The New Frontiers of Europe.
International, Inter-ethnic and Inter-confessional Relations

Babeº-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Faculty of European Studies
6-8 April 2006

First Call for Papers

Dear Colleagues,

The Faculty of European Studies would like to announce the first call for papers for a conference entitled “The New Frontiers of Europe. International, Inter-ethnic and Inter-Confessional Relations.” The conference will be one of the key events within the framework of a project focused on this topic and coordinated by the former Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty East-Central European Affairs Coordinator and Editor of "East European Perspectives," Professor Michael Shafir, PhD of the Faculty of European Studies within Babeº-Bolyai University.

You are kindly invited to submit the title of the paper you would like to present, accompanied by a 100-word abstract until December 1, 2005. The papers should be appropriate for inclusion in one of the three main sections of the conference, as follows:

  1. International Relations
  2. Inter-ethnic Relations
  3. Inter-confessional Relations

Please send us by e-mail (conference@euro.ubbcluj.ro) the title and abstract of your paper by December 1, 2005.

Details concerning the exact date and programme of the conference, as well as the registration form, can be obtained from the conference website www.euro.ubbcluj.ro/conferenceApril2006, beginning with November 1, 2005.

For any queries concerning the organisation of this conference, please contact the organisational board:

Conference Organizer:

Professor Michael Shafir, PhD
Faculty of European Studies, Babeº-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
1, Emmanuel de Martonne St., 400090 Cluj
Tel: + 40 (0) 264 590 251; Fax: + 40 (0) 264 590 251; email: shafirm@euro.ubbcluj.ro

Conference Officers:

Laura Herta Gongola, PhD Candidate
Faculty of European Studies, Babeº-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
1, Emmanuel de Martonne St., 400090 Cluj
Tel: + 40 (0) 264 405300 ext. 5969; Fax: + 40 (0) 264 590 251; email: lauragongola@yahoo.com

Raluca Moldovan, Teaching Assistant
Faculty of European Studies, Babeº-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
1, Emmanuel de Martonne St., 400090 Cluj
Tel: + 40 (0) 264 405300 ext. 5969; Fax: + 40 (0) 264 590 251; email: raluca@euro.ubbcluj.ro

Conference website: www.euro.ubbcluj.ro/conferenceApril2006

Conference e-mail address: conference@euro.ubbcluj.ro

We are looking forward to receiving your abstracts and to seeing you in Cluj.

Best regards,
The Organisers

Cluj Napoca

October 24, 2005