Language(s) and National Identity: the 8th ECMI Minority Roundtable

On 08 May 2017 the ECMI is organizing the 8th Minority Roundtable in the Danish-German border region. Continue reading

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CfA: Apply for the ECMI Summer School 2017

ECMI calls for applications for the seventh annual summer school on National Minorities and Border Regions. 2017 theme: “German-Georgian Partnership in Action: Building the minority rights toolbox”. Deadline: 15 May 2017. Continue reading

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What are minority rights? ECMI answer in 24 languages!

What are minority rights? To answer this frequently asked question, the ECMI released a cartoon for the wider public, now available in 24 different languages. Continue reading

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Indigenous Peoples and Roma Mediation: the latest ECMI EPP activities in Ukraine

The ECMI EPP team is back from Ukraine and their latest activities in Kyiv. The team organised two seminars focusing on indigenous peoples and Roma mediation in the beginning of April. Continue reading

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British multiculturalism and what can Europe learn: Prof. Modood on “middle-aged” minorities

Prof. Tariq Modood presented the model of British multiculturalism in relation with integration of migrant and minority communities, highlighting impacts of EU and Brexit. Continue reading

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What do immigrants need? Not a minority protection mechanism. Prof. Kymlicka shares his views.

Prof. Will Kymlicka shared his views on ‘new’ and ‘old’ minorities, extending the scope of minority protection mechanisms, and challenges and weaknesses of integration policies for immigrants in Europe. Continue reading

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Migration Studies meets Minority Studies: updates from Villa Vigoni

National minorities and migrant communities, or ‘old’ minorities and ‘new’ minorities: what are the relationships between these groups and the respective protection mechanisms? ECMI and EURAC conference kicked off in Villa Vigoni. First insights from the event. Continue reading

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