Eu, Croatia, and role of Turkey in the Balkans: continuities and change

Publication date
May 10, 2016
June 26, 2016
Short description

INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE: Eu, Croatia, and role of Turkey in the Balkans: continuities and change will take place on September 29th 2016 in Zagreb.

Croatia and Turkey share substantial part of common history in the Balkan Peninsula,and are challenged by multiple political, social, and economic processes in the SouthEastern Europe and Mediterranean. By tackling these issues, scholars can comprehend more substantially these processes, and contribute with their conclusions to the governments, academia, and society at large. This conference aims at establishing network of Croatian and Turkish scholars and introducing new concepts in Croatian-Turkish relations, focusing on continual exchanges between two nations and on changes in the region, and beyond.

Conference consists of three working panels:

- EU, Turkey, and refugee crisis

- Bilateral relations between Turkey and Croatia

- Regional focus on Balkan

Participants are especially encouraged to focus on following topics:

- Common experiences of Croatia and Turkey in EU accession

- Refugee crisis, methods and challenges of dealing with it

- Orientation of Turkish politics to EU and vice versa

- Common Croatian-Turkish historical and cultural heritage

- Contemporary Croatian-Turkish political relations

- Turkish Investments in Croatia

- New Turkish Politics

- Role of Turkey and Croatia in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, and Macedonia

Paper proposals: 400 word max. Please add your CV in the application. All papers and presentations should be no longer than 20 minutes, with discussion at the end of each panel/session. Written papers should not exceed 15 pages (approx. 1600 signs per page) with scientific apparatus included. Participants will be later notified about the possibility to publish conference proceedings in paper. A limited number of full accommodation and transportation fund will be awarded to Turkish guest-speakers.

The articles of attendees of the conference will be announced in the magazine of European Studies

Scholars are invited to submit their abstracts by the 26th of June 2016.

Source: IEGS

  • Other
Geographical focus
  • Croatia
  • European Union (EU 27)
  • Western Balkans
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • General

Entry created by Anna Sirocco on May 10, 2016
Modified on May 10, 2016