Location of Conference
The Institute for East and Southeast European Studies IOS invites the submission of paper proposals to be presented at its first annual conference, to be held on Juni 27-29, 2013, in Regensburg (Germany, Bavaria). The IOS research profile is unique in combining the expertise of historians and economists working on East and Southeast Europe.
The topic is motivated by the fact that environmental issues in the region do not receive the attention of polocymakers that is warranted in view of the severe ecological problems inherited from the Soviet Past and driven by todays economic growth. The aim of the conference is to examine the roots of attitudes towards nature and the environment, to analyze the economic dimension of environmental questions, and to evaluate policy measures and governance in the field of environmental policy.