Patterns of Integration of Old and New Minorities in a Europe of Complex Diversity

Patterns of Integration of Old and New Minorities in a Europe of Complex Diversity

Cluj/Kolozsvár, October 8-9, 2015

Sapientia University

Conference program Thursday, October 8, 2015

Welcome and opening remarks

Márton Tonk, István Horváth, László K. Marácz

9:30 – 10:00

“Old” Minorities in a Europe of Complex Diversity - Panel 1 10:00 – 12:00 Chair: István Gergő Székely

Kinga Székely (Corvinus University of Budapest) Labor market integration through diversity and/or cohesion?

Tamás Kiss (Romanian Institute for Research on National Minorities) Identity formation in mixed marriages in Romania

Tünde Morvai (Hungarian Academy of Science, Centre for Social Science, Institute for Minority Studies, Research Assistent) Elite and teachers

Tünde Székely (Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania) Hungarian minority civil society in Romania

Bethlendi András (independent researcher) Markedness and Homeliness

Coffee break 12:00 – 12:20

“Old” Minorities in a Europe of Complex Diversity - Panel 2 12:20 – 14:20 Chair: Tibor Toró

Magdolna Séra (National University of Public Service, Budapest), Anikó Beregszászi Education and language policy in Ukraine

István Csernicskó (Ferenc Rákóczi II Transcarpathian Hungarian Institute, Antal Hodinka Linguistic Research Center, Beregszász/Berehove), Szilvia Bátyi The trajectory of the Ukrainian language policy from the Law “On the principles of the state language policy” until the military conflicts (2012–2015)

Viktória Ferenc (Research Institute for Hungarian Communities Abroad, Budapest) Ukraine’s language law from non-russian perspective

Katinka Beretka Official use of minority languages in Serbia: Opportunities contra reality

Talpas Botond (The Igen, tessék! – Da, poftiți! (Yes, please!) Movement) Hungarian Language Patterns in The Economic Sphere of Cluj/Kolozsvár

Lunch break 14:20 – 15:40

“Old” Minorities in a Europe of Complex Diversity – Panel 3 15:40 – 17:40 Chair: Zsombor Csata

László K. Marácz (University of Amsterdam, Department of European Studies) Territoriality, Language Hierarchies, Minorities and Inclusion in a Multilingual Europe

Edgár Dobos (Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Center for Social Sciences) Diverging routes of multilingualism: language usage in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Vojvodina

Zsombor Csata (Babeș-Bolyai University, Faculty of Sociology and Social Work) The Economic Aspects of Ethnic Diversity in Transylvania

Lodewijk, Smoor (University of Amsterdam, Department of European Studies) Mapping the narratives explaining the Ukrainian crisis: the perspective of diversity in a changing society


Reception 19:00

Friday, October 9, 2015

“Old” Minorities in a Europe of Complex Diversity – Panel 4 9:00 – 10:40 Chair: Tünde Székely

Nives Mazur Kumric (Marie Curie Advanced Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Private International Law, Faculty of Law and Political Science, University of Liege, Belgium) Multiple Citizenship of National Minorities: Factor of Cohesion or Factor of Division?

Edith Oltay (National University of Public Service, Budapest) Changing Concepts of Citizenship and Minority Rights

Lucian Dumitrescu (The Romanian Academy/The Institute of Political Sciences and International Relations) The Retreat of Multiculturalism? Resecuritization of Ethnic Relations in Germany and Romania.

Coffee break 10:40 – 11:00 

“Old” Minorities in a Europe of Complex Diversity – Panel 5 11:00 – 12:40 Chair: Tamás Kiss

Ksenija Kolerovic (The University of Manchester) Identity Dynamics of a New Old Minority: Vlach Nationalisms and Their Influence on the Application of Minority Rights

Łukasz Wardyn (European Foundation of Human Rights) Lithuania in the light of the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities

Ádám Németh (University of Pécs, Faculty of Sciences, Institute of Geography, Department of Human Geography and Urban Studies) Patterns of Ethnic Diversification in Latvia

Judit Molnar Sansum (University of Glasgow) The Practice of Minority National-Cultural Autonomy in Hungary: German and Roma National Self-governments in Baranya and Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén Counties

Csaba Máté Sarnyai (University of Pécs Hungary), Tibor Pap (University of Belgrade)The evaluation of national minority councils in the Serbian political discourses

Lunch break 12:40 – 14:00

“New” Minorities in a Europe of Complex Diversity - Panel 1 14:00 – 16:00 Chair: László Marácz

Rudi Janssens (Vrije Universiteit-BRIO, Department of Political Sciences) Multilingual youngsters in a bilingual framework of Brussels

Christopher Houtkamp (University of Amsterdam, Department of European Studies) Trade off between migration and inclusion in West European societies

Lia Pop (University of Oradea, Department of Political and Ethnic Studies) The push factors of migration and mobility among Romanian Roma

Bengt-Arne Wickström (Humboldt University Berlin, Department of Economy) Linguistic justice for migrant and minority languages

Balázs Vizi (Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Center for Social Sciences) Language Rights: International Standards and Failed Multilingualism in Kosovo


Coffee break16:00 – 16:15

“New” Minorities in a Europe of Complex Diversity - Panel 2 16:15 – 17:45 Chair: Balázs Vizi

Roberta Medda-Windischer (Institute for Minority Rights, European Academy of Bolzano/Bozen (EURAC)) New Minorities, Old Instruments? Diversity Governance and Social Cohesion from the Perspective of Minority Rights.

Anita Szűcs (Corvinus University of Budapest, Institute of International Studies) The post-Cold War integration of the French historical minorities and the new immigrant groups

Nevena Gojkovic Turunz (Istanbul Sehir University, Department of Modern Turkish Studies) Adaptation Strategies to Turkish Society of Europeans Married to Turkish Citizens


17:45 – 18:00 Conclusions and closing remarks

Reception 18:00