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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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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A (Very) Short Introduction to the History of Western Architectural Styles – Part 2

Online (Zoom), August 14, 2020, 15.00-18.00, (Romanian time, English/Romanian – depending on the audience) Of the visual arts that make up the core of the discipline of Art History, architecture is the one that touches unswervingly our daily lives. We all live and work in buildings or built functional spaces...

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Doing multimodal ethnography in pandemic times. Drags in da’ house, a case study in collaborative research in Brazil

Online (Zoom), August 14, 2020, 18.00-20.00 (Romanian time, in English) The COVID-19 outbreak has forced us all to stay at home or to keep distance from one another, and it has impacted most of what we are used to call `reality.` For social scientists, this represents a huge challenge, as...

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Cyber-security and privacy best practices for academic researchers

Online (Zoom), August 12, 2020, 18.00-20.00 (Romanian time, in English) Cyber-security and privacy are issues of increasing concern in today’s digital world. Whereas perfect security does not exist, there are many tools and practices that can answer to someone’s specific security needs. To choose among them, it is important to...

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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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Spirituality in Development Projects and in Communities

Online (Zoom), August 13, 2020, 16.00-17.30 (Romanian time, in English) Spirituality has been disregarded by the development field. Researches have shown that the replacement of traditional manifestations including spirituality with modernity has provoked changes in all fields of humanity, including global development. During this webinar we will see how spirituality...

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