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.
Artur Boháč: “The STSM at the University of Vienna was a great experience. I cooperated with an international team of social scientists in the task of setting up a digital NTA database. I improved my citation-management skills and broadened my knowledge of NTA.”Read More
Damir Kapidžić: “The STSM at Corvinus University provided me with the opportunity and resources to focus on academic writing and find the time to complete a long overdue research paper on coalition politics in Malaysia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.Read More