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Events of past Academic Years


Tuesday, 28 May 2013
PRESENTATION: EU Leverage & National Interests in the Balkans: The Puzzles of Enlargement 10 years on
Speaker: Milada Vachudova, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of North Carolina
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Thursday, 23 May 2013
Visit of the President of Croatia Ivo Josipović 
Members of staff from LSE's European Institute met with the Croatian President to discuss Croatia's pending EU accession
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Wednesday, 22 May 2013
CONFERENCE: Croatia's EU Accession - Economic, Political & Regional Implications
Speakers: Katarina Ott, Emil Tedeschi, Ines Sabalić, Nenad Zakošek, Dejan Jović & Tim Judah
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Tuesday, 14 May 2013
PRESENTATION: Turkish Foreign Policy and the Balkans: Implications on Transatlantic Security
Speaker: Oya Dursun-Ozkanca, Assistant Professor of Political Science; Director of the International Studies Minor, Elizabethtown College, PA;
LSEE Visiting Fellow
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Tuesday, 7 May 2013
BOOK LAUNCH: Economic & European Perspectives of Western Balkan Countries
Speakers: Slavica PenevFikret Čaušević
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Thursday, 14 March 2013
BOOK LAUNCH: Civil Society & Transitions in the Western Balkans
Speakers: Adam FaganJoanna HansonArmine Ishkanian
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Thursday, 14 February 2013
TALK: Kosovo's Regional Role in the Western Balkans-Five Years On
Speaker: Mimoza Kusari-Lila, Deputy Prime Minister of Trade and Industry, Kosovo
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Thursday, 22 November 2012
DISCUSSION PANEL: Saved by the Banks? Growth Challenges & Investment Initiatives in the Balkans
Speakers: Anthony BartzokasIvo Bićanić & Olav Reinertsen
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Monday, 19 November 2012
BOOK LAUNCH: Health Reforms in South-East Europe
Speakers: Will BartlettAntoniya DimovaChristopher Gerry
Arjan GjoncaBernd Rechel
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Tuesday, 6 November 2012
TALK: Kosovo Dialogue - Results and Consequences
Speaker: Agron Bajrami, Editor in Chief of Koha Ditore Newspaper, Prishtina, Kosovo
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Monday, 22 October 2012
CLOSED ROUNDTABLE on Serbian Foreign Policy, including EU accession and the topic of Kosovo
Speaker: Jovan Ratković, Then Foreign policy advisor to Mr Boris Tadić, the leader of the Democratic Party and former President of Serbia
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Thursday, 11 October 2012
TALK: Kosovo's Path to EU & Economic Integration: Opportunities and Challenges
Speaker: Mimoza Kusari-Lila, Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Trade & Industry, Kosovo
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Monday 2 - Wednesday 4, July 2012
The 5th International Black Sea Symposium: The Black Sea Region as an Influential Crossroad Between East and West,  A Path Towards Extroversion
Co-organised with the International Centre for Black Sea Studies & others
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Monday, 18 June 2012
2nd Joint PhD Symposium on South East Europe  
Co-organised with Goldsmiths Centre for the Study of the Balkans & 
UCL's Centre for South East European Studies
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Friday, 11 May 2012
WORKSHOP: Skills and the Labour Market in the Western Balkans Organised in collaboration with FREN, Belgrade
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Monday, 26 March 2012
PUBLIC LECTURE: A Country in Transition: The Transformation of Tirana and the Future of Albania
Speaker: Edi Rama, Former Mayor of Tirana & Leader of the Socialist Opposition Party in Albania
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Tuesday, 13 March 2012
PANEL DEBATE: Challenges of Economic Development in Kosovo Speakers: Avni Zogjani & Iraj Hashi
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Friday, 10 February 2012
CONFERENCE: The Cyprus Economy at a Time of European Uncertainty: Managing Reform and Sustainability
rganised with the LSE's Hellenic Observatory 
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Wednesday 14 & Thursday 15, December 2011
CONFERENCE: The Social Consequences of the Global Economic Crisis in South Eastern Europe  
Organised by LSEE's Research Network on Social Cohesion in SEE
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Friday, 9 December 2011
Speaker: Fatos Nano, Former Prime Minister of Albania
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Wednesday, 23 November 2011
FILM SCREENING & DISCUSSION: The Long Road Through Balkan History
Co-organised with the Centre for the Study of the Balkans of Goldsmiths University
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Monday, 7 November 2011
PUBLIC LECTURE: Serbia & the Western Balkans: conomic Challenges, European Perspectives
Speaker: Božidar Đelić, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia
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Wednesday 27 & Thursday 28, October 2011
REGIONAL COOPERATION COUNCIL CONFERENCE: New Skills for New Jobs in the Western Balkans
Co-organised with the Regional Cooperation Council & Friedrich Ebert Foundation
Concept Note| - Event Agenda| - LSEE Research Network Session |


Monday, 10 October 2011
Speaker: Milorand Katnić, Finance Minister of Montenegro
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Wednesday, 12 October 2011
PUBLIC LECTURE: Obstacles to Western Balkan Trade in Services?
Speakers: Borko Handjiski, Ivana Prica & Peter Sanfey
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Monday, 19 - Friday, 23 September 2011
SOUTH EAST EUROPEAN SUMMER SCHOOL FOR DEMOCRACY: EU Perspective of the Western Balkans: Challenges and Opportunities
Co-organised with the Hellenic Observatory and the Anglo-Serbian Society, Belgrade
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Monday, 19 - Friday, 23 September 2011
THE 4TH INTERNATIONAL BLACK SEA SYMPOSIUM: The Black Sea Region in Transition: New Challenges and Concepts
Organised by The International Centre for Black Sea Studies in partnership with LSEE & others
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Monday, 4 July 2011 
Speaker: H.E. Sven Alkalaj, Foreign Affairs Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Friday, 24 June 2011
LSEE GHIŢĂ IONESCU MEMORIAL EVENT SERIES: Policy Roundtable on Administrative and Economic Reform in Romania: Lessons for the Region
Speakers: Alan SmithMonica Macovei & Cătălin Avramescu
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Tuesday, 7 June 2011
BOOK LAUNCH: New Perspectives on Yugoslavia, Key Issues & Controversies 
Speakers: James Ker-Lindsay & Dejan Djokić (book eds)
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Monday, 6 June 2011
Speaker: H.E Traian Băsescu
Discussant: Vladimir Tismaneanu
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Friday, 6 May 2011
LSEE-KFG RESEARCH WORKSHOP: Environmental Governance in South East Europe & the Western Balkans
Speakers: Liliana Andonova Miranda Schreurs & Tanja Borzel and others
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Thursday, 24 March 2011
PUBLIC LECURE: Property Restitution & the Return of Serbian Refugees to Croatia
Speaker: Milan Mesic, University of Zagreb 
Discussant: Brad Blitz, Kingston University, London


Thursday, 2 December 2010
CONFERENCE: South Eastern Europe - Regional Cooperation, Institutional Change and the Challange of European Integration
Co-organised with Programme Europe du Sud-Est (Ifri)
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Monday, 22 November 2010
PUBLIC LECTURE: What has the financial crisis taught Europe? 
Speaker: Simeon Djankov, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Bulgaria
Co-organised with APCO Worldwide Perspectives on SEE Series
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Wednesday, 10 November 2010
Ten Years After Milosevic: How can Serbia Contribute to the Stabalisation of the Western Balkans?
Speakers: Zoran Vujić, Zoran Jeftić, Sonja Stojanović & Bojan Brkić
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5-12 September 2010
South East European Summer School for Democracy: Enlargement Fatigue & EU Prospects of the Western Balkans
Participating LSEE Staff: Spyros Economides
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Monday, 28 June 2010
JOINT LSEE-IFRI WORKSHOP: John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation Research Programme for South Eastern Europe, Joint LSEE-IFRI Workshop
Co-organised with the Programme Europe du Sud-Est, L'Institut francais des relations internationales (IFRI)
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Thursday, 24 June 2010
BOOK LAUNCH: Serbia's Transition Towards a Better Future
Speaker: Milica Uvalic 
Discussants: Saul Estrin & Laza Kekic
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Friday 11 & Saturday 12 June 2010
WORKSHOP: Europeanisation and Enlargement
Bucharest, Romania
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Monday 10 & Tuesday 11 May 2010
RESEARCH CONFERENCE: Regional Policy and Decentralization in SEE
Co-organised with IMO Zagreb, Freidrich Ebert Stiftung and supported by the National Bank of Greece
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Thursday, 20 May 2010
The Serbian Economy in 2010 and Beyond: back to growth?
Speaker: Professor Boris Begovic, Professor of Economics, School of Law, University of Belgrade
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Monday 24 & Tuesday 25 May 2010
RESEARCH WORKSHOP: Health Reforms in South Eastern Europe
Co-organised with the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies and The Andrija Štampar School of Public Health
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Friday, 7 May 2010
CONFERENCE: For better or for worse? Civil Society & Transitions in the Western Balkans
Co-organised with LSE's Global Governance
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Tuesday, 27 April 2010
Culture of Corruption: South East Europe, Britain & Germany in a Comparative Perspective
Speakers: Dirk Tanzler, University of Konstanz; Angelos Giannakopoulos, University of Konstanz & Konstandinos Maras, Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, Essen


Thursday, 18 March 2010
PUBLIC DEBATE: EU Enlargement & the Western Balkans: Fast Track or Slow Lane Approach?
Speakers: Ingeborg Grassle & Tanja Fajon
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Thursday, 11 February 2010
VISIT & LECTURE: Marking a New Beginning-Bosnia & Herzegovina and South East Europe
Speaker: Zlatko Lagumzija, Leader of the Social Democratic Party & Former Prime Minister of Bosnia & Herzegovina
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Wednesday, 3 February 2010
PANEL DISCUSSION: Eastern Europe and the Balkans: What Now?  Speakers: Tim Judah & Nick Thorpe 
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Tuesday, 2 February 2010
PANEL DISCUSSION: The Kosovo Case Unpacked - A Legal and Political Discussion of the Arguments Presented to the ICJ
Speakers: James Irving & James Ker-Lindsay 
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Tuesday, 1 December 2009
ROUNDTABLE: After the Economic Crisis in South East Europe: Back to Business as Usual?
Speakers: Vladimir GligorovLaza KekicPeter Sanfey
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Wednesday, 25 November 2009
PUBLIC LECTURE: Long Live the Yugosphere
Speaker: Tim Judah, Author and Balkans correspondent for The Economist
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Friday, 2 October 2009
PUBLIC LECTURE: Why is Bosnia a Failure? Comparing theories of international state-building
Speaker: Professor Susan Woodward, City University of New York
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Sunday 13 - Friday 18 September 2009
THE 12TH SOUTH-EAST EUROPEAN SUMMER SCHOOL FOR DEMOCRACY: Impact of Global Crisis on Stability and Security in the Balkans
Participants: James Ker-LindsaySpyros Economides
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