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» Post-Yugoslavia: Polities, Politics, Political Science« Ljubljana, Hotel Slon and Faculty of Social Sciences, June 5-7 2013 - Program -

Wednesday, June 5 2013 Hotel Slon




Opening of the Conference: Assoc. Prof. Cirila Toplak, President of

Slovenian Political Science Association; Dietmar Dirmoser, PhD, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Jernej Pikalo, PhD, Minister of Education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Slovenia: Political Science on

Political Science Twenty Years Later


Post-Yugoslavia in Political Theory

Coordinator: Assist. Prof. Andrej Kurnik (FSS) Panellists: Assoc. Prof. Žiga Vodovnik, FSS: Modernity, Colonialism, Decolonisation: the Balkans Assoc. Prof. Andrej Lukšič, FSS: Green Political Theory in the Grip of Practical Issues Assoc. Prof. Cirila Toplak, FSS: Planned Ethnocracies Within Imagined Borders: Transition the Yugoslav Way Adin Crnkić, FSS: (Neo)nationalism: (In)visible Symptom of Post-Yugoslavism


Coffee Break


Silent Yugoslavia (Principal Round Table)

Coordinator: Assoc. Prof. Žiga Vodovnik (FSS) Discussants: Prof. Nermina Mujagić (University of Sarajevo), Prof. Ivan Padjen (University of Rijeka), Olivera Komar, PhD (University of Podgorica), Prof. Miloš Šolaja (University of Banja Luka), Prof. Vladimir Pavičević (University of Belgrade), Elena Nacevska (University of Skopje), Prof. Igor Lukšič (FSS)



Thursday, June 6 2013 Hotel Slon


International Relations in the Western Balkans

Coordinator: Prof. Bojko Bučar (FSS) Panellists: Prof. Zlatko Šabič, FSS: Slovenia in International Institutions: Between »Ordinary«

Membership and »Extraordinary« Presidency Assoc. Prof. Petra Roter, FSS: Europeanization of Minority and Human Rights Protection Following Slovenia’s EU Accession Prof. Maja Bučar and Assist. Prof. Boštjan Udovič, FSS: Slovenia’s Development Aid and Economic Diplomacy in the 2004-2014 Financial Perspective Assist. Prof. Anže Burger and Assist. Aljaž Burger, FSS: Strengths and Weaknesses of the Common European Market from the Perspective of Slovenian National Economy: Between National Interests and European Market Assist. Marko Lovec and Assist. Danijel Crnčec, MA, FSS: Slovenia in the European Union: From “Exemplary” Pupil to “Problem” Pupil 2004–2014


Security Processes in the Region Following the Dissolution of Yugoslavia

Coordinator : Assist. Prof. Jelena Juvan (FSS) Panellists: Assist. Prof. Uroš Svete (FSS): Diversification of Political Communities Within National Borders as a Security Issue in South-eastern Europe Prof. Anton Bebler (FSS): Regional Security in the Balkans Following the Dissolution of Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Assist. Erik Kopač (FSS): Transformation of Defence Industry Policies of the States Issued from Former Yugoslavia Gregor Garb, Slovenian Army: Ensuring Development of Defence Capacities by Coherence Policy Liliana Brožič, Slovenian Army: Transformation of Armed Forces as a Concept, a Process and an Opportunity


Lunch Break


Post-Yugoslavia: Dialogue between Political Theory and Practice (Principal Round Table)

Coordinator: Assoc. Prof. Cirila Toplak (FSS) Discussants: Prof. Asim Mujkić (University of Sarajevo), Davorka Budimir (University of Zagreb), mag. Ivan Vuković (University of Podgorica), Assist. Prof. Andrej Kurnik (FSS), Prof. Ljiljana Mijović (University of Banja Luka), Prof. Dimitar Mirčev (University of Skopje), Tanja Fajon (Member of the European Parliament), Prof. Milan Podunavac (University of Belgrade)


Coffee Break


“A Friend in Need is a Friend Indeed”: Economic Relations in the Space of Former Yugoslavia (Round Table)

Coordinator: Assist. Prof. Milan Brglez (FSS) Discussants: Assist. Prof. Anže Burger (FSS), Prof. Damjan (Ljubljana Faculty of Economics), Assist. Prof. Aleksandar Kešeljevič (Ljubljana Faculty of Economics), Prof. Bogomir Kovač (Ljubljana Faculty of Economics), Assist. Aljaž Kunčič (FSS), Franc Križanič, PhD, Assist. Marko Lovec (FSS), Prof. Jože Mencinger (Ljubljana Faculty of Law), Assoc. Prof. Janez Šušteršič (University of Primorska Faculty of Management)


Former Yugoslav States: a Choice between Democracy and Market Economy?

Coordinator: Student Association Polituss Panellists: Daniel Fazlić, FSS: Balkanism Tim Dobovšek, FSS: Democratisation of Former Yugoslav Republics Sebastjan Runovc, FSS: Functioning and Potential of Political Institutions



Friday, June 7 2013 Faculty of Social Sciences 9.30-11.30:

Education and Active Citizenship: Towards an Inclusive Political Community

Coordinator: Assist. Prof. Marinko Banjac (FSS) Discussants: Tea Jarc (National Youth Council of Slovenia), Assist. Bla탑 Ilc (FSS), Peter Debeljak, MA (Office of the Republic of Slovenia for Youth), Alenka Gril, PhD (Education Research Institute), Pavla Karba, MA (The National Education Institute of the Republic of Slovenia), Andreja Barle-Lakota, PhD (Ministry of Education, Science and Sport)


Coffee Break


General Assembly of the Slovenian Political Science Association

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