News archive - [Event Announcement] CfP: Social, Political and Economic Change in the Western Balkans, Albania

Interested young researchers and scientists (MA and PhD candidates) are invited to apply to participate at the RRPP Annual Conference that will take place in Albania from 25 till 26 June 2010. For those accepted, the University of Fribourg will cover travel and accommodation expenses, and/or provide opportunities for co-financing.

Deadline for Papers: April 15, 2010.

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

Eligible candidates:
• MA and PhD students dealing with the Western Balkans, and eager to present and discuss their research work with colleagues from the region and beyond (especially current PhD projects and/or research results) that can be related to the topic: "Social, Political and Economic Change in the Western Balkans".
• The papers to be presented can deal with the region in general or with the change-processes in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, FYR of Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia in particular.
• For more information about the RRPP current research projects, please go to the RRPP Web site.

The selected candidates will be able to present and discuss their work in one of the methodological or thematic workshops, where the RRPP researchers will also present their research projects, methodology- related issues and results.

All interested candidates should submit their short Curriculum Vitae (1 page), an outline of their research paper to be presented at the conference (300-500 words) and a short motivation letter by 15 April, 2010 the latest, through office@rrpp- The selection process will be completed and announced by 10 May, 2010.

From: 25 June 2010
To: 26 June 2010

Geographical focus
  • Albania
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Croatia
  • International; Other
  • Montenegro
  • Republic of North Macedonia
  • Serbia

Entry created by Katarina Rohsmann on April 13, 2010
Modified on April 13, 2010