The workshop Multicultural Education in the CEE Region, NIS and Central Asia, proposes to explore the topic of multicultural education, which is one of the most sensitive aspects of multicultural policies. The workshop will be hosted by Babes-Bolyai University, from Cluj – that is one institution where the multicultural model has been applied successfully for several years.
Multicultural Policies and Democratization of Educational Processes
Implementation of Multicultural Curricula in Universities
Promoting Identity and Recognition in University System
Gender and Ethnicity as Multicultural Issues
Models of Multicultural Education
Multicultural Education and Religion
Education, Migration and Trans-cultural Challenges
Venue: Cluj, Romania
25-26 November, 2005
Language of the workshop:
Department of Systematic Philosophy, Faculty of History and Philosophy, Babes-Bolyai University
With the support of Open Society Foundation, Romania
Academics and researchers in multicultural education in the CEE region, NIS and Central Asia;
Representatives of NGOs active in the field of pluralism and diversity;
Politicians promoting multicultural agendas;
Mass media representatives
Prospective participants are asked to submit the following documents via e-mail, by October 20th 2005 at the latest. All documents are to be submitted in English.
- a completed application form (the application form will soon be available in a downloadable format on the conference website; for the moment, send a blank message having as subject “Application form” to firstname.lastname@example.org)
- a recent CV or resume, including a list of publications, if any;
- a 300-words-abstract of the paper.
The e-mail address where the documents are to be sent is email@example.com
Please include in the subject line of the message: “application for workshop in Cluj”
A selection committee will evaluate the applications and will notify the participants by October 25th 2005.
Interested participants are kindly asked to note that in the event of being selected to participate in the conference, they will be asked to submit the full paper in advance. Deadline for submitting the papers: November 15th, 2004. The length of the paper should not exceed 4000 words
The organizers have applied to different organizations in order to cover the costs of the event. However, potential participants are encouraged to seek for alternative funds (individual grants, institutional funds, own contribution etc.). We are not able to cover the accommodation and travel costs of participants coming from regions other than Central and Eastern Europe, NIS and Central Asia. For selected participants coming from countries other than Romania, the travel will be arranged by their local Soros foundations.
For supplementary information, please contact the seminar coordinators:
Assoc. Prof. Sandu Frunza, Babes-Bolyai University, President of SACRI
Phone: + 4 0741 676936
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