Center for

Governance and Security Policies

Activities

of the Center for Governance and Security Policies

The 9th GIS Annual Conference 2022: Surveillance, Security and State Institutions

24-26 November 2022 | Hybrid (Online and In Person) | Babeș-Bolyai University Cluj (Romania)

Conference: Minorities and Political Engagement: Participation, Deliberation, and Representation

6-7 June 2022 | In Person | University of Florence (Italy)

Annual GIS and Junior GIS conferences

It brings together researchers and students from the fields of political science, international relations, history, European studies, sociology and economics to discuss contemporary issues.

Summer school

It offers researchers from the country and abroad the opportunity to work in the Center for Governance and Security Policy for a period of 1-6 months.

Annual research seminar

It gives researchers in the country or abroad the opportunity to present their recent results to a wide audience.

Research internships

It offers researchers from the country and abroad the opportunity to work in the Center for Governance and Security Policy for a period of 1-6 months.

Center for Governance and Security Policy

It is a multidisciplinary research unit in the field of Social Sciences affiliated to the Department of International Studies and Contemporary History at Babeș-Bolyai University Cluj

The center focuses on the political and security issues of contemporary societies and brings together expertise from various subfields:

Comparative Politics
Security Studies
International Relations
Public Policies
European Studies

Research projects

Political parties, poverty and vote buying: Explaining clientelism in Romania

Clientelism is the mechanism by which political parties and candidates use public and private resources to secure electoral support.

Local Resilience (LOCRES)

The project aims to provide a way to measure community resilience and capture local capabilities and vulnerabilities.