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Institute for Minority Rights

Institute for Minority Rights

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Cohesion, equal participation and minority protection are among the central challenges of a diverse society. Our interdisciplinary and international team recognizes the diversity of South Tyrolean society – its autonomy and system of minority rights - as foundation for research and point of reference to advise on minorities worldwide.

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B-Shapes meeting in Budapest
B-Shapes meeting in Budapest© Eurac Research
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Europe’s National Minorities - Conference
Europe’s National Minorities - Conference© Eurac Research - Sergiu Constantin
© Eurac Research - Annelie Bortolotti
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& Figures

Staff members
10 with a PhD degree
Ongoing projects
12 of them with international partners
Journal publications
Contributions in conference proceedings

Data refer to the last issue of the Activity Report. See all Facts & Figures.

Research Groups

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  • Autonomies, Boundaries and Identities

    This group combines expertise in political science, law, history and anthropology. It explores the nexus between institutional government and governance ...

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  • Equality and Diversity in Integrated Societies

    This group explores problem-oriented issues related to the comprehensive concept of "integrated society" beyond the threefold traditional categories of ...

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  • Politics and Actors in Societal Conflict

    This group explores minority issues and societal conflicts through the lens of actors and the politics of agency. Its actor-centred research focuses on mobile ...

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News & Events

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Minority Rights HeadlinesInstitute for Minority Rights Newsletter

Minority Rights Headlines includes
• news from the media about minorities all over the world,
• research outputs and publications conducted in the field of minority rights and minority studies,
• upcoming Events regarding conferences, talks and call for papers.

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