Seminar Series

Workshop on Higher Education and Higher Education Policy by Professor Liviu Matei

April 27, 2016

1. Key concepts in higher education

This workshop will introduce some of the key concepts in higher education that allow to understand what higher education is about and how it functions. This list of concepts will include: the idea of university and the exceptional nature of universities as a particular type of institution; models of higher education institutions; enrollment, access and participation rates; autonomy and accountability (including quality assurance); funding; main trends in contemporary higher education.

Timea Junghaus: Roma Art - The Subaltern Revolt, RGPP Seminar Series 4

Tímea Junghaus is an art historian and contemporary art curator of Roma origin. She curated the First Roma Pavilion at the 2007 Venice Contemporary Art Biennale. She has researched and published extensively on the conjunctions of contemporary art and critical theory - with particular reference to issues of cultural difference, colonialism and minority representation. She is the founding director of the European Roma Cultural Foundation and Gallery8 - Roma Contemporary Art Space.

Iulius Rostas on Anti-Gypsyism and Romani Movement: RGPP Seminar 3

November 3, 2015

During this seminar, Dr. Rostas will define the concept of anti-Gypsyism, its intellectual roots and different forms of its expression. The seminar is centered around the paper History of Antigypsyism in Europe: The Social Causes, by Makrus End. The reading is part of the volume of papers from the International Seminar 'New Faces of Antigypsyism in Modern Europe'.

Research Presentations by RAP Alumni: Seminar 2

The presenters of the second seminar during this term will be three of the RAP graduates: Jelena Jovanovic, Junior Research Fellow, Center for Policy Studies at CEU, Simona Torotcoi, doctoral student of Political Science, Public Policy and International Relations at CEU and Bujar Taho, doctoral student in Comparative Constitutional law at CEU.

Aleksandra Bojadjieva on Roma Inclusion Index 2015 at the CEU RGPP Seminar Series

September 29, 2015

Ms Aleksandra Bojadjieva serves as policy and research officer at the Decade of Roma Inclusion Secretariat Foundation since February 2012. She has substantial experience in the field of minority rights, particularly Roma, starting from being activist at grassroots organizations in Macedonia to being independent expert on minority rights at the Council of Europe.