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Translation in Czech language. Why is Hungary, the first communist country to dismantle the Iron Curtain, now busy building a fence in order to keep refugees out? The answer is: domestic politics. Read more.
Since late October, Bulgarian students, demanding the resignation of the government, have occupied and blockaded lecture halls at universities in Sofia and beyond. The students' actions have come following more than four months of continuous anti-government demonstrations which were provoked by the cynicism of the country's political class and its perceived endorsement of widespread state-sponsored corruption. The failure of the West after the fall of the Soviet Union was first indifference and then the inflation of our expectations beyond what was politically conceivable for the post-Soviet states, writes the American political adviser and analyst Bruce P.
What should be the objective of the West is an extended period of limited engagement with the most promising of the post-Soviet states taking place in areas of agreement: trade, security, conflict resolution. This could help to shape new states — possibly even European states — in the post-imperial twilight. Zum anderen versucht sie, sich selbst — in einem Verfassungsbildungsprozess — radikal neu zu definieren, sich in eine neuartige politische Einheit zu verwandeln.
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II The Rewriting of History: a Historikerstreit at last Is the quest for justice synonymous with the quest for historical truth? However, it does raise several problems relevant to our topic. Notes: 1. Klaus, interview in Respekt , November , Reprinted in V. Klaus, Proc jsem konzervativcem , Prague, Top, , p.
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View all copies of this ISBN edition:. Synopsis About this title Drawing on contributions from various disciplines, this up to date collection analyses Romania's experiences of the transition from the harsh realities of the Ceausescu dictatorship to the uncertainties of the efforts to consolidate democracy and introduce a market economy. Buy New Learn more about this copy. Other Popular Editions of the Same Title. Search for all books with this author and title.
Customers who bought this item also bought. Stock Image. New Hardcover Quantity Available: Book Depository hard to find London, United Kingdom. Seller Rating:. The Encyclopedia, which offers as many as different entries written by scholars and practitioners drawn from diverse jurisdictions, includes detailed country studies; entries on transitional justice institutions and organizations; descriptions of transitional justice methods, processes and practices; examinations of key debates and controversies; and a glossary of relevant terms and concepts.
This impressive conference brought together experts and scholars from Europe, Latin America, and the Arab Spring countries. Stan was invited to chair the panel on Transitional Justice. Based on a research grant and a conference held at Oxford University in , the volume examines transitional justice comparatively in Latin America and Eastern Europe and evaluates the effectiveness of accountability mechanisms. Lavinia Stan authored the chapter on Romania, which looked at trials, the history commission, lustration, and access to the secret files of the Securitate.
Ranjan Ghosh edited a volume on secularism in Europe and Asia, which was published by Routledge in October as part of the Routledge Studies in Religion. It discusses both judicial and non-judicial transitional justice methods promoted by state and civil society actors. Olivera Simic and Zala Volcic edited a new volume that is the first to discuss the interplay between transitional justice and civil society - an understudied topic when it comes to post-communist Europe.
The chapter on Romania, authored by Lavinia Stan, is also the first to identify groups inimical to transitional justice formed of members of the communist nomenklatura and secret service forces. The volume, edited by Lavinia Stan for Routledge in , has been available in paperback since August It remains the most in-depth analysis of court trials, lustration, and access to secret files in all European post-communist countries from to The volume is titled Les doctrines internationalistes durant les annees fu communisme reel en Europe , and was published in summer by the Societe de legislation compare in Paris.
Tom Gallagher and Bogdan Murgescu were the keynote speakers for that conference, which also included four panels on transitional justice. On 12 December , Centre Director, Dr. Lavinia Stan , had launched in Montreal the latest book she co-authored with Dr. Barbara Theriault and Dr. Isabelle Petit. New peer-reviewed article with Communist and Post-Communist Studies It details five cases in which the names of former secret informers who supplied information to the communist secret political police were unofficially disclosed to the public.
Lucian Turcescu and Lavinia Stan contributed a chapter on the Romanian Orthodox Church, which remained an important political player under Basescu.
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New peer-reviewed article in East European Politics and Societies Remarkably, most of the StFX audience agreed with her viewpoint! Marcy Baker prepared the flyer - a big thank you. In June , Centre Director, Dr. The titles launched were: Lavinia Stan, ed. Click here to view some pictures from the event. In Centre Director, Dr. The Institute is headed by Prof. Vladimir Tismaneanu, a well-known scholar. The new Council met for the first time on June 21, in Bucharest.