offensive against insurgents loyal to rebel leader David Yau Yau in the eastern Jonglei state, killing 28 militants, authorities said on Tuesday. Yau Yau raised a rebellion last year, with support from his Murle ethnic group, after losing local elections in 2010. Revenge killings between Murle and Lou Nuer […]

Summer School on Human Rights, Minorities and Diversity Management

Since 1999 the Institute for Minority Rights of the European Academy of Bozen/Bolzano organizes a Summer School on the topics of Human Rights, Minorities and Diversity Management. The international Summer School hosts 20 – 30 students from all over the world and offers a platform to discuss and elaborate on current topics in the field […]

Minorities and the First World War: Call For Papers

In April 2014, the Department of History & Archaeology of the University of Chester will stage a major international conference on the First World War.  The specific focus of the conference is on the experience of minorities in the conflict, whether on the home fronts or on the various frontlines. The deadline for submission is […]