Conference Videos Online – Between Federalism, Autonomy and Centralism

Konrad Lawson
Thursday 9 July 2015

You may now watch videos from the 29 May, 2015 conference Between Federalism, Autonomy and Centralism: Central and Eastern Europe in the 20th and 21st Centuries which we have written about here previously.

You may find the videos on YouTube here:

Between Federalism, Autonomy and Centralism Video Playlist

Individual videos:

Panel I

Olaf Mörke
(Univeristy of Kiel, Germany)
From Insurrection to Confederation – Swiss Concepts of (Con-)Federalism from a Comparative Perspective

Wilfried Swenden
(University of Edinburgh)
Built to Last? Why Belgium is Not the Next Czechoslovakia (or Scotland)

Panel II

Alexander Osipov
(European Centre for Minority Issues, Flensburg, Germany)
Territorial Autonomy as a Tool of Minority Accommodation in the Post-Soviet Space: The Cases of Ukraine and Moldova

Pavel Tereshkovich
Independent Belarusian Bologna Committee
Modern Belarusian State: A Case of Postmodern Soviet-style Authoritarian Centralism

Panel III

Ana S. Trbovich
(Faculty of Economics, Finance and Administration, Belgrade)
Federalism or Centralism? The Global Impact of Failed Regulation of Self-Determination in Former Yugoslavia

Soeren Keil
(Canterbury Christ Church University)
Federalism as a Tool of Conflict Resolution: The Case of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Panel IV

Elena Marushiakova and Vesselin Popov
(Bulgarian Academy of Sciences)
Roma (Gypsies) in Central and Eastern Europe Between Different Models of Statehood

Michael Talbot
(Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)
The Idea of ‘Millet’ in the Late Ottoman Empire and Republic of Turkey


Scotland: Between Independence, Autonomy, Federalism and Centralism
Neal Ascherson, Commentator
Collin Kidd, Commentator
(University of St Andrews)


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