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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We launched the FRI Community Archive!

22.03.2022 The FRI Community Archive is an independent community-based archive located in Calbor and Făgăraș, Romania. The archive works on the principles of participation, research, open access, and debate. Participation  The archive collaborates with the local community that participates actively in the process of collecting archival records and collections. Our...

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A Northern Renaissance: Hugo van der Goes’ “Portinari Altarpiece”

Online (Zoom), August 11, 2021, 15.00-18.00, (Romanian time, English/Romanian – depending on the audience) The beginning of the 15th century marked the onset of the historical period known today as the Renaissance, with its main focus and achievements in arts and culture in the Italian peninsula.  At the same time,...

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Communication of science to the general public – Noaptea cercetatorilor 2021(Researchers night 2021)

10.08.2021 An interactive workshop in which we discuss channels, ways, and methods to communicate to the general public the results of scientific research. Supported by Dr. Sorin Cebotari. In this event, together with Sorin, we will discuss how to facilitate the access of scientific arguments to the general public. We...

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