A (Very) Short Introduction to the History of Western Architectural Styles – Part 2

Online (Zoom), August 14, 2020, 15.00-18.00, (Romanian time, English/Romanian – depending on the audience) Of the visual arts that make up the core of the discipline of Art History, architecture is the one that touches unswervingly our daily lives. We all live and work in buildings or built functional spaces...

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Doing multimodal ethnography in pandemic times. Drags in da’ house, a case study in collaborative research in Brazil

Online (Zoom), August 14, 2020, 18.00-20.00 (Romanian time, in English) The COVID-19 outbreak has forced us all to stay at home or to keep distance from one another, and it has impacted most of what we are used to call `reality.` For social scientists, this represents a huge challenge, as...

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FRI Analysis: The COVID-19 urgent sanitary measures in a historical perspective: early measures are often not optimal

14.08.2020 Parallel with the spread of SARS-CoV-2, national governments are trying to limit the pandemic’s consequences. Measures are taken under pressure. Probable devastating scenarios such as raising death tolls, health care system collapse, and a financial crisis cast a shadow over political decision-making. As an immediate reaction to COVID-19 threats,...

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Social Network Analysis

Online (Zoom), August 11, 2020, 9.00 – 12.30 (Romanian time, in English) This course provides a hands-on overview of applied social network analysis techniques and their theoretical underpinnings in political and social sciences. By the end of it, you will be able to understand the opportunities and limitations of basic...

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Cyber-security and privacy best practices for academic researchers

Online (Zoom), August 12, 2020, 18.00-20.00 (Romanian time, in English) Cyber-security and privacy are issues of increasing concern in today’s digital world. Whereas perfect security does not exist, there are many tools and practices that can answer to someone’s specific security needs. To choose among them, it is important to...

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Spirituality in Development Projects and in Communities

Online (Zoom), August 13, 2020, 16.00-17.30 (Romanian time, in English) Spirituality has been disregarded by the development field. Researches have shown that the replacement of traditional manifestations including spirituality with modernity has provoked changes in all fields of humanity, including global development. During this webinar we will see how spirituality...

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