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Citizenship, Democracy and Ethnocultural Diversity
Newsletter of the Queen's Forum for Philosophy and Public Policy
No. 24, April 2002

 



Contents

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

1. INTRODUCTION

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-fourth issue. We hope that it will be of
interest to anyone working in the field, whether in academia, public
service, or various non-governmental organizations.

If you know anyone who would like to be added to the mailing list
for this newsletter, please contact us at
cded@post.queensu.ca . For further information about the
research project, you can also reach us by fax at 613-533-6545.
Back-issues of the newsletter are posted on the Web on Will
Kymlicka's home-page:
http://www.queensu.ca/cded/newsletter.html
 

2. RECENT AND UPCOMING CONFERENCES

A conference was held March 15-17 2002 at the University of Western
Ontario entitled "Transnational Democracy: Lessons from the
Nation-State?". Organized by the Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict
Research Group at UWO, the aim of the conference was to consider the
prospects for transitional democracy on philosophical, political and
historical grounds. Conference information is posted on the NECRG
website: http://www.ssc.uwo.ca/polysci/necrg/

The Globalization Research Center at the University of Hawaii is
organising a conference called "Globalization, Public Institutions
and Fairness" for April 6-9 2002. The conference is part of an
ongoing project on Globalization and Democracy (the DemGlo project).
For information contact Jim Dator; tel:(808) 956-2888; email:
dator@hawaii.edu or Richard Pratt; tel: (808) 956-8260; email:
mailto:pratt@hawaii.edu The conference listing can be found on the
DemGlo project website at: http://www2.hawaii.edu/~fredr/DGpro.htm

The Council of Europe and the Faculty of Law of Robert Schuman
University, Strasbourg (France) will host a colloquy entitled "The
European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages and France." The
colloquy will be held in Strasbourg on April 11-12 2002, and debates
will include senior officials and specialists from France and
abroad. For further details or a copy of the programme, contact:
Antonio Bultrini, Administrator, Secretariat of the European Charter
for Regional or Minority Languages, DG 1 - Legal Affairs, Council of
Europe; email: antonio.bultrini@coe.int

The Centre UNESCO de Catalunya has recently announced the World
Congress on Language Policies, organized by the Linguapax Institute,
to be held in Barcelona on 16-19 April 2002. Political, economic and
technological changes since the 1990s have had a significant impact
on languages, especially minority languages and medium-sized
languages. The Congress will bring together researchers working on
these issues from around the world. The working languages will be
English, French, Catalan and Spanish. For more information, visit:
http://www.wtcbarcelona.com or http://www.linguapax.org or contact:
The Linguapax Institute, Mallorca 285, Barcelona 08037 Spain; fax:
(+34) 93 457 58 51

A workshop entitled "Creating and Revitalising Democratic
Institutions: Context and Challenge in Latin America and South Asia"
will take place April 18-20 2002 at the Peter Wall Institute in
Vancouver, BC. The workshop is co-sponsored by the Canadian Council
of Area Studies Learned Societies, the Canadian Association for
Latin American and Caribbean Studies, the Canadian Asian Studies
Association (South Asia Council), and the Peter Wall Institute for
Advanced Studies at the University of British Columbia (along with
other sections at UBC). For more information contact the workshop
co-ordinator: John R. Wood; email: jwood@interchange.ubc.ca or visit
the event website at:
http://www.liucentre.ubc.ca/iir/conferences/iir/conferences/lasa160502/overview.htm

The Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity at Stanford
University and the James Irvine Foundation will sponsor a conference
entitled "Negotiating the New Racial Landscape in California". The
conference will take place April 25-27 2002 at Stanford University. Most
of the scheduled talks take up issues related specifically to Californian
politics and demography, but a number of sessions address moral and
political issues. For conference and registration information, access the
conference website:
http://www.stanford.edu/dept/csre/news/conference.html or contact: Leanne
Isaak at tel: (650) 724-3468; or email: lisaak@stanford.edu

The Renner Institute and the German Ebert Foundation are organizing
a conference on "Multiculturalism - Facts, Myths and
Social-Democratic Perspectives" in Berlin, May 2-4, 2002. For more
information, contact Karl A. Duffek, Director, The Renner Institute,
Khelslplatz 12, A-1120 Vienna; tel: ++43-1-80465 01-29;fax:
++43-1-8040874 or visit the Renner Institute's website at:
http://www.renner-institut.at/stud_progr/frinnenpol.htm

The Institute of Intergovernmental Relations at Queen's University,
Kingston is organizing a conference called "Globalization,
Multilevel Governance and Democracy" which will take place in
Kingston on May 3-4 2002. This conference will investigate
multilevel governance as a strategy for confronting many of the
challenges of current global politics. Emphasis will be placed on
Canadian issues and challenges, but the conference will also examine
parallel developments in multilevel governance from a broader North
American, cross-regional and global perspective. For further
details, access the conference website at:
http://qsilver.queensu.ca/iigr/conferences/globalization/index.html,
which contains contact information and a programme.

A Metropolis conference entitled "Immigrants and Homeland" is being
organized by the Croatian Centre for Strategic Studies and the
Institute of Social Sciences ("Ivo Pilar") in Dubrovnik, Croatia,
May 9-12 2002. The conference will explore the subject of diaspora
from the perspectives of both the homeland and the host country. For
details on registration, access the Metropolis website at:
http://www.international.metropolis.net/frameset_e.html or contact
Mrs. Vlasta Brunsko, Don Frana Bulica 4, 20000 Dubrovnik, Croatia;
tel: + 385 20 411 718; fax: + 385 20 411 020

The Citizenship Education Research Network (CERN) of Canada has
announced its Third Annual Citizenship Education Forum, to be held
at the University of Toronto on May 29 2002. The all-day forum is
scheduled in conjunction with the CIESC (Comparative International
Education Society of Canada). A program and call for papers is
available at:
http://fcis.oise.utoronto.ca/~daniel_schugurensky/cernforum_prog.html
For more information on the forum, or to register, contact: John P.
Myers (jomyers@oise.utoronto.ca), Daniel Schugurensky
(dschugurensky@oise.utoronto.ca) or Yvonne Hebert
(yhebert@ucalgary.ca).

A conference being held at the Robert Schuman Centre, European
University Institute, 31 May-1 June 2002 will explore the
connections and tensions between developing European Union
institutions and societies in post-communist Europe. The conference
is entitled "Europeanization and regionalism in Central and Eastern
Europe", and it will consider such themes as; the role of the EU
Commission, the historical and contemporary construction of regions
in CEE, the relevance of the western experience of regionalism to
CEE countries, the functions and political status of regional
structures, and the importance of ethnic and nationality politics in
the establishment of regions. For further details, contact: Michael
Keating, European University Institute, Florence, Italy; email:
keating@iue.it; tel: +39 055 4685 250; fax: +39 055 4685 201 or
contact: James Hughes, European University Institute; email:
james.hughes@iue.it

There will be a one-day workshop on "The World Dynamics of Languages
and Linguistic Justice" at the Hoover Chair in Economic and Social
Ethics, Catholic University of Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium,
June 27, 2002.  The workshop is co-organized by Philippe Van Parijs
and Idil Boran and will bring together political philosophers and
sociologists of language to discuss issues of linguistic justice
with particular focus on the recent book by Abram de Swaan, Words of
the World: The Global Language System (Polity Press: 2002). Amongst
the issues discussed will be the normative implications for
linguistic justice of transnational patterns of language choice, and
the application of the theory in various contexts such as
Sub-Saharan Africa and the European Union. For further information
contact either Idil Boran, Hoover Fellow, e-mail:
boran@etes.ucl.ac.be or Philippe Van Parijs, Chair, e-mail:
vanparijs@etes.ucl.ac.be; Chaire Hoover d'éthique économique et
sociale, Place Montesquieu, UCL, B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgique;
Tel: 32-10-47 39 51; Fax : 32-10-47 39 52

The International Law and Ethics Conference Series (ILECS) has
announced its 2002 project; "Religious and Political Toleration in
the Age of Globalization." Organized originally as a forum to bring
together moral, legal and political theorists from the West and
Eastern Europe, the ILECS has adopted a two-part model, with
meetings in both Europe and North America. Meetings this year will
take place June 28-30 at Belgrade University and November 1-3 at
Portland State University. For information on either of these events
contact Aleksander Jokic, Department of Philosophy and Conflict
Resolution, Portland State University, PO Box 751, Portland OR,
97207-0751; tel: (503) 725 3503; fax: (503) 725 3524; email:
ajokic@sbceo.org

The Political Economy Research Centre at the University of
Sheffield, and the ESRC Centre for the Study of Globalisation and
Regionalisation at University of Warwick, are organizing a
conference entitled "Towards a New Political Economy of Development:
Globalisation and Governance." This international conference,
scheduled for July 4-6 2002 at the University of Sheffield, United
Kingdom, will attempt to bring together recent research focussing on
political economy in the EU context. For further details, access the
conference website and call for papers at:
http://www.shef.ac.uk/~perc/dev/

Prof. Ian Wallace and Dr. Stefan Wolff at the University of Bath are
organizing two conferences relating to forced migration in Europe
and around the world. The general project is entitled "Images of
Loss and Reconciliation: Political and Literary Representations of
Forced Migrations in Comparative Perspective". Two areas will be
investigated: "Political Representations of Forced Migrations, their
Causes and Consequences" and "Literary Representations of Forced
Migrations, their Causes and Consequences." Conference one
(Political Representations) will take place in September 2002; and
conference two (Literary Representations) will take place in April
2003. For further information, including the call for papers,
contact Stefan Wolff at email: S.Wolff@bath.ac.uk. The conference
website can be accessed at:
http://www.bath.ac.uk/~mlssaw/fm_conference/

The International Association for the Study of Forced Migration, in
conjunction with its local host, the Asian Centre for Research on
Migration at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, invite papers and
proposals for its 8th Biannual Conference entitled "Forced Migration
and Global Processes." The conference will take place January 5-9,
2003 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Contributions from the numerous
academic disciplines as well as government and NGO sectors are
welcome. Proposals should relate to one or more of the Conference's
themes: forced migration and development, forced migration and human
rights and forced migration and security. For more information,
visit the IASFM website: http://www.iasfm.org or contact Francois
Crepeau at iasfm8@droit.umontreal.ca
 

3. RECENT PUBLICATIONS (all prices in U.S. dollars).
 

Philip Alston (ed), Peoples' Rights (Oxford UP, 2001) $26.00

Walter Berns, Making Patriots (U. Chicago Press, 2001) $20.00

Maria Brettschneider, Democratic Theorizing from the Margins (Temple U.
Press, 2002) $39.50

Jane K. Cowan, Marie-Benedicte Dembour & Richard Wilson (eds),
Culture and Rights: Anthropological Perspectives (Cambridge UP,
2001) $23.00

Malcolm Cross and Robert Moore (eds), Globalization and the New
City: Migrants, Minorities and Urban Transformations in Comparative
Perspective (Palgrave, 2002) $65.00

George Crowder, Liberalism and Value Pluralism (Continuum, 2002) $29.92

Gerald Delanty, Citizenship in a Global Age: Society, Culture, Politics
(Open U. Press, 2001), $28.95

Abram de Swaan, Words of the World: The Global Language System (Polity
Press, 2002)

C.F. Doran, Why Canadian Unity Matters and Why Americans Care: Democratic
Pluralism At Risk (University of Toronto Press, 2001) $55.00

Robert Drinan, The Mobilization of Shame: A World View of Human
Rights (Yale UP, 2001) $24.95

John Dryzek and Leslie Holmes, Post-Communist Democratization: Political
Discourses Across Thirteen Countries (Cambridge UP, 2002), $23.00

Thomas Dynneson, Civism: Cultivating Citizenship in European History
(Peter Lang, 2001). $39.95

Klaus Eder and Bernhard Giesen (eds), European Citizenship Between
National Legacies and Postnational Projects (Oxford UP, 2001),
$65.00

Rainer Forst, Contexts of Justice: Political Philosophy beyond Liberalism
and Communitarianism (U of California Press, 2002) $22.50

Matthew Gibney, The Ethics and Politics of Asylum: Liberal Democracy
and the Response to Refugees (Cambridge UP, 2002), $23.00

David T. Graham & Nana K. Poku (eds), Migration, Globalization and Human
Security (Routledge, 2000) $85.00

Keith Graham, Practical Reasoning in a Social World: How we act together
(Cambridge UP, 2002) $55.00

Lani Guinier and Gerald Torres, The Miner's Canary: Enlisting Race,
Resisting Power, Transforming Democracy (Harvard UP, 2002), $27.95

Ghassan Hage (ed), Arab-Australians: Citizenship and Belonging Today
(Melbourne UP, 2002). $29.95

Lene Hansen & Ole Waever (eds), European Integration and National
Identity (Routledge, 2001) $30.95

Bonnie Honig, Democracy and the Foreigner (Princeton UP, 2001), $24.95

James Hughes and Gwendolyn Sasse (eds), Ethnicity and Territory in the
Former Soviet Union: Regions in Conflict (France Cass, 2002)

Engin Isin, Being Political: Genealogies of Citizenship (U.
Minnesota Press, 2002), $24.95

Mark Jubulis, Nationalism and Democratic Transition: The Politics of
Citizenship and Language in Post-Soviet Latvia (U. Press of America,
2001), $51.00

Riva Kastoryano, Negotiating Identities: States & Immigrants in
France and Germany (Princeton UP, 2001) $24.95

Sudipta Kaviraj and Sunil Khilnani, Civil Society: History and
Possibilities (Cambridge UP. 2001). $23.00

Preston King, Federalism and Federation 2nd edition, (Frank Cass, 2002)
$24.50

Yaakov Kop, Michael Armacost and Robert Litan, Sticking Together: The
Israeli Experiment in Pluralism (Brookings Institution, 2002), $22.95.

Rob Kroes, Them and Us: Questions of Citizenship in a Globalizing
World (U. Illinois Press, 2001), $18.95

Jan Leighley, Strength in Numbers: The Political Mobilization of
Racial and Ethnic Minorities (Princeton UP, 2001), $17.95

Jocelyn Maclure & Alain-G. Gagnon (eds), Reperes en mutation
Identite et Citoyennete dans le Quebec contemporain (Amerique,
2001).

Marie McAndrew, Immigration et Diversite a l'ecole: Le debat
quebecois une perspective comparitive (Les Presses de l'Universite
de Montreal, 2001)

Darrel Moellendorf, Cosmopolitan Justice (Westview 2002) $25.50

Richard Munch, Nation and Citizenship in the Global Age: From
National to Transnational Ties and Identities (Palgrave, 2001),
$65.00

Camille O'Reilly (ed), Language, Ethnicity and the State: Volume 1:
Minority Languages in the European Union; Volume 2: Minority
Languages in Eastern Europe post-1989 (Palgrave 2001)

Thomas Pogge (ed), Global Justice (Blackwell, 2001) $27.95

Diane Ravitch and Joseph Viteritti (eds), Making Good Citizens:
Education and Civil Society (Yale UP, 2001). $35.00

Rob Reich, Bridging Liberalism and Multiculturalism in American
Education (U. Chicago Press, 2002), $19.00

Benjamin Reilly, Democracy in Divided Societies: Electoral
Engineering for Conflict Management (Cambridge UP, 2001), $22.00

Philip Selznick, The Communitarian Persuasion (Woodrow Wilson Center
Press, 2002), $17.95

Avitai Simhony & David Weinstein (eds), The New Liberalism: Reconciling
Liberty and Community (Cambridge UP, 2001) $23.00

Nick Stevenson (ed), Culture and Citizenship (Sage, 2001) $25.95

Hans Vermeulen & Joel Perlmann (eds), Immigrants, Schooling and Social
Mobility: Does Culture Make a Difference? (Palgrave, 2000) $69.95

G. Welhongama, Minorities' Claims: From Autonomy to Secession (Ashgate,
2000) $24.95
 

Journal Special Issues

The University of Toronto Law Journal has published a special issue
on "Liberal Democracy and Tribal Peoples: Group Rights in
Aotearoa/New Zealand" (Vol. 52/1, 2002), with articles by Patrick
Macklem, Andrew Sharp, Kirsty Gover and Natalie Baird, P.G. McHugh,
Benedict Kingsbury, and Jeremy Waldron.

The Journal of International Migration and Integration (JIMI) has
published a special issue called; "Minority Elites in the Making"
(Volume 2 No. 2), which includes essays by Ruben Gowricharn, Andreas
Pott, Jan C. C. Rupp, Richard L. Zweigenhaft and Shamit Saggar. A
table of contents for this issue is available on the JIMI website:
http://jimi.metropolis.net/frameset_e.html

Two recent thematic issues of The International Social Science
Journal might be of interest to readers of the Newsletter: one on
International Migration (No. 165) and the second on Federalism (No.
167). The ISSJ was founded by UNESCO in 1949, and publishes
quarterly issues, each devoted to a single theme, in English,
French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese and Russian. Issues 165 & 167 are
also available on the internet in Spanish at the ISSJ archive:
http://www.unesco.org/issj/

A number of recent articles in The Journal of Philosophy of
Education might be of interest to Newsletter readers. The first
issue of 2001 (Vol. 35, No 1, February 2001) includes a series of
articles investigating recent issues concerning citizenship and
education. Articles address such issues as autonomy, tolerance,
liberal theory, and the status of recent work on deliberative
democracy and 'communicative democracy'. The following issue of the
JPE (Vol. 35, No 2, May 2001) contains an article that details the
concept of 'moral integrity' and its connection to education
citizenship.

The International Journal of Theory and Research in Education (The
School Field) has two special issues on social justice and education
(Volume XII, 2001, Number 1/2 & Number 3/4). The guest editors of
the two special issues are Morwenna Griffiths and Mitja Sardoc.
Contributors include Padraig Hogan, Morwenna Griffiths, Richard
Smith, Melanie Walker, Mike Cole, Elizabeth Atkinson, Idil Boran, an
interview with Harry Brighouse, a conversation between Sharon
Gewirtz and Meg Maguire, Mary Lynn Hamilton, John Smyth, Enora R.
Brown, Saeeda Shah, Bob Fecho & JoBeth Allen, Zdenko Kodelja, Gaby
Weiner, Ghazala Bhatti. For abstracts or any other information,
please, check the home page of the journal:
http://www.theschoolfield.com

The International Journal of Minority and Group Rights recently published
a special issue on the rights of indigenous Saami in the Nordic countries,
(Vol. 8, #3, 2001) edited by Andreas Follesdal.  Contributors include
Andreas Follesdal, Henry Minde, Asbjorn Edie, Else Grete Broderstad, Anne
Julie Semb, Kirstie Strom Bull, Nils Oskal, Lukas H. Meyer, and Reetta
Toivanen.
 

4. CALL FOR PAPERS

The MOST Journal on Multicultural Societies is publishing a thematic
issue on "The Human Rights of Linguistic Minorities and Language
Policies" (Vol. 3, No 2). This issue, guest edited by Fernand de
Varennes, will seek to continue and advance the debate on linguistic
rights, which was stimulated in a previous thematic issue (Vol. 3,
No 1; "Lesser Used Languages and the Law in Europe"). Articles will
focus on the following regions; the European Union, the Baltic
States, Central Asia and South Africa. To view the call for papers,
or to view the previous thematic issue on language rights, visit:
http://www.unesco.org/most/jmshome.htm

Peace Review, a quarterly, multidisciplinary, transnational journal
focussing on current issues related to peace in global affairs, is
accepting essays on the topic of "Forgiveness and Reconciliation."
The deadline for this CFP is April 7, 2002. Relevant topics would
include research on human rights, development, ecology, culture,
race, gender and related issues. Special editors for this issue are
Andrew Rigby and Carol Rank, both of the University of Coventry. To
submit essays by email attachment, or to access writer's guidelines
for the journal; email: hieber@usfca.edu For other information,
contact Robert Elias, Peace Review, Department of Politics,
University of San Francisco, 2103 Fulton Street, San Francisco, CA,
94117. Tel: 415-422-2910; Fax: 415-422-5671 (attn: Elias or Hieber);
Email: eliasr@usfca.edu The website for Peace Review is located at:
http://www.usfca.edu/peacereview/PRHome.html

Federal Governance, a new multidisciplinary journal for graduate
students, is accepting essays and reviews on subjects related to
federalism, in both political theory and practice. Federal
Governance was created by graduate students in various disciplines,
from universities in Canada and other countries, under the support
of the Institute of Intergovernmental Relations at Queen's
University and the Canadian Network of Federalism Studies. For more
information on potential topics, and for information on how to
submit essays and reviews, visit the Federal Governance website at:
http://cnfs.queensu.ca/federalgovernance/ Or contact the editors by
email at: federalgovernance@cnfs.queensu.ca

The journal Animus is accepting essays for Volume Seven, which will
be published in December 2002. Animus aims to establish an
understanding of the works of Western civilization and contemporary
views of these works. This special issue is about "Political
Institutions," and the Editor-in-chief for the volume is David
Peddle, Department of Philosophy, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College,
Memorial University, Corner Brook, NF. Inquiries and submissions can
be sent to: dpeddle@swgc.mun.ca For information about the journal,
access the journal website: http://www.mun.ca/animus
 

5. INTERNET RESOURCES

The "Educating Against Racism" section of the Canadian Race
Relations Foundation has published a series of useful research
reports and other documents on the web. The documents take up many
of the issues covered by the CRRF newsletter "Perspectives," which
presents research projects recently completed by the CRRF. Among
recent titles are the following; "Racism in Canada"; "Aboriginal
Peoples and Racism in Canada" and "Unequal Access: A Canadian
Profile of Racial Differences in Education, Employment and Income".
To access both the series and the CRRF newsletter, visit:
http://www.crr.ca/EN/Publications/ePubHome.htm

A study on the relationship between immigration/integration and
Canada's official language communities has been posted on-line.
Entitled "Immigration and the Vitality of Canada's Official Language
Communities: Policy, Demography and Identity", the study was
prepared for the Commissioner of Official Languages by Dr. Jack
Jedwab of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, and is
available on the website of the Office of the Commissioner at:
http://www.ocol-clo.gc.ca

A new report on dual citizenship in the United States has been
posted on-line. Prepared by Stanley Renshon (with discussions by
Amitai Eztioni and Peter Spiro), the report is entitled; "Dual
Citizenship and American National Identity." For the complete
report: http://www.cis.org/articles/2001/renshontoc.html This report
builds on an earlier Center for Immigration Backgrounder, "Dual
Citizens in America: An Issue of Vast Proportions and Broad
Significance", which is available at:
http://www.cis.org/articles/2000/back700.html

Bigotry Monitor is a weekly human rights newsletter on antisemitism,
xenophobia and religious persecution in the former communist world
and Western Europe. The editor is Charles Fenyvesy. To subscribe,
send an email to: bigotrymonitor@ucsj.com For more information on
the newsletter, contact Charles Fenyvesy; email: cfenyvesy@aol.com
All issues of the newsletter can be viewed at:
http://www.fsumonitor.com
 

6. COURSES AND SUMMER SCHOOLS

The Minority Rights Group International (MRG) is organizing a
training seminar on the Framework Convention for the Protection of
National Minorities. The seminar is organized with the assistance of
the Directorate of Human Rights of the Council of Europe, and will
take place at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg from May 16-19
2002. For details, contact Veena Meetoo (email:
veena.meetoo@mrgmail.org) or Magdalena Syposz (email:
magdalena.syposz@mrgmail.org); Phone: +(44.20)7978-9498 (Magdalena
ext. 211; Veena 213).

The Irish Centre for Human Rights in Galway is organizing a summer
course on "National Minorities in International Law." The course
will deal specifically with Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights Law,
including the legal, political and philosophical issues relating to
this theme, and current issues pertaining to Indigenous peoples and
the international human rights regime. It is a week-long course,
taking place from June 8-14 2002 at the Irish Centre for Human
Rights, N.U.I. Galway. For a draft programme and application form,
go to: http://www.nuigalway.ie/human_rights, email: Niamh Walsh
niamhfw@hotmail.com or contact: Irish Centre for Human Rights,
National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland; tel: +353 91
750464; fax: +353 91 750575

UNU/INCORE's 2002 International Summer School is set to take place
June 10-15 2002 in Derry/Londonderry Northern Ireland. Courses are
designed for senior level participants from academic, policy and NGO
backgrounds. Courses for 2002 include; Dealing with the Past;
Managing Peace Processes; Religion and Conflict and a series of
panels exploring policy approaches to conflict resolutions. The
deadline for registration at this year's school is April 19 2002.
The contact person is Sheila Maibaum, INCORE, University of Ulster,
Aberfoyle House, Northland Road, Derry/Londonderry, Northern
Ireland, BT487JA; Email: shula@incore.ulst.ac.uk; Tel: +44 (0) 28
71375779; Fax: +44 (0) 28 71375510. For further information about
the summer school, go to: http://www.incore.ulst.ac.uk/; email:
school@incore.ulst.ac.uk.

The European Summer University of the Institute of Federalism,
University of Fribourg, is holding is fourteenth session September
2-20 2002. The topic this year is "Federalism, Decentralization and
Good Governance in Multicultural Societies." The three-week program
will involve sessions on federal institutions; federalism,
multiculturalism and multinationalism and good governance under
federalism. To obtain registration forms and conference information,
contact: Ms. J. Cousinou, Institut du Federalisme, Englisberg 7, CH
- 1763 Granges-Paccot; tel: +41-26-300.8125; fax: +41-26-300.9724;
email: joelle.cousinou@unifr.ch For more information on the summer
school, visit the following website: www.federalism.ch/ircc/esu/

The Europa-Universitat Viadrina is holding a summer school on "The
European System of Human Rights Protection." Set to take place
September 9-20 2002, at Viadrina European University, Frankfurt
(Oder), Germany, the summer school will investigate the various
European human rights systems, including relevant institutions and
documents as well as practical and contemporary issues. The school
will take place in English, and will include experts from numerous
European universities. For more information access the conference
website: http://www.hrcourse.euv-frankfurt-o.de/schule/Index.html or
contact jursok@euv-frankfurt-o.de
 

7. RELATED RESEARCH PROGRAMS

The Canada Research Chair in Citizenship Studies at the Faculty of
Arts, York University (Toronto, Canada) has announced a Postdoctoral
Fellowship tenable at York University in the area of Citizenship
Studies. The fellowship is open to researchers who have successfully
completed a doctorate in the social sciences by April 2002, and who
are engaged in a research program relating to citizenship studies,
broadly construed. The fellowship is tenable for the 2002-2003
academic year. Potential applicants should visit the Chair's website
for further information; Engin F. Isin, Canada Research Chair in
Citizenship Studies, Calumet College, York University, Toronto,
Canada, M3J1P3; website: http://www.yorku.ca/isin/ email:
isin@yorku.ca

The Fulbright New Century Scholars Program, an initiative of the
Fulbright Scholar Program, annually brings together 25-30 research
scholars and professionals from the U.S. and around the world to
engage in a multidisciplinary collaboration on a topic of global
significance. For the academic year 2002-2003, the research focus is
"Addressing Sectarian, Ethnic and Cultural Conflict within and
across National Borders." Selected scholars will be expected to
pursue individual research related to the NCS theme, and to
participate in other activities associated with the NCS Program. The
deadline for completed applications is October 1 2002. For complete
details and application materials, contact: NCS@cies.iie.org or
visit: http://www.cies.org
 

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of Philosophy, Queen's University, Watson Hall 313, Kingston Ontario
K7L 3N6, Canada. Fax: 613-533-6545.   The Forum gratefully
acknowledges the assistance of the Social Sciences and Humanities
Research Council of Canada in funding this newsletter. Special
thanks to Michael Kocsis for research help, and to Lise Charlebois
for help with the distribution of the newsletter.
 


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