Social, Political and Economic Change in the Western Balkans, Montenegro

Deadline: 10 January 2011
Open to: PhD students researching this topic
Venue: 27-28 May 2011, Montenegro

The main goals of the conference are:
* provide opportunities for younger researchers dealing with the region to meet, network, exchange and discuss their research projects, results and ideas;
* discuss the challenges, contradictions and ambivalences of the transformation process, with which the social sciences are confronted in the Balkans.


* PhD students dealing with the Western Balkans who want to present and discuss their research work
* Papers to be presented must deal with the region in general, or with the change-processes in: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia in particular;


* short Curriculum Vitae (one page)
* abstract of the proposed conference paper (300 words)
* short letter of motivation

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Successful candidates will be asked to submit their complete research papers (up to 5000 words) till 10 May 2011.

Selected candidates

For those who will be selected, the organizers will cover travel and accommodation expenses, and/or provide opportunities for co-financing if the travel costs in individual cases exceed the average expenses per participant coming to the conference.

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