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The scientific yearbook of CESCI is now available online

The Cross-Border Review of 2020 is just released. The scientific Yearbook of Central European Service for Cross-Border Initiatives (CESCI) chief-edited by James W. Scott is available online and in printed format. Thanks to the financial support of the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, it is free of charge and to be posted by request (cesci@cesci-net.eu).

The 2020 issue contains essays reflecting „on the multilevel and everyday significance of borders by engaging in border thinking exercises. This kind of thinking suggests a kind of mindfulness as well as critical self-reflection on the ways in which we negotiate and make borders as part of our social interactions.” (J.W. Scott, Introduction)

The authors discuss popular concepts of border studies such as borderscaping, securitisation, migration and borders, co-creation, dialogue-based cross-border cooperation. The volume includes the review of Frank Furedi’s latest book, ’Why Borders Matter’ and a research note on the effects of COVID-19 on borders.

 

Our authors:

Martin Barthel, Comparative Research Network and University of Eastern Finland, Karelian Institute 

Anna Casaglia, University of Trento 

Alicja Fajfer, University of Eastern Finland, Karelian Institute 

Teodor Gyelnik, Central European Service for Cross-Border Initiatives 

Hannah Heyenn, Comparative Research Network and University of Kassel 

Jussi Laine, University of Eastern Finland, Karelian Institute 

Marnix Mohrmann, Ruimte in Advies, Heerlen, Netherlands 

James Scott, University of Eastern Finland, Karelian Institute 

Hayley Trowbridge, People’s Voice Media, Salford, UK

Roberto Rodolfo Georg Uebel, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul 

Joni Virkkunen, University of Eastern Finland, Karelian Institute 

Michael Willoughby, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia