Biopolitics, Political Regimes, and Carceral Systems

Online (Zoom), August 11, 2021, 18.00-20.30 (Romanian time, in English) The round table aims to provide a space for reflection on the role and practice of carceral systems in different types of political regimes, aiming to generate interdisciplinary perspectives on the way prisons are instrumentalized for political aims. INSTRUCTORS Bhakti...

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Communication of science to the general public

Online, August 10, 2021, 15.00-18.00 (Romanian time, in Romanian) An interactive workshop in which we discuss channels, ways, and methods to communicate to the general public the results of scientific research. Key audience: Researchers and scientists from different domains Participation in the Summer School activities is free of charge, and...

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Introduction to Research Methodology

Online, August 9, 2021, 17.00-20.00 (Romanian time, in English) The course presents a brief introduction to qualitative and quantitative research and is based on interactive approaches.  INSTRUCTOR Victor Cepoi, Ph.D. Departments/units: Summer School 2021; Educational Programs Department; Research Department, Policy and Outreach Department, Young Researchers Club, IC-GAP Regions: Romania Topics:...

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Monday on the Couch: COVID-19 and Impact Management – Tools for enhancing impact

Online (Zoom), February 15, 2021, 18.00-19.30, (EET/Romanian time, English) On Monday, February 15, we are inviting you to a Monday on the couch conversation on How to measure and prove the impact of small organizations, special in Covid-19 times when we cannot be face-to-face with people we work with and...

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The Impact of COVID-19 on asylum and migration in Europe

05.02.2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has had a substantial impact across most aspects of EU asylum and migration policies. Among others, it has impacted remittances from Europe, seasonal workers, access to asylum and resettlement, and highlighted the disproportionate barriers migrants face in accessing healthcare and basic rights. Author: Olivia Sundberg Diez...

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Transformative leadership for successful crisis management and effective multilateralism – Workshop

“Together for Europe’s Recovery” – is not only the motto of Germany’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union but also the overall motto of the first module of the 21st European Diplomatic Programme 2020/21, a training programme organised annually by the European External Action Service and the European...

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Sustainability of civil society organizations: the importance of social impact management

Online (Zoom), January 28, 2021, 16.00-18.00, (Romanian time, Romanian) The Research Institute, together with Ashoka Romania, will facilitate a conversation about the importance of managing the social impact and the various methods that can be used to measure impact. The online session takes place on January 28 from 16:00 to...

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Book Launch – The Demographic Dividend and the Power of Youth

27.01.2021 Edited by Global Diplomacy Lab (GDL) Members Eirliani Abdul Rahman, Elsa Marie D’Silva and Sonja Peteranderl, and including essays by several other GDL members, including Elizabeth Maloba, FRI Associate Fellow and Stefan Cibian, Ph.D, FRI Research Fellow. The compendium puts forward good practices of how governments can effectively manage...

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COVID-19 and Impact Management: Tools for enhancing civil society impact

We are confronted with a pandemic that is about to change the world in fundamental ways - including the activity of civil society organizations (CSOs), small and large. The ability of CSOs to understand current transformations and at the same time demonstrate impact is central to their sustainability prospects, given...

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