Africa and East-Central Europe: Exploring and Reflecting on Collective Traumatic Experiences from the Past

Online (Zoom), August 10, 2020, 18.00-19.30 (Romanian time, in English) The webinar is an invitation to explore differences and similarities between the lived experiences of colonialism & postcolonialism, as well as totalitarianism and the transition to democratic regimes in Africa and Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). In more specific terms,...

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A Growing (Re-)Engagement between Central and Eastern Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa​

Author: Dr. Stefan Cibian The ACP-EU Inter-Parliamentary Assembly takes place in Bucharest this month. A rare occasion where a significant Africa-EU event takes place in a New EU Member State. CEE-Africa relations are one of the recent nuances of the EU and global politics that is likely become more relevant...

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Emerging Engagements Between Central & Eastern Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa: Common Interests and Cooperation

Emerging Engagements Between Central & Eastern Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa: Common Interests and Cooperation was organized on October 31, 2019, in Accra, Ghana, by Chatham House – The Royal Institute of International Affairs  from London. Dr. Stefan Cibian held a presentation on The Context, Drivers and Outlook for CEE-SSA Relations...

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The 11th Global Diplomacy Lab – Global Power Shifts: Political and Economic Inclusion for the Next Generation. Collaborating to Realize the Potential of the Demographic Dividend

Dr. Stefan Cibian took part in the 11th Global Diplomacy Lab which took part in Berlin on October 27-30, 2019. The topic of the Lab was collaboration for realizing the potential of the demographic dividend in Africa and modalities in which European governments can meaningfully contribute. The Lab built on the...

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CEE – A Region In-Between, Annual Conference of the Central Europe Political Science Association, Pecs

On September 26-27, 2019 the Central European Political Science Association (CEPSA) held its 24th annual conference, entitled CEE – A Region In-Between. The conference took place in Pecs, Hungary and brought together scholars, researchers, and students from all countries in the region. Dr. Stefan Cibian presented a paper entitled Making...

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Făgăraș Summer School 2019 – second part

15.08.2019 The second part of th 2019 Făgăraș Summer School was held between August 5-14 in Făgăraș. The Summer School included courses, workshops and a lab in the following fields: social science research – social network analysis, economy, investigative journalism, technology, migration, international relations, literature, physics, history, art history, entrepreneurship...

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