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Oltre il locale e il globale: il senso glocale dell' appartenenza contemporanea
(EURAC research, 2010)
Globalisation is constantly redefining the processes of individual and collective identity construction. What we are experiencing is a transition period whose consequences are not clear and may be totally unexpected. What ...
The discipline of minority issues in the Russian Federation
The Russian Federation presents a rich pattern of different nationalities within its population and represents a unique, original model of governance of ethnic diversity. This model is based on both territorial and ...
The debate on European values and the case of cultural diversity
(EURAC research, 2004)
‘Values’ have become a topic of discussion at the European level. This article tries to briefly track the reasons for this phenomenon as well as to detangle the foggy notion of ‘values’ in this context. The author ...
The Fundamental Rights Agency and civil society: reminding the gardeners of their plants' roots
(EURAC research, 2012)
The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), the EU body responsible for advising EU institutions on fundamental rights, is equipped with a Fundamental Rights Platform (FRP) to ensure an on-going and structured ...
Commission's approach to minority protection during the preparation of the EU's Eastern enlargement: is 2 better than the promised 1?
(EURAC research, 2007)
Although minority protection was one of the Copenhagen political criteria and thus was at the core of the conditionality principle presupposing a fair assessment of the candidate countries' progress towards accession to ...
Die Europäische Union und das Rahmenübereinkommen zum Schutz nationaler Minderheiten: ignorieren, parallell "umsetzen" oder gar beitreten?
(EURAC research, 2014)
This paper looks at the Council of Europe Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities (FCNM) through the lense of European Union law. It does so by posing four major questions: does the fact that 24 of ...
Land of welcome, land of fear: explaining approaches to ‘new’ diversity in Catalonia and South Tyrol
This article contributes to recent work on the interplay between substate nationalism and migrant integration, showing the different government approaches toward migration developed in Catalonia and South Tyrol and exploring ...
Diversity and equality: an ambiguous relationship ; reflections on the US case law on affirmative action in higher education
(EURAC research, 2006)
The concept of diversity has become increasingly salient in equality discourse. In the EU and in many of its member states, the term ‘diversity’ is now often used in place of ‘equality’ by advocates of voluntarist ...
Die Sprache und der Binnenmarkt im Europa der EU: eine kleine Beziehungsaufstellung in 10 Punkten
(EURAC research, 2005)
“Language and Markets” is the topic of this article, which examines their relationship in ten short points. Specifically, it addresses the interrelationship between res publica (the state), lingua (the language) and forum ...
Direkte Demokratie und Sprachminderheiten in der Schweiz und in Südtirol: ein Vergleich
(EURAC research, 2010)