The Conference is open to scholars of various disciplines who may contribute to the analysis of the geopolitical, historical, cultural, social and economic aspects related to divergence and convergence processes and (re)integration perspectives and policies in multicultural and border regions. The aim of the Conference is to give an assessment of past developments and conflict resolutions, an analysis of current situations and problems concerning spatial and social cross-border and inter-cultural integration/disintegration, and an evaluation of the future trends and opportunities for co-operation and development within a broader European and global context.

The conference will be held in the seaside resort of Portorož (Slovenia), nearby the border with Croatia and Italy, on September 22 - 24, 2011. The official language of the Conference is English. All participants are required to send the title of their papers/presentations along with a one-page long abstract, and the registration form to the Organizer by April 30, 2011.