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Warsaw School of Economics
VAP
02
Warsaw School of Economics
January 04 to 08, 1999
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Needs Assessment and Case Study for Democratic Fiscal Decentralization Project in Estonia
VAP
03
Needs Assessment and Case Study for Democratic Fiscal Decentralization Project in Estonia
January 18 to 22, 1999
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Globalization and the University
UP
03PL
Globalization and the University
January 23 to 27, 1999
This convocation begins the third year of the Salzburg Seminar’s Universities Project. During the years 1997 and 1998, a total of nine sessions were held, involving over two hundred participants representing universities, government, and the independent sector in thirty c ...
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J.J. Strossmayer University of Osijek
VAP
04
J.J. Strossmayer University of Osijek
January 27 to 31, 1999
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The Independent Sector: Building on the Past and Looking to the Future
SESSION
364
The Independent Sector: Building on the Past and Looking to the Future
February 06 to March 06, 1999
Over the last decade, there has been a dramatic rise in the number of non-governmental and civil society organizations working around the world. As this number has increased so have the responsibilities that these organizations have taken on - from influencing public policy ...
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The Transatlantic Agenda at the Turn of the Century
SESSION
365
The Transatlantic Agenda at the Turn of the Century
March 20 to 27, 1999
Relations between Europe and the United States have evolved significantly over the past decade as a result of the end of the Cold War, the continuing consolidation and enlargement of the European Union, the expansion of NATO, and the increasing interpendence of a globalized ...
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University of Wroclaw
VAP
05
University of Wroclaw
April 06 to 10, 1999
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Globalization and the University
UP
08SYM
Globalization and the University
April 10 to 14, 1999
April 99 Symposium (CEE) ...
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Petrozavodsk State University
VAP
06
Petrozavodsk State University
April 14 to 22, 1999
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Public History and National Identity
ASC
23
Public History and National Identity
April 17 to 23, 1999
Planned in cooperation with the Smithsonian Institution, this symposium will consider the role that "Public History," or the teaching of history outside the classroom, plays in helping to define national identity. By reviewing the American experience through museums, commemorations ...
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Urban Youth
SESSION
366
Urban Youth
April 25 to May 02, 1999
More than forty percent of the world‘s population is under the age of twenty-one, and vast numbers of these young people live in urban areas that often put them at risk for social, economic, environmental and educational disadvantages. Among the most pressing problems f ...
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Costs and Benefits of the Free Market System
SESSION
367
Costs and Benefits of the Free Market System
May 09 to 19, 1999
The combined forces of globalization, democratization, technological change, and expanding market capitalism are redefining political, social, and economic dynamics around the world. In the post-Cold War era, governments are privatizing, liberalizing, and deregulating industries ...
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Masaryk University
VAP
07
Masaryk University
May 24 to 28, 1999
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Freeman: East Asia-United States
FREEMAN
02
Freeman: East Asia-United States
May 31 to June 06, 1999
The Freeman Foundation Symposia have been created to bring together alumni of the Salzburg Seminar from the United States and from East Asia for an open exchange of ideas on issues of mutual relevance, thereby fostering close--and hopefully lasting--links between those involved. ...
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Kazan State University
VAP
08
Kazan State University
June 06 to 12, 1999
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Ural State University
VAP
09
Ural State University
June 13 to 18, 1999
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Scientific Development and the Democratic Process
SESSION
368
Scientific Development and the Democratic Process
June 16 to 23, 1999
This session will consider the impact of the democratization process on science and the impact and role of science in a democratic society. Participants will begin the week by looking at ways in which democracy in a society can either enhance or impede the progress of science ...
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The Responsive and Innovative Russian University: Universities and their Role in National and Regional Development
UP
09SYM
The Responsive and Innovative Russian University: Universities and their Role in National and Regional Development
July 02 to 07, 1999
The overarching theme of the 1999 symposia has been globalization and its effects on institutions. (The term "university" should be understood as shorthand for the increasingly broad spectrum of higher education institutions.) The symposia have examined this phenomenon through ...
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Personal Responsibility of Judges
SESSION
370
Personal Responsibility of Judges
July 31 to August 07, 1999
The rule of law in a democratic society depends upon an independent and authoritative judiciary to interpret and apply the law as impartial arbiter between individuals and between the citizen of the State. It is incumbent upon legislatures and governments to secure the necessary ...
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Sustainability, Education, and Management of Change in the Tropics
EARTH
01
Sustainability, Education, and Management of Change in the Tropics
August 22 to 27, 1999
This project, convened by EARTH College and the Salzburg Seminar, in cooperation with Noragric, Centre for International Environment and Development Studies at the Agricultural University of Norway, was initially conceived by a group of international participants attending ...
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The Arts, Religion, and the Shaping of Culture
SESSION
371
The Arts, Religion, and the Shaping of Culture
September 04 to 11, 1999
The relationship between religion and the arts is as old as human experience itself. Indeed for most of human history, the relationship was so close it was simply assumed – and practiced. In much of the world that relationship still remains, and even in the west it may b ...
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Information Technology and the Future of Education
ASC
24
Information Technology and the Future of Education
September 24 to October 02, 1999
Information technology is a term encompassing all forms of technology used to create, store, exchange and use information in its various forms. Because we live in an increasingly wired world, an understanding of information technology is vital to success. This workshop will ...
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Globalization and the University
UP
10SYM
Globalization and the University
October 02 to 06, 1999
October 99 Symposium (CEE) ...
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Race and Ethnicity: Social Change through Public Awareness
SESSION
372
Race and Ethnicity: Social Change through Public Awareness
October 16 to 16, 1999
Ethnic and racial diversity exists in virtually every society, and, within these societies, there are minority groups that suffer discrimination. In some countries, legal barriers are erected to prevent equality; in others, a democratic system can often mask social and cultural ...
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Alexandru Ioan Cuza University
VAP
10
Alexandru Ioan Cuza University
October 19 to 22, 1999
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Novosibirsk State Technical University
VAP
11
Novosibirsk State Technical University
October 24 to 30, 1999
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Technical University of Liberec
VAP
12
Technical University of Liberec
October 31 to November 04, 1999
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New Bulgarian University
VAP
13
New Bulgarian University
November 14 to 18, 1999
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Globalization and the University: A Leadership Development Seminar
UP
11SYM
Globalization and the University: A Leadership Development Seminar
November 18 to 23, 1999
The overarching theme of the 1999 symposia has been globalization and its effects on institutions. (The term "university" should be understood as shorthand for the increasingly broad spectrum of higher education institutions.) The symposia have examined this phenomenon ...
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China and the Global Community
SESSION
373
China and the Global Community
December 04 to 04, 1999
The sustained process of modernization and reform in China during the past decade has dramatically altered the domestic landscape and, consequently, China's role in the region and the world. These changes have significant implications for the international community and warrant ...
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