About RRPP


The RRPP is aimed at fostering and promoting social science research in the Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia). Social science research aids in the understanding of the specific needs for reform and in identifying the long-term implications of potential policy choices. Researchers receive support through research grants, methodological and thematic trainings, as well as opportunities for regional and international exchange and networking. The RRPP is coordinated and operated by the Interfaculty Institute for Central and Eastern Europe (IICEE) at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland). The programme is fully funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Federal Department of Foreign Affairs.

What have we achieved so far?


The RRPP consolidation phase started in 2014 with the selection of 21 regional research projects embedded in such thematic areas as Migration, Governance/Decentralisation and Welfare State/Social Disparities. These current research projects have developed an institutional research partnership with established universities and research institutes from Europe and overseas within the Academic Mentoring Programme.

In October 2014, the Policy Bridging Initiative (PBI) was launched as a new capacity development programme. Its aim is to support the RRPP research in maximizing the production of policy-relevant outputs, as well as building the insight to bridge the resulting analysis into a target policy-making process. The PBI started officially at international Policy Conference and Orientation Meeting for the Policy Bridging Initiative (PBI) in Belgrade, in November 19-20, 2014.

Throughout the 2008-2015 period, under the umbrella topic “Political, Social and Economic Change in the Western Balkans” 71 research projects have been implemeted in the region, valuing 7.5 million CHF. These RRPP research projects deal with topics relevant to transformation in political sciences, sociology, social work, cultural and gender studies, economies and other relevant fields.

In addition to these projects, a total of 24 regional trainings have been organised and conducted by international specialists for research methods and management, gathering a total of 364 participants so far. In order to improve capacity building impact and research quality, we have financed individual mentoring sessions and participation at international conferences for research teams supported by the RRPP.

By 2015, a total of four annual scientific conferences were organised, involving over 600 regional and international scholars. Aside from the benefits gained via networking, such conferences provide researchers an opportunity to present their work, exposing it to critical review.

Furthermore, the RRPP initiated several projects related to “National Policy Dialogues” in all countries involved with its objective. These focused projects are aimed at influencing necessary systemic changes in social science research, simultaneously involving a number of relevant stakeholders such as ministers/ministries, rectors, deans and researchers from different disciplines representing a range of ages.

During 2012, support was granted to an additional pilot project entitled, “Data Centre Western Balkans”. It is currently coordinated by the University of Zurich. This project aims to assemble survey data relevant to social sciences in the Western Balkans, leading to easy and open access to said data. After the initial phase, should it be deemed successful, the project’s ownership shall be transferred to the region.

Finally, during the 2008-2011 period, the RRPP fully supported the “Regional Gender and Women’s Studies Network Project”, gathering scholars interested in regional gender studies. The project was implemented by the Euro-Balkan Institute in Skopje, 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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20.06.2016

Conference "The Challenges and Opportunities for Employment of Marginalized Groups by Social Enterprises" will be organized on 24 June in Skopje, Macedonia. The event is organized within the RRPP-funded project and aims at presenting the research findings for Macedonia, Albania and Kosovo, while depicting the local and regional models and typology of social enterprises, the legal and institutional environment for social enterprises development and their potential to employ marginalized groups. The presentations will be followed by a panel discussion and a policy debate.
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07.06.2016

Round table on "Social identities of youth in Western Balkans: Relations and importance of ethnic, religious and national affection" was held in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina within the RRPP-funded project From inclusive identities to inclusive societies: exploring complex social identities in Western Balkans Youth and brought together around 65 participants. The findings demonstrated that in Bosnia and Herzegovina religious and ethnic identities were most meaningful even to the post-war population. The politicization of these identities still had psychological and social consequences, leading to the perception of other ethnic groups as the enemy in the political process.
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01.06.2016

Round Table "Out of Sight: Poverty, Rurality, Gender" was held in Belgrade within the RRPP-funded project Gender that Matters: Poverty and Social Inclusion – Social Protection Status in Rural Kosovo and Serbia carried out by the Centre for Ethics, Law and Applied Philosophy (CELAP) from Belgrade and the Centre for Communities Development (CRZ) from Kosovska Mitrovica. The main objective of this event was to bring together various actors involved in the process of creating and implementing social policies, and thus to enable discussion on the opportunities for the improvement of the current situation in the field of social protection. It was concluded that social protection system must be stable and durable, regardless of the political changes and economic turbulences.
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31.05.2016

Press release: A third of BiH citizens believe that democracy is not appropriate political system for Bosnia and Herzegovina. The document has been issued within the RRPP-funded project Balkan Electoral Comparative Study: Impact of Personal Vote on Internal Party Democracy. It entails the preliminary results derived from the general population survey conducted by the BiH research team: A considerable number of respondents (23%) are not at all interested in politics, while 70% rarely or never follow political events in the country. Only 36% have a strong intent to vote in the upcoming elections.
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25.05.2016

Round table on "Reintegration of Young Asylum Seekers in the Albanian Education System" is held on 25 May in Tirana, Albania. The event is organized within the National Policy Dialogue in Albania and addresses the compelling need of re-integration of young returned asylum seekers in the education system. The debate centeres on the following questions: What are the upcoming initiatives and policies to enable and support a sustainable reintegration of returned asylum seekers, especially school children? Are these initiatives based on comprehensive processes? What are the potential challenges while preparing such initiatives and how to address them?
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13.05.2016

RRPP project Figuring Out the Enemy: Re-imagining Serbian-Albanian Relations was presented at the Center for South East European Studies, University College London (UCL). The introductory note by the project members was followed by a panel discussion focused on the challenges of overcoming the present enmity and promoting cooperation between Serbs and Albanians in the region. The emphasis was put on the innovative and valuable contribution of this project to researching the mutual relations between the two nations, as it aimed to offer neutral overview of these relations over the last two centuries on both sides.
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13.05.2016

"Scientific Café" IV entitled "The Road ahead: The New Law on Higher Education and the State of Scientific Research in Kosovo" was organized in Prishtina as a part of the National Policy Dialogue. It focused on the current process of amendment of the Law on Higher Education and its impact on the state of scientific research in Kosovo.
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13.05.2016

Conference "Social Identities of Youth in Kosovo: Interplay between ethnic, religious and national belonging" was held in Prishtina, Kosovo within the RRPP-funded project From Inclusive Identities to Inclusive Societies: Exploring Complex Social Identity in the Western Balkans. Its main goal was to present research findings from Kosovar case study and examine how they could be used to foster cooperation between Kosovar Albanians and Kosovar Serbs. Inter-ethnic relations in Kosovo remain difficult with over 70% of participants reporting to never have had contact with members of an ethnic out-group.
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13.05.2016

International Scientific Colloquium "Solidarity in Transition? Researching Social Enterprise in Post-Communist Societies" was organized in Tirana Albania. It took place at the initiative of a member of the academic mentoring team within the RRPP project Challenges and Opportunities for Employment of Marginalized Groups by Social Enterprises. The event brought together 30 researchers from Central and Eastern, as well as Western Europe to discuss how 'social enterprise' is understood and has been promoted in their countries. The event represented the first step towards creating a network for social enterprise research in the region.
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13.05.2016

Conference "Challenges and Opportunities for Employment of Marginalized Groups by Social Enterprises" was organized in Tirana and aimed to present and discuss the research findings of the RRPP project. It provided a general overview of social enterprises, characteristics of their development and opportunities for employment and integration of marginalized groups. Different experiences of the legal framework and practices from several European countries were also depicted.
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13.05.2016

Workshop on "Building Capacities of Social Science Research System (SSRS) in Albania for Policy Impact Assessment and Evidence-informed Policy-Making" was organised in Tirana, Albania within the National Policy Dialogue. It brought together 25 participants, representatives of the Albanian Prime Minister’s Office (SPU), of the Albanian Ministry of Social Welfare and Youth (MSWY), social science researchers. The workshop aimed to familiarize the participants with the concepts of policy impact assessments (PIA) and evidence-informed policy-making (EIPM) and provide insights and related examples from Switzerland.
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28.04.2016

Round Table "The Private Sector and Research: Do they speak each other’s language?" took place in Tirana, Albania within the National Policy Dialogue. Its main objective was to raise stakeholders’ awareness of the importance of cooperation and sustainable exchange between the private sector and scientific community. Albania has more research institutions and researchers per capita compared to other Western Balkan and European countries. However, the "research landscape" in the country resembles "an archipelago, which lacks the material to link different islands." Therefore, an increased role of the state in designing enabling policies towards cooperation between the private sector and academia is pivotal.
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27.04.2016

Regional Conference on "Electoral System and the Intra-Party Relations in Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina" took place on 15 April 2016 in Belgrade, Serbia. Organised within the RRPP-funded project Balkan Electoral Comparative Study: Impact of Personal Vote on Internal Party Democracy the event aimed at discussing findings from a public opinion survey related to citizens' views on the functioning of democracy in Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina, responsiveness of political elites and their relations with citizens, as well as the intra-party relations.
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27.04.2016

Conference on "Social identities of youth in Kosovo: The interplay between ethnic, religious and national belonging" is organized on 29 April in Pristina, Kosovo, within the RRPP-funded project From Inclusive Identities to Inclusive Societies: Exploring Complex Social Identity in the Western Balkans. The main goal of the project was to explore the relations between ethnic, religious and national identities of youth in the Western Balkans and examine how these findings could be used to foster cooperation between previously conflicting groups.
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26.04.2016

Debate on "Securing the high quality process of assessment of research project proposals" takes place on 27 April in Skopje, Macedonia. The event is organized within the National Policy Dialogue in Macedonia and pins down the process of assessment of research project proposals. It addresses the need for more transparency and accountability, the inclusion of external evaluators, clear selection critera as well as regular progress reports. Best case practices from other countries will be discussed as well.
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26.04.2016

Round Table on "Research Priorities and National Development Policies in Albania: Do they meet?" takes place on 27 April in Tirana, Albania. The event is organized within the National Policy Dialogue in Albania and addresses the questions of "open science", how doctoral programs can reflect national development priorities, and how the systems of protection against plagiarism could be improved. The round table brings together representatives of the Government, universities, research institutions and agencies.
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05.04.2016

Round Table "Out of Sight: Poverty, Rurality, Gender" will take place on 05 May 2016 in Belgrade within the RRPP-funded project Gender that Matters: Poverty and Social Inclusion – Social Protection Status in Rural Kosovo and Serbia. It aims at presenting the main findings concerning the functioning of the social protection system in the investigated countries. The event brings together relevant actors involved in the process of creating and implementing social policies to discuss opportunities for improvement of the current social protection.
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05.04.2016

Two researchers within the RRPP-funded project Figuring out the Enemy: Re-imagining Serbian-Albanian Relations, Rigels Halili and Aleksandar Pavlović, took part in the radio show „Most“ (Bridge) of the Radio Free Europe in February 2016. The full transcript of the radio interview has been printed in the newspaper Oslobodjenje from Sarajevo and on some web-sites; it had 1500 shares within the first two days of its broadcasting and it triggered off a vivid forum discussion. The transcript is now available in Serbian and Albanian language version.
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05.04.2016

Conference on "Constitutional Courts in the Former Yugoslavia: The Role and Impact in Times of Transition" will be held in Sarajevo on 18 April 2016. Based on the results of the RRPP project implemented in 2014-2016, this conference aims at looking at the contribution of constitutional courts to democratic transition, focusing on four successor states of the former Yugoslavia (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, and Serbia). You need to register for this event by 11 April 2016.
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30.03.2016

2nd Round Table within the National Policy Dialogue in Macedonia is organized on 5 April 2016 and addresses the challenges of the application process in the country. The guiding theme is: Applying for research grants at the Ministry of Education and Science: What needs to be changed?
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21.03.2016

Round Table within the National Policy Dialogue in Macedonia:"Priorities for support of scientific and research projects: Where to focus?" takes place on 24 March in Skopje. This RRPP-supported project aims at promoting research in social sciences and advocating for improvement of the status of young researchers.
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17.03.3016

Call for Papers – RRPP Annual Conference 2016: "Is Western Balkans Changing in the Social, Political and Economic Terms?” Interested young researchers and scholars are invited to apply to participate in the 7th RRPP Annual Conference to be held on 02-03 September 2016 in Tirana, Albania. The event addresses current social, political and economic developments in the Western Balkans in the context of the compelling challenges in the EU and its neighbourhood. Deadline for abstracts' submission: 30 April 2016.
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15.03.2016

Outputs of the National Policy Dialogue in Serbia are now available online: Two studies, on "Education for Young Researchers in Social Sciences in Serbia" and "Institutional Support for Young Researchers in Serbia", a policy brief entitled "Towards Strengthening of Institutional Support and Improving Education of Young Researchers in Social Sciences in Serbia" and a documentary summarizing results of a survey among PhD students.
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15.03.2016

Round Table on the RRPP-funded project (In)Equality in Social Protection was held in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The event promoted the project findings and centered on the discrepancies between the actual needs of people receiving social assistance and the policies of the social protection system in BiH. Its reform should be conducted by joint efforts and cooperation with other sectors and in accordance with European principles of active welfare state, in order to ensure active and inclusive welfare system.
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15.03.2016

RRPP-funded research project Figuring out the Enemy: Re-imagining Serbian-Albanian Relations will be presented at the Leipzig book fair on 20 March 2016. The promotion of the project will embrace the project’s thorough presentation, book promotion and dissemination of other results, as well as a debate with individual researchers about their findings and views on the current state of Serbian-Albanian relations.
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15.03.2016

Conference within the RRPP-funded project From Inclusive Identities to Inclusive Societies: Exploring Complex Social Identity in the Western Balkans was held in Belgrade, Serbia. Attended by around 40 participants from the region including representatives of Serbian, Bosnian and Macedonian Government and non-governmental sector, the event aimed at exploring the interplay between ethnic, religious and national identities of young people in the Western Balkans. Almost 900 surveyed youth from both majority and minority groups seem to be generally aware of the existing discriminatory practices in educational systems and media. Moreover, they appreciate group equality, indicating that a fairer society is highly valuable for them.
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08.03.2016

"THE ART OF SURVIVAL: Discussion on inequalities in social protection" is held on 11 March 2016 in Skopje, Macedonia. This closing event is organized by The European Policy Institute - Skopje within the RRPP-funded project (In)Equality in Social Protection: Multi-level Analysis of Intersectionality in Social Assistance Provision - A Comparative Study. It aims at presenting and disseminating latest project results.
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22.02.2016

Call for Participation: Workshop on "Building Capacities of Social Science Research System (SSRS) in Albania for Policy Impact Assessment and Evidence-Informed Policy-Making”. The event takes place on 10-11 March in Tirana and is organized by RRPP (Regional Research Promotion Programme) and PERFORM (Performing and Responsive Social Sciences). It is targeted to public officials from the Strategic Planning Unit of the Albanian Prime Minister’s Office, the Albanian Ministry of Social Welfare and Youth as well as selected social science researchers. Deadline for applications: 29 February 2016.
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15.02.2016

Training Seminar on "Qualitative Data Management and Analysis" was held on 5-6 February in Belgrade, Serbia. It brought together 25 researchers from the region. The seminar introduced the basics of the qualitative data analysis (i.e. coding processes, thematic analyses), operationalisation of general concepts into specific tasks and practical exercises based on the interviews conducted within previous research projects.
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15.02.2016

Conference on "Social identities of young people in the Western Balkans: The interplay between ethnic, religious and national belonging" to be held on 19 February in Belgrade. The central question of the conference is how the research findings of this regional RRPP-funded project could be used to promote the cooperation between the groups afftected by the history of conflict.
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22.01.2016

Regional Conference "Communication in the context of citizen protests: The experiences from the SEE region" was held at Mediacentar Sarajevo on 21 January. The main goal of the conference was to present and discuss the research conducted in the period 2014 -2015 within the RRPP-funded project. The discussion focused on the way the protests were framed in the media content and on how the three major stakeholders - journalists, activists and party/government officials - perceived the communication practices during the protests.
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21.01.2016

How are the research institutes financed and do they have enough space for young researchers? A short, online story about young researchers’ perspective in Serbia addresses various challenges that young researchers in Serbia face on a daily basis: Difficult financial situation; inadequate conditions for scientific work; rigid Ph.D. programmes; insufficient applicability of the acquired knowledge. Politicians always speak about necessary and indispensible investing in youth in order to achieve a sustainable development. Do they really care about the future of young researchers in Serbia? Why are young researchers employed at the research institutes dissatisfied with their status?
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21.01.2016

Research Results: Performance Audit and Policy Evaluation in the Western Balkans - On the Same or Parallel Tracks? are now available online. While in Montenegro and Serbia there is no systemic approach to policy evaluation, it has already been introduced in Macedonia but only for legislative procedures. Relatively poor experience and legalistic public administrative culture have been hindering the potential of performance audit to make a positive change. What is more, there has been almost no evidence on the existing links between performance audit and policy evaluation so far.
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21.01.2016

Research Results now online: Country Studies on Electoral and Party Systems. A Perspective of Internal Party Democracy Development. Written within the RRPP-funded project Balkan Electoral Comparative Study: Impact of Personal Vote on Internal Party Democracy, they tackle a crucial but underresearched field of inter-party democracy in Montenegro, Serbia, Kosovo and Bosnia and Herzegovina. There are some main patterns observable across the region: The informal decision-making process within political parties; the personality of a leader matters much more than a party programme; weak opposition and difficulties of new parties to handle the electoral threshold; social demagogy and avoiding accountability.
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08.01.2016

Upcoming: Regional Conference on "Communication in the Context of Citizen Protests: The Experiences from the SEE Region" takes place on 21 January 2016 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Organised within the RRPP-funded project, the event aims to discuss the communication practices in the context of citizen protests in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Macedonia, the way the protests are framed in the media content, and how the three major stakeholders (journalists, activists and party/government officials) perceive the communication practices during the protests.
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18.12.2015

Workshop on Developing Effective Strategies & Communication Tools for Policy Advocacy was held in Petrovac, Montenegro. The training brought together 20 participants from 11 RRPP funded projects. It was convened within the Policy Bridging Initiative and it served developing the strategic capacity of participants to design a targeted and policy relevant advocacy campaign in order to achieve their desired policy objectives.
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18.12.2015

Call for Applications: Training Seminar on "Qualitative Data Management and Analysis" to be held on 5-6 February 2016 in Belgrade, Serbia. It aims to address the very process of qualitative data management and analysis and provide practical tools to deal with it. It is centered around various ways in which unstructured data can be turned into structured data before being processed further either qualitatively or quantitatively. The Call is now open, the deadline for applications: 05 January 2016.
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15.12.2015

The final RRPP Annual Conference will take place on 2-3 September 2016 in Tirana, Albania. The Call for Papers and further organisational issues will be communicated in due course. Stay tuned.
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15.12.2015

Book promotion "The Figure of the Enemy" within the RRPP-project Figuring out the Enemy: Re-imagining Serbian-Albanian Relations took place on 27 November in Belgrade within the RRPP-funded project implemented by the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory and KPZ Beton. Becuase the dialogue between Serbia and Albania has usually been hampered by political factors and inherited prejudices, the authors of this book aim at broadening debate on common issues between Serbians and Albanians by inclusion of theoreticians from Kosovo, Serbia and Albania.
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11.12.2015

International Conference on "Labour Migration and Industrial Citizenship" took place at the University of New York Tirana, Albania. It was organized within the RRPP-funded project Industrial Citizenship and Migration from the Western Balkans: Migration from Albania and Kosovo towards Greece, Germany and Switzerland and was a joint effort of the RRPP grantees from the University of New York Tirana, University of Prishtina and their mentoring Institution, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Attended by remarkable 120 high-level participants, the conference highlighted the missing role of the state in regulating issues related to migrants’ working legal status, recognition of the time of employment, the ability to combine working years in several countries to obtain adequate pensions.
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10.12.2015

Scientific Café III: How Social Science Research Imagines Kosovo - American Impressions was organised as part of the Policy Dialogue for strengthening social science research in Kosovo. Guest speaker of the meeting, Dr. Mark Baskin from the State University of New York, pointed to the still missing good quality research on crucial but typical issues such as political parties, public policies, urban-rural divides. Kosovo is still regarded as an "interesting experiment" associated with post-conflict challenges that will hopefully develop into a "boring" case, similar to other small countries in Europe - also for scientific comparison.
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10.12.2015

Call for Participants - Research Academy: Introduction to Social Science Research Methods for Junior Researchers in the Western Balkans, 11-18 April 2016 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Participants will be guided through all stages of the research process and the sessions will be highly interactive and practice-oriented. The program will be delivered by a team of 13 trainers coming from European and regional universities and research institutes. Deadline for applications: 15 January 2016.
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09.12.2015

Round table on research results: "The Politicized Life in Serbia - Rules of the Game“ was held on 30 November in Belgrade, Serbia within the RRPP-funded project Informal Practices of Capturing Economic Resources by Political Elites: Exploring Party Patronage in Kosovo and Serbia. The event unvailed that the employment based on belonging to political party is one of the key mechanisms in the process of 'capturing' of public resources.
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04.12.2015

Now in English: Web Platform PolicyHub Dedicated to Development of Social Research is availabe also in English: http://www.policyhub.net/en and easily accesible at the policy hub twitter account @policyhubWB. The platform is dedicated to the development of social research, with a focus on policy-relevant and applied research in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Western Balkans.
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02.12.2015

The Round Table on "Migration as social protection: Analysis of Albanian remittance-receiving households" was organized in Elbasan by the Albanian Centre for Socio-Economic Research (ASCER) within the RRPP-funded project Migration as social protection: Analysis of Macedonia, Albanian and Serbian remittance-receiving households. According to the preliminary findings, remittances seem to affect poverty by fueling every-day consumption. Their positive effects are also related to other non-income aspects of vulnerability, such as health, housing and leisure.
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19.11.2015

"To UNESCO or not to UNESCO: Serbian Cultural Heritage in Kosovo between Sovereignty and Protection" by Aleksandar Pavlović and Jelena Lončar has been published at the Balkans in Europe Policy Blog within the RRPP project Figuring out the Enemy: Re-imagining Serbian-Albanian Relations. It touches upon the legal status of Serbian cultural heritage in Kosovo, its forced adoption and the opposition to its implementation. Shifting the focus from the question of sovereignty to the legal framework of this cultural heritage in Kosovo seems to be the most productive option in the long run.
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18.11.2015

International Workshop for Managers of Research Organizations in the Western Balkans and the EU took place on 19-21 October 2015 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Organized by the Center for Social Research Analitika in cooperation with the RRPP and the Think Tank Fund of the Open Society Foundations it addressed the needs of managers of research organizations while facing obstacles in their daily work: Unpredictable socio-political contexts, insecure sources of funding, high staff turnover and a shortage of trained staff, as well as an increasing competition.
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18.11.2015

International Conference "Informality in Central and South-East Europe: Linkages between Political and Economic Actors" was held at the University of Belgrade, Serbia, on 30-31 October 2015 within the related RRPP research project. It highlighted actors as well as resources of the party patronage in the political field in Serbia.
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18.11.2015

Round table on "Socio-economic position of the remittance-receiving households in Serbia" was held on 2 November in Belgrade and was organized by the Foundation for the Advancement of Economics (FREN) within the related RRPP-funded project. It proves that the received remittances do serve as an informal social protection for households in rural areas and contribute to a decrease of the overall vulnerability of the household.
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06.11.2015

Save the date: International Conference on "Labor Migration and Industrial Citizenship. Albanians on the move - Citizenship, Identity and Development" will be held on 13-14 November 2015 at the University of New York Tirana.
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05.11.2015

Research results of the RRPP project The Impact of Socio-Economic Structure of Rural Population on Success of Rural Development Policy are now available online. Rural areas of Macedonia, Serbia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina face common problems such as intensive depopulation, low activity on the labour market but at the same time large differences in the socio-economic structure of rural areas between and within the countries, as well as among surveyed farmers and their farm households.
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05.11.2015

Round Table entitled "Young Researchers in Social Sciences: Education and Support" was organized by the Institute of Economic Sciences on 23 October 2015 in Belgrade to present the research on institutional support and education for young researchers in humanities and social sciences.
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05.11.2015

RRPP project Figuring out the Enemy: Re-imagining Serbian-Albanian Relations will be presented on 18 November at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University. In his lecture, Mr Aleksandar Pavlovic will try to identify common views and practices that could deescalate the present enmity and promote cooperation.
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