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BISA South East Europe Working Group

Purpose

Established in 2002, the British International Studies Association (BISA) Working Group on South East Europe (the post-communist Balkans, Greece, Turkey and Cyprus) aims to become a space for debate and research on issues related to the security, political, economic, justice and social transformation and reconstruction of the region. The Western Balkan dimension of the group particularly engages with external state-building processes following the conflicts in the 1990s as well as issues related to the Europeanization, economic cooperation, soft security challenges and the place of the region in Europe's energy politics. The aim of this working group is to strengthen the network of scholars working on the abovementioned issues and to initiate a dialogue with policy-makers and practitioners interested in South East Europe. Future activities of the working group include joint panels at international conferences, specialized workshops and joint publications.

Convenors

Dr Denisa Kostovicova, Department of Government, LSE, d.kostovicova@lse.ac.uk

Dr Gemma Collantes-Celador, Department of International Politics, City University London, Gemma.Collantes-Celador@city.ac.uk

Communications officer

Dr Jelena Obradovic-Wochnik, Politics and International Relations, Aston University, j.obradovic-wochnik@aston.ac.uk  

Membership

If you would like to become a member of the working group, or if you have any suggestions for the group, please contact: j.obradovic-wochnik@aston.ac.uk


Comments and Suggestions

If you have any comments or suggestions for the group, please contact Gemma.Collantes-Celador@city.ac.uk