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THE EUROPEAN UNION AND ITS NORMATIVE POWER IN A POST-CONFLICT SOCIETY: A CASE STUDY OF NORTHERN KOSOVO

Year 2015
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This project aims to study the role of normative power of the EU in the post-conflict society of northern Kosovo and to explore how has the signing of the Brussels agreement changed the dynamics of relations at both intra-societal (within the community of Serbs of northern Kosovo) and inter-ethnic level (Serbs of northern Kosovo vs. Kosovo Albanians and the institutions of the Kosovo government). The project would: 1. explore the motivation and driving factors of Kosovo Serbs for their positive/negative stance regarding the signature of the Brussels agreement and the cooperation with the institutions of the Government of Kosovo and Kosovo Albanians in general; 2. assess the intra-societal split within the Serb community in northern Kosovo between those who cooperate with the institutions of the Government of Kosovo and Kosovo Albanians in general, and those who still reject any kind of cooperation, and how is the intra-societal conflict (pressure) manifested; 3. evaluate the impact of normative power of the EU in northern Kosovo; 4. assess the changes in the patterns of relations between Serbs from northern Kosovo and Kosovo Albanians on political, institutional and societal level after the signing of the Brussels agreement; 5. draw policy implications for the EU Common Foreign and Security Policy. This research project draws from three theoretical backgrounds: the theory of normative power, ‘theories’ of peacebuilding, conflict prevention and conflict resolution, and the theory of intra-societal conflict. The following research methods would be applied: interviews, surveying, focus groups (field-work in Kosovo), and study of primary and secondary sources. From theoretical viewpoint, this project is innovative, as it questions the impact of EU’s normative power in a post-conflict society. This project is relevant because certain policy implications (recommendations) for the EU Common Foreign and Security Policy could be drawn from it.
1 Project

Arrested Truth: Transitional Justice and the Politics of Remembrance in Kosovo

Authors Gezim Visoka
Year 2016
Journal Name JOURNAL OF HUMAN RIGHTS PRACTICE
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2 Journal Article

The Quantitative Dermatoglyphic Traits in Three Population Groups of Albanians from Kosovo

Authors Temaj Gazmend, Milicic Jasna, Behluli Iibrahim, ...
Year 2010
Journal Name ANTHROPOLOGIST
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3 Journal Article

Nation-building, masculinity and entrepreneurship: memories of the "liberation of Kosovo" in Switzerland

Authors Romaine Farquet
Year 2018
Journal Name ETHNIC AND RACIAL STUDIES
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4 Journal Article

The Balkan Gurbet: Traditional Patterns and New Trends

Authors Petko Hristov
Book Title Migration in the Southern Balkans
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6 Book Chapter

Development of Monitoring Instruments for Judicial and Law Enforcement institutions in the Western Balkans

Year 2009
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Objectives • To assess and improve administrative and survey-based statistics (including the field of asylum, visa and migration) that are generated by justice and home affairs institutions in 7 countries of the Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, FYROM, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia). • To bring national statistics mechanisms in justice and home affairs institutions in the 7 countries towards compliance with relevant international and European Union acquis, standards and best practices • To strengthen the response to crime and corruption in Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, FYROM, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia Target group • Senior law enforcement officials • Prosecutors and judges • Staff of ministries of interior and ministries of justice • National statistical offices Outcomes • Preparation of a detailed written country assessment on national asylum visa and migration statistics in Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, FYROM, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia • Preparation of recommendations related to asylum, visa and migration statistics in the countries • Design and deliver training sessions for staff of justice and home affairs institutions on asylum, visa and migration statistics for each project country and territory. Project partners The project is implemented by UNODC in partnership with the European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control affiliated with the United Nations (HEUNI), the Joint Research Centre on Transnational Crime (TRANSCRIME) and the ICMPD.
7 Project

Kosovo - Winning its Independence but Losing its People? Recent Evidence on Emigration Intentions and Preparedness to Migrate

Authors Artjoms Ivlevs, Roswitha M. King
Year 2015
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION
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8 Journal Article

Kosovo - Winning its Independence but Losing its People? Recent Evidence on Emigration Intentions and Preparedness to Migrate

Authors Artjoms Ivlevs, Roswitha M. King
Year 2015
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION
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9 Journal Article

Coping strategies developed as a result of social structure and conflict: Kosovo in the 1990s

Authors K Ogden
Year 2000
Journal Name DISASTERS
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10 Journal Article

Exit or Voice? The Recent Drivers of Kosovar Out-migration

Authors Judith Moellers, Arjola Arapi-Gjini, Thomas Herzfeld, ...
Year 2017
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION
Citations (WoS) 1
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12 Journal Article

Exit or Voice? The Recent Drivers of Kosovar Out-migration

Authors Judith Moellers, Arjola Arapi-Gjini, Thomas Herzfeld, ...
Year 2017
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION
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13 Journal Article

Post-conflict reconstruction - a case study in Kosovo The complexity of planning and implementing infrastructure projects

Authors James Earnest
Year 2015
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY SERVICES
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14 Journal Article

Integration into the Swiss Society: The Case of Meral Kureyshi

Authors Tanja Zigon
Year 2016
Journal Name ARS & HUMANITAS
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15 Journal Article

Understanding and Describing PTSD in Kosovo: A Systematic Evidence-Based Review

Authors Naim Fanaj, Erika Melonashi
Year 2017
Journal Name SAGE OPEN
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16 Journal Article

Sending States and Diaspora Positionality in International Relations

Authors Maria Koinova
Year 2018
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY
Citations (WoS) 2
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17 Journal Article

Minority Rights: Some New Intergovernmental Approaches in Europe

Authors Alan Phillips
Book Title Scapegoats and Social Actors
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18 Book Chapter

Linguistic boundaries and geopolitical interests: the Albanian boundary commissions, 1878-1926

Authors Nicola C. Guy
Year 2008
Journal Name JOURNAL OF HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY
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19 Journal Article

Lessons from the Kosovo Refugee Crisis: Innovations in Protection and Burden-Sharing

Authors Astri Suhrke, Michael Barutciski
Book Title Global Changes in Asylum Regimes
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20 Book Chapter

Breaking Down the Ethnic Albanian Foreign Fighters Phenomenon

Authors Adrian Shtuni
Year 2015
Journal Name SOUNDINGS
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21 Journal Article

Ethnic Riots in Kosovo: What Went Right?

Authors Joseph G. Bock, Huy Pham
Year 2006
Journal Name JOURNAL OF REFUGEE STUDIES
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22 Journal Article

Best Practice Options: Yugoslavia

Authors Susan Martin
Year 2002
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION
Citations (WoS) 1
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23 Journal Article

Approaching preferred identity: 'Serbian Gypsies' in post-war Kosovo

Authors Sanja Zlatanovic
Year 2017
Journal Name ROMANI STUDIES
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25 Journal Article

‘This country is ours’: Collective psychological OWNERShip and ethnic attitudes

Year 2017
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Even in the absence of legal ownership, people tend to experience objects, places, and ideas as belonging to them (‘mine’). This state of mind is called psychological ownership. Research has shown that experiences of ownership are very important for individuals, but can also lead to interpersonal conflicts. What we know almost nothing about is collective psychological ownership (CPO): a shared sense that something is ‘ours’. CPO might be especially relevant with regard to territories and in the context of intergroup relations. Statements like ‘we were here first’ or ‘we built this country’ are increasingly used by right-wing politicians in immigration countries to claim ownership on historical basis for the dominant ethnic group, and to exclude newcomers. There are also contexts where two established groups disagree about territorial ownership, such as Albanians and Serbs in Kosovo. While CPO might strengthen solidarity within groups, it might worsen intergroup relations, thus threatening social cohesion. It is important to establish where a sense of CPO comes from, and how it shapes intergroup relations, so that interventions could be implemented. This ground-breaking project examines 1) the extent to which people perceive their ethnic group as historically owning the country, 2) the psychological needs that motivate them to claim collective ownership, and 3) the implications of collective ownership claims for attitudes towards ethnic groups. My approach is multidisciplinary, combining social psychological theories on intergroup relations with the literature on ownership and territoriality from organizational science and anthropology. I will develop an instrument to measure CPO and provide first empirical evidence about the importance of CPO by collecting representative survey data in European immigration countries (Netherlands, UK, France), settler societies (Australia, New Zealand, USA), and countries with clear territorial disputes (Kosovo, Cyprus, Israel).
26 Project

THE LAST ALBANIAN WAITER - ETHNIC DISCRIMINATION IN THE KOSOVO PROVINCE

Authors R ELSIE
Year 1992
Journal Name INDEX ON CENSORSHIP
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27 Journal Article

Global Flow of Culture and Media: The Audience Reception of Turkish TV Series in Kosovo

Authors Emek Cayli Rahte
Year 2017
Journal Name MILLI FOLKLOR
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28 Journal Article

War from the refugee standpoint, in particular 1999 refugees from Kosovo

Authors D Zoletto
Year 1999
Journal Name AUT AUT
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29 Journal Article

The Transformation of Kosovar Holidays between Socialism, War and Migration. A Biographical Approach

Authors Cord Pagenstecher
Year 2017
Journal Name ZEITSCHRIFT FUR TOURISMUSWISSENSCHAFT
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30 Journal Article

Kosovo and the refugee crisis, 1999: The search for patterns amidst the prejudice

Authors Tony Kushner
Year 1999
Journal Name PATTERNS OF PREJUDICE
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31 Journal Article

Immigrant Roma in Sicily: The role of the informal economy in producing social advancement

Authors Pietro Saitta
Year 2010
Journal Name ROMANI STUDIES
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32 Journal Article

MIDWEB: Migration for Development of the Western Balkans

Year 2010
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From 1.2.2010 to 30.11.2012 the project MIDWEB made a contribution to the reconstruction and the development of the countries Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and UNSC Resolution 1244 administered Kosovo. This was facilitated by a temporary mission of highly-qualified persons, who originate from these countries and lived during the project in Austria, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Switzerland and in the United Kingdom. The project focused particularly on capacity-building in certain fields of local organisations in the target countries. The project is managed by IOM in partnership with the Migration, Asylum, Refugees Regional Initiative (MARRI), the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees in Germany and the Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (WIIW), and is funded by the European Commission.
33 Project

Ethnic minorities and brothers in arms: competition and homophily in the military

Authors Liora Sion
Year 2016
Journal Name ETHNIC AND RACIAL STUDIES
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34 Journal Article

The dialect of the Mitrovica Roma

Authors Daniele Viktor Leggio
Year 2011
Journal Name ROMANI STUDIES
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36 Journal Article

Ethnic Violence, Local Security and Return Migration: Enclave communities in Kosovo

Authors Sandra Joireman
Year 2017
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION
Citations (WoS) 3
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37 Journal Article

Ethnic Violence, Local Security and Return Migration: Enclave communities in Kosovo

Authors Sandra Joireman
Year 2017
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION
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38 Journal Article

Albanian Citizenship Configurations in the Balkans

Authors Gezim Krasniqi
Year 2017
Journal Name Central and Eastern European Migration Review
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39 Journal Article

Target - 15 Years after Singing on Bridges in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

Authors Vesna Ivkov
Year 2015
Journal Name LIED UND POPULARE KULTUR-SONG AND POPULAR CULTURE
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40 Journal Article

Credible champions? Transatlantic relations and human rights in refugee crises

Authors Akasemi Newsome
Year 2018
Journal Name JOURNAL OF EUROPEAN INTEGRATION
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41 Journal Article

Diasporas and secessionist conflicts: the mobilization of the Armenian, Albanian and Chechen diasporas

Authors Maria Koinova
Year 2011
Journal Name ETHNIC AND RACIAL STUDIES
Citations (WoS) 33
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42 Journal Article

Kin state non-interventionism: Albania and regional stability in the Western Balkans

Authors Elvin Gjevori
Year 2018
Journal Name NATIONS AND NATIONALISM
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43 Journal Article

Human Trafficking: The Unintended Effects of United Nations Intervention

Authors Charles Anthony Smith, Heather M. Smith
Year 2011
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL SCIENCE REVIEW
Citations (WoS) 9
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44 Journal Article

Human Trafficking: The Unintended Effects of United Nations Intervention

Authors Charles Anthony Smith, Heather M. Smith
Year 2011
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL SCIENCE REVIEW
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45 Journal Article

The mental health of expatriate and Kosovar Albanian humanitarian aid workers

Authors Barbara Lopes Cardozo, Timothy H. Holtz, R Kaiser, ...
Year 2005
Journal Name DISASTERS
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46 Journal Article

Lessons from the Kosovo Refugee Crisis: Innovatons in Protection and Burden-sharing

Authors M. Barutciski
Year 2001
Journal Name JOURNAL OF REFUGEE STUDIES
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47 Journal Article

Demonstrating for a Kosovo Republic in Switzerland: emotions, national identity and performance

Authors Romaine Farquet
Year 2014
Journal Name NATIONS AND NATIONALISM
Citations (WoS) 2
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48 Journal Article

Critical junctures and transformative events in diaspora mobilisation for Kosovo and Palestinian statehood

Authors Maria Koinova
Year 2018
Journal Name JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND MIGRATION STUDIES
Citations (WoS) 4
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49 Journal Article

Social Norms after Conflict Exposure and Victimization by Violence: Experimental Evidence from Kosovo

Authors Vera Mironova, Sam Whitt
Year 2018
Journal Name BRITISH JOURNAL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE
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50 Journal Article

Sponsorship and resettlement success

Authors Morton Beiser
Year 2003
Journal Name JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION AND INTEGRATION
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51 Journal Article

Credible champions? Transatlantic relations and human rights in refugee crises

Authors Akasemi Newsome
Year 2018
Journal Name JOURNAL OF EUROPEAN INTEGRATION
Citations (WoS) 1
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52 Journal Article

Little of Italy? Assumed ethnicity in a New York City neighbourhood

Authors Elisabeth Becker
Year 2015
Journal Name ETHNIC AND RACIAL STUDIES
Citations (WoS) 7
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53 Journal Article

Kosovo and the Refugee Crisis, 1999: The Search for Patterns amidst the Prejudice

Authors A.R. Kushner
Year 1999
Journal Name PATTERNS OF PREJUDICE
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54 Journal Article

Endorsers, challengers or builders? Political parties' diaspora outreach in a post-conflict state

Authors Maria Koinova
Year 2018
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL SCIENCE REVIEW
Citations (WoS) 1
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55 Journal Article

Demonstrating for a Kosovo Republic in Switzerland: emotions, national identity and performance

Authors Romaine Farquet
Year 2014
Journal Name NATIONS AND NATIONALISM
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56 Journal Article

Albanian Migration as a Post-Totalitarian Legacy

Authors Agata Domachowska
Year 2019
Journal Name Studia Migracyjne – Przegląd Polonijny
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57 Journal Article

Kin state non-interventionism: Albania and regional stability in the Western Balkans

Authors Elvin Gjevori
Year 2018
Journal Name NATIONS AND NATIONALISM
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58 Journal Article

Ethnic and national imaginary novel: an approximation of Serbian literature

Authors J Frigole
Year 2005
Journal Name REVISTA DE DIALECTOLOGIA Y TRADICIONES POPULARES
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59 Journal Article

Endorsers, challengers or builders? Political parties' diaspora outreach in a post-conflict state

Authors Maria Koinova
Year 2018
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL SCIENCE REVIEW
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60 Journal Article

Returned Migrant Children in Kosovo and Albania: Assessing the Quality of Child-Rearing From a Non-Western Perspective

Authors Danielle Zevulun, Margrite E. Kalverboer, A. Elianne Zijlstra, ...
Year 2015
Journal Name CROSS-CULTURAL RESEARCH
Citations (WoS) 4
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61 Journal Article

Stimulating interethnic contact in Kosovo: The role of social identity complexity and distinctiveness threat

Authors Edona Maloku, Colette van Laar, Naomi Ellemers, ...
Year 2019
Journal Name GROUP PROCESSES & INTERGROUP RELATIONS
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62 Journal Article

Returned Migrant Children in Kosovo and Albania: Assessing the Quality of Child-Rearing From a Non-Western Perspective

Authors Danielle Zevulun, Margrite E. Kalverboer, A. Elianne Zijlstra, ...
Year 2015
Journal Name CROSS-CULTURAL RESEARCH
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63 Journal Article

Migrant and asylum-seeker children returned to Kosovo and Albania: predictive factors for social-emotional wellbeing after return

Authors Danielle Zevulun, Margrite E. Kalverboer, A. Elianne Zijlstra, ...
Year 2018
Journal Name JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND MIGRATION STUDIES
Citations (WoS) 1
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65 Journal Article

Forced Migrants, Active Mothers or Desired Wives: Migratory Motivation and Self-Representation in Kosovo Albanian and Russian Women's Biographies

Authors Minna Säävälä
Year 2010
Journal Name JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND MIGRATION STUDIES
Citations (WoS) 6
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67 Journal Article

Demography, Politics and Conflict: The Case of India

Year 2013
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This proposal seeks support for research on demography and conflict dynamics that builds on the principal investigator’s current work and expertise. The core focus of the research is an historical and statistical examination of the interaction of demographic factors and their impact on political conflict and violence, with a particular focus on India. The main objectives are theoretical and empirical: to develop a framework for understanding how demographic dynamics influence political conflict and violence, and a data set of conflict episodes and demographic variables. It will use state-of-the-art statistical methods to study important questions related to demography and politics. This project brings together a number of disciplines, including political science, history, statistics, economics and demography. Three main factors relating to political violence will be analysed: differential population growth and youth bulges, and then how these are related to horizontal inequality. Although this project initially focuses on India, the implications will be broadened to include other areas of world, in particular Europe. Consider the case of former Yugoslavia in the 1970s and 1980s, a case I explored in my first book. This country underwent profound ethnic shifts particularly between ethnic Albanians and ethnic Serbs in the Kosovo as result of fertility rates and migration. Similar dynamics are at work more broadly in Europe as fertility rates continue to decline in a fair number of countries (in some there is a bit of recovery, e.g. France and Sweden), putting pressure on these countries in terms of labour forces and immigration. These are the same dynamics I be examining in India and expect to explore them more broadly across the states of Europe and beyond.
69 Project

A STUDY OF RESEARCH SKILLS OF KOSOVAR STUDENTS: AN ASSESSMENT OF THE INFLUENCE OF INCLUSION, EXCLUSION, ETHNICITY, PARENTAL EDUCATION AND GENDER

Authors Ari F. Shala, Albulene Grajcevci
Year 2019
Journal Name JOURNAL OF EDUCATION CULTURE AND SOCIETY
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70 Journal Article

NGOs and ethnic conflict: Lessons from the work of the project on ethnic relations in the balkans

Authors Steven L. Burg
Year 2007
Journal Name NEGOTIATION JOURNAL
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71 Journal Article

Predictive Maintenance Tool for Non-Intrusive Inspection Systems

Year 2018
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The importance of providing for effective, time and cost-saving maintenance of Non-Intrusive Inspection Systems (NIIS) cannot be overstated. For the purpose of our proposal, NIIS are X-ray systems deployed to inspect all types of parcels, baggage, cargo, vehicles, containers, and trains, in a non-intrusive manner. Over the past 10 years Danlex has realised sales of NIIS equipment and NIIS maintenance services totalling more than EUR 40 million in Bulgaria, Macedonia, and Kosovo. Airports, customs administrations, border police, harbours, and other authorities responsible for protecting the freedom and security of societies worldwide (security organisations) in the European Union and worldwide have been charged with: preventing global terrorist threats and illegal human trafficking; detecting and identifying illicit or undeclared goods; increasing security to the global supply chain. To tackle these challenges security organisations have increasingly been utilising NIIS equipment over the last two decades, as the most effective equipment for fulfilling their duties in compliance with the applicable regulations and standards. With the average NIIS lifespan of 10 years the maintenance has proved to be high and lead to much higher than anticipated running costs over the equipment’s lifetime, totalling to 100% of NIIS purchase price. To ensure value for money, it is important that NIIS operate with maximum efficiency and at the lowest possible level of maintenance and life-cycle costs. NIIS maintenance solution enabled by PMT (PMT4NIIS) will allow us to equip the security organisations and market stakeholders with the next generation of NIIS maintenance. Independent reports estimate that with reliability-centered maintenance powered by predictive models, stakeholders in other markets spend 15% of their overall maintenance time on Predictive Maintenance, yet achieve an impressive 50% decrease in maintenance costs.
72 Project

Justice Interactions and Peacebuilding: From Static to Dynamic Discourses across National, Ethnic, Gender and Age Groups

Year 2018
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JUSTINT will provide a novel way of analysing how post-conflict justice practices, such as war crimes trials and truth-seeking, advance or hinder peacebuilding. It breaks away radically from existing approaches and examines an interactive and dynamic aspect of discourse. Until now, we have relied on statements by politicians, civil society actors, or victims to understand their response to post-conflict justice, and studied them as static discourses. Instead, we need to investigate communicative exchanges to understand how discussions about the violent past unfold, and to what effect. JUSTINT asks: how do people interact with each other in response to post-conflict justice across national, ethnic, gender and age groups in different deliberative domains? Do their views change in these interactions, and how? Written and spoken communication can provide strong evidence of attitudes and of their transformation. JUSTINT will apply Quantitative Text Analysis and Conversation Analysis to interactions in face-to-face and virtual deliberative domains (courts, parliaments, civil society debates, blogs, Web-based comments, and Twitter). This mixed-method research will deliver fine-grained multi-language empirical analysis of patterns of discourse in four former Yugoslav countries (Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo and Croatia), selected as a typical case of post-conflict justice practices. It will be carried out by an interdisciplinary team (three political scientists with expertise in peacebuilding, post-conflict justice and political behaviour, a gender specialist, a computational linguist and a quantitative text analyst). JUSTINT will generate a theory of justice interactions, and open up significant new research horizons at the intersection of peacebuilding and deliberation. It will break new ground by studying justice discourses at the level of words and conversational sequences through interdisciplinary integration and methodological innovation.
73 Project

Dimensions of Citizenship Policy in the Post-Yugoslav Space: Divergent Paths

Authors Jelena Džankić
Year 2017
Journal Name Central and Eastern European Migration Review
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74 Journal Article

Diasporas and Contested Sovereignty: Transnational Diaspora Mobilization in Europe and Its Impact on Political Proceses in the Balkans, the Caucasus, and the Middle East

Year 2012
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This groundbreaking multi-methods political science study investigates the transnational mobilization of conflict-generated diasporas in Europe and its impact on polities experiencing contested sovereignty in the Balkans, the Caucasus, and the Middle East. Four researchers study how diasporas mobilize when a specific aspect of sovereignty is contested in the original homeland: The PI focuses on the emergence of new states (Kosovo, Nagorno-Karabakh, Palestine). The Post-doc focuses on a secessionist movement (Kurdish separatism in Turkey and Iraqi Kurdistan). The two Ph.D. students focus on challenges to sovereignty stemming from international military intervention (Iraq) and long-term international governance of a weak state (Bosnia-Herzegovina). Since the scholarly field of diasporas and conflicts still lacks theoretical rigor, this study brings a much needed systematization and innovates in several ways. First, it uses a sequential qualitative and quantitative analysis and multi-sited research techniques that have not been utilized so far. Second, the team seeks to develop a typological theory to incorporate in a single framework: 1) diasporic identities, 2) conditions providing political opportunity structures for transnational mobilization, 3) causal mechanisms concatenating in mobilization processes, and 4) transnational diaspora networks, penetrating various local and global institutions. The study further focuses on five levels of analysis: 1) the attitudes of individuals, 2) characteristics of specific groups, 3) five nation-states with different migrant incorporation regimes (France, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, and the UK), 4) supranational EU and global institutions penetrated by diaspora networks, 5) and patterns of mobilization specific to a certain region. The project also conducts a cross-country representative survey across 25 country-groups, creating a much needed quantitative dataset, sensitive both to transnationalism and specific context.
76 Project

Strengthening European integration through the analysis of conflict discourses: revisiting the past, anticipating the future

Year 2018
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RePAST aims at investigating how European societies deal with their troubled pasts today through the analysis of conflict discourses rooted in those pasts, with a view on the impact of those discourses on European integration. It will implement actions and propose strategies, both at the levels of policy-making and civil society, for reflecting upon these discourses to strengthen European integration. The project addresses directly the specific challenge and scope of the topic CULT-COOP-02-2017, focusing on civil society, informal education and political discourses. The methodological approach of RePAST is based on (i) multidisciplinarity, (ii) cross-country comparative analysis and (iii) innovative actions for citizens’ engagement with troubled pasts. First, conflict discourses rooted in troubled pasts will be studied in four fundamental spaces of civil society and sources of informal education: (a) history (oral and official), (b) media (journalistic- and citizen-led media), (c) art and culture, (d) politics (formal and informal politics). It will also take into account how the current crisis in its multiple forms (economic crisis, refugee crisis, political crisis) mediates these narratives. RePAST brings the various disciplines in dialogue with each other on the ground of an empirical study across the geographical and historical spectrum. Second, RePAST will study comparatively eight cases of countries whose troubled pasts sit squarely on legacies that still endanger European integration today: Cyprus, Germany, Poland, Greece, Bosnia, Kosovo, Ireland, and Spain. Lastly, RePAST emphasizes the active engagement of memory agents through a series of innovative actions for creating participatory experiences, i.e. interactive storytelling, research tool for analysis on memory and conflict, workshops for cultural tourism professionals, a treasure-hunt game to discover troubled pasts, and digital games for renegotiating troubled pasts.
77 Project

Migration from Central and Eastern Europe to Turkey

Authors Tuğba Acar, Deniz Karcı Korfalı
Book Title Between Mobility and Migration
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79 Book Chapter

From heroic poetry to ethnic cleansing - Some prophetic words on the current situation in Kosovo by the 19th century geographer Elisee Reclus

Authors E Dupont
Year 1999
Journal Name BELFAGOR
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80 Journal Article

Refugees as Tools of Irredentist Policies in Interwar Bulgaria

Authors Raymond Detrez
Book Title Migration in the Southern Balkans
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81 Book Chapter

Mental Health of Refugees and Non-refugees from War-Conflict Countries: Data from Primary Healthcare Services and the Norwegian Prescription Database

Authors Melanie Lindsay Straiton, Anne Reneflot, Esperanza Diaz
Year 2017
Journal Name JOURNAL OF IMMIGRANT AND MINORITY HEALTH
Citations (WoS) 5
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82 Journal Article

Mental Health of Refugees and Non-refugees from War-Conflict Countries: Data from Primary Healthcare Services and the Norwegian Prescription Database

Authors Melanie Lindsay Straiton, Anne Reneflot, Esperanza Diaz
Year 2017
Journal Name JOURNAL OF IMMIGRANT AND MINORITY HEALTH
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83 Journal Article

Study on Typology and Policy Responses to Child Begging in the EU

Year 2011
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During the last five years, there has been increasing attention in many EU Member States and other European countries to the phenomenon of child begging. Whilst a consensus exists among Member States that child begging needs to be addressed, there is little evidence on what is the best policy approach. Measures adopted so far by national and regional governments have varied - from a total lack of intervention to the detention and/or return of migrant children and their families to countries of origin. Most of these measures have met with criticism from civil society. A number of core questions need to be examined in-depth, including: 1) are all child beggars being forced to do so, and if so, by whom? 2) why have more police investigations not been conducted into the phenomenon? 3) are all child beggars in Europe from a migrant background? and 4) how can policies be implemented in accordance with the best interests of the child? In order to seek sound empirical and evidence-based answers to these and other questions, this study brings together a consortium of expert civil society partners from across Europe, together with a research consultancy, and coordinated by ICMPD in Vienna, in order to provide comprehensive findings to assess the implications of child begging for guaranteeing and implementing child rights within the European Union and beyond. The geographical scope of the project covers 13 EU Member States (Austria, Bulgaria, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom) and two Non-EU Member States (Albania and Kosovo). Objectives of the study • to collect and analyse information on the extent of child begging and its prevalence among certain groups and in certain areas of European cities. • to assess national responses given to different forms of child begging, including legislation and policy, criminal law, social law, family law, migration laws, residence laws, domestic violence, etc. • to identify local child begging settings and to collect first-hand information from those involved, including local responses. • to assess access by children who beg to their rights as per the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, other international instruments and relevant national legislation. • to analyse to what extent the different situations may or may not fall into categories defined in legislation and policy in the field of child protection and the fight against crime. Outcomes • Inventory and analysis of the main policy responses at international, EU, national and local level and of their legislative basis. • Set of good practice examples in the field of prevention of child begging, child protection and prosecution of adults responsible. • Detailed empirical typology of recurrent child begging situations, composed on the basis of legally and socially relevant features of the phenomenon in particular settings, as well as public perceptions. • Evaluation of the appropriateness of international and EU instruments in light of this typology. • Set of policy recommendations for EU action and national measures. Project Partners: ECORYS Nederland BV, ECPAT Austria, Save the Children Europe Group, Salvati Copiii (Save the Children Romania), Save the Children Denmark, Save the Children Italy, Terres des hommes
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SLOVENIANS IN SERBIA. A CONTRIBUTION TO THE ETHNODEMOGRAPHIC STUDY

Authors Aleksandar Knezevic
Year 2012
Journal Name ANNALES-ANALI ZA ISTRSKE IN MEDITERANSKE STUDIJE-SERIES HISTORIA ET SOCIOLOGIA
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The long-term impact of employment bans on the economic integration of refugees

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Year 2018
Journal Name SCIENCE ADVANCES
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Central Europe as a space of transnational migration An introduction to the contributions in this issue

Authors Max Haller, Roland Verwiebe
Year 2016
Journal Name OSTERREICHISCHE ZEITSCHRIFT FUER SOZIOLOGIE
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Central Europe as a space of transnational migration An introduction to the contributions in this issue

Authors Max Haller, Roland Verwiebe
Year 2016
Journal Name OSTERREICHISCHE ZEITSCHRIFT FUER SOZIOLOGIE
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Year 2000
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Who Ought to Stay? Asylum Policy and Protest Culture in Switzerland

Authors Dina Bader
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