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22.12.2014

Press Release on Swiss Investment in Social Science Research in Albania


In the next two years, 2014-2016, Switzerland will invest around 300.000 CHF into Albanian social science research. 22 Albanian scholars and 5 research institutions will be part of 8 regional project proposals dealing inter alia with industrial citizenship, clentelism, health workforce migration.

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12.12.2014

RRPP Young Researchers Club Albania met again on 4 December 2014


The Young Researchers Club gathered again to discuss “Ethics in Social Sciences Research”, which is considered to be a topic of outmost importance for the researchers’ community. Due to the lack of a Code of Ethics in social science research in Albania, the research community is constantly faced with peers’ unprofessional behaviour, which, in turn, calls for an immediate and urgent solution.

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11.12.2014

Now Open: Call for Papers - RRPP Annual Conference in Ohrid, Macedonia, 28-29 May 2015.


Interested young researchers and scholars are invited to apply to participate in the RRPP Annual Conference that will take place in Ohrid, Macedonia, from 28-29 May 2015. The conference is seen as a forum to discuss current ambivalences and prospects for the transformation process in the Western Balkans; to exploit opportunities to more effectively shape research-infomed policy making; to facilitate networking and exchange. Deadline for abstract submission: 19 January 2015.

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11.12.2014

Press Release on Swiss Investment in Social Science Research in Kosovo


Among 21 project proposals retained for funding after the last RRPP Call 2013, there are 12 research projects where Kosovar scholars are actively engaged in. By June 2016, when the current RRPP-funded research projects end, 42 researchers from Kosovo will have benefited from the RRPP support at the value of more than half a million Swiss francs.

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11.12.2014

Press Release on Swiss Investment in Social Science Research in Macedonia


Amongst 21 regional research projects in social sciences selected within the last RRPP Call 2013, no less than six project proposals implemented by a Macedonian lead organization have been retained for funding through the RRPP.

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11.12.2014

Press Release on Swiss Investment in Social Science Research in Bosnia and Herzegovina


In the next two years, as part of the Regional Research Promotion Programme (RRPP) in the Western Balkans, more than 400,000 Swiss francs will be invested in social science research in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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11.12.2014

Press Release on Swiss Investment in Social Science Research in Serbia


Over 1 million Swiss Francs to be invested in Serbia into research projects in the field of social sciences.

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03.12.2014

National Policy Dialogue 2014-2016 in Serbia


In the follow-up phase the National Policy Dialogue in Serbia develops along two tracks marked by the establishment of the Working Group on Young Researchers as well as the Working Group on Social Science for the Benefit of the Society. The former deals with opportunities for involvement of young researchers in Serbia, development of their research skills and capacities. The latter focuses on the problems with implementation of social science research results within the policy-making processes.

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02.12.2014

Creative Work in Post-communist Countries: Exploration of Experiences of Work and Work-related Inequality in Creative Industries and Creative Labour Markets in Macedonia and Albania


Can the newly emerging creative industries in the post-communist space really compensate for the legacy of defunct but predominant heavy industries? What is the specificity of creative work, work-related, gender, age and ethnic inequality in post-communist countries?

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02.12.2014

Challenges and Opportunities for Employment of Marginalized Groups by Social Enterprises


What are the perceived challenges and opportunities for employment of marginalized groups by social enterprises? Are there different models of social enterprises in Macedonia, Albania and Kosovo? Can their underlying institutional processes be identified as well?

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02.12.2014

Impact of Socio-economic Structure of Rural Population on Success of Rural Development Policy


What are the motivational factors behind the behaviour of rural population, as well as the structure and organization of their formal and informal networks? This knowledge could serve as a basis for recommendations, for both the policy makers and the local community, in order to increase the effectiveness of the rural development policy instruments.

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02.12.2014

Gender that Matters: Poverty and Social Inclusion – Social Protection Status in Rural Kosovo and Serbia


What are the barriers rural population faces, especially women, in accessing social services? What are the opportunities for active involvement of persons in rural areas in creation of development plans for local social protection services? What is the level of satisfaction among specific categories of people by received services?

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02.12.2014

(In)Equality in Social Protection: Multi-level Analysis of Intersectionality in Social Assistance Provision - a Comparative Study


A compelling policy-relevant issue lies at the centre of this project: Is there a miss-match between the real needs of the socially disadvantaged persons (personal identity level), the needs as identified in the public policies (structural level) and those constructed and perceived in the society (symbolic level)?

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02.12.2014

Representation of Gender Minority Groups in Media: Serbia, Montenegro and Macedonia


What is the role of the media in the process of protecting human rights of gender minority groups (LGBT) and other doubly marginalised and therefore especially vulnarable groups (GMG)? How are the media involved in the process of shaping the public discourse on LGBT population and twofold marginalised gender minority groups in Serbia, Montenegro and Macedonia? What are the media mechanisms of misrepresentation and exclusion of LGBT population?

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02.12.2014

From Inclusive Identities to Inclusive Societies: Exploring Complex Social Identity in the Western Balkans


This project inaugurates the thematic area Welfare State/Social Disparities. The relevant research has demonstrated that people with more complex social identities show higher inter-group tolerance, are more ready to volunteer and be socially active and also, are more likely to endorse social policies relevant to out-groups. What are relevant conditions that foster complex social identity (SIC)?

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02.12.2014

Migration as Social Protection: Analysis of Macedonian, Albanian and Serbian Remittance-receiving Households


Given that unemployment, poverty and social vulnerability remain high, and the formal social assistance exerts limited effect on poverty reduction, do remittances prevent social unrest? Can they deliver informal social protection for the people affected by poverty?

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02.12.2014

Social Capital and Migration – Evidence from Post-conflict Environment


What are the determinants of social capital in a post-conflict environment (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Croatia) for different migrant groups, taking into account such characteristics as ethnicity, class, gender and education? To what extent is the preserved social capital linked to the economic well-being of individuals and how does individual and family economic performance (e.g. their level of income and employment status) affect formation of social capital within different migrant groups?

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02.12.2014

Engendering Forced Migration, Socio-political Transition and Mental Health in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Kosovo


How does the experience of inter-ethnic violence and large scale war displacement affect the psycho-social health of women forced-migrants in the respective country? What is the state of their psycho-social well-being including both distress and resilience factors in these challenging social environments? What is the nature of the psycho-social support, public and non-governmental, formal and informal, provided to this population? What should be done to address the psycho-social needs identified among this population, and to fill the gaps in the existing policies and programmes?

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02.12.2014

Industrial Citizenship and Migration from the Western Balkans: Migration from Albania and Kosovo towards Greece, Germany and Switzerland


What is the experience of Industrial Citizenship (IC) of labour migrants coming from the Western Balkans (WB) to the European Union (EU)? While the IC implies both labour rights and participation of workers in the economic decision-making system via democratic institutions, how do migrant workers actually define and understand the IC? How can labour lead to the achievement of the IC? Can the transnational work and mobility become a vehicle for European integration from the bottom-up perspective or does it have to result in segmentation, alienation, and differentiation of access to rights and participation?

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02.12.2014

Migration of Health Care Workers from the Western Balkans - Analysing Causes, Consequences and Policies


This first project within the thematic area Migration poses urgent and policy relevant questions: What are the main causes of the increasing health workforce migration? What are its social and economic consequences, and what new policies could be implemented to overcome this compelling trend?

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02.12.2014

Balkan Electoral Comparative Study: Impact of Personal Vote on Internal Party Democracy


How does the electoral system – understood as the set of laws and party rules regulating electoral competition between and within parties – influence the internal party democracy? What is the impact of personalisation of the electoral system on intra-party democracy, on the performance of elected and appointed state officials and on the rule of law?

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02.12.2014

Courts as Policy Makers? Examining the Role of Constitutional Courts as Agents of Change in the Western Balkans


Given a very complex transition process towards democracy and peace as well as prevalent distrust in political actors and considerable public hunger for justice, the constitutional courts have been in particularly favourable position to control and even shape the political process. How and to what extent the constitutional courts have been really playing the role of a democratic control and dispute-resolution mechanism in the face of considerable constitutional uncertainty that characterizes transitional states?

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02.12.2014

Impact of Fiscal Decentralisation on Local Economic Development in Serbia and Montenegro


What is the effect of fiscal decentralisation and governance on the local business environment in Serbia and Montenegro?

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02.12.2014

Figuring Out the Enemy: Re-imagining Serbian-Albanian Relations


Can common views, ideas and traditions, that would undermine the present enmity and promote cooperation, be identified and explained?

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02.12.2014

Are Regulatory Agencies in Serbia and Macedonia Transparent and Accountable?


What are the formal transparency and accountability arrangements? Have they been enforced in practice? What worldviews of institutional accountability and transparency have been observed as prevalent and how to explain potential cross-country, cross-sector, and cross-agency variations?

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02.12.2014

Communication Practices in the Context of Social Uprisings and Requests for Public Accountability


What is the role of media outlets in the communication practices during social initiatives? Which communication practices both activists and local authorities employ in order to inform, mobilise and organise or to delegitimize and hinder civic initiatives?

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02.12.2014

Mapping Clientelism and its Causes: Rents, Rent-seeking and Democracy in Kosovo and Albania (1998-2013)


Could institutional reforms, anti-corruption measures and enhancement of good governance practices have any impact on fighting clientelism? How to assess such an impact?

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02.12.2014

Performance Audit and Policy Evaluation: On the Same or Parallel Tracks?


Tracking down the link between performance audit and policy evaluation, a central question appears: Can the audit findings be effectively used for strengthening policy evaluation?

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02.12.2014

Get acquainted with the current round of 21 RRPP-funded regional research projects


Let us introduce the first project within the thematic area Governance/ Decentralisation on a meaningful but elusive topic of party patronage and clientelistic networks: Informal Practices of Capturing Economic Resources by Political Elites: Exploring Party Patronage in Kosovo and Serbia. You have a direct access to the information on the project leaders, countries involved and main objectives of this research endeavour.

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25.11.2014

"Publish or Perish" - Workshop on Academic Writing was held on 6-7 November in Skopje, Macedonia


The workshop was composed of multiple sessions for 21 participants to get acquainted with academic writing and its requirements as well as indispensable skills and techniques. It also enabled one-to-one interaction with the tutors in areas where participants’ writing skills might necessitate further improvements.

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19.11.2014

PBI Day 1: Enhancing the contribution of research to policy making in the Western Balkans – lessons from practice; Belgrade, 19 November


What is evidence-informed policy making in Western Balkan and how is it supposed to work? What roles and approaches think-tanks and universities shall adopt to influence policy decisions? How to work towards institutionalising proper conditions for research to influence policy decisions? The first day of the Conference on the Policy Bridging Initiative was imbued with relevant questions, shared observations, experience and advice.

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17.11.2014

Upcoming: Policy Conference and Orientation Meeting for the Policy Bridging Initiative (PBI) in Belgrade, November 19-20, 2014


The event officially launches the PBI and will bring together more than 85 participants. While engaged in panel discussions with representatives from NGO sector, universities, governments, the ICPA and RRPP, research teams will choose the policy stream they will follow to bring their research evidence into the policy making process more effectively. The news on this event will be regularly updated so stay tuned.

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14.10.2014

Policy Bridging Initiative (PBI) for the newly selected RRPP-funded projects has been launched


The Policy Bridging Initiative (PBI) is a capacity development programme designed and implemented by the International Centre for Policy Advocacy (ICPA) to support the current 21 RRPP-funded regional research projects. It aims at maximizing the production of policy-relevant outputs, as well as linking the resulting analysis into a target policy-making process.

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14.10.2014

RRPP Young Researchers Club (YRC) officially launched on 9 October 2014 in Tirana


The inauguration meeting of the Club braught together 24 young researchers. From now on, the Young Researchers Club in Albania will gather regularly and constitute an interactive forum for young scholars to discuss with invited policy-makers and other relevant stakeholders the enhancement of social science research in the country.

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10.10.2014

Workshop "Research-led Teaching" was held on 18-19 September in Tirana


The two-day training brought together 20 researchers in social sciences from Western Balkans, who had opportunity to analyse thoroughly different approaches on how to design, teach and foster student learning in their respective disciplines.

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08.10.2014

Available online: Briefing Paper on the Strategy of Scientific/Artistic Research and Development Activities 2013-2016 and its Impact on the Work of the Research Institutes at the University of Prishtina


The document published by the RRPP Local Coordination Unit (LCU) in Kosovo provides a thorough overview of the state of research at the University of Prishtina (UP), assesses the implementation of the “Strategy on Research/Artistic and Development Activities 2013-2016”, and summarizes the discussions at the roundtable “The Strategy and its Impact on the Work of Research Institutes of the UP”, which took place on 27 June 2014 at the premises of the UP Rectorate.

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23.09.2014

Online Bulletin on National Policy Dialogue Activities in Serbia


Get on track with the latest research results about prospects for young academics in the field of social sciences and related activities conducted by the RRPP Local Coordination Unit in Serbia.

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23.09.2014

RRPP Call for Applications: "Publish or Perish" - A Workshop on Academic Writing on 6-7 November in Skopje, Macedonia


How can research be converted in publications? What are the challenges involved in academic writing, and how can these be overcome? These are the key questions that this workshop seeks to address. It is designed for researchers or junior academics in social sciences from the region who work on or have completed research and would like to publish their findings. Apply quickly. Deadline for submissions: 2 October 2014.

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12.09.2014

Kick-off meeting for selected research projects in BiH


The event took place on 9 September 2014 in Hotel Europe in Sarajevo and was hosted by the Center for Social Research Analitika, the Local Coordination Unit. It brought together new grantees who could get familiar with the RRPP rules in managing and administering projects and exchange ideas on future scientific cooperation.

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27.08.2014

RRPP Call 2013: Results


166 applications received, 21 projects selected for funding: nine in the thematic area Governance/ Decentralization, five in Migration and seven in Welfare State/ Social Disparities.

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27.08.2014

RRPP Web Directory: sign up and find the research partners from Western Balkans


Organizations in the field of social sciences from the region are welcome to sign up and make their profile visible. All you need to do is to fill in the form under “get listed in Directory”.

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26.08.2014

RRPP Call for Papers: Joint volume “Diversity of migration in South East Europe”


The edited volume aims to discuss diverse and concurrent migration movements in South East Europe – a space of emigration, but at the same time also of internal migration from rural to urban areas, of forced migration and – most recently –a space of transit migration and immigration from outside Europe. Deadline for abstracts: 15 October 2014.

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11.07.2014

Research results of the project "Gender Pay Gap in the Western Balkan Countries: Evidence from Serbia, Montenegro and Macedonia" are now online


A book and a policy brief resulting from this RRPP-funded project deal predominantly with the gender pay gap and shed some light on the gender employment gap as well.

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11.07.2014

Now online: Research results of the RRPP-funded Project “Making Work Pay in Western Balkan Countries: the Case of Serbia and Macedonia”


Two research papers, two country reports as well as a policy brief in English, Serbian and Macedonian are now ready to be viewed and downloaded. Several links to the broad media coverage of these academic analyses and outcomes have been provided as well.

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10.07.2014

Roundtable in Kosovo: “The Strategy for Research, Artistic and Development Activities 2013-2016"


On June 27 2014 the RRPP LCU Kosovo organized a roundtable aimed at discussing common practices and challenges of conducting viable scientific research activites at the Unievrsity of Prishtina (UP). The event brought together professors, heads of University research institutes, the management of the UP as well as the acting Rector and prorectors.

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24.06.2014

RRPP Call 2013


Dear Applicants to the Call 2013,

The decisions have been taken and we are now sending out decision letters. Due to a huge number of applications, it takes us a bit longer than expected. We should be able to complete the process by the end of next week. Thank you very much for your understanding.

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18.06.2014

Call for Applications: RRPP Training on "Research-led teaching" in Tirana, Albania, 18-19 September 2014


The training elaborates on how to juggle teaching and research activities at universities and is directed to scholars working and coming from the Western Balkans, who are involved in the design and delivery of university courses and programmes. Deadline for application: 20 July 2014.

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11.06.2014

Now online: Volume "Europe, Here and There: Analysis of Europeanization Discourse in the Western Balkans Media"


Composed of several scientific papers prepared within the RRPP-funded project this extensive, multilayered study tries to deconstruct and identify discourse characteristics on Europeanisation in the media from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia.

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11.06.2014

RRPP Call for Expression of Interest: RRPP Young Researchers Club in Albania


This unique initiative - The RRPP Young Researchers Club in Albania - will serve as a forum for a vital dialogue between young researchers and policy makers in a more informal setting. At the same time it should encourage a discussion on state-of-the-art scientific research methods and theoretical approaches.

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11.06.2014

RRPP Call for Applications: Experts on Research in Social Sciences in Albania

The RRPP Local Coordination Unit (LCU) in Albania is looking for qualified candidates for the following vacancies: 2 Experts on Fundamental Social Science Research in Albania; 1 Expert on Innovation and Research in Social Sciences in Albania; 1 Expert on Evaluation Research/Evidence-Based Policy-Making in Albania.

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11.06.2014

RRPP research paper: "Analyzing factors influencing intergovernmental grants distribution in
Western Balkans – the case of Albania and Macedonia" is now online


Do the political affiliation of local government and personal power of local government leaders influence biased distribution of funds from central to local governmental units? This is the underlying question of the comparative scientific paper derived from the RRPP-funded project on "Political and Equity Implications of Intergovernmental Transfers: The Case of Albania, Kosovo and Macedonia".

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RRPP Joint Volume

The RRPP is proud to present the volume Stagnation and Drift in the Western Balkans.
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New RRPP Flyer 2014

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22.12.2014

Press Release on Swiss Investment in Social Science Research in Albania: In the years 2014-2016 Switzerland will invest around 300.000 CHF into Albanian social science research. 22 Albanian scholars and 5 research institutions will be part of 8 regional project proposals dealing inter alia with industrial citizenship, clentelism, health workforce migration.
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12.12.2014

RRPP Young Researchers Club Albania met again on 4 December 2014 to discuss “Ethics in Social Sciences Research”, a topic of outmost importance for the researchers’ community in the country.
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11.12.2014

Now Open: Call for Papers - RRPP Annual Conference in Ohrid, Macedonia, 28-29 May 2015. Interested young researchers and scholars are invited to apply to participate in the RRPP Annual Conference and present their research results. Deadline for abstract submission: 19 January 2015.
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11.12.2014

Press Release on Swiss Investment in Social Science Research in Kosovo: Among 21 project proposals retained for funding after the last RRPP Call 2013, there are 12 research projects where Kosovar scholars are actively engaged in.
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11.12.2014

Press Release on Swiss Investment in Social Science Research in Macedonia: Amongst 21 regional research projects in social sciences selected within the last RRPP Call 2013, no less than six project proposals implemented by a Macedonian lead organization have been retained for funding through the RRPP.
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11.12.2014

Press Release on Swiss Investment in Social Science Research in Bosnia and Herzegovina: In the next two years, as part of the Regional Research Promotion Programme (RRPP) in the Western Balkans, more than 400,000 Swiss francs will be invested in social science research in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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11.12.2014

Press Release on Swiss Investment in Social Science Research in Serbia: Over 1 million Swiss Francs to be invested in Serbia into research projects in the field of social sciences.
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03.12.2014

In the follow-up phase the National Policy Dialogue in Serbia develops along two tracks marked by the establishment of the Working Group on Young Researchers as well as the Working Group on Social Science for the Benefit of the Society.
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02.12.2014

Creative Work in Post-communist Countries: Exploration of Experiences of Work and Work-related Inequality in Creative Industries and Creative Labour Markets in Macedonia and Albania.
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02.12.2014

Challenges and Opportunities for Employment of Marginalized Groups by Social Enterprises.
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02.12.2014

Impact of Socio-economic Structure of Rural Population on Success of Rural Development Policy.
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02.12.2014

Gender that Matters: Poverty and Social Inclusion – Social Protection Status in Rural Kosovo and Serbia.
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02.12.2014

(In)Equality in Social Protection: Multi-level Analysis of Intersectionality in Social Assistance Provision - a Comparative Study.
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02.12.2014

Representation of Gender Minority Groups in Media: Serbia, Montenegro and Macedonia.
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02.12.2014

From Inclusive Identities to Inclusive Societies: Exploring Complex Social Identity in the Western Balkans.
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02.12.2014

Migration as Social Protection: Analysis of Macedonian, Albanian and Serbian Remittance-receiving Households.
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02.12.2014

Social Capital and Migration – Evidence from Post-conflict Environment.
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02.12.2014

Engendering Forced Migration, Socio-political Transition and Mental Health in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Kosovo.
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02.12.2014

Industrial Citizenship and Migration from the Western Balkans: Migration from Albania and Kosovo towards Greece, Germany and Switzerland.
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02.12.2014

Migration of Health Care Workers from the Western Balkans - Analysing Causes, Consequences and Policies.
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02.12.2014

Balkan Electoral Comparative Study: Impact of Personal Vote on Internal Party Democracy.
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02.12.2014

Courts as Policy Makers? Examining the Role of Constitutional Courts as Agents of Change in the Western Balkans.
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02.12.2014

Impact of Fiscal Decentralisation on Local Economic Development in Serbia and Montenegro.
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02.12.2014

Figuring Out the Enemy: Re-imagining Serbian-Albanian Relations.
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02.12.2014

Are Regulatory Agencies in Serbia and Macedonia Transparent and Accountable?
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02.12.2014

Communication Practices in the Context of Social Uprisings and Requests for Public Accountability.
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02.12.2014

Mapping Clientelism and its Causes: Rents, Rent-seeking and Democracy in Kosovo and Albania (1998-2013).
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02.12.2014

Performance Audit and Policy Evaluation: On the Same or Parallel Tracks?
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02.12.2014

Let us introduce the current round of 21 RRPP-funded regional research projects. The first one within the thematic area Governance/ Decentralisation deals with a meaningful but elusive topic of party patronage and clientelistic networks: Informal Practices of Capturing Economic Resources by Political Elites: Exploring Party Patronage in Kosovo and Serbia.
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25.11.2014

"Publish or Perish" - Workshop on Academic Writing was held on 6-7 November in Skopje, Macedonia. It was composed of multiple sessions for 21 participants to get acquainted with academic writing, its indispensable skills and techniques.
learn more

19.11.2014

PBI Day 1: Enhancing the contribution of research to policy making in the Western Balkans – lessons from practice; Belgrade, 19 November
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17.11.2014

Upcoming: Policy Conference and Orientation Meeting for the Policy Bridging Initiative (PBI) in Belgrade, November 19-20, 2014. Stay tuned for more updates during the two-day conference.
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14.10.2014

Policy Bridging Initiative (PBI) for the newly selected RRPP-funded research projects has just been launched. It aims at maximizing the production of policy-relevant outputs, as well as linking the resulting analysis into a target policy-making process.
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14.10.2014

RRPP Young Researchers Club (YRC) was officially launched on 9 October 2014 in Tirana. It constitutes an interactive forum for young scholars to share knowledge and ideas as well as discuss with policy-makers and other stakeholders the enhancement of social science research in the country.
learn more

10.10.2014

Workshop "Research-led Teaching" held on 18-19 September in Tirana, brought together 20 researchers in social sciences from Western Balkans, who had opportunity to analyse thoroughly different approaches on how to design, teach and foster student learning in their respective disciplines.
learn more

08.10.2014

Now available: Briefing Paper on the Strategy of Scientific/Artistic Research and Development Activities 2013-2016 and its Impact on the Work of the Research Institutes at the University of Prishtina.
learn more

23.09.2014

Online Bulletin on National Policy Dialogue Activities in Serbia - get on track with the latest research results about prospects for young academics in the field of social sciences and related activities conducted by the RRPP Local Coordination Unit in Serbia.
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23.09.2014

RRPP Call for Applications: "Publish or Perish" - A Workshop on Academic Writing on 6-7 November in Skopje, Macedonia. Apply quickly. Deadline for submissions: 2 October 2014.
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12.09.2014

Kick-off meeting for selected research projects in BiH took place on 9 September 2014 in Hotel Europe in Sarajevo. Organsied by the LCU Analitika, it brought together new RRPP grantees willing to exchange ideas and get familiar with RRPP rules in managing projects.
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27.08.2014

RRPP Call 2013 Results: 166 applications received, 21 projects selected for funding.
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27.08.2014

RRPP Web Directory: sign up and find the research partners from Western Balkans.
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26.08.2014

RRPP Call for Papers: Joint volume “Diversity of migration in South East Europe”. The edited volume aims to discuss diverse and concurrent migration movements in South East Europe. Deadline for abstracts: 15 October 2014.
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11.07.2014

Research results of the project "Gender Pay Gap in the Western Balkan Countries: Evidence from Serbia, Montenegro and Macedonia" are now available online.
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11.07.2014

Now online: Research results of the RRPP-funded Project “Making Work Pay in Western Balkan Countries: the Case of Serbia and Macedonia”. Two research papers, two country reports as well as a policy brief in English, Serbian and Macedonian are now ready to be viewed and downloaded.
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10.07.2014

Roundtable “The Strategy for Research, Artistic and Development Activities 2013-2016" focusing on the work of the research institutes of the University of Prishtina was organized on June 27 in Kosovo.
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24.06.2014

Dear Applicants to the Call 2013, the decisions have been taken and we are now sending out decision letters. Due to a huge number of applications, it takes us a bit longer than expected. We should be able to complete the process by the end of next week. Thank you very much for your understanding.
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18.06.2014

Call for Applications: RRPP Training on "Research-led teaching" in Tirana, Albania, 18-19 September 2014. Deadline for submissions: 20 July 2014.
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11.06.2014

The edited volume "Europe, Here and There: Analysis of Europeanization Discourse in the Western Balkans Media" is now online ready to be downloaded.
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11.06.2014

Call for Expression of Interest: RRPP Young Researchers Club in Albania. This initiative enables young researchers to engange in a vital dialogue with policy makers in a more informal setting.
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11.06.2014

The RRPP Local Coordination Unit (LCU) has launched a Call for Applications: Experts on Research in Social Sciences in Albania.
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11.06.2014

RRPP research paper: "Analyzing factors influencing intergovernmental grants distribution in Western Balkans – the case of Albania and Macedonia" is now online and ready to be downloaded.
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