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Citizenship, Democracy and Ethnocultural Diversity
Newsletter of the Queen's Forum for Philosophy and Public Policy
No. 21, June 2001


1. Introduction
2. Recent and Upcoming Conferences
3. Recent Publications
4. Call for Papers
5. Internet Resources
6. Related Research Programs
7. Related Summer Schools


The Forum for Philosophy and Public Policy at Queen's University is
organizing a multi-year research project on citizenship, democracy and
minority rights in multiethnic states, under the direction of Prof. Will
Kymlicka. As part of this project, the Forum distributes a quarterly
newsletter updating recent developments in the field, of which this is the
twenty-first issue. We hope that it will be of interest to anyone working
in the field, whether in academia, public service, or various
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A conference on "Voice or Exit: Comparative Perspectives on Ethnic
Minorities in 20th Century Europe" was held at Humboldt-Universitaet
Berlin, June 14-16, 2001, organized by Rainer Munz (Humboldt-Universitat),
Rainer Ohliger (Humboldt-Universitat), William Safran (University of
Colorado at Boulder), and Zsuzsa Torok (CEU Budapest).  The program can be
accessed on the conference web site:

The IPSA Political Philosophy Research Committee organized a conference on
"Global Community: Norms, Virtues & Justice", Birkbeck College, University
of London, June 21-23, 2001.  For more information, contact Preston King,
Department of Politics and International Relations, Lancaster University,
Lancaster LA1 4YL, tel: 01524 594282; fax: 01524 594238; e-mail:

There will be a conference on "Migration and Integration in Europe - The
Role of Citizenship Education", Kloster Seeon, Germany, July 6-8, 2001,
organized by the German Bundeszentrale fur politische Bildung, the
Austrian Bundesministerium fur Bildung, Wissenschaften und Kultur, and the
Dutch Instituut voor Publiek en Politik.  The aim of this European Expert
Conference is to compare recent developments and public discussions on
migration and integration in the countries of the EU.  For more
information, contact "Apex-education & cultural management", Teichstrasse
3, D-58285, Gevelsberg, Germany; tel: 49-2332-4199; fax: 49-2332-757056;
e-mail: ostermann@apex- management.de

The Third International Symposium on "Ethnic Identities and Political
Action in Post-Cold War Europe" will be held in Xanthi, Greece, August
16-19, 2001.  The symposium is organized by the School of Social and
Community Science (University of Ulster), Laboratory of Anthropology
(Democritus University of Thrace), and International Demokritos
Foundation.  For more information, contact Nikolaos Xirotiris, Laboratory
of Anthropology, P.O. Box 209, GR-69100, Komotini, Greece; fax:
0030-531-23365 or 0030-531-25212; e-mail: xirot@he.duth.gr

AMID, the newly established Academy for Migration Studies in Aalborg,
Denmark (see the Related Research Programs section for more details about
AMID), will be hosting its inaugural conference entitled "Multicultural
Citizenship and Integration of Ethnic Minorities", Aalborg, Denmark,
August 29-30, 2001.  For more information, contact Tina Iversen, e-mail
tive@sprog.auc.dk. Or visit web site http://www.sprog.auc.dk/amid

A conference on the theme "Human Frailty: Rights, Ethics, and the Search
for Justice" will be held in Bristol, UK, September 6-7, 2001.  Keynote
speakers include Zygmunt Bauman, Jacqueline Rose, Nancy Scheper-Hughes.
Selected conference papers will appear in a future special issue of Human
Rights Review.  For more information contact Thomas Cushman, Department of
Sociology, Pendleton East, Room 334, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
02481, USA; tel: (781) 283-2142; fax: (781) 283-3664; or visit the
conference web site

There will be an international Seminar of Experts on "Indigenous Peoples,
Constitutional States and Treaties or other constructive arrangements
between Peoples and States", Seville, Spain September 10-14, 2001.  The
seminar is intended in part as a follow-up to the important report of the
UN special rapporteur, Miguel Alfonso Martinez, on treaty relations
between indigenous peoples and states (E/CN.4/Sub.2/1999/20). For more
information, contact Pablo Gutierrez Vega, Facultad de Derecho,
Universidad de Sevilla, Avda. del Cid, s/n 41004 Sevilla, tel:
34-954556474; fax: 34-954551300; e-mail: pvega@fder.us.es

The Centre for Democracy at the University of Queensland, Brisbane,
Australia is hosting a conference on "Rethinking Indigenous
Self-determination" on September 25-28, 2001.  The aim of the conference
is to promote critical evaluation of the theory and practice of Indigenous
self-determination in Australia, Canada, Scandinavia and elsewhere.  For
further details visit the conference web site:

The Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs has a new project
called "History and the Politics of Reconciliation", directed by Elizabeth
Cole.  The project studies how societies reckon with difficult pasts over
generations, including the ethical dimensions of how societies select
which parts of their history to emphasize, commemorate and teach.  As part
of this project, a workshop on the theme of "The Search for a 'Useable
Past'" will be held on October 25-26, 2001.  For more information, contact
Elizabeth Cole, Senior Program Officer, Studies and Education, Carnegie
Council on Ethics and International Affairs, 170 E. 64th Street, New York,
NY 10021; phone: 212-838-4120 ext. 219; fax: 212-752-2432; e-mail:

There will be a conference on "Nationalist Myths and Pluralist Realities
in Central Europe", Edmonton, Canada, October 25-27, 2001. The conference
is jointly organized by the Canadian Centre for Austrian and Central
European Studies (CCAuCES) of the University of Alberta and the Center for
Austrian Studies (CAS) of the University of Minnesota. The objective of
this conference is to re-examine some of the most persistent myths of
central European history in the light of new research, and to reconsider
the confrontational view of the common past inspired by nationalist
hostilities. For further information, contact Franz Szabo, Director,
Canadian Centre for Austrian and Central European Studies, University of
Alberta, Edmonton, AB Canada T6G 2E6. E-mail: ccauces@gpu.srv.ualberta.ca;
or Gerhard Weiss, Interim Director, Center for Austrian Studies,
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN 55454, U.S.A. E-mail:

The Association for Canadian Studies in partnership with the
Multiculturalism Program (Department of Canadian Heritage), and the
Metropolis Project Team (Citizenship and Immigration Canada), is
organizing a two-day policy- research seminar on "Ethnocultural, Racial,
Religious, and Linguistic Identity", Halifax, November 1-2, 2001.  For
information or to participate, e-mail general@acs-aec.ca

Centro de Estudios Sociales (CES) at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia
has been holding international conferences on an annual basis since 1997.
This year's international seminar is titled "A Multicultural Nation, the
First Decade of an Inclusive Constitution", to be held at the Universidad
Nacional de Colombia on November 6-10, 2001. For further information,
contact CES, Carrera 50 #27-70, Edifico 5, Oficina 522 Bogota, Colombia;
e-mail: ces@bacata.usc.unal.edu.co

There will be a conference on "Globalization and Citizenship" organized by
Gershon Shafir and Alison Brysk to be held in La Jolla (UCSD), on November
16-17, 2001.  For more information, contact Gershon Shafir, Department of
Sociology 0533, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
92093-0533; phone: (858) 534-2575; fax: (858) 534-4753; e-mail:

An international congress on "Current Challenges in Intercultural
Communication" will be held at Pontifical University of Salamanca (Spain),
November 29-December 1, 2001.  For further information, contact Maria del
Mar Llera, Executive Board Director, Faculty of Communication, Pontifical
University of Salamanca, Av. Champagnat, 121, Salamanca 37007, Spain; tel:
00-34-923-282-750 ext. 220; fax: 00-34-923-282-747; e-mail:
communicacionintercultural@upsa.es or visit the conference web site:

The Sixth International Metropolis Conference will be held in Rotterdam,
the Netherlands, between November 26-30, 2001.  The focus of the
conference includes new developments in regard to both integration and
migration policies in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific.  For more
information, e-mail s.minten@mpi-rotterdam.nl or visit the Metropolis
International web site:

There will be an international workshop on "European Identities:
Constructs and Conflicts", organized by Rainer Baubock and hosted by the
Austrian Academy of Sciences and Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, December
13-15, 2001.  For information contact Rainer Baubock, Austrian Academy of
Sciences, IWE, Postgasse 7/1/2, A-1010 Wien; tel: 43 (0) 1-51581-568; fax:
43 (0) 1-51581-566; e-mail: rainer.baubock@oaew.ac.at

A workshop on "Practical Ethics, Globalization, and Transcultural
Interaction: Indian and Western Perspectives" will be held in Delhi on
December 13-15, 2001.  For more information, contact Roy Perret, Centre
for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, 15 Blackall Street, Barton, ACT
2600, Australia; Phone: 61-2-6125-4754; Fax: 61-2-6273 3769; e- mail:

There will be a conference on "Political Democracy and Ethnic Diversity"
to be held in Amsterdam, March 13-15, 2002.  For information, contact
Andre W. M. Gerrits, Institute for Russian and East European Studies,
University of Amsterdam, O.Z. Achterburgwal 237, 1012 DL Amsterdam, The
Netherlands, tel: 31 (0)20 525-2267; fax: 31 (0)20 525-2086; e-mail:

There will be a workshop on "Political Accommodation of Ethnonationally
Diverse Societies" at the 2002 European Consortium for Political Research
(ECPR) Joint Sessions, Turin, Italy, March 22-27, 2002.  The workshop will
focus on normative and comparative theoretical frameworks in an integrated
assessment of the constitutional politics of multination states.
Deadline for submissions is December 1, 2001.  For information contact
Shane O'Neill, s.oneill@qub.ac.uk or Josep Costa josep.costa@cpis.upf.es
or visit the ECPR website:

The Women's Studies Program at Washington University in St. Louis is
organizing a conference on "Women and Citizenship", April 12-14, 2002,
with speakers from philosophy, political science, law, history and others.
For more information, please contact Prof. Marilyn Friedman, Department of
Philosophy, Washington University, St. Louis, MO 63130. Email:

There will be a workshop on "The Public Discourse of Law and Politics in
Multilingual Societies", organized by Dario Castiglione.  The event will
be hosted by the International Institute of the Sociology of Law, Antigua
Universidad de Onati, Spain, June 5-8, 2002.  The aim of the workshop is
to bring lawyers, political philosophers and scientists, sociologists and
historians together to offer a framework of discussion, from an
interdisciplinary perspective, on some of the issues regarding law and
politics in multilingual societies.  For more information, contact Dr.
Dario Castiglione, Politics, Amory Building, University of Exeter, Exeter
EX4 4RJ, U.K.; tel: 44 (0) 1392- 263173; fax: 44 (0) 1392-263305; e-mail:


To keep our listing manageable, we are listing only books and journal
symposia, not individual journal articles. All prices in U.S. dollars.

Malcolm Anderson, States, Nationalism in Europe since 1945 (Routledge,
2000) $16.99

James Arthur, Jon Davison, and William Stow, Social Literacy, Citizenship
Education, and the National Curriculum (Falmer, 2001) $27.95.

Ronald Beiner and Wayne Norman (Eds.) Canadian Political Philosophy:
Contemporary Reflections (Oxford University Press, 2001) $35.00

Anna-Maria Biro and Petra Kovacs (eds) Diversity in Action: Local Public
Management of Multi-Ethnic Communities (Open Society Institute, Budapest).
Also available on line:

Phillip Cole, Philosophies of Exclusion: Liberal Political Theory and
Immigration (Edinburgh University Press, 2001) $67.00.

Leo Driedger and Shiva Halli (eds.) Race and Racism: Canada's Challenge
(Carleton University Press, 2000) $65.00.

Michael Dummett, On Immigration and Refugees (Routledge, 2001) $12.95.

Keith Faulks, Citizenship (Routledge, 2001) $17.95.

Peter Ferdinand (ed.) The Internet, Democracy and Democratization (Frank
Cass, 2000) $24.50

Gary Gerstle, The American Crucible: Race and Nation in the Twentieth
Century (Princeton University Press, 2001) $28.45.

Emily Gill, Becoming Free: Autonomy and Diversity in the Liberal Polity
(University Press of Kansas, 2001) $19.95.

Teresa Hayter, Open Borders: The Case Against Immigration Controls (Pluto
Press, 2001) $19.95.

Cheryl Hughes and Yeager Hudson (eds.) Cultural Integrity and World
Community (Edwin Mellen Press, 2000), $109.95.

Duncan Ivison, Paul Patton and Will Sanders (eds.) Political Theory and
the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (Cambridge University Press, 2000)

Harvey J. Kaye, Are We Good Citizens? Affairs Political, Literary and
Academic (Teachers College Press, 2001) $19.95

Michael Keating and John McGarry (eds) Minority Nationalism and the
Changing International Order (Oxford University Press, 2001) $70.00

Patrick Macklem, Indigenous Difference and the Canadian Constitution
(University of Toronto Press, 2001)  $27.95

Jim MacLaughlin, Reimagining the Nation State: The Contested Terrains of
Nation Building (Pluto Press, 2001) $27.50.

Stephen May, Language and Minority Rights: Ethnicity, Nationalism, and the
Politics of Language (Longman, 2001) $42.67.

Margaret Moore, The Ethics of Nationalism (Oxford University Press, 2001),

Uma Narayan and Sandra Harding (eds.) Decentering the Center: Philosophy
for a Multicultural, Postcolonial, and Feminist World (Indiana University
Press, 2000) $16.95.

Raymond Plant, Politics, Theology, and History (Cambridge University
Press, 2001) $24.95.

Willliam Safran and Raymond Maiz, Identity and Territorial Autonomy in
Plural Societies (Frank Cass, 2000) $24.50

Thanasis D. Sfikas and Cristopher Williams, (Eds.), Ethnicity and
Nationalism in East Central Europe and the Balkans (Ashgate, 1999) $94.95.

Kok-Chor Tan, Toleration, Diversity, and Global Justice (Pennsylvania
State University Press, 2001) $28.50.

Carol Vincent, Including Parents? Education Citizenship and Parental
Agency (Open University Press, 2000) $28.95.

Hakan Wiberg and Christian P. Scherrer, (Eds.), Ethnicity and Inter State
Conflict: Types, Causes and Peace Strategies (Ashgate, 1999) $74.95.

Paul Wilkinson, Terrorism versus Democracy: The Liberal State Response
(Frank Cass, 2000) $26.50.

Journal Symposia and Special Issues

Citizenship Studies has a special issue on "American Citizenship" (Volume
5, Number 1, 2001). The issue includes essays by T. Alexander Aleinikoff,
David Scobey, Nancy Foner, Michael Jones-Correa, Leti Volpp, and Rogers M.

The Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development has a special
issue on "Language Nationalism and Minority Rights" (Volume 21, Number 5,
2000).  The guest editor is Stephen May.  The special issue includes
essays by Stephen May, Naz Rassool, Mairead Nic Craith, Sue Wright,
Charlotte Hoffmann, and Peter Nelde.

The Journal School Field has a fourth special issue on Theorizing
Citizenship Education (IV) (Volume XI, Number 3/4, Autumn/Winter 2000).
The guest editors of the special issue are Darko Strajn, Mitja Sardoc, and
Janez Justin.  Contributors include Michael Shaughnessy and Kathy Peca,
John Cogan, Bernard Crick, David Kerr, Ian Davies, Terry Haydn, and Henry

Education Canada has a thematic issue on "Education for Democracy" (Fall
2000, Vol. 40, no. 3).  Contributors include Ben Levin, Robert Martineau,
Matthias Ronssler, Pam Wister, Kathy Beaton and Pam Nason, Alan Sears and
Mark Perry, Yves Lenoir, Frank Kelly and Pauline Laing.


The EU Accession Monitoring Program at the Open Society Institute (OSI)
is seeking articles and opinion pieces on political aspects of the EU
accession process.  Papers examining how the EU accession process is
affecting democratization, human and minority rights, and the rule of law
in candidate countries are particularly welcome. Selected papers will be
featured on the program website.  Papers should be 1500-2000 words. To
seek further information or to send a paper, contact Stephen Humphreys;
e-mail: humphreys@osi.hu Visit the EU Accession Monitoring Program web

The Palgrave Encyclopaedia of Ethnopolitical Groups in Europe, edited by
Karl Cordell and Stefan Wolff, will cover the whole of Europe and will be
a standard reference on politically mobilized ethnic groups in Western
Europe, the Nordic Countries, East-Central Europe, the Balkans, and the
European states/territories of the former Soviet Union.  The encyclopaedia
will provide maps that highlight ethnographical patterns of settlement in
each country, and illustrate changes to international borders.  The
editors invite expressions of interest from potential contributors.
Candidates should communicate by providing their name, group or country
they wish to cover, and one-paragraph bio-note summarizing relevant
experience and publications. Expressions of interest should be mailed to
Karl Cordell, e-mail: k.cordell@plymouth.ac.uk AND Stefan Wolff, e-mail
s.wolff@bath.ac.uk.  The deadline for expression of interest in June 30,


The Immigration History Research Center at the University of Minnesota
posts headline news about every two weeks, which includes announcements,
updates on projects, events of the Research in Progress Colloquium and the
Seminar on Race, Ethnicity, and Migration. The Center focuses on the role
of the history of immigration and ethnicity in the shaping the culture and
society of the United States. Visit:

The Nationalism Project at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is a
resource intended to help forward the study of nationalism using the
internet, developed in consultation with an international committee of
experts in the field.  The web site contains essays, dissertations, book
abstracts and reviews, and a bibliography.  Visit

"Accord" is an international review of peace initiatives published by
Conciliation Resources both in print and on the Internet.  Each issue
analyses a specific peace process.  Visit:

"Citizenship Central" is a clearinghouse for citizenship education
affiliated with the National Council for the Social Studies.

The American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy has moved and
updated its website. The new site includes some of the papers from the
45th Annual meeting of the ASPLP in San Francisco California, (January
2-3, 2001), which focused on theories of self-determination:

The papers and proceedings of the panel on "Cultural Diversity and Social
Cohesion" of the 2000 National Policy Research Conference (November 2000)
can be found at the following web site:


The Academy for Migration Studies in Denmark (AMID) is a new consortium of
researchers (created in January 2001) hosted by Aalborg University.  The
director of the Academy is Dr. Ulf Hedetoft.  AMID's goal is to advance
research in migratory issues to better understand the social, cultural,
and political problems of integration, exclusion, and co-citizenship.  In
so doing, it aims to provide informed knowledge base for political
decisions, public debates and popular perception regarding immigration.
Additionally, the Consortium offers advanced research training and
graduate programs, including PhD and postdoctoral programs.  For further
information, contact Jesper Poulsen, Administrative Coordinator, Academy
for Migration Studies in Denmark, Aalborg University, Fibigerstraede 2,
9220 Aalborg East, Denmark; Tel: 45 96 35 80 80; Fax: 45 98 15 11 26;
e-mail: jpoulsen@humsamf.auc.dk or visit AMID's web site:

An MA Degree Program in Minority Studies in Budapest is offered by the
UNESCO Minority Studies Program.  For information on the Master's Degree
Program, contact the program directors Gyorgy Csepeli, e-mail:
csgyuri@matavnet.hu or Antal Orkeny, e-mail: orkeny@ludens.elte.hu or
write to Eotvos Lorand University (ELTE), Institute of Sociology, 1117
Budapest, Pf. 394, Hungary. Or visit the wesbite:

The International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life at Brandeis
University offers the "Brandeis International Fellowships in Human Rights,
Intervention, and International Law".  The program convenes scholars,
educators, activists, and judges from around the world to develop a
framework of reflection on issues of human rights and intervention.  To
find out about the fellowship program, contact The International Center
for Ethics, Justice and Public Life, MS086 Brandeis University, P.O. Box
549110, Waltham, Massachusetts, 02454-9110 USA, Phone: 781- 736-8577; Fax:
781-736-8561; e-mail: ethics@brandeis.edu/ethics or visit:


The Odysseus Academic Network in Brussels, a network coordinated by
Universite Libre de Bruxelle and composed of several European
universities, is organizing a European summer school on "European Union
Law and Policy on Immigration and Asylum", to be held in Brussels, July
2001.  For information, contact Claudia Pisanello, e-mail:
cpisanel@ulb.ac.be or Prof. Philippe De Bruycker, Universite Libre de
Bruxelles, C.P. 137, 50 Roosevelt Avenue, 1050 Brussels, Belgium; tel: 00
32 (0) 2 650 35 46 (English speakers) & 00 32 (0) 2 650 49 96
(francophones); Fax: 00 32 (0)2 650 45 46; e-mail: odysseus@ulb.ac.be More
information can also be found on the summer school web site:

The European Research Forum on Migration and Ethnic Relations (EUROFOR) is
organizing a Summer School in Cecina/Tuscany, Italy, July 8-17, 2001.
The theme of this EURO Summer School 2001 is "Management of Ethno-
Cultural Diversity: A Transnational Perspective".  For more information,
e-mail: emz@compuserve.com or visit the EUROFOR website:

The 9th IWM (Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna) International Summer
School in Political Philosophy will be on "Liberalism, Democracy, and
Their Troubled Relationship", to be held in Cortona, Italy, July 8-21,
2001.  The themes of the courses offered include "Liberal Critics of
Liberalism", "Constitution State and Liberal Democracy", "Ambiguous
Revolutions 1989-2000", "Liberalism Challenged: On Violence, Death and
God". For further information, contact Katharina Coudenhove-Kalergi,
Spittelauer Lande, A-1090 Wien; e-mail: kalergi@iwm.at or visit the web
site of the Institute for Human Sciences

The Jean Monnet European Centre of the University of Trento, Italy, in
co-operation with the University of Innsbruck, Austria, is organizing a
two-week summer school on "Citizenship and Identities in a Multilevel
European Space".  The summer school will be held in two residential
complexes in the outskirts of Trento (the first week) and Innsbruck (the
second week), September 10-22, 2001.  The aim of the summer school is to
analyze questions relating to the construction of a European identity and
the emergence of new citizenship rights.  The deadline for applications is
July 28, 2001.  Applications should be mailed or e-mailed to the Jean
Monnet European Centre.  For more details and to apply, contact Jean
Monnet European Centre, Via Prati, 2 - 38100 Trento, I; tel: 39 (0)
461-881491; e-mail: poloeuropeo@soc.unitn.it Further information about the
summer school and application forms can also be found at the following web


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The Forum gratefully acknowledges the assistance of the Social Sciences
and Humanities Research Council of Canada in funding this newsletter.
Special thanks to Idil Boran for research help, and to Lise Charlebois for
help with the distribution of the newsletter.
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