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Communicating Borders

Martin van der Velde, Henk van Houtum


"When we meet." This was the original title of a conference (changed later to "Communicating Borders") that was organized in Nijmegen (The Netherlands) in September 2002. This title tries to capture the two main objectives for organizing the conference: (1) to discuss borders as places where people from different regions meet and interact; (2) to facilitate a dialogue between scientists from all over the world dealing with borders, border-regions and border-related issues. Whether these objectives were met is for you to judge based on the contributions in this special issue, but the preconditions for a dialogue were present, witnessing the continental composition of the participants.

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