Round table on Diverse Types of Knowledge, Archives, and Learning Practices

August 17, 17.00 – 19.00 (Romanian time, hybrid, in English) The round table will bring together learning, research, and knowledge creation practices from multiple cultural spaces, in an attempt to explore potential intersectionalities, but also instances of epistemic violence. Examples from African countries, the US, Romania, and other European countries...

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Liberal Arts College at Făgăraș – educational concept

August TBD, 2022 (hybrid, in English) The workshop aims to bring together the FRI members with an interest in co-crating the educational concept for the Liberal Arts College at Făgăraș. The workshop will provide the space to think together about the core educational features of the university. FACILITATOR Departments/units: Summer...

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College Prep Year Program Development

August TBD, 2022 (hybrid, in English) The workshop aims to bring together the FRI network members with an interest in developing the College Prep Year Educational Program. The workshop will provide the space to think through the features of the CPY educational program. FACILITATOR Departments/units: Summer School 2022, Educational Programs...

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Round table on Jiu Valley and Țara Făgărașului in Comparative Perspective: Past Conditions, Present Circumstances, Future Prospects

August 11, 2022, 16.00-19.30 (Romanian time, hybrid, in English) Comparing these disparate regions opens a window into many dimensions of the contemporary Romanian problematic, if not of post-communist societies more generally. Both the Jiu Valley coal region and Țara Făgărașului, with extensive chemical factories, experienced intense industrialization during communist times...

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Introduction to Research Design in Social Sciences

August 8, 2022, 14.00-17.00 (Romanian time, hybrid, in English) The workshop “Introduction to Research Design in Social Sciences” offers a condensed exposure to research thinking and planning. The workshop will combine key theoretical insights with exercises that help one attain clarity in designing research processes. Furthermore the workshop will present...

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European Community Foundation Initiative: Publication of the Peer-evaluation Report

26.07.2022 Authors: · Dr. Stefan Cibian · Dr. R. Alejandro Hernández Renner – Ansis Bērziņš – Rachel McGrath   The Făgăraș Research Institute led a field-driven evaluation of the European Community Foundations Initiative (ECFI). The analysis and insights will play an important role in shaping ECFI beyond 2022 and has...

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Urban Practitioners Network

The Urban Practitioners Network is a space for common support and sharing innovative practices between motivated urban professionals. The Network is now being established and aims to bring together professionals from various countries.             TEAM Departments/units: Policy Analysis and Outreach Department, Center on Global Affairs...

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Civil Society TOOLBOX

A ToolBox for practices of collective action and organizational development that will soon be available also in Romanian due to our collaboration with the Gutenberg Association and MitOst. APPROACH The toolkit and framework of activities are made for actors facilitating organizational development from within organizations, initiatives, and teams and in...

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