Call for Contribution: Activist Citizenship in Southeast Europe

Deadline: 10 September 2016
Open to: everyone interested in the topic with focus on the theme “activist citizenship” in Bulgaria, Macedonia, Kosovo or Albania
Venue: Online Journal


In the period since the global financial crisis, there has been a marked upsurge in citizen-led activism across the globe, including the Occupy movements and the so-called “Arab Spring”. Such events also spanned across Southeast Europe (SEE). Although there are several possible ways to demarcate the boundaries of SEE, including: Slovenia, Croatia, Bulgaria, Romania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Albania, and Serbia. The journal seeks additional contributions for an accepted special issue of Europe-Asia Studies entitled “Activist Citizenship in Southeast Europe”. In order to complete the volume 3 to 4 further contributions are needed.


Anybody interested in the topic, with focus on the theme “activist citizenship” in Bulgaria, Macedonia, Kosovo or Albania. We are looking for contributions that offer contextualized case studies, focusing on instance of progressive citizen-led mobilization or offering a comparative perspective within or across these countries.

How to apply?

In order to contribute, please send an extended abstract (up to 500 words) and a short biographical note (up to 200 words for each author) to Professor Adam Fagan at: by 10 September 2016, with a view to submitting a draft paper (7,000-9,000 words) by the end of October or early November 2016. Only 3-4 contributions will be published in the journal.

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