ENTAN – the European Non-Territorial Autonomy Network is a COST Action aimed at examining the concept of non-territorial autonomy (NTA). ENTAN particularly focuses on NTA arrangements for reducing inter-ethnic tensions within a state and on the accommodation of the needs of different communities while preventing calls to separate statehood. The Action tackles recent developments in the theories and practices of cultural diversity; minority rights (including linguistic and educational rights); and conflict resolution through policy arrangements. The main objective is to investigate the existing NTA mechanisms and policies and to develop new modalities for the accommodation of differences in the context of growing challenges stemming from globalisation, regionalisation and European supranational integration. The network fosters interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary group work, and provides for training and empowerment of young researchers, academic conferences and publications, as well as for the dissemination of results to policy makers, civil society organisations and communities.
ENTAN policy paper No. 1 (August 2021) ISSN 2671-3896Read More
STSM title: Fixing ethnicity and the German Cultural Self-Government in interwar Estonia
STSM start and end date: 07/06/2021 to 30/06/2021
Grantee name: Triin Tark (University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia)
Host institution: University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria