News

New publication of the institute associates

Darka Podmenik, PhD, external associate at the IRSA institute and Maruša Gorišek, young researcher, published an article in the journal Research in Social Change titled Is youth unemployment in EU countries structural?

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Geopolitical, socio-economic and cultural aspects of Covid-19

The following contribution was written during the research on socio-economic, geopolitical and cultural aspects of the current pandemic.

Why is Eastern (Central) Europe less affected by the pandemic?

 

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Dr. Frane Adam published a new book

Dr. Frane Adam published a new book at the Institute for developmental and strategic analysis, titled

Between meritocracy and populism

On the cacophony of data in the postfactual society

(Second, edited edition)

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Workshop on (highly educated) youth unemployment

Institute IRSA organized a workshop titled: Long-term unemplyoment of (higher educated) young people - an indicator of social crisis?

The even was prepared and moderated by dr. Darka Podmenik, external associate of IRSA

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IRSA workshop

In the time from November, 28. to November 30, the workshop for the members of program and project gruop at iRSA took place in Ljubljana. The main topic was Globalisation and Meritocracy, with the accent on four cases China, Sweden, Romania and Slovenia, a detailed workshop program can be viewed here.

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Presentation

Operates as an internal organizational unit within the frame of the Institute.

The head of the research center is Prof. Frane Adam, PhD.

It was established with the intent to speed up the development and improving the coordination of both basic and applied development research carried out within the institute. There is particular emphasis on promoting and publishing the research and development activities results. Its activities take place within the frame of the projects that are divided into the following sub-groups:

  • Projects for international grants and other international projects;
  • Projects for domestic grants (National Agency for research - ARRS - public administration and other clients);
  • Projects for known clients (commercial projects).

The Research Centre regularly or occasionally cooperates with numerous Slovenian and foreign research, education and other institutions, among others:

Lifelong Learning Programme, National Agency for research, Centre of the Republic of Slovenia for Mobility and European Educational and Training Programmes (CMEPIUS)), European Commission, Ministry of Education, Science and Sport, Government Office for Development and European Cohesion Policy, Slovenian Technology Agency

Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen,Faculty of Social Sciences, Warsaw University of Technology, University of Cantabria, Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung, Faculty of Applied Social Studies in Nova Gorica, Faculty of Medicine University of Ljubljana, University of Maribor, University of Barcelona,  Chemnitz University of Technology, Polish Academy of Sciences, University of Brno, Free University Berlin, Jönköping International Business School,

University Institute of Lisbon, Institut "Jožef Štefan", Fondazione Umberto Veronesi, Eugenides Foundation, Provincia di Perugia, Tucep, Institute for Training of Personnel in International Organisations, Research Paths, Londinium, Open Evidence, Centro Psicopedagogico per l'educazione e la gestione dei conflitti, Wyższa Szkoła Biznesu i Nauk o Zdrowiu,´

Innovation Center ASI-Aktivni slovenski inovatorji, Središče Rotunda -Social Centre of Primorska, Cross-border cooperation program IPA, Zavod Ekohumanitas Koper, Asociacion Cultural Euroaccion Murcia, Institute for innovation and technology, MOZAIK - Association for Social inclusion.