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The list of international projects SAS

Institute of Ethnology and Social Anthropology
COST Action CA18119 Who Cares in Europe?
COST Action CA18119 Kto sa stará v Európe?
Program: COST
Project leader: Mgr. Voľanská Ľubica PhD.
Annotation:This Action will define and develop an emerging research field that explores the relationships among voluntary associations, families and states in the creation of social welfare in Europe. It focuses on the question of how state welfare emerged from the social welfare provided by non-profit, non-state institutions and individuals; how it has developed and changed over time; and how, in recent years, it has entered into crisis in many countries. The Action, which is at once local and transnational, will bring together researchers and policy makers throughout Europe in a collaborative exchange. The Action emphasizes the welfare state’s deep historical roots, and will use local case studies to recover the “voices” and contributions of individuals, families and voluntary associations. This will give us a much deeper and richer story about social protection in Europe than is currently available. By analyzing the long-term development of welfare within a triadic optic that examines the interactions among families, voluntary welfare associations and states in the creation of social welfare, the Action has the potential to radically shift dominant paradigms in the field of welfare studies. The Action will contribute to welfare policy development and debate by offering a historical perspective on current problems and debates and the principles and premises that underpin them.
Duration: 20.3.2019 - 19.3.2023
COST Action CA 16111 International Ethnic and Immigrant Minorities' Survey Data Network
COST Akcia CA 16111 Medzinárodná sieť dát z výskumov o etnických minoritách a migrantoch
Program: COST
Project leader: Mgr. Škobla Daniel PhD.
Annotation:The main goal of this network is to bring together researchers, policy makers, and survey data producers to join efforts to improve the access, usability, dissemination and standards of the multiple and scattered survey data that exist on the economic, social and political integration of ethnic and migrant minorities (EMMs). This Action is both relevant and timely, as it will provide the mechanisms that will enhance the research capacity in Europe in the field of EMMs' economic, social and political integration, and will allow a solid and evidence based transfer of knowledge to policymakers and civil society organizations about the key consequences and social processes related to the integration of EMMs in European societies and elsewhere. The COST network will focus at once on multiplying research capacity and on transferring knowledge to a multiplicity of audiences and stakeholders. The network will achieve these goals by compiling, documenting, archiving and pooling a large amount of data coming from various comparable studies conducted around Europe, thus providing the means to improve the empirical basis of high-quality research. Data will be made available on an web-based platform or Data Hub. The Action also includes a specific research training and educational component with the aim of guaranteeing that these coordinated efforts are carried over into the future through the next generations of researchers. The Action is backed by 47 proposers undertaking research in 20 European countries and the US and its composition is balanced in terms of gender, geography, type of organization and career stage.
Duration: 1.3.2018 - 31.10.2021
COST Action CA18205 Worlds of Related Coercions in Work
COST Akcia CA18205 Svety súvisiacich donucovaní v práci
Program: COST
Project leader: Mgr. Škobla Daniel PhD.
Annotation:The COST Action “Worlds of Related Coercions in Work” (WORCK) calls for a radical change of perspective in labour history. It links the stories of work and production with those of violence, expropriation and marginalisation. By studying the persistence and transformations of coercion and bondage across gender orders, geographic regions and historical eras, WORCK shifts the focus of labour history: Neither the male-breadwinner model nor the free wage labourer or the capitalist mode of production can form the blueprint for this new history of WORCK. Instead, a deeper understanding of the mechanisms of coercion in all work relations throughout history is the pivot of this endeavour. By detecting the “logic of deployment” (Banaji 2010) in a long-term and global perspective, WORCK seeks to move beyond the analytical framework of the modern West. Radical historicisation shall help to reconceptualise labour history as a specific approach to social history and to link the study of the past with current debates on social inequalities and the flexibilisation and precarisation of work worldwide.
Duration: 16.9.2020 - 15.9.2023
DESIRE - Design for all methods to create age-friendly housing
DESIRE - Dizajn pre všetkých - metódy tvorby bývania vhodného pre každý vek
Program: Erasmus+
Project leader: Mgr. Voľanská Ľubica PhD.
Annotation:Europe is ageing. Eurostat population projections foresee that the number of people over 65 is expected to grow up to 28.50% by 2050. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), the physical and social environment are key determinants of whether people can remain healthy, independent and autonomous long into their old age. Therefore, housing is an important determinant for active and healthy ageing. However, a large part of the housing stock in the EU has not been designed to accommodate the needs of older people. That said, a great opportunity for the building and home furnishings sectors remains open. What is needed is to enforce innovative actions at training level to overcome skills mismatches and promote new design guidelines focused on older adults' needs. This disruptive change will require a rethinking approach at VET level, as well as a revolution in the minds of professionals and consumers due to lack of awareness and information. D4All has been recognised as a tool to ensure accessibility, wellbeing, physical and mental health for older adults and enable a conscious use of the analysis of the needs as requires the involvement of end-users (Human-Centred Design). In addition, DESIRE will be based on a restorative and ergonomic environmental design in order to detect the interactions between humans and the built environment. This will ensure that, firstly, older adults and, secondly, future generations can remain longer at home while ageing with equal opportunities without facing physical and social barriers in age-friendly housing.
Duration: 1.12.2020 - 30.11.2022
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Etnologické výskumy slovenského etnika v Maďarsku
Program: Bilateral - other
Project leader: Doc. PhDr. Krekovičová Eva DrSc.
Duration: 1.1.2006 - 31.12.2021
Cultural Identities in Slovakia and Serbia. Do we still live in post-socialism?
Kultúrne identity na Slovensku a v Srbsku. Žijeme stále v postsocializme?
Program: Bilateral - other
Project leader: Mgr. Wiesner Adam PhD.
Duration: 1.2.2020 - 31.1.2026

The total number of projects: 6