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.

CIR Researchers at the 2019 EIBA Conference

Prof. dr. Andreja Jaklič, assoc. prof. dr. Anže Burger and assist. Iris Koleša attended the 45th annual EIBA conference, which took place between 13 and 15 December 2019 in Leeds, England. At the event, titled 'What Now? International Business in a Confused World Order', the three scholars presented the latest research findings and projects by the Centre of International Relations. Iris Koleša also received a best reviewer award as one of the best reviewers at the conference.

19. December 2019 | News

Erasmus+ Project VCL4IB: Partner Meeting, Video Case Study NV Holders Premiere, and a Teaching Workshop in Leeds

Between 12 and 16 December 2019, the Erasmus+ VCL4IB partner meeting took place at the University of Leeds, UK. In parallel with the meeting, project partners organised several events as part of EIBA conference or post-conference activities, including a panel on teaching IB through video case studies and a teaching workshop on interactive teaching with case studies. The video case of ‘NV Holders – a born digital' was also premiered.

19. December 2019 | News

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

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

Prestrukturiranje podjetij: sistem zgodnjega opozarjanja in primeren odziv države (Slovene)

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

Spremljanje in presoja učinkov strateških razvojno-inovacijskih partnerstev (Slovene)

Head: prof.dr. Maja Bučar | Period: 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