Conflict Communication

Research indicates that communication problems account for 85% of disagreements in the workplace. This course gives you the tools you need to deal with difficult circumstances. Conflict will always arise in human connection, but how we respond to it can have a significant effect on our relationships, productivity, and overall...

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Introduction to Research Methodology in Social Sciences

Research methodology can be defined as a system of rules and procedures that guide the research process, from formulating research questions, formulating hypotheses, and writing a literature review to collecting, analyzing, or interpreting data and drawing conclusions. Thus, understanding methodology is essential to scientific research and plays a critical role...

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Saint Peter’s, Heart of Christianity, History, Architecture

Saint Peter’s Basilica stands as one of the most prominent symbols of Christianity. This course offers a comprehensive exploration of the significance, splendor, and enduring legacy of Saint Peter’s Basilica, situated at the heart of Vatican City. Participants will learn about the rich Christian heritage and the architectural innovation brought...

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American Presidential Elections

If you are passionate about the dynamics and consequences of the 2024 American presidential elections, we invite you to join our intermediate political science course. The goal is to provide a detailed analysis of the projections and implications of the 2024 American presidential elections for Romania and the world. Andreea...

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Summer Camp on Research, Conservation, and Restoration of Stone Monuments

15.08.2022 Graveyards, irrespective of their religious belonging, represent important research sources for studying various phenomena unfolding in the community where respective graveyards are located. Also, a funeral monument is in itself a historical source and can be often considered artistic and cultural heritage. Therefore, by researching such monuments we can...

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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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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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Designing better survey questions that deliver the data that you need

Saturday, August 13, 2022, 10.00-12.00 (Romanian time, hybrid, English/Romanian – depending on the audience) The workshop is meant to help participants understand the attributes of a well-designed questionnaire, discuss considerations to be taken into account when designing questionnaires as a whole and individual questions, present a framework for questionnaire development...

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