Dr. Jernej Pikalo, Professor

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  • Dr. Jernej Pikalo, Professor
      Phone: +386 1 58 05 182
      Email: is.jl-inu.vdf@olakip.jenrej
      Office Hours:
      Upon appointment by e-mail.
      C 204

      Undergraduate courses
      Genealogies of Citizenship
      Qualitative Research Methods
      Politics of Globalisation
      History of political thought

      Graduate courses
      Models of Political Subjectivation
      Political Theories
      Modern theories of political community

      Doctoral programmes
      Political Aspects of Globalisation
      Expert sphere:
      - Globalization
      - Global Strategic Relations
      - Political Theory
      - Political Institutions
    • Dr. Jernej Pikalo is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Ljubljana and former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education, Science and Sports of Slovenia. He was educated at the University of Ljubljana and the University of Warwick (UK) and has authored or co-authored four books and more than forty peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. He has worked across disciplinary boundaries in international teams at the Bristol University, European Inter-University Centre in Venice, Bifrost University, University of Washington in Seattle and Hosei University in Tokyo. He managed and academically led projects financed by the European Union and Council of Europe, mainly on civic education in the global era, globalisation and governance. He is an active member of the Council of UNESCO International Bureau of Education and ITU’s Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development. His efforts to establish first global International Research Centre on Artificial Intelligence came to fruition in 2020. Being a keen runner and cyclist makes him appreciative of nature and his own limitations. Frequently contributing to Slovene media, he lives in Ljubljana with his wife and two children.