22nd Edition

Central and South-Eastern Europe 2022

Edited By Europa Publications Copyright 2021
    836 Pages
    by Routledge

    A comprehensive survey of the countries and territories of this region, incorporating the latest economic and political developments.

    General Survey    

    Essays by acknowledged experts in the region cover a variety of topical issues.

    In addition, appendices discuss the religions of the region and the Russian Baltic territory of Kaliningrad.

    Country Surveys

    Individual chapters for each country, containing:

    - information on physical and social geography
    - a detailed chronology of political events, both recent and historical
    - essays on each country's political history and economy
    - a statistical survey
    - an extensive directory of contact details for political, state and commercial institutions and organizations in the region (covering national and local government, political organizations, diplomatic representation, the judicial system, religion, the media, finance, telecommunications and broadcasting, major companies, transport, tourism, culture, social welfare, the environment, defence, education and more)
    - and a select bibliography.

    Who's Who in Central and South-Eastern Europe

    Biographical details for more than 200 of the region's leading political figures.

    Regional Information

    Contact information and extensive details of the activities of regional and international organizations active in the region; a list of research institutes that focus on the region, together with contact details; and select bibliographies of both books and periodicals.

    Part 1: General Survey Essays by experts on the region  Part 2: Country Surveys Sections on geography, history, chronology and economy, as well as statistical surveys, directories and bibliographies for each country. Part 3: Who's Who of Central and South-Eastern Europe Part 4: Regional Information Regional Organizations. Research Institutes. Select Bibliography (Books). Select Bibliography (Peridodicals). Index of Regional Organizations.


    Europa Publications’ regional publications are compiled by a team of editors and researchers, with introductory and country-specific material provided by specialists in their field:

    Othon Anastasakis. Senior Research Fellow in South European Studies and Director of South East European Studies at Oxford (SEESOX), St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, United Kingdom.

    Daunis Auers. Associate Professor of Comparative Politics, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia, and President, Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies, University of Washington, Seattle, USA.

    Will Bartlett. Visiting senior fellow at the South East Europe Research Unit, European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London, United Kingdom.

    Dimitar Bechev. Non-resident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council.

    Florian Bieber. Professor of Southeast European History and Politics and Director of the Centre for Southeast European Studies, University of Graz, Austria; Co-ordinator, Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group (BiEPAG).

    Daniela Bobeva. Professor at the University of Finance, Business and Entrepreneurship, Sofia, Bulgaria.

    Ioannis Bournakis. Senior lecturer in Economics, University of Middlesex, United Kingdom.

    Cathie Carmichael. Professor of European History, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom.

    Daniel Daianu. Professor of Economics at the National School of Political Studies and Public Administration in Bucharest, Romania, and President of the Romanian Fiscal Council.

    Indra Ekmanis. Non-resident Baltic Sea Fellow, Foreign Policy Research Institute, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

    Lenka Filipova. Deputy Head of Department of Applied Economics, Faculty of Economics, VSB Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic.

    Tom Gallagher. Emeritus Professor, University of Bradford, United Kingdom.

    Kestutis Girnius. Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University, Lithuania.

    Christopher A. Hartwell. Professor, Department of Management in Digital and Networked Societies, Kozminski University, Warsaw, Poland.

    Karen Henderson. University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius, Trnava, Slovakia.

    Marko Attila Hoare. Department of Political Science and International Relations, Sarajevo School of Science and Technology, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

    Jadranka Kaluđerovic. Programme Director, Institute for Strategic Studies and Prognoses, Podgorica, Montenegro.

    Ella Kallai. Chief Economist, Alpha Bank Romania, Bucharest, and co-founder of Consilium Policy Advisors Group, Bucharest, Romania.

    Andres Kasekamp. Professor of History and Chair. of Estonian Studies at the University of Toronto, Canada.

    Cvete Koneska. Head of Political and Security Analysis for S-RM Risk and Intelligence.

    Filip Kostelka. Lecturer, Department of Government, University of Essex, United Kingdom.

    David Lea. Political analyst specializing in European affairs.

    Jasmin Mujanovic. Political scientist and analyst specializing in South-East European and international affairs.

    Ivan Piper. Researcher, Institute for Strategic Studies and Prognoses, Podgorica, Montenegro.

    Anita Prazmowska. Professor of International History, London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London, United Kingdom.

    Tena Prelec. Research Associate, LSEE Research on South Eastern Europe, London School of Economics and Political Science; Research Fellow, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford; and

    Member, Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group (BiEPAG).

    Mariola Pytlikova. Assistant Professor, Economics Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences (CERGE-EI), Prague, Czech Republic.

    Andrew Ryder. Political and economic analyst, researcher and consultant on regional economic development, regional geography and sustainability; and retired lecturer, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom.

    Gabor Scheiring. Marie Curie Fellow at the Department of Social and Political Sciences and the Dondena Centre, Bocconi University, Italy.

    Katarzyna Sidło. Political economist at the Center for Social and Economic Research, Warsaw, Poland.

    Tobias Spori. Researcher, Department of Political Science, University of Vienna, Austria.

    Marcus Tanner. Journalist and author.

    Alen Toplisek. Lecturer in International Political Economy, King’s College London, United Kingdom.

    Luca J. Uberti. Researcher, Department of Economics and Management, University of Luxembourg.

    Biljana Vankovska. Professor at the Institute for Security, Defence and Peace Studies, Faculty of Philosophy, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, North Macedonia.

    Urmas Varblane. Professor of International Business, School of Economics and Business Administration, University of Tartu, Estonia.

    Mate Veres. Political and economic analyst based in Budapest, Hungary.

    Emilia Zankina. Dean, Temple University Rome, Italy.