One Decade after the Ohrid Framework Agreement, Skopje

Deadline: 15 March 2011
Open to: scholars, students, researchers and practitioners
Fee/Costs: No fee,  accommodation covered, travel grants based on need
Venue: 24-26 June 2011, Skopje, Macedonia

The Center for Research and Policy Making (CRPM) from Skopje will hold a three day interdisciplinary conference dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the ethnic conflict in Macedonia and the signing of the Ohrid Framework Agreement (OFA). The conference will be organized from June 24-26, 2011 in the Hotel Continental in Skopje and will bring together renowned social science scholars as well as practitioners from various fields from around the globe.

Panels

Panel 1: The conflict, the agreement and the reconciliation: 2001 then and now
Panel 2: Political belonging in post-2001 Macedonia: the authority of “ethnic identities”
Panel 3: The Ohrid Framework Agreement in the Southeast European context
Panel 4: Decentralization reform after OFA: towards greater power sharing or effective and efficient service delivery?
Panel 5: Equitable representation for “non-majority communities” in Macedonia – Until when?
Panel 6: The future of Macedonia and the region
Panel 7: Exporting OFA to other conflict areas

Eligibility

Scholars, students, researchers and practitioners

Applications

Applicants should submit a completed application form to [email protected].
The application consists of 250-300 word abstract, and a short narrative biography [max 300 words], and a request for travel/accommodation support. It can be downloaded on the official webpage.

Fee/Costs

The conference participation will be free of charge. The CRPM is responsible for the accommodation of the participants. Travel costs will be reimbursed based on need and the budget of the organizer. The participants whose travel costs will be covered will be informed by June 1, 2011.

Official Webpage

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