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The 20th annual conference of Central European Political Science Assosiation "Security Architecture in the CEE: Present Threats and Prospects for Cooperation"

2015-09-11 Institute News
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Lithuanian Political Science Association in cooperation with Central European Political Science Association (CEPSA) is organising the 20th annual conference of Central European Political Science Assosiation "Security Architecture in the CEE: Present Threats and Prospects for Cooperation" 

The conference will take place at IIRPS VU on 25-26 September 2015.

The main focus of the conference is regional security. Participants are going to hold extensive discussions on both internal and external challenges to security architecture in Central and Eastern Europe and prospects for co-operation in dealing with security matters. The topics to be considered in particular will include implications of recent economic crisis, rise of populism and political radicalism in the region, challenges for energy security as well as complexities of informational wars and cybersecurity.

Attention will also be paid to current developments of military conflict in the Eastern Ukraineand Russia's attitude to European security architecture as well as the role of NATO and the European Union in solving the current security crisis in the region.

The programme is available here. 

As this year will mark the 20th anniversary of the annual conference, there will be a unique opportunity to reflect evolution and the current state of political science in the region. For this occasion, it is planned to have a high-profile discussion between past and present CEPSA presidents on how studies of political processes in Central and Eastern Europe during the last two decades have contributed to empirical and normative understanding of politics both within and beyond the region.


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