The conference is one in a series of events that the Institute for Ethnic Studies in Ljubljana is organising to celebrate the beginning of the 9th decade of its existence and continuous work in the fields of ethnicity, nationalism, migration and minority studies.

Aside to scholars and students, invitation into the interactive audience is extended to minority organisations, governmental and other administrative bodies and NGOs that concern themselves with minorities, migration and diaspora.

We ask you to send us the audience application form at least one week before the conference starts.


Here you can find the collection of documents relevant for members of the audience. The application for viewing PDF files can be downloaded here:

Conference Objectives

How do the nation-states reciprocate their diaspora's ideas of ancestral belonging? How do they ideologically, legally and otherwise manage, maintain and support the relationships with their diasporic communities? More ...