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  EET: Eastern European Time - What's the time in Finland, Greece, Bulgaria, Romania...
GMT > Time Zone > Europe > EU > Eastern European Time (EET)
EET: Eastern European Time is in the Eastern European Time Zone.
Like most states in Europe, Summer (Daylight-Saving) Time is observed in EET: Eastern European Time, where the time is shifted forward by 1 hour; 3 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+3).
wwp.greenwichmeantime.co.uk /time-zone/europe/european-union/eastern-european-time   (274 words)

  
  East Prussia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1875 the ethnic make-up of East Prussia was 73.48% German speaking, 18.39% Polish speaking, and 8.11% Lithuanian speaking (according to "Słownik geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego").
During the interwar period, East Prussia and parts of West Prussia were exclaves of Germany, created as a result of the Treaty of Versailles when most of West Prussia and the former Prussian Province of Posen were ceded to Poland to create the Polish Corridor and the Free City of Danzig.
The remaining German population of East Prussia was expelled by the Communist regime.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/East_Prussia   (2333 words)

  
 Eastern Europe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In many sources, the term "Eastern Europe" still encompasses most, or all, such European countries that until the end of the Cold War (around 1989) were Communist states or countries under Soviet influence, i.e., the former "Eastern Bloc".
Most of Europe's historically Protestant and Roman Catholic countries (with the exception of Iceland, Norway, Switzerland, Croatia, and the various European microstates) were now EU members, while most of Europe's historically Eastern Orthodox countries (with the exception of Greece and Cyprus) were outside the EU.
Greece and the European Turkey are usually not included, as they are old NATO members, however they are geographically part of Balkan Peninsula.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/East_Europe   (1337 words)

  
 Fuso horari - Wikipedia
For the remainder of the year, as in the rest of Europe, local time is UTC+1 (known in the UK as British Summer Time).
Time zones with a deviation from UTC of a non-integer quantity of hours use the letter of the nearest whole hour-deviated time zone toward UTC, with a star or dagger added on.
Time zones were invented by Sanford Fleming because of the need of railroad companies to have consistent local times between railroad stations.
ia.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fuso_horari   (1131 words)

  
 Keeping Time - Andamooka Reader   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Time measurement is based on mostly regular natural phenomena, such as alternating light and dark periods caused by the rotation of the planet.
The total time taken by two successive periods is constant, but the lengths of the light and dark period vary.
Time zones are best named by the location or by telling the difference between local and universal time.
www.andamooka.org /reader.pl?pgid=sagc2447   (563 words)

  
 Learning the Lessons of the European Union's Failed Middle East Policies - Gerald M. Steinberg
From the Israeli perspective, European political officials, NGOs, journalists, and academics are perceived as contributing to the demonization of Israel and Jewish sovereignty.
Similarly, the European Council's December 2002 Declaration on the Middle East (Annex III of the Copenhagen statement) reflected pro-Palestinian terms of reference and anti-Israel biases.
Similarly, Ambassador Gincarlo Chevallard, the European Commission's representative in Israel, spoke of Israel and the EU as "new neighbors," not in the geographical sense but in the political sense, marking a sharp change from the tone and substance of his emphasis on "anti-EU feelings" in Israel a few months earlier.
www.jcpa.org /jl/vp510.htm   (4533 words)

  
 Time zone
Time zones are areas of the Earth that have adopted the same standard time.
Time zones partially rectified the problem by setting the clocks of a region to the same mean solar time.
Time zones are generally centered on meridianss of a longitude that is a multiple of 15º thus making neighbouring time zones one hour apart.
www.knowledgefun.com /book/t/ti/time_zone.html   (1964 words)

  
 Spectrezine - Kagarlitsky on European Union
Several European countries were left waiting their turn for entrance (in the best traditions of the Soviet bloc).
The point is that politicians and elite circles in East Europe are less willing to listen to public sentiments than their counterparts in the West.
At the same time, the masses of subject and working people of the continent have common interests in rejecting neo-liberalism and authoritarianism through mutual efforts.
www.spectrezine.org /europe/Kagarlitsky.htm   (922 words)

  
 Boston.com / News / World / Europe / European Parliament voting is win for dissent
With 350 million eligible voters stretching from Ireland in the west to Hungary in the east, the elections were one of the largest exercises in electoral democracy in the world.
Many Europeans see the joint parliament, which alternates between chambers in Brussels and Strasbourg, France, as a distant institution that has little effect on their lives.
In the Czech Republic, one of the East European countries voting for the first time for seats in the European Parliament, the Civic Democratic Party, which opposes ceding more power to the EU headquarters in Brussels, was projected to win more seats in the European Parliament than the ruling coalition.
www.boston.com /news/world/europe/articles/2004/06/14/european_parliament_voting_is_win_for_dissent   (680 words)

  
 Quietly Sprouting: A European Identity   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Since then, the number of Europeans gaining degrees outside their country of origin has surged, and many of them stay on at least temporarily to work in their new home.
Students from the 10 new member countries, which are mainly East European, started taking part in Erasmus in 1997, before their countries' accession.
European governments, networking with each other in most areas of policy, are increasingly looking for that international dimension.
yaleglobal.yale.edu /display.article?id=5646   (1314 words)

  
 REEC: Russian and East European Center
Australian Slavonic and East European Studies ASEES is a refereed journal which publishes scholarly articles, review articles and short reviews on all aspects of Slavonic and East European studies, in particular language, literature, history and political science; also art and social science.
Studies in East European Thought Intended to provide a forum for Western-language (English and German) writings on philosophy and philosophers who identify with the history and cultures of East and Central Europe, including Russia, Ukraine, and the Baltic States.
Slavic and East European Folklore Association SEEFA is a non-profit organization devoted to an exchange of knowledge among scholars interested in Slavic and East European folklore.
www.reec.uiuc.edu /resources/links/scholarly.html   (2730 words)

  
 Centre for  Russian and East European Studies
The Centre for Russian and East European Studies of the University of Birmingham is one of the world’s leading research institutes in its field (see following paragraph).
CREES is the only unit in its RAE subject area (European Studies) to be recognised as 6* and is the only Russian and East European Studies outlet nationally to have achieved this status.
The Centre’s Baykov Library, housed, like CREES itself, in the European Resource Centre of the European Research Institute, is one of the most important European research collections in the field of Russian and East European studies.
www.crees.bham.ac.uk /introduction.htm   (436 words)

  
 Russian & East European Studies
Hillman Library of the University of Pittsburgh has developed a Russian and East European collection of over 361,000 volumes, of which 225,000 are in the languages of the area, plus hundreds of newspapers and periodicals from or about the region.
The East European collection includes nearly 70,000 holdings in Polish literature, history, politics, and culture as well as rare books, newspapers, and musical scores that were formerly housed at Alliance College.
A collection of over 1,500 Russian and East European films, which is under continuous development, is housed in the University's Media Resource Center.
www.ucis.pitt.edu /crees/library.html   (193 words)

  
 Russian and East European Studies[ FSU ] Undergraduate Studies
The interdisciplinary program in Russian and East European Studies is an international area studies program that is designed to develop a student's competence in the language, history, culture, and the contemporary political and economic setting of Russia and Eastern Europe.
This is a dynamic time in the history of Russia and Eastern Europe.
Students majoring in Russian and East European Studies are to construct their program of study around four components.
www.fsu.edu /~russia/russian_undergraduate.htm   (680 words)

  
 East Timor bishop urges end to violence
East Timor's Catholic bishop and Nobel Peace Price winner Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo on Thursday urged all parties in the troubled province to stop fighting.
Colonel Mudjiono, deputy chief of East Timor's military, said the raid was in retaliation to an April 10 rebel attack on a military post, in which one person was killed.
Indonesia and Portugal are due to resume talks on the future of East Timor next week in New York under the auspices of the United Nations secretary-general, where Jakarta is due to submit its autonomy plan for East Timor.
etan.org /et99/april/11-17/15eastt.htm   (555 words)

  
 Golf Vacations UK - Ireland - East
The links of the European Club has developed into one of Ireland's finest links golf courses in a relatively short period of time.
The design of the European Club has attempted to modernize the traditional values of links golf and this has been achieved with magnificent results.
Around 50% of all starting times over the year are put into the daily ballot (lottery) which is drawn every day for next day's play except Sunday - the Saturday draw is for Monday play.
golfvacationsuk.com /ireland_east_european.htm   (280 words)

  
 Palaeos Paleozoic: Permian: East European Platform
Because of the importance of East European deposits in Permian stratigraphy (indeed, the Permian period was named by Murchison after the Perm region in eastern Russia), these became the basis for a global standard.
According to Kozur 1998 the Tartarian ends some considerable time before the end of the Permian, so that the uppermost Tartarian is only earliest Wuchiapingian, which seems implausible in view of the advanced tetrapod fauna.
Lozovsky 1998 in contrast indicates (at least from the diagrams) the Tartarian seems to stop at the middle Changhsingian, or thereabouts.
www.palaeos.com /Paleozoic/Permian/EEurope.html   (1129 words)

  
 Immigration...Polish/Russian: The Lower East Side
For many immigrant children, their education in American life was acquired in the city streets, where lovers strolled amid streams of raw sewage, vendors offered almost anything for sale, con artists and petty thieves worked the crowds, and horse carriages burdened with goods clogged the muddy roadways.
And, however chaotic it might be, as some observers at the time noted, it was still the greatest concentration of Jewish life in nearly two thousand years.
At the same time, they had to overcome the prejudices of U.S. employers, where “gentlemen’s agreements” and open bigotry prevented them from entering the professions and many heavy industrial jobs.
memory.loc.gov /learn/features/immig/polish6.html   (1021 words)

  
 Revolutions In The East
From the perspective of over 100 million East Europeans, what has mattered most since then is that for 40 years their governments have ruled only at sufferance of the Kremlin.
Official Western support for the Eastern European opposition was always calibrated to deflect scrutiny of injustice in the West by focusing attention on injustice in the East.
At the same time internal factions within the Bolshevik Party were banned and Lenin's theory of political vanguardism and democratic centralism was expanded into a comprehensive theory of a single-party state.
www.zmag.org /zmag/articles/albertold13.htm   (7694 words)

  
 The World-Wide Web Virtual Library: Central and East European Bibliographies.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
With enlargement of the European Union (EU) on the near horizon, the relationship between the EU and the countries which have been accepted into the membership process (commonly called candidate countries) is becoming increasingly more important.
Ten of the 12 candidate countries (Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovak Republic/Slovakia, Slovenia) are from the Baltic and Central and East European area.
This project was initially funded by a Supplemental Grant from the European Commission, supplemental to the grant establishing the European Union Center at the University of Pittsburgh in 1998.
www.library.pitt.edu /subject_guides/westeuropean/wwwes/candidate.html   (564 words)

  
 REEC: Russian and East European Center
If a non-Russian, East European or Eurasian language is selected to meet the LAS requirement, then the three years of Russian, East European or Eurasian language study specified here must be taken in addition to those completed to satisfy the LAS requirement.
The interdisciplinary minor in Russian, East European, and Eurasian studies allows students in diverse fields to complement their programs with a study of Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia.
Students desiring a minor in REEES are strongly advised to consult with the Russian, East, European, and Eurasian Center undergraduate advisor early in their academic career for information on courses that will fulfill the degree requirements.
www.reec.uiuc.edu /academics/undergrad.html   (1170 words)

  
 The Brookings Institution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The European way was seen as normal and natural and was contrasted to that of the East, many countries of which became better known as a result of new geographical exploration and the beginning of colonial expansion.
The influence of these new European ideas on Russian society in the eighteenth century was direct.
From the time of Peter the Great who called his policy "opening a window onto Europe" the progress and prosperity of the country was associated with the West.
www.brookings.edu /fp/cnaps/papers/lukin20030328.htm   (562 words)

  
 Russian and East European History Website
Indiana University is a pioneer in teaching and research on the countries of Eastern Europe and the former Russian empire and Soviet Union (Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, and the nations of the Caucasus and Central Asia).
An active member of the History Department and of the Russian and East European Institute, Rabinowitch is currently directing the thesis research of several doctoral candidates.
Russian and East European historical studies at Indiana University include thorough coverage of the history of Eastern Europe from the Ottoman Empire and the Balkans, through Central Europe, Poland, and the Baltic Republics.
www.indiana.edu /~reehist/index1024x768.htm   (2893 words)

  
 Zephyr Press - East European Literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Sosnora was captured three times by the Gestapo, but because of his youth he was released each time.
His grandmother decided that it would be safer for him to live with the partisan detachment led by his uncle, but the Germans captured and executed the partisans, and Sosnora survived only by pretending to be dead after a bullet had grazed his skull.
At times Rubina's prose, which in Daniel Jaffe's fine translation resonates with Russian cadences, is as harmonious as a Tchaikovsky concerto.
zephyrpress.org /041215/books_europe.htm   (1481 words)

  
 Appendix C: CDN Supported Time Zones
Appendix C lists time zone designations and abbreviations that are supported by the Cisco Internet CDN Software.
Time zones can be specified for any content item or content item group using the manifest file.
Specifying a time zone for a content item affects the expiration or activation of that item in a CDN where remote nodes are dispersed across different time zones.
www.cisco.com /univercd/cc/td/doc/product/webscale/content/cdnsp/cdnsp21/icdn21ug/tzones.htm   (74 words)

  
 WWE: Inside WWE > Title History > European
The European Championship was retired on April 4, 1999, after Shane McMahon defeated X-Pac, but it was then brought back and awarded to Mideon in June of that same year.
The European Championship became a coveted title and was strapped around the waists of some of the top WWE Superstars including the likes of Triple H, Kurt Angle, Chris Jericho and Eddie Guerrero.
But after Rob Van Dam defeated European Champion Jeff Hardy to unify the Intercontinental and European Championships, the European Championship was once again deemed inactive.
www.wwe.com /inside/titlehistory/euro   (300 words)

  
 Centre for  Russian and East European Studies
The main focus of the Centre's work is on Russia, but the study of Ukraine, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and some other countries of the region has also been developed, especially in the field of politics.
The European Resource Centre houses one of the most important Western research collections in Russian and East European Studies, and CREES also has its own Information Service for reference materials.
A highlight of the year is the Annual Research Conference, held on a weekend towards the end of the summer term at Cumberland Lodge, Windsor Great Park, in which current and former members of the Centre meet to present papers and discuss their work formally and informally in a convivial atmosphere.
www.crees.bham.ac.uk /study/postgraduate   (492 words)

  
 Russian & East European Studies Certificate Program
Its purpose is to enable students interested in the Russian and East European area to take a coordinated series of courses and to receive a formal certificate signifying this specialization.
Students currently involved in baccalaureate studies who successfully complete the requirements of the program will be awarded the certificate at the time of graduation.
Other appropriate courses taught by the area faculty, but not on the list, may be taken with the approval of the Chair of the Russian and East European Studies Committee.
www.uwm.edu /Dept/CIE/AP/AP-rees.shtml   (502 words)

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