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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Use of History in Recent Public Debates

Online (Zoom), August 12, 2020, 16.00-18.00 (Romanian time, in English) Looking back at controversial historical episodes has become a widely spread reference point in nowadays public debates and politics. Recently, monuments of figures like Christopher Columbus were targeted and destroyed during protests against racism in the US. Another example is...

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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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