Institution “Intercultural Dialogue” (Minsk, Belarus) invites proposals from those who wish to take part in the Intercultural Dialogue Section of the 6th International Congress of Belarusian Studies that will be held on 7-9 October 2016 in Kaunas (Lithuania).
Topics for discussion:
Will intercultural dialogue become an alternative model of assimilation and multiculturalism?
Can it contribute to overcoming of the European crisis (euro zone crisis, terrorist attacks, problem of refugees, war in Ukraine)?
How does it correlate with a conflict of values, adaptation and integration, concept of solidarity laid down in the Lisbon Treaty of the European Union?
Does it comply with the modern ideology of nationalism of the European and post-colonial nations?
Does it build national and European identity and what role does it play in the modern Belarusian nation-building?
Deadline: July, 15, 2016
Please send a title and 1-2 page summary of a 15-20 minute talk via email to the organizer of this session, Liubou Uladykouskaja, Director General of the Institution “Intercultural Dialogue” in Minsk.