7 October 2014
Budapest ESI lecturing on value conflicts and human rights at the CEU
Budapest. Photo: flickr/Moyan Brenn
Budapest. Photo: flickr/Moyan Brenn

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ESI's Gerald Knaus will be lecturing on value conflicts and human rights at a workshop for thinkers from within civil society organizations, researchers from policy think tanks and policy makers from the Black Sea region in Budapest. This event, co-organised by the Council of Europe and the School of Public Policy at Central European University, is designed to provide a forum to discuss, and develop practical, equitable and sustainable solutions to, regional policy problems in the spheres of democratic institution building, human rights and cooperative security policy.

Speakers include Piotr Switalski, COE Director of Policy Planning; Thomas Carothers, vice president for studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Goran Buldioski, director of the Open Society Think Tank Fund; Mateo Fumagalli, Associate Professor at CEU; Béla Greskovits, professor at the CEU Department of International Relations and European Studies, and Department of Political Science; and Gwendolyn Sasse, Professorial Fellow at Nuffield College and University Reader in Comparative Politics in the Department of Politics and International Relations and the School for Interdisciplinary Area Studies.

Find out more: Policy Workshop for Civil Society Leaders and Policy Makers from the Black Sea Region / Programme

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Alan Grant is an Irish photographer who travelled extensively in the Balkans and other countries and regions of the world. Thanks to him, ESI is able to show fascinating pictures of the Balkans: the facades of Tirana, the painted mosques of Travnik, the fabulous old houses of Plovdiv and the spectacular blue of water - dark in the Bay of Kotor, emerald in the river valleys of Bosnia, deep blue in Ohrid, twinkling in the Aegean Sea and on the Bosporus.

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Jonathan Lewis lives between London and Istanbul. He moved to London and spent many years studying photography and now specialises in photojournalism, documentary photography and commercial work for a wide variety of private and commercial clients in the UK, Europe and Turkey. His work has appeared in a number of magazines and publications and is used on the ESI website as well.

You can find out more about Jonathan Lewis on his website www.jonathanlewisphoto.com