- If we want to change the existing inequalities between genders, gender equality must include all, women and men, by addressing different needs and specific situations of individuals.Živa Humer on gender equality
- Patriarchal power relations, victimisation and criminalisation is in prostitution maintained by the fact that prostitutes constitute a hidden social group and that legal policies are not based on their needs and interests.Iztok Šori on prostitution
- The state must provide redress for all victims of erasure, regardless of their status in Slovenia – they were all erased illegally and their rights were violated.Katarina Vučko on remedying the violations of human rights of the erased persons of Slovenia
- The complex phenomena of nationalism and racism necessitate, alongside their historical, socio-economic and geopolitical characteristics, analysing also their intertwining and interdependence in the present.Veronika Bajt on contemporary nationalism and racism
- In order to achieve a more even and equitable distribution of goods, capital, or food, development policies and strategies are not enough. It is necessary to ensure policy coherence in all areas that have any influence on the development field or the development of "developing countries".Maja Ladić on development policies
- Neoliberalism sees economic growth and technological innovations as the only means of social progress. It overlooks that in last century important social innovations were inspired by civil society movements for equality like feminism, antiracism, fight for human rights, movements for the rights of gays and lesbians and people with disabilities.Majda Hrženjak on the progressiveness of equality
- The reasons for the expansion of anti-political and anti-media sentiment can be explained by the reflection of "post-democracy", the current situation in which democratic structures are becoming more and more empty, when classic party politics is transformed into a spectacle, and when the argumentative debate leading to rational decisions on matters of public relevance is replaced with one-line tweets.Mojca Pajnik, Mladina
- Although in times considered normal the quest for truth is not essential in political space; today telling the truth and disclosing facts has become a political act par excellence. As such, the quest for truth is now where the key political battle is being fought. This is not a good sign: It shows that we live in difficult, dark times.Vlasta Jalušič, interview in Mladina weekley 2020
- Politics of emancipation exists only in the processes of proclaiming, declaring and performing that appear as active thought-practice which is at the same time and without mediation stated and implemented by its protagonist activist, militant and is a result of a universal thought, where all differences disintegrate or become completely irrelevant.Lana Zdravković on politics of emancipation
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The debate will focus on populism, the role of civil society and the mobilisation of different social groups in decision-making processes.
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FIERCE in Madrid: partners meeting and designing a feminist campaign for the upcoming European elections
The fourth consortium meeting of the project FIERCE took place in Madrid to present the preliminary results of the research activities carried out so far and to operationalise the...
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What is feminist epistemology, what is affectivity, what is the attention economy, and how to study the ownership of media conglomerates within the epistemological and conceptual coordinates of affective...
JUSTMIG: Sustainable and Socially Just Transnational Sectoral Labour Markets: Industrial Relations and Labour Market Adjustment to the Rise in Temporary Labour Migration
Project combines innovative research and data collection on labour market dynamics of migrant workers in both service and manufacturing sub-sectors across EU Member States and 3 EU candidate countries.
Project aims at supporting interdisciplinary research into the ways that the technological materialities inherent to the datafication of migration and border control may, on account of their black-boxed design,...
The study examines the “affective turn” in the media which has marked a series of changes, ranging from the digitalisation of newsrooms and new forms of employment to the...
Motivations, experiences and consequences of returns and readmissions policy: revealing and developing effective alternatives (MORE)
The project will examine when and why alternative approaches are or have been implemented and why they have not become the main response to cases of administrative irregularities among...
Analysis of online hate speech and disinformation in Slovenia and development of a proposal for action
Identifying and understanding the phenomena of disinformation and hate speech and other forms of socially unacceptable discourse; and developing appropriate indicators, an index or a model for continuous monitoring.
The Peace Institute is a independent and non-profit research institution founded in 1991 by individuals who believed in peaceful conflict resolution, equality and respect for human rights standards. Peace Institute vision is open, thoughtful and politically active community, based on the principle of equality. We will mark three decades of our work with a series of events that will take place in June 2021.More information
Article / Borderless fear? How right-wing populism aligns in affectively framing migration as a security threat in Austria and Slovenia
The findings point to a worrying convergence of anti-migration discourse across borders and to the potential spread of a right-wing populist bloc unified by fear of migration.
Handbook / Handbook for planning and implementing peer projects for a critical understanding of masculinity and prevention of gender-based violence
The handbook contains recommendations and suggestions to help educational staff to plan and implement peer training on critical understanding of masculinity and prevention of gender-based violence.
The author analyses how journalists articulate emotions as "special effects" with the potential to motivate and engage the public in the age of hybrid media.
Chapter / Care Migration in Care Homes for Older People in the European Semi-Periphery Between Slovenia and Former Yugoslav Countries
The authors note that the political economy of care in neoliberal capitalism needs borders and their ambiguity - it needs borders that are both porous and exclusionary.
The text deals with the specific modality of the end, which manifests itself as a pervasive sense of the constant, imminent and real threat of total destruction of the...
The chapter addresses the links between populism and the media by shifting the focus from understanding "media populism" as a political style to addressing structural changes in the media...
On 19th October 2020, the first day of the declaration of the epidemic, the Ministry of Culture sent a letter of eviction to all 18 non-governmental organizations operating at Metelkova 6 due to the renovation of the building. The event launched a lot of responses. We gathered all the letters of support, petitions and media responses on one spot.More information
Public statements | 21/10/2020
Response to the attack of the Ministry of Culture on non-governmental organizations at No. 6 Metelkova Street
We hereby inform the Ministry of Culture and the government of the Republic of Slovenia that we have no intention of leaving No. 6 Metelkova and that we will resist with all possible means these attacks on civil society, independent culture, and democracy.