Beyond the North/South and East/West Divides: Understanding Global Inequalities and Diversity

The Institute of International Relations organized an international conference "Beyond the North/South and East/West Divides: Understanding Global Inequalities and Diversity".

14. 1. 2014 (10:00)

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Programme:

09:30 – 10:00 Registration

10:00 – 10:05 Opening
Petr Kratochvíl, Director, Institute of International Relations, Prague

10:05 – 11:15 Panel I: The outcomes of the RESAREAS project in the field of theory, methodology and reflection on non-European territories

Ondřej Horký-Hlucháň, Head of Research Department, Institute of International Relations, Prague: Theory
Vít Beneš, Research Fellow, Institute of International Relations, Prague: Methodology
Petr Drulák, Professor, Charles University, and former Director of the Institute of International Relations, Prague: Reflection

11:15 – 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 – 13:00 Panel II: Case studies on the North/South and East/West divides

Chair: Tomáš Profant, Institute of International Relations, Prague
Vladan Hodulák, Department of International Relations and European Studies, Masaryk University, Brno: The balance of payments crises in the light of North-South and West-East divide
Martina Varkočková, Metropolitan University Prague and Institute of International Relations, Prague: Agnotology: The legacy of Soviet orientology and puzzles of contemporary post-soviet Central Asia
Naďa Johanisová, Department of Environmental Studies, Masaryk University, Brno: Co-operatives in post-socialist Central Europe as a contested concept

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 16:00 Keynote speech by Attila Melegh on the East/West slope and discussion

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Chair: Pavel Barša, Professor, Charles University,and Institute of International Relations, Prague
Attila Melegh, Senior Advisor, Central Statistical Office, Budapest and an Associate Professor, Institute of Sociology and Social Policy, Corvinus University, Budapest

16:00 16:30 A toast by Vlastimil Fiala, Head of the RESAREAS project, University of Hradec Králové, on the occasion of the conclusion of the RESAREAS project.

The programme can be downloaded here.

Conference report

You can download the conference report here.

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This conference is co-financed by the European Social Fund and the state budget of the Czech Republic within the project entitled The Cooperation Network for Research of the Non-European Areas (RESAREAS), Reg. No. CZ 1.07/2.4.00/31.0027.

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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