Welcome to the devoloping FEWD project : Humanistic discourses, civil society and social movements in Bulgaria, Romania and the West Balkans. - Here is the focus on Romania!

Starting with the values of the “classical” humanist manifestos https://fewd.univie.ac.at/humanist-manifestos/   moving to the goals and work of the national, European and International Humanist networks.

Below you find some chronological organized information about basic publications for our further research. Inspiration for this FEWD project we receive beside different disciplines from the humanities especially from the European Sociological Association Research Network Social Movements  and the International Sociological Association with the Research Committee 47 Social Classes and Social Movements and 48 Social Movements, Collective Action and Social  Change    


2020: Internal Functioning of Romanian Non-Profit Organizations – A New Governance Model And its Effect on Services and Community Relations. in: Transylvanian Review of Administrative Sciences,  https://rtsa.ro/tras/index.php/tras/article/view/629

2020: Learning in Social Action in Contexts of Mining Dispossession: A Critical Case Study of Roșia Montană, Romania. Master thesis at University of Alberta, https://independent.academia.edu/TWitiw

2020 Freethought and Atheism in Central and Eastern Europe. The Development of Secularity and Non-Religion. Routledge,  https://www.routledge.com/Freethought-and-Atheism-in-Central-and-Eastern-Europe-The-Development-of/Bubik-Remmel-Vaclavik/p/book/9781032173795#   

2019: The reconfiguration of social movements in post-2011 Romania. In: Social Movement Studies,  https://uclouvain.academia.edu/GeoffreyPleyers  / https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Raluca-Abaseaca       

2018: Collective memory and social movements in times of crisis: the case of Romania. In: Nationalities Papers. https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Raluca-Abaseaca       

2018: Cooperation, struggles, and rebounds. Civil society vs. political authorities in Romania. Book chapter. https://uaic.academia.edu/DianaMargarit

2018: Social Movement and Civil Society in Post-communist Romania: Local Evolution, Global Comparison. In: Anthropological Researches and Studies,  https://independent.academia.edu/aheemeryck

2018: Between continuities and social change. Extra-parliamentary radical left in post-communist Romania. In: East European Politics. https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Raluca-Abaseaca

2018: Die sozialen Bewegungen in Rumänien. / Social movements in Romania. Master thesis at University of Vienna. https://independent.academia.edu/MihaelaAnamariaCristescu

2017: Political Participation in Romania: Low Turnout, Protests and Anti-Establishment Party (2012–2017). Master thesis at University of Graz, -https://univie.academia.edu/JoachimPranzl

2017 Civil Society as a key player towards consolidating democracy. The cases of Romania and Serbia in comparative perspective. Master thesis. https://independent.academia.edu/CHRISSAKOKKINI

2016: Civic disenchantment and political distress: the case of the Romanian Autumn. in: East European Politics,  https://uaic.academia.edu/DianaMargarit


2016: The battle for the " Romanian Autumn " – good governance versus anti-capitalist discourses in the Romanian 2013 protests.  https://independent.academia.edu/VictoriaStoiciu

2015: Social Movements in Central and Eastern Europe. A renewal of protests and democracy. This collection of conference papers includes the introduction A second generation of grassroots movements in Central and Eastern Europe? and more than 20 other articles. Edited book - published by the University of Bucharest. All 319 PDF pages are online via https://independent.academia.edu/drMarijaObradovic


2015: The Romanian Anti-Systemic 2012-2014 Cycle: From an Apparent Critical Position to Reasimiliation in the Old Political System. Master thesis at CEU, https://gsnu.academia.edu/AlexandruDumitra%C8%99cu

2015: Rediscovering Protest: Reflections on the Development and Consequences of the Early 2012 Romanian Protests. In: Journal of Identity and Migration Studies. https://uoradea.academia.edu/MariusIoanTatar     

2015: Mapping protests against dog culling in post-communist Romania. In: Area, https://doi.org/10.1111/area.12155 

2009: Impaling Dracula: How EU Accession Empowered Civil Society in Romania. In: West European Politics,  https://doi.org/10.1080/01402380802509917   

2008 Secular Humanism Comes to Romania. In: Free Inquiry. https://independent.academia.edu/RemusCernea

2006: Understanding multi-purpose hybrid voluntary organizations: The contributions of theories on civil society, social movements and non-profit organizations. in: Journal of Civil Society,  https://doi.org/10.1080/17448680500337350

2006: The Role of Romanian NGOs in Democratization Process of the SOCIETY After 1990. in: Transylvanian Review of Administrative Sciences, https://rtsa.ro/tras/index.php/tras/article/view/349

1994 Civil Society and Global Politics: Beyond a Social Movements Approach. In: Millennium: Journal of International Studies https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/03058298940230031001

1990: Reclaiming the Public: a Reflection on Creating Civil Society in Romania. In: East European Politics and Societies (EEPS), https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0888325490004003002