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VIII International Student Conference
of THE Borjan Tanevski Memorial Fund

in cooperation with



The Role of Youth in European Society




The Open-minded Traveler in the Balkans:
 Experiences, Impressions, Problems …






28. – 30.10.2011

Tetovo, Republic of Macedonia






Students and professors from:

American College of Thessaloniki

Macedonia University, Thessaloniki

Aristotle University, Thessaloniki

South East European University, Tetovo

Ss.Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje

Institute of Sociological and Political Research
(Ss.Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje)


Organisation and Concept:


Anja Czymmeck                         Prof. Dorka Korobar-Tanevska

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung             Borjan Tanevski Memorial Fund

Auslandsbüro Mazedonien             Kicevska 1

Maksim Gorki – 16/kat 3               MK-1060 Skopje

MK-1000 Skopje                           Phone: +389-71-33-60-60

Phone: +389-2-323-11-22           E-mail: dorkakt@gmail.com

Fax: +389-2-313-52-90               Web: www.borjan.net

Web: www.kas.de/macedonia



Prof. Vincent C. Müller              Prof. Mirjana Maleska

American College of Thessaloniki    South East European University

E-mail: vmueller@act.edu             E-mail: m.maleska@seeu.edu.mk

Web: www.typos.de                      E-mail: www.seeu.edu.mk       


Contact persons/Assistance:

Daniela Bojadiezva/Arben Xhelili


Tel. : +389-2-323-11-22

Mobile: +389 71 384494

E-mail: daniela.bojadzieva@kas.de

E-mail: arben.xhelili@kas.de



SEE University

Ilinden bb

MK-1220  Tetovo


Working language:


Friday, 28.10.2011


16:00 (Thessaloniki time)

Departure of KAS bus in Thessaloniki, Vassiliko Theatro (near White Tower, Leofororos Nikis towards nea paralia, east; white 17-seater with KAS sign)


20:00 (Skopje time)

Arrival of participants from Greece: Hotel Centar, Boulevard Koco Racin, Skopje


Dinner on invitation of Borjan Tanevski Memorial Fund.

Restaurant “Pelister” – City centre


Saturday, 29.10.2011



Departure from Skopje to Tetovo

Pick-up in front of Hotel Centar



Arrival at South East European University (SEEU)


09:30 – 10:00

Tour of university campus


10:00 – 11:00

Official opening of the conference    


Anja Czymmeck

Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Skopje


Prof. Dorka Korobar-Tanevska

Borjan Tanevski Memorial Fund, Skopje


Dr. Zamir Dika

Rector of SEE University, Tetovo


Ambassador Alexandra Papadoupoulou

Liaison Office of the Hellenic Republic in Skopje



Dr. Mirjana Maleska

SEE University, Tetovo


11:00 – 11:30

Coffee break



11:30-2:00 First session


Introduction and moderation:

Prof. Vincent C. Müller

American College of Thessaloniki


Presentation of the wining essay:

Emiliya Georgieva

American College of Thessaloniki

“The open minded traveler in the Balkans: experiences, impressions, problems… “



Citizens versus governments? Current challenges and expectations of young people (the case of Macedonia)



Assistant Provost and Prof. Rod Baumont

SEE University


Prof. Miroljub Shukarov

SEE University


Student Groups SEEU & C&MU:

Short presentations on current issues


Discussion, comments and questions



Prof. Denko Maleski

Law faculty, Skopje


14:00 – 15:00 Buffet Lunch


15:00 – 16:30 Second session


Citizens versus governments? Current challenges and expectations of young people (the case of Greece)



Introduction and moderation

Prof. Spiridon Sfetas

Aristotle University Thessaloniki


Prof. Georgios Angelopoulos

University of Macedonia


Student Groups University of Macedonia:

Short presentations on current issues



16:30 – 16:45 Closing words


Prof. Mirjana Maleska

Prof. Irini Lagani

Anja Czymmeck (KAS)


16:45 – 18:30 Sightseeing in Tetovo and departure for Skopje.


Dinner in Old City, Skopje

Restaurant “Pcela”


Sunday, 30.10. 2011


10:00 -12:00

Evaluation and consideration for future Macedonian - Greek student meetings



Departure for Thessaloniki from Hotel Centar