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5-12-2017 at 12:00
Round table: State of democracy in Slovenia You are kindly invited to the round table on the State of Democracy in Slovenia. The Round table will be moderate by Danica Fink Hafner, editor of the special issue of Theory and Practice Journal on Democracy and Alternative Modes of Governance. The event is part of the celebration of 50th anniversary of Centre for Political Science Research.

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10-11-2017 at 0:00
Third educational seminar for teachers in the frame of EU4Me project

A third seminar for teachers has been organised in frame of the EU4Me project at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana on Friday, 10. November 2017. EU4Me project is part of Erasmus + programme, Jean Monnet projects and is lead by Centre for political science research. Around 30 teachers from 14 primary schools from border areas and multicultural areas have attended the seminar. The participants of the seminar at first evaluated the project activities from the first year of the project, exchanged good practices and planned the activities for the new year. Afterwards they attended the lecture on qualitative and quantitative indicators for analysis of countries and socially relevant differences in contemporary societies and their inclusion in pedagogical process. In frame of the workshops teachers got acquainted with didactic approaches for teaching human rights, discrimination, multiculturalism, poverty and social exclusion. 



29-10-2017 at 0:00
INTERESTS, COALITIONS AND ARGUMENTS IN EU POLITICS

Danica Fink-Hafner, Mitja Hafner-Fink and Meta Novak from Faculty of social Sciences, University of Ljubljana have in collaboration with colleagues from Germany and Great Britain analysed 2900 national interest groups from five countries (Germany, Netherlands, Slovenia, Sweden and Great Britain). Their research question has been why and how interest groups decide where and how they will try to influence the decision making. The analysis has shown that participation of interest groups in public consultation is dependent on coalitions and arguments in public policy debates. The article published in international journal West European Politics has been recognised as visible publication. More



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The Olympic and Paralympic Games Through the Lens of the State's and the Public Interest in Sport

by Simona Kustec Lipicer

Worldwide relevance of the Games

The 30th Summer Olympic Games and 14th Paralympics marked this year not only from the perspective of sport competition but also from broader social, cultural, economic and political perspectives.1 It has once again been proven that sport represents far more than simply the concept of competitive games. This year’s (Para)Olympics shows how broad the reach of sport is in terms of the social integration of people from all around the world, regardless of their age, gender, sexual, cultural, ethnic, religious or health status. An astonishing number of volunteers helped stage the Games, which are clearly also an important business opportunity. Both Games were widely covered by the media, and not only in the sports’ sections of the media space. When the media campaign was at its... >more

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(Para)olimpijske igre skozi oči države in javnega interesa v športu

30. poletne olimpijske in 14. paraolimpijske igre
The Early National Elections in Slovenia

The Early National Elections in Slovenia (from Balticworlds by Tomaž Deželan)
Vpliv Evrope na slovenski državljanski režim

Slovenski državljanski režim se je pomembno spremenil z vstopom Slovenije v EU. V simboličnem smislu je bila najpomembnejša sprememba ponovna uvedba dvojnega (dvotirnega) državljanskega režima, čeprav je razmerje med državljanstvi precej bolj jasno kot je
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