Mapping the mobilization of the Industry for Good® in countering the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, at the level of the Cluj-Napoca Metropolitan Area

01.11.2022 Our colleagues Silvia Fierăscu Ph.D., Levente Fejes Ph.D., and Stefan Cibian Ph.D. published a chapter in the book “Dezvoltare comunitară în România. Concepte, procese, modele de analiză / Community Development in Romania: Concepts, processes, and models of analysis” which appeared at Tritonic in September 2022. The chapter signed by...

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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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Questionnaire: The contribution of Community Foundations to community sustainability

14.12.2022 While we know community foundations are powerful mechanisms for enhancing the sustainability of local communities, we have little data to prove it. We, therefore, invite community foundations (CFs) and community foundations support organizations (CFSOs) in Europe to join the effort of generating data and analysis about their thinking and...

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Toolkit – Advancing a Welcoming Infrastructure for Humanitarian Relief

08.12.2022 We have wonderful news from our colleagues from Welcoming America! The “Advancing a Welcoming Infrastructure for Humanitarian Relief” toolkit is now available on the Welcoming International website in English, Polish, and Romanian. “In this new guide, Welcoming America and the Welcoming International Alliance outline five ways for local leaders...

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The digital divide in Romania – presentation at the 8th Central European Conference in Regional Science International Symposium

21.11.2022 Our colleague Magdalena Drăgan Ph.D. presented at the 8th Central European Conference in Regional Science International Symposium the results of the study on digital inclusion and exclusion in Romania carried out by the Făgăraș Research Institute for the EOS Foundation. The digital divide in Romania is analyzed from different...

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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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