The EURAC Annual Minority Rights Lecture series invites prominent experts to lecture on minority issues. The lecture is an important event in the institute's calendar, as it encourages local people, policy makers and experts to enter into dialogue.
Up to the present, the EURAC Annual Minority Rights Lectures have been held by:
- 2016: Brexit - Kommt die große Europadämmerung? - a round-table discussion with Herbert Dorfmann, Sarah Greenwood and Gabriel N. Toggenburg (click here for the flyer)
- 2015: Rays of Youth, a Burmese Youth Group, on Burma and life in refugee camps (click here for a video about their visit)
- 2014: Klaus-Jürgen Nagel, Günther Pallaver and Bettina Petersohn on the Scottish Referendum and its significance for South Tyrol and Catalonia.
- 2013: Dolma Gyari and Dicki Chhoyang on the situation in Tibet and in the Tibetan diaspora.
- 2012: Yousef T. Jabareen on the Palestinian minority in Israel.
- 2011: Pablo César Groux on cultural policies in Bolivia.
- 2010: Cuno Tarfusser: 'International Justice: Between Utopia and Realism, The Experience of the International Criminal Court'.
- 2009: Rebiya Kadeer on her imprisonement and her life in the United States.
- 2008: Knut Vollebaek: 'National Minorities as success factor for societal integration'.
- 2007: Alan Philips on his experiences as president of the Advisory Committee of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities.
- 2006: Rainer Hofmann: 'Political Participation of Minorities'.