Taking Stock after 20 Years: Book Launch Conference will focus on FCNM

The ECMI and the Goethe University Frankfurt invite scholars, policy-makers and interested members of the general public to a Book Launch Conference on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities: Taking Stock after 20 Years.

The Conference will gather experts and prominent scholars on national minority issues and will focus on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities (FCNM). The event marks the 20th anniversary of the FCNM and the launching of a new publication titled “The Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities: A Commentary”, edited by Rainer Hofmann, Tove H. Malloy and Detlev Rein (Brill, 2018).

In light of the launch of the publication, the various panels will discuss the provisions of the FCNM and their implementation practices: Creating the Conditions for Human Dignity (chaired by Prof. Dr. Tove Malloy), Protecting Identity (chaired by Dr. Detlev Rein), Managing Diverse Societies (chaired by Prof. Dr. Dr. Rainer Hofmann) and External Insiders and their Views on the Future of the FCNM (chaired by Prof. Petra Roter). The Panels include interventions by experts focusing their work on national minorities and the implementation of the FCNM.

Dates: 13 and 14 March 2018
Opening at:
14:00 on Tuesday, 13 March
Venue:
Goethe University Frankfurt, Eisenhower-Saal (Main Building, Campus Westend), Frankfurt
Contact:
Prof. Dr. Rainer Hofmann (r.hofmann@jur.uni-frankfurt.de) or Ms. Maj-Britt Risbjerg Hansen (hansen@ecmi.de)

Please note: the event will be streamed LIVE on ECMI Facebook page. Join our Facebook event for more details or follow ECMI


The Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities: A Commentary, edited by Rainer Hofmann, Tove H. Malloy, and Detlev Rein, presents an updated article-by-article assessment of the monitoring of the Convention’s implementation. It offers an updated expert assessment of the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities through an article-by-article analysis and assessment of the scope of an application during the first four cycles of monitoring.

ISBN 978-90-04-33965-1 (hardback)
ISBN 978-90-04-33967-5 (e-book)
Copyright 2018 by Koninklijke Brill nv, Leiden, The Netherlands

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