On October 16, the Yale Law School organized a roundtable about democracy in Eastern Europe. Sarah Genty, a Yale J.S.D. candidate, moderated the virtual event titled "Autocratic Legalism in Europe". Kim Lane Scheppele, professor at Princeton University, presented her research on deteriorating democracy in Hungary and Poland. Other presenters included the Ombudsman of Poland Dr. Adam Bodnar, and Paul Kahn, professor of constitutional law at Yale.Read more
We successfully completed the ''Free Speech in the 21st Century'' global conference, which we held on July 3-4, 2020. It featured 52 presenters and discussants from 28 countries.Read more
The Slovenia Times published an article about the ''Free Speech in the 21st Century'' conference and called it ''this year''s most significant international virtual conference on freedom of expression. The article reads: The event was one of the largest virtual scholarly meetings so far this year, featured 52 speakers and 130 attendees. "It was a unique round-the-clock and round-the-globe event. During Asia''s daytime, Asian and Australian speakers presented, when it was daytime in Europe and the Americas, scholars from Europe, Africa, the US and Canada presented," Jurij Toplak said.Read more
“During COVID-19, we were forced to digitize a certain part of life. This showed the important role of modern technologies and information technology knowledge, and thus increased the need for digital transformation and experts in this field. The panel will present the advantages and disadvantages of digital technologies revealed by the COVID19 crisis, what needs to be done, what needs to be improved, what are the new opportunities and realities in the field of technologies, explains dr. Matej Mertik, Study dean of the Web and Information Technology Program.Read more
In accordance with the Ordinance on the temporary general prohibition of movement and public gathering in public places and areas in the Republic of Slovenia, all study obligations at Alma Mater are continued with distance learning (online) till further notice.
Last week Alma Mater hosted the first e-section as part of the 8th scientific conference "All About People: the relevance of science and education". The section referred to the field of Social gerontology and was conducted in the form of a ZOOM conference, which enabled the participation of more than 110 presenters, participants, students and other guests.Read more