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Dealing with the past and reconciliation processes in the Western Balkans

Data inizio: 10 Nov 2008

Data fine: 11 Nov 2008

Luogo: Vienna (A)

Organizzato da: Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso, Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe e Center for European Integration Strategies

Categoria: Convegno

Convegno internazionale annuale di Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso

Speakers from all over Europe, political analysts, civil society representatives, media professionals and economic experts will analyse the issue of dealing with the past and of the reconciliation processes within and towards the Western Balkans

 

FINAL PROGRAMME

 

Monday 10th November 2008
Kassensaal, Nationalbank, Otto Wagner Platz 3

Symposium
DEALING WITH THE PAST AND RECONCILIATION PROCESSES IN THE WESTERN BALKANS

 

9:00 - Welcome
EWALD NOWOTNY, Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB) - Vienna
EMIL BRIX, Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM) - Vienna
CHRISTOPHE SOLIOZ, Center for European Integration Strategies (CEIS) - Geneva

 

9:15 - Keynote Speeches
WOLFGANG PETRITSCH, Austria’s Permanent Representative to OECD - Paris
NATASA KANDIC, Centre for Humanitarian Law - Belgrade
LUISA CHIODI, Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso - Rovereto (Italy)

 

10:30 - Coffee break

 

10:45 - Panel I
Dealing with the past and reconciliation in the Western Balkans: 1941-1990

ROBERT PICHLER, University of Graz
WOLFGANG HÖPKEN, University of Leipzig
STEPHANIE SCHWANDNER-SIEVERS, School of Slavonic and East European Studies - London

Chair:
CHRISTIAN WEHRSCHÜTZ, ORF / Wiener Zeitung - Vienna

 

12:30 - Lunch

 

14:00 - Panel II
Reconciliation processes 1990-2008: a critical reflection

REFIK HODZIC, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia - The Hague
PETER ATANASOV, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University - Skopje
EDITA TAHIRI, Member of the Assembbly of Kosovo - Prishtina
MIRSAD TOKACA, Centre for Research and Documentation - Sarajevo

Chair:
VEDRAN DZIHIC, Center for European Integration Strategies - Vienna

 

15:45 - Coffee break

 

16:15 - Panel III
Chances of reconciliation in context of EU integration

VESNA TERSELIC, Documenta - Zagreb
NENAD SEBEK, Center for Democracy and Reconciliation in South East Europe - Tessaloniki
VERENA KNAUS, European Stability Initiative - Prishtina
GORAN SVILANOVIC, Belgrade Centre for Human Rights - Belgrade
MIGJEN KELMENDI, Journalist, founder of "Epoca" and "Java" - Prishtina

Chair:
FRANCESCA VANONI, Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso - Rovereto (Italy)

 

18:15 - Final speech
ERHARD BUSEK, Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM)

 

Tuesday 11th November 2008
Presseclub Concordia, Bankgasse 8

Discussion panel
ROLE OF MEDIA IN THE RECONCILIATION PROCESSES IN THE WESTERN BALKANS
in co-operation with South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), Vienna

 

10:00 - Short Documentary screening
KATHARSIS - Reconciliation Work of Independent Media in Serbia and Croatia
By Irena Ristic
A/CH, 2005, 12'

 

10:15 - Discussion panel

IRENA RISTIC, Journalist, Radio 1 - Zürich
VERAN MATIC, Chief Executive Officer, B92 - Belgrade
MIGJEN KELMENDI, Journalist, founder of "Epoca" and "Java" - Prishtina
DRAGUTIN HEDL, Journalist, Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso - Osijek
AHMED BURIC, Journalist, Oslobodjenje - Sarajevo

Chair:
OLIVER VUJOVIC, Secretary General of the South East Europe Media Organisation - Vienna

 

11:45 - Buffet

 

12:30 - Documentary screening
VUKOVAR, FINAL CUT
By Janko Baljak
B92, HR/SRB, 2006, 103'

 

LOGISTICA

Osservatorio sui Balcani e Caucaso organizza un pullman che parte da Rovereto domenica 9 novembre 2008 alle ore 9:00 e ritorna a Rovereto mercoledì 12 novembre nel tardo pomeriggio.

Osservatorio mette a disposizione dei propri lettori n. 20 posti al costo di 60 euro. Sono escluse le spese di vitto e alloggio per le quali ciascun partecipante deve organizzarsi in autonomia.

Per iscriversi è necessario compilare il modulo on-line all'indirizzo seguente, indicando se si richiede il trasporto organizzato da Osservatorio: http://convegno2008.rails.osservatoriobalcani.org

 

INFO:
Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM), Vienna
Gejsi Plaku
telefono: +43 1 319725824
e-mail: g.plaku@idm.at

ISCRIZIONI AUSTRIA:
Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM), Vienna
telefono: +43 1 319725813
e-mail: idm@idm.at
web: www.idm.at

ISCRIZIONI ITALIA E ALTRI PAESI:
Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso, Rovereto
Chiara Sighele
telefono: +39 0464 424230
e-mail: eventi@osservatoriobalcani.org
web: http://convegno2008.rails.osservatoriobalcani.org