Think Thank Young Professional Development Program of the Think Tank Found - Open Society Foundations, offers an opportunity for candidates who have a master's degree or PhD in one of the high-quality universities in the OECD countries (http://www.oecd.org/about/membersandpartners/list-oecd- member-countries.htm) and who want to gain an experience in the think-tank program of the Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities –Skopje.
In the period of May-June 2016, ISSH-Skopje conducted a telephone survey in the 8 regions of the country, namely the Vardar, Southwestern, Southeastern, Pelagonia, Polog, the Northeastern region and Skopje. The survey was based on a representative sample of 900 respondents.
It is our pleasure to invite you on 18th of June 2016 at 18o’clock at the premises of the Institute of social sciences and humanities Skopje on a lecture by Stanimir Panayotov titled “The Problem of Disembodiment in Feminist Poststructuralism”. The lecture will be followed with a commentry by Katerina Kolozova.
It is our great pleasure to invite you on 16th of June 2016 at 11 o’clock at the premises of EU InfoCentre in Skopje on a panel discussion on the topic of “Technology of state capture: The case of Macedonia 2011 – 2016.”
The state capture in Macedonia has been ongoing for years. Under the guise of EU integration oriented reforms, since 2011 mechanisms of legalizing pretension toward absolute rule of the executive branch have been established in Macedonia. Along with Hungary and other post-communist countries, Macedonia has been at the forefront of the rising “illiberal democracies” in Europe.
We are presenting the study: ” Freedom of expression,
association and entrepreneurship in a captured state:
Macedonia in 2015.” This study is a segment from the
project “Analyses of the policies and laws that affect the
freedom of expression,” supported by USAID and FOSIM.
The Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities – Skopje
conducted a survey on public opinion from November-
December, 2015 for the purposes of the project “Civil
Society Organizations for Advocacy and Promotion of the
Right to Free Expression and Free Association” as part of
Civica Mobilitas’ project on supporting civil society.
The policy brief “TECHNOLOGY OF STATE CAPTURE
Overregulation in Macedonian Media and Academia” analyzes the
laws relating to the media and education in the period between the
years 1995 to 2014 and shows how the legal mechanisms enacted by
the government exert a direct pressure on the media and academic
The Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities – Skopje in the
period 2015/2016, with the support of Civica Mobilitas, implements
the project “Civic organizations for advocacy and promotion of the
right to free expression and free association”.
The main goal of the project is through policy recommendations and
public (general campaigning) as well as specifically targeted advocacy
actions, to contribute in the improvement of the freedom of
expression in the country as a matter of interest of the general public
in the Republic of Macedonia.
The Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities – Skopje (ISSHS)
has the great pleasure to announce the second workshop of the
School for Politics and Critique with the eminent philosophers and
activists François Laruelle (France), Svetlana Slapšak (Slovenia) and
Katerina Kolozova (Macedonia) The workshop moderators are: Igor
Jovanoski and Artan Sadiku, with Anastas Vangeli who will hold an
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