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Minorities and COVID-19

Episode 1: COVID-19 and its effects on minorities

Lamberto Zannier, OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities

Ilze Brands-Kehris, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, UN Human Rights Office

Joseph Marko, Head of the Institute for Minority Rights, Eurac Research / University of Graz

Chair: Georg Grote, Institute for Minority Rights, Eurac Research

 



Episode 2: Equality, Discrimination and COVID-19

Fernand de Varennes, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues

Emma Lantschner, University of Graz

Roberta Medda-Windischer, Institute for Minority Rights, Eurac Research

Chair: Katharina Crepaz, Institute for Minority Rights, Eurac Research

 


 

Episode 3: Minorities, territorial governance and inter-state relations in pandemic times

Sia Spiliopoulou Åkermark, Åland Islands Peace Institute

Francesco Palermo, Institute for Comparative Federalism, Eurac Research

Sergiu Constantin, Institute for Minority Rights, Eurac Research

Chair: Georg Grote, Institute for Minority Rights, Eurac Research

 


Episode 4: COVID-19 and religious minorities

Kerstin Wonisch, Institute for Minority Rights, Eurac Research

Kyriaki Topidi, European Centre for Minority Issues

Detlev Rein, Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities

Chair: Roberta Medda-Windischer, Institute for Minority Rights, Eurac Research

 

 

Episode 5: Indigenous peoples in times of the pandemic

Daqui Lema, Pontificia Universidad Católica of Ecuador (Ibarra seat)

Claire Wright, Queen’s University Belfast

Alexandra Tomaselli, Institute for Minority Rights, Eurac Research

Chair: Sergiu Constantin, Institute for Minority Rights, Eurac Research


 


Episode 6: Gender and the pandemic

Zsuzsa Blasko, European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC)

Lindsey Earner-Byrne, School of History, University College Dublin

Sebnem Kenis, Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

Anuj Kapilashrami, Queen Mary University of London

Chair: Georg Grote, Institute for Minority Rights, Eurac Research

 


Episode 7: COVID-19 and its effects on Roma

Andrey Ivanov, European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)

Zola Kondur, Council of Europe office in Ukraine, human rights activist

Neda Korunovska, Open Society Roma Initiatives

Zora Popova, independent expert

Lorant Vincze, MEP, Co-President of the Intergroup for Traditional Minorities, National Communities and Languages

Chair: Roberta Medda-Windischer, Institute for Minority Rights, Eurac Research

 


Episode 8: Security in times of a pandemic: borders, states and minorities

Marika Djolai, European Centre for Minority Issues

Ranabir Samaddar, Director of the Calcutta Research Group

Andrea Carlà, Institute for Minority Rights, Eurac Research

Chair: Günther Rautz, Institute for Minority Rights, Eurac Research

 


Episode 9: Economy, Minorites and COVID-19

Tuesday, 7 July, 3-4pm CEST | https://scientificnet.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_mzshTkFoSvuFojkZTsFglQ

Josefine Bellmann, Industrie- und Handelskammer Schleswig Holstein, Germany

Valentin Inzko, Head of the National Council of Carinthian Slovenes, High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina

Elzbieta Kuzborska-Pacha, Legal Adviser, OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities

Marc Röggla, General Secretary, European Association of Daily Newspapers in Minority and Regional Languages

Chair: Günther Rautz, Institute for Minority Rights, Eurac Research


Episode 10: Diversity governance: post-covid scenarios

Tuesday, 14 July, 3-4pm CEST | https://scientificnet.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_j9M2XSe-QaaTPiqY-gFx_A

Joshua Castellino, Executive Director, Minority Rights Group International

Catherine Van de Heyning, Professor for European Fundamental Rights Law, University of Antwerp

Joseph Marko, Institute for Minority Rights, Eurac Research / University of Graz

Chair: Katharina Crepaz, Institute for Minority Rights, Eurac Research


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