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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Romania Country Brief 2018-2019: Freedom of expression, its challenges and limitations

20.04.2020 At this point in time (2018-2019), in Romania there is a perceived deterioration of the freedom of speech for journalists and civil society organizations. The political climate is perceived extremely polarized and increasingly deteriorating. Pressures and limitations of free speech is particularly strong in media outlets owned by politicians...

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Counter-strategies towards hate and disinformation

A practical guide for NGOs, activists and volunteers about democratic limits of freedom of expression, countering hate speech, fake news and intimidation. Author(s): Stefan Cibian, Silvia Fierascu, Svjetlana Knezevic, Karin Liebhart, Hannes Meissner, Anca Molnos, Laura Ranca, Mariya Yurukova, Christiana Weidel. Download the Brochure here. Freedom of expression is under threat, in...

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Report on Țara Făgărașului Diaspora Engagement in Civic and Philanthropic Activities

The report focuses on community engagement and philanthropic activities of Țara Făgărașului diaspora. In order to understand diaspora engagement, we are tracking the migration pathways, the decision-making processes involved, experiences while away, as well as in case of return. The Report has been commissioned by the Țara Făgărașului Community Foundation...

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Făgăraș Summer School 2019 – second part

15.08.2019 The second part of th 2019 Făgăraș Summer School was held between August 5-14 in Făgăraș. The Summer School included courses, workshops and a lab in the following fields: social science research – social network analysis, economy, investigative journalism, technology, migration, international relations, literature, physics, history, art history, entrepreneurship...

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Think-a-thon: Diaspora Țării Făgărașului, parte din comunitatea locală

În contextul migrației către alte țări sau către alte localități din România, Țara Făgărașului a pierdut un număr semnificativ de persoane. Acest aspect influențează nu doar economia locală, ci și modul de conviețuire în comunitățile din zonă. Deși cei plecați rămân o parte integrantă a comunității locale la nivel identitar,...

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Conference on Freedom of Expression: Civil Society Facing Pressure – Impact, Reaction, Strategies

Freedom of Expression is increasingly under pressure in Europe. The conference aims to explore the situation in Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, and Romania in order to develop tools and approaches that can support journalists and civil society leaders to respond and counter different kinds of pressure. Detalii eveniment Time  09:30-16:00 Venue...

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