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Building up the intercultural dialogue on national and regional levels: Russian and European best practices (Policy, Education, NGO initiatives).

Building up the intercultural dialogue on national and regional levels:
Russian and European best practices
(Policy, Education, NGO initiatives)
17th March 2015
Northern Arctic Federal University, Arkhangelsk, Russia
Northern Arctic Federal University is pleased to announce call for International Seminar to be held within the International project “ALLMEET - Actions of Lifelong Learning addressing Multicultural Education and Tolerance in Russia” (EU TEMPUS-IV). The focus of the project is aimed at studying migration and intercultural communication, in order to raise the level of tolerance towards people of immigrant’s background and other minorities.
The participants of the seminar will focus on the issues of immigrants’ and other minorities integration in Russian and European context. The call invites proposals to address the best practices of building up the intercultural dialogue on national and regional levels in the Russian Federation and European Union. Contributions may discuss and analyse the subject matter in relation to any aspect of contemporary theory or practice. An interdisciplinary perspective is also encouraged. Special emphasis will be given to proposals aiming to the review and analysis of Russian and European practices of building up an intercultural dialogue in the following fields: socio-educative, political and institutional, ethical and religious.
The preliminary agenda of the seminar is the following:
1. Best practices presented by Russian ALLMEET partners (case studies of regional aspects):
  • Siberian Federal University, Krasnoyarsk;
  • Kazan (Volga region) Federal University, Kazan;
  • Northern (Arctic) Federal University, Arkhangelsk;
  • Institute of Pedagogy and Psychology, Russian Academy of Education, Kazan;
  • Mari State University, Yoshkar-Ola;
  • Moscow City Pedagogical University, Moscow.
2. Best practices presented by EU ALLMEET partners (language policy, migration centers, multicultural education):
  • Alma Mater Studiorum Universita di Bologna, Italy;
  • University of Glasgow, Great Britain;
  • Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal.
3. Best practices presented by the experts
  • representatives of local authorities,
  • Russian and EU researchers,
  • migrants' and civil society associations, NGO.
Successful proposals will be considered for publication in a special volume on the topic of the seminar, to be published in English in 2015.
Submission:
Submit all proposals in English (max. 200 words) including name, email address and affiliation via e-mail with an attachment as a Word or PDF document. All proposals should be received on or before February 1, 2015.
Please, send your proposal to: p.golomidova@narfu.ru (Polina Golomidova) and i.tyurikova@narfu.ru (Irina Tyurikova)
Proposals accepted for presentation in the seminar will be notified by February 10, 2015.

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