Centre of International Relations

  • Research Expertise:

    international relations, international economics and international business, politics of international law, diplomacy and human rights, international organisations, and European integration.

  • Research Projects:

    We conduct research at a national and international level. Our research findings are used for strategy and policy design by various organisations as well as included in curricula of several educational institutions.

  • Conferences and Workshops:

    We organise conferences, workshops, and seminars with word-class lecturers from both academia and the business sector. Our researchers are moreover visiting lecturers at various events in Slovenia and abroad.

  • Collections and Journals:

    The Centre issues two collections: CIR Analyses and Acta Diplomatica; as well as the Journal of International Relations and Development (JIRD) – a double-blind peer-reviewed quarterly, published in cooperation with Palgrave and an official journal of CEEISA.

Nina Pejič a Discussant at the Round Table on Artificial Intelligence

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Assist. Nina Pejič, junior research fellow at CIR, participated at the International Workshop and Roundtable titled 'Coexistence with Artificial Intelligence: Vision of Society 5.0', organised by the Institute 14 and the European Liberal Forum (ELF), which took place at the Poligon in Ljubljana on 21 November 2019. In her contribution, Nina addressed the role of AI superpowers such as the People's Republic of China and the United States on the development of AI innovation ecosystem in Europe.

3. December 2019 | News

Maja Bučar Discussing Science-Policy Interfaces at EADI Directors Meeting in Spain

Prof. dr. Maja Bučar, head of CIR, attended the EADI (European Association of Development Institutes) Directors Meeting in Cordoba, Spain, between 17 and 18 October. During the meeting, she chaired the workshop on science-policy interfaces at the global level, where participants mainly discussed collaboration between researchers and policy makers.

2. December 2019 | News

The Slovenian Research Agency ‘Excellence in Science’ Award in 2019 to Special Issue of Theory and Practice

ARRS presented the 2019 'Excellence in Science' awards for the most prominent research achievements by Slovenian research and academic institutions at the annual ‘ARRS Day: We are Supporting Excellence’ event on 19 November 2019. One of the awarded achievements was the special issue of Theory and Practice ‘The Emerging New World Order: New Trends Calling for New Answers’ (edited by prof. emeritus dr. Marjan Svetličič from CIR and prof. dr. Anton Grizold). Congratulations!

29. November 2019 | News

Guest Lecture: 'Euro-/Intervision as a means of diplomacy’ (lecturer: dr. Dean Vuletic)

Centre of International Relations organised the lecture by dr. Dean Vuletic titled ‘Euro-/Intervision as a means of diplomacy’. The lecture was held on 26 November 2019 at 17.30 at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Lecture Room FDV-17.

21. November 2019 | News

About the Centre

Centre of International Relations (CIR) conducts interdisciplinary research in the fields of international relations, international economics and international business, politics of international law, diplomacy and human rights, international organisations, and European integration. Members of the Centre are top-notch researchers, cooperating with numerous international scientific networks, such as TEPSA, EADI, WISC, EIBA, RESER, CEEISA, EISA, ISA, ECSA, IPSA, ECPR, ILA, and SGIR. CIR researchers are active in several national, European, and international projects – publishing and widely disseminating their research results both in Slovenia and abroad. The Centre also issues several publications: the CIR Analyses and the Acta Diplomatica collections, as well as the Journal of International Relations and Development (an official journal of the Central and East European International Studies Association – CEEISA), which is published in cooperation with Palgrave.

Contact the Secretariat

Phone: +386 (0)1 580 5250
Email: is.jl-inu.vdf@ciranilM.anoloP

 

First-class researchers from the Centre of International Relations (CIR) regularly publish their findings in established scientific journals and monographies in Slovenia as well as internationally. Several publications by CIR members have received recognitions and awards.

Centre of International Relations (CIR) is active in numerous international networks, including EISA, TEPSA, ECPR, EIBA, EADI, RESER, CEEISA, ISA, WISC, and ILA. Members of the Centre cooperate closely with academics and researchers from all over the World and are engaged in various international research projects.

CRP Prestrukturiranje podjetij: sistem zgodnjega opozarjanja in primeren odziv države MGRT del

izr.prof.dr. Anže Burger | 1. November 2019 - 31. October 2020

CRP Prestrukturiranje podjetij: sistem zgodnjega opozarjanja in primeren odziv države. ARRS del

izr.prof.dr. Anže Burger | 1. November 2019 - 31. October 2022

CRP Spremljanje in presoja učinkov strateških razvojno-inovacijskih partnerstev.

prof.dr. Maja Bučar | 1. November 2019 - 31. October 2022

Mlada raziskovalka Ajda Hedžet

Ajda Hedžet | 1. October 2019 - 30. September 2023

Mladi raziskovalec Faris Kočan

asist. Faris Kočan | 1. December 2018 - 30. November 2022

EU/E+/SP-HE: VCL4IB – Open Access Digital Video Case Library for Teaching International Business

Head: prof.dr. Andreja Jaklič | Period: 1. September 2018 - 31. August 2021

EU/E+/Jean Monnet-Network: VIADUCT - Enhancing VIsibility of the Academic DialogUe on EU-Turkey

prof.dr. Maja Bučar | 1. September 2017 - 31. August 2020