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"Conference on Bosnia and Herzegovina – Moving Forward", New School, New York 2008

Friday, October 24, 2008


LOCATION: The New School, Tishman Auditorium, 66 West 12 Street, NYC

Opening session


10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Speakers:

Dr. Joseph W. Westphal
Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs, The New School

H. E. Zeljko Komsic
Member of the Presidency of Bosnia & Herzegovina

Prof. Dr. Faruk Caklovica
President, Sarajevo University

Beyond Dayton: Democracy, Independence and Human Rights


2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Introduction by:
Mr. Robert Jovanovic
Executive Director, America - Bosnia Cultural Foundation, B&H

Chair:

Dr. Elzbieta Matynia
Director of the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies and Senior Lecturer in Liberal Studies at the New School for Social Research

Speakers:
Dr. Denis Zvizdic
Speaker of the House, Canton Sarajevo

Mr. Zlatko Hadzidedic
Advisor to the Minister, Ministry of Human Rights

Commentator:
Mr. Christopher J. Hoh
Associate Dean in the Foreign Service Institute of the United States Department of State


Prospects for EU Accession


4:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Chair:
Dr. Ronald Kassimir
Deputy Provost, The New School

Speakers:
Mr. Ahmed Zilic
Attorney at Law, Member of the Council’s of Europe Advisory Board for Minority rights

Mr. Ivan Ceresnjes
Architect, Former President of Jewish Community of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Commentator:
Dr. Michaela Hertkorn
Faculty, The Graduate Program in International Affairs, The New School


Film Presentation: ‘Nafaka’ by Jasmin Durakovic


6:00 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
Introduction by:
Mr. Pierre Spengler
Producer of ‘Nafaka’


Question and Answer period with film director Jasmin Durakovic

Saturday, October 25, 2008


LOCATION: Lang Student Center 55 W 13th St.
Coffee Reception

9:45 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Economic Development of Bosnia & Herzegovina


10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Chair:
Dr. Michael Cohen
Director of The Graduate Program in International Affairs, The New School

Speakers:
Ms. Feriha Imamovic
Vice-Governor, Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mr. Semin Masic
CEO Hidrogradnja d.d.

Mr. Mujo Selimovic
CEO MIMS Group


Monday, October 27, 2008


LOCATION: GPIA Conference Room

Faculty Session with Sarajevo University and The New School


10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Participants will include:
Dr. Samir Arnautovic
Vice President, Sarajevo University

Dr. Louis Bickford
Faculty, Graduate Program in International Affairs, The New School

Prof. Dr. Faruk Caklovica
President, Sarajevo University

Dr. Michael Cohen
Director of the Graduate Program in International Affairs Program

Mr. Haris Hasanspahic
President, Student Parliament, Sarajevo University

Dr. Michaela Hertkorn
Faculty, The New School

Mr. Mark Johnson
Faculty, Graduate Program in International Affairs, The New School

Dr. Elzbieta Matynia
Director of the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies and Senior Lecturer in Liberal Studies at the New School for Social Research

Aleksandra Wagner
Faculty, Bachelor of Arts Program, The New School

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