60 / Security and Cooperation in the Southeastern Europe

23 – 29 June 2008        Send to printer


Course directors

Ken Sorensen, Florida State University, United States
Radovan Vukadinović, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Anton Grizold, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia


Course description:

European readiness to move towards a continental integration on one hand and remaining open issues in the balkans, represent the reality of the current political moment. It is positive. however that in all countries of the bee a belief has prevailed that better and safer life is possible no serious political forces opposing this process. Open issues (BiH, by hiding them under the carpet, or by waiting for them to dissapear on their own. For only at a stage when at least some minimum level of stability and security is achieved in the SEE will it be possible to speak of, and stive to some higher goals, like joining the euro-atlantic integratios(EU, NATO)

Monday 23RD June Arrival of the participants

Tuesday 24th June

10.00- 11.00 Opening session

Prof. Radovan Vukadinović, University of Zagreb

Prof. Lee Metcalf, Florida State University

Iztok Prezelj, PhD., University of Ljubljana

11.00-11-.15 WHO is WHO?, Introducing Session

11,30-13,30 SEE between Globalization and Marginalization

Prof. Radovan Vukadinović, University of Zagreb

Discussion

Wednesday 25th June Free day, National Holiday

Thursday, 26th June

10:00-13:30 WORKSHOP I

The Bush Doctrine and American Foreign Policy Tradition

Prof. Lee Metcalf, Florida State University

American Policy Toward Kosovos Independence

Renee McAlpin, Florida State University

Women and Peace Building in the Balkans

Brandy Saffell, Florida State University

Women and the Rise of Nationalism in Yugoslavia

Laney Spann, Florida State University

Consequences of the American Recognition of Kosovo

Matt Becker, Florida State University

Consequences of the US Economic Policy Toward Yugoslavia in the 1980s.

Chris Spencer, Florida State University

Discussion

Friday 27th June

10:00-13:30 WORKSHOP II

Regional Security and the Role of Slovenia

Iztok Prezelj, PhD., University of Ljubljana

Peacekeeping Operations and Slovenia

Tjaa Djokic, University of Ljubljana

Experiences from Slovenian EU and OSCE Presidencies

Mirjam Papler, University of Ljubljana

Organized Crime in the Region: roots, scope and some political implications

Christian Menz, University of Ljubljana

Discussion

Saturday, 28th June

10:00-12:00 WORKSHOP III

NATOs Current Role

Prof. Lidija Čehulić, University of Zagreb

NATOs enlargement and Croatia

Đana Lua, University of Zagreb

Croatia and EU

Saa Čvrljak, University of Zagreb

Tihana Romarić, University of Zagreb

Discussion

12:00 -14:00 WORKSHOP IV

Macedonia and Euro-Atlantic Integration

Biljana Načarova, University of Skoplje

Montenegro and NATO

Nikoleta Tomović, University of Podgorica

Olivera Injac, University of Podgorica

Regional Security Complex in Western Balcans

Željko Mirkov, Belgrade University

Closure of the Seminar/ Awarding Certificates

Sunday, 29th June Departure of the Participants


Course lecturers

Lidija Čehulić, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Anton Grizold, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Iztok Prezelj, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Milan Jazbec, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Slovenia
Joseph Joseph , University of Nicosia, Cyprus
Peter Stania, International Institute for Peace, Vienna, Austria


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