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Calls from Members

Challenging the Political Beyond and Across Borders: Possibilities and Tensions of Migrants’ and Solidarity Struggles
The Center for Policy Studies at Central European University is accepting welcoming abstracts for the workshop on ‘Challenging the Political Beyond and Across Borders: Possibilities and Tensions of Migrants’ and Solidarity Struggles’ to be held on November 17-18, 2016, at the Central European University in Budapest. Submission deadline is 10 September, 2016.

Events

Gender and the Economic Crisis
The objective of this September 15-16 conference in Budapest is to gather academics, practitioners, and activists who employ diverse frameworks of analysis, thematic and geographic knowledge, and different methodological approaches to the study of the gendered impacts of the economic crisis.

News

Ilko Kucheriv Democracy Fellowship Programme 2016 announces fellows
Four professionals active in human rights and democratization efforts in Ukraine have been named recipients of an Ilko Kucheriv Democracy Partnership Programme fellowship for 2016.

Publications

Independent think tanks and goverment: Partners in promoting reforms or two parallel worlds?
About 95 percent of Ukrainian leaders and officials say that it is important to work with independent think tanks, but only about 13 percent actually do so, according to an Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation study.