Building Stability and Social Consensus in Post-Communist Societies
Venue: Bar (Montenegro)
Abstracts between 300 – 500 words matching the above panels must be submitted by May 15, 2012
Period: Jun. 14 – 16, 2012
Faculty of Political Science in cooperation with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Fondation is organizing first regional meeting of political science scholars held in Montenegro – *Mediterranean political dialogues. *The topic of the conference is “Building Stability and Social Consensus in Post-communist Societies” and it will gather scholars from all countries of the former Yugoslavia in order to discus common problems and development of the region in the fields of European future and integration, building institutions within liberal-democratic framework, transformation and democratization of party system, new identities and burden of historical heritage, role of civil society and human rights in the transformed system.
Joint session I
European future of South-eastern countries
*Assessment of progress. ***
Building liberal-democratic institutions
*Have the process of institutionalization in new countries finished? Do citizens have confidence in institutions? What are the main problems and challenges?*
*Progress assessment and importance for regional stability*
Transformation of Political parties and Party Systems
*Transformation of party systems? Ideological transformation? Party cleavages?*
*Is it only within NGOs?***
*What kind of identities are being built in the ex Yugoslav countries? Identification with national, regional or cosmopolitan?*
*State of the human rights in the region? Main challenges? Development?*
*Burden or an asset?*
Substantive and procedural social consensus
*Is there a glimpse of consensus in new states? Social capital. *
Joint session II
Towards building stable and prosperous societies in new countries
*What preconditions must be met in order to strengthen new countries in Southeastern Europe? Recommendations for policy makers.
How to participate to the Conference
Abstracts between 300 – 500 words matching the above panels must be submitted by May 15, 2012. Please them via email to oliverak[at]ac.me.
For the call, please click here on PECOB.
Organizer and Partners
Faculty of Political Science University of Montenegro (Montenegro)
Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (Germany)
Information & contacts
Dr Olivera Komar
Fakultet politickih nauka
Univerzitet Crne Gore