52 / REGIONAL SECURITY AND COOPERATION IN SOUTH EAST EUROPE


19 – 25 June 2017   print this page

Course directors:

Lee Kendall Metcalf, Florida State University, United States
Radovan Vukadinović, University of Zagreb, Croatia


Course description:

The region of South East Europe is slowly approaching Euro-atlantic integrations (EU and NATO) but there are still some unfinished issues (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo and Macedonia). The aim of the course is to analyise current security developments and challenges in the region among young scolars and leaders from the region but also from the United States (Florida State University). Regional cooperation is seen as the most important tool in process of stabilization of the region and its approachment to the NATO and EU.

Besides that tradictional security unresolved problems in recent years some new, very dangerous challenges to security and stability have accoutred in the region of South East Europe: terrorism, the rise of Islamic voices, the so cold Western Balkan migration route. All that in the framework of overall poor economic and social situations are nnot positive signs that the region is going to be peaceful and stabile in the near future.

* This course offer ECTS points. Participants are expected to present their papers (30 min.) and to attend classes. They also have to be active during the course. At the end of course they have to pass the exam based on pregiven reading material.


Course lecturers:

Dragan Simić, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Lee Kendall Metcalf, Florida State University, United States
Robert Wade Duggleby Jr., Florida State University, United States
Lidija Čehulić, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Dragan Vukčević, University of Montenegro, Montenegro
Nedžad Bašić, University of Bihać, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Besfort Rrecaj, University of Prishtina, Kosovo
Marina Mitrevska, St. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, Macedonia
Miloš Šolaja, University of Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Mile Lasić, University of Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Martina Planinić, University of Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Fatos Tarifa, New York University, Tirana, Albania
Marko Novaković, Cranfield University, Serbia
Valbona Zeneli, George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, Germany