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Call for Applications: Workshop “Human Rights Empowerment – Researching and Teaching Human Rights in Central Asia”

Workshop for civil society activists and practitioners
Organizers: Anja Mihr (OSCE Academy), Cindy Wittke (IOS)
Dates: 6–8 October 2021
Location: OSCE Academy in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic
Funding: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Submission deadline: 15 August 2021
Details: Call for applications (pdf)

Call for applications: Workshop “Human Rights in Central Asia: Troubled Nexuses between Internationalization, Nation Building and Civil Society”

International workshop for young academics and scholars
Organizers: Anja Mihr (OSCE Academy), Cindy Wittke (IOS)
Dates: 4–6 October 2021
Location: OSCE Academy in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic
Funding: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Submission deadline: 15 August 2021
Details: Call for applications (pdf)

Call for papers: State Descriptions Revisited: Historical Forms of Territorial Representations, 18-21th centuries

Organizers: Borbála Zsuzsanna Török (Centre for Global Cooperation Research, University Duisburg-Essen) and Guido Hausmann (IOS Regensburg).
Dates: 20-21 January 2022
Location: Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS), Regensburg, Germany
Call for papers
Submission deadline: 30 September 2021

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Richard Frensch studied economics and Slavic languages at the universities of Bonn and Kansas and earned degrees as M.A. in Economics (1982) and Diplom-Volkswirt (1984). In 1987, he graduated from a Russian area studies program at the University of Munich where he also did his Ph.D. in economics (Dr. oec. publ) in 1992. Habilitation at the University of Regensburg followed in 2009. During his professional career at the Osteuropa-Institut (first in Munich, since 207 in Regensburg), Mr. Frensch has on several occasions been seconded to perform advisory functions for the governments of the Czech Republic and Ukraine. He also worked for the United Nations.
He is the managing editor of Economic Systems, published for the IOS in collaboration with the European Association for Comparative Economic Studies. His areas of research are institutional change, political economy of globalization, technology, growth, sustainable development, and trade.