Border, region and ethnicity in Central Europe

results of an international comparative research

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementGyörgy Éger, Josef Langer (eds.).
ContributionsÉger, György., Langer, Josef.
LC ClassificationsGN575 B67 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination204 p. ;
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL437516M
ISBN 103853120016
LC Control Number98147346

This present volume contains the papers of the international conference Ethnicity, Confession and Intercultural Dialogue at the European Union’s East Border, held in Oradea between 2nd-5th of June , organized by Institute for Euroregional Studies Oradea-Debrecen, University of Oradea and Department of International Relations and European Studies, with the support of the European. Identity, Territory and Self-determination in Transborder Regions of Eastern and Central Europe 04 Working Paper (PDF Available) November with Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Erika Harris.   This text follows adjustments to the borders of Europe and its neighbors from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. It pays special attention to the history and contemporary dynamics of Polish and German borders and the creation of Euroregions, as well as mutual perceptions of Poles and Germans at the border, E.U. Regional Policy, and media debates over the extension of the Schengen Area. Which seas border the Balkan region? Choose all that apply. Adriatic Aegean Baltic Black Caspian Ionian. What is the climate of most of the central region of Eastern Europe? Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia. Which countries are landlocked? Czech Republic Hungary ethnicity, language, religion.

A central goal of this book is to interrogate how and why these ethno-racial categories and boundaries developed historically in the way they did, and to examine their evolving meanings. In the past several years, scholars from a variety of disciplines have begun to explore similar questions in different contexts. Finally, Eastern and Central Europe, the Balkans and the states of the ex-Soviet Union all maintain a variety of diverse relations and interactions with the European core.4 It is important to know this differences to can develop Europe without borders. Using the example of the Polish-German border region I would like to show how the borders.   This article discusses concepts and realities of "borders" in early modern Europe. It outlines the basic shifts in the relevant terminology with particular emphasis on juridical and political discourses. It focuses on the relative importance of zonal and linear notions of borders, as well as on the growing significance of the natural environment in contemporary thought on the topic. Free elections in and won Solidarity control of the parliament and the presidency, bringing the communist era to a close. A "shock therapy" program during the early s enabled the country to transform its economy into one of the most robust in Central Europe. Poland joined .

  Haplogroup R1a: “It is distributed in a large region in Eurasia, extending from Scandinavia, Central Europe and southern Siberia to South Asia.” Haplogroup N: “It has a wide geographic distribution throughout northern Eurasia, and it also has been observed occasionally in other areas, including Southeast Asia, the Pacific, Southwest Asia. Minorities’ identities as influenced by border region reality; Cross-border cooperation as an example of secondary foreign policy and minorities as contributors to initiatives dealing with difficult past. The research on the topic started in with a focus on the Minorities and the cross-border cooperation. In the contemporary Europe. Start studying Chapter 5: Identity: Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Sexuality. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

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Border, region and ethnicity in Central Europe: results of an international comparative research. This text presents a companion volume to Border and Nationalism in Russia, the CIS and the Baltic States. It brings together scholars from throughout Europe to examine the legacy left by decades of communist rule and to assess the importance of the revival of ethnicity and nationalism for the fate of the new democracies of Central and Eastern Europe and of the Balkans.

The Border Region is a NUTS Level III statistical region of name of the region refers to its location along the Republic of Ireland–United Kingdom is not a cross-border region, as it comprises the Irish counties of Cavan, Donegal, Leitrim, Monaghan and Border Region Border km 2, % of the total area of the state, and has a population ofThe major part of the book focuses upon the nature of identity and inter-ethnic relations in the Central European region of Silesia.

Although Silesia is terra incognita to most of the English-speaking world, for centuries it has been contested by German, Polish, Czech, Prussian, and Austrian : Hardcover. Central Europe is the region comprising the central part of l Europe occupies continuous territories that are otherwise sometimes considered parts of Western Europe, Southern Europe, and Eastern Europe.

The concept of Central Europe is based on a common historical, social, and cultural identity: Linguistically, Central Europe includes lands where various dialects of German have.

Central Europe is one of Europe's most beautiful regions. Long divided by the ambitions of warring empires and then Cold War tensions, this region has been deeply influenced by the Holy Roman Empire, Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire, the Russian Empire, the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and German hegemony throughout the scars of the Cold War are still visible in the eastern.

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Border studies involve scientific research on the creation, perception, destabilization, relocation, transgression, opening, or dissolution of borders. Since the s, they have advanced to prominence within many academic disciplines and in a broad variety of interdisciplinary endeavors.

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Europe, second smallest of the world’s continents, composed of the westward-projecting peninsulas of Eurasia (the great landmass that it shares with Asia). It occupies nearly one-fifteenth of the world’s total land area. The long processes of history marked it off as the home of a distinctive civilization.

Border Regions Series. Ethnicity, Gender and the Border Economy Living in the Turkey-Georgia Borderlands, 1st Edition civil society and the enhancement of cultural capital in East Central Europe, 1st Edition this book offers an approach to border studies that expresses the multilevel complexity of borders, from the geopolitical to.

The s have seen an upsurge in ethnic tensions in many parts of Europe. Europe and Ethnicity suggests the main reasons are to be found in the decisions taken during the first world and at Versailles. * An introductory chapter analyzes the context of the war with particular reference to regions and states where the national and ethnic questions were particularly complex and intransigent.

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Central Asia is an extremely large region of varied geography, including high passes and mountains (), vast deserts (Kyzyl Kum, Taklamakan), and especially treeless, grassy vast steppe areas of Central Asia are considered together with the steppes of Eastern Europe as a homogeneous geographical zone known as the Eurasian Steppe.

Much of the land of Central Asia is too dry or too Countries: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan. In recent years the borders of Europe have been perceived as being besieged by a staggering refugee and migration crisis.

The contributors to The Borders of "Europe" see this crisis less as an incursion into Europe by external conflicts than as the result of migrants exercising their freedom of movement. Addressing the new technologies and technical forms European states use to curb, control Price: $   Such conflicts, spanning from Central Europe to the intricate patchwork of exclaves that comprises the borders of Central Asia, are in many ways direct legacies of the shifting nationalities.

Borders and border regions in Europe and North America. San Diego, Calif.: San Diego State University Press ; Institute for Regional Studies of the Californias, (OCoLC)   A border region which is undergoing a process similar to that which has occurred during the various stages of the political integration of Europe since the Treaty of Rome of can be referred to as a "declining" borderland.

43 As a result of such a process, new networks can form across the declining border. Ethnicity and Intercultural Dialogue at the European Union Eastern Border Ioan Horga and Sorin Şipoş.

Ethnicity and Intercultural Dialogue at the European Union Eastern Border, Edited by Mircea Brie, Ioan Horga and Sorin Şipoş This book first published as is the case throughout Central and South-Eastern Europe, reveals less. Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents. Identity discourses on East-West borders in Europe - an introduction, Ulrike H. Meinhof, Heidi Armbruster and Craig Rollo-- Working identities - key narratives in a former border region in Germany, Heidi Armbruster and Ulrike H.

Meinhof-- History and stories - identity construction on the Italian-Slovenian border, Augusto. In recent years the borders of Europe have been perceived as being besieged by a staggering refugee and migration crisis.

The contributors to The Borders of "Europe" see this crisis less as an incursion into Europe by external conflicts than as the result of migrants exercising their freedom of movement. Addressing the new technologies and technical forms European states use to curb, control.

Cambridge Core - Russian and East European Government, Politics and Policy - Ethnic Struggle, Coexistence, and Democratization in Eastern Europe - by Sherrill StroscheinCited by:   Central Europe goes through seemingly endless change, as regional and national borders shift.

Soon afterwhat we know today as Russia appears on the map, and in the late s Germany also comes into existence. The s have seen a strong surge in the number of cross-border regions all over Western and Eastern Europe.

The article analyses the emergence of these local cross-border institutions in public governance by addressing their context, dimensions and causal by: Her research interests are border regions, ethnicity, and gender studies, with her most recent work focusing on migrant Alevi women living in Europe.

She was one of the editors of the Toplum ve Bilim (Society and Science) Special Issue on Borders and Border Studies in Turkey. She held the position of assistant professor at Duzce University from. Jagodic D () Living (beyond) the border: European integration processes and cross-border residential mobility in the Italian-Slovenian border area.

In: Andersen DJ, Klatt M, Sandberg M (eds) The border multiple: the practicing of borders between public policy and everyday life in a Cited by: 2. The history of central Europe under these monarchs from about to is a little off the beaten path even for history buffs but the author makes the book quite enjoyable.

The region which used to be a polyglot empire is now a host to about a dozen /5. This article aims to describe the historical background of international ethnic migration in Central and Eastern Europe. The rise and fall of the Habsburg Empire in Central Europe and the Ottoman Empire in Southeastern Europe has been the underlying cause of many ethnic migration flows in Central and Eastern Europe in the post‐communist by: 3.

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One, there is no such thing as being ethnically Middle Eastern. The Middle East is a region that was invented by Europe and the U.S.

to describe a certain part of the world. The Middle East includes many ethnic groups including Arabs, Kurds, Persi.Moravia occupies most of the eastern part of the Czech Republic. Moravian territory is naturally strongly determined, in fact, as the Morava river basin, with strong effect of mountains in the west (de facto main European continental divide) and partly in the east, where all the rivers rise.

Moravia occupies an exceptional position in Central Europe.Groningen who fought a long battle in order to get published the book “Minorities In East Central Europe and Their Impact Upon Foreign Policy”, Ivanka Nedeva andJoost Herman, eds., (Harmonie Paper Special Issue,Centre for European Security Studies, Groningen, the Netherlands, ).

Without him, this book would have never been published.