Junior research fellow
Zoran Fijavž has been employed as a young researcher at the Peace Institute since 2023 and is a doctoral student of information and communication technologies at the Jožef Stefan International Postgraduate School. He holds a BA in interlingual communication and a MA in cognitive science. His research focuses on the interdisciplinary integration of language technologies and social science methods with an emphasis on natural language processing for media analysis and hate speech.
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.