Participation at National and International Conferences 2008-2018

PROFESSOR MARJAN BREZOVŠEK 

  • Kukovič, Simona, Haček, Miro and Brezovšek, Marjan. Anti-corruption tools and trust in politico-administrative institutions in Slovenia. Bangkok, Thailand, IASIA Annual Conference of Administrative Sciences, 12-16 July 2012.
  • Haček, Miro, Bačlija, Irena and Brezovšek, Marjan. Dynamics and developments regarding administrative capacity in Slovenian municipal administration. Nusa Dua, Bali (Indonesia): 28th International Congress of Administrative Sciences, 12–17 July 2010.
  • Haček, Miro and Brezovšek, Marjan. Patriotism and citizenship in the educational system of the republic of Slovenia. Santiago (Chile): 21st World Congress of Political Science, 12–16 July 2009.
  • Brezovšek, Marjan. Secrecy in democracy. Brisbane (Australia): Australasian Political Studies Association Conference, 6–10 July 2008.
  • Haček, Miro, Brezovšek, Marjan. Positive discrimination of the Roma minority in Slovenia. Denver (USA): Western Social Science Association 50th Annual Conference, 23–26 April 2008.
  • Brezovšek, Marjan, Bačlija, Irena, Haček, Miro. The importance of political participation in Slovenian local self-government. Denver (USA): Western Social Science Association 50th Annual Conference, 23–26 April 2008.

PROFESSOR MIRO HAČEK

  • Haček, Miro. Democratic consolidation as key aspect of peacekeeping in the Western Balkans: presentation at the Bled Staretegic Forum, 10-11 September 2018, Bled, Slovenia.
  • Kukovič, Simona and Miro Haček. Personalisation of politics and weakening democracy: case of Slovenia. Presentation at the 114th APSA Annual Meeting and Exhibition, Boston (USA), 30 August- 2 September 2018.
  • Haček, Miro and Simona Kukovič. Analysis on mechanisms of direct decision making in Slovenian local communities. Presentation at the 22nd Annual Conference of Central European Political Science Association, 14-15 September 2017, Wrocław, Poland.
  • Kukovič, Simona and Miro Haček. Devolution in the decision-making processes: case of Slovenian local communities. Presentation at the 113th APSA Annual Meeting and Exhibition, San Francisco (USA), 31 August-3 September, 2017.
  • Haček, Miro. Political leadership in Slovenia after the EU accession: presentation at the APSA 2016 Annual Meeting, Philadelphia (USA), September 1-4, 2016.
  • Haček, Miro. Processes of democratic transition and consolidation in the former Yugoslav republic: presentation at the GRM International Conference I 2016, Conflicts and Peacebuilding: Toward the Sustainable Society, Kyoto, Japan, July 16 - 17, 2016.
  • Haček, Miro. Cross-border municipal cooperation in Slovenia: presentation at the 66th PSA Annual International Conference, Brighton (UK), 21 - 23 March 2016.
  • Kukovič, Simona and Miro Haček. Comparing styles of political leadership between Central and Eastern Europe and old democracies: presentation at the Western Political Association Conference The Politics of People in Motion, Las Vegas (USA), April 2 - 4, 2015.
  • Kukovič, Simona and Miro Haček. Political leadership : comparison between new and old democracies: presentation at the 95th Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Social Science Association, Denver (USA), April 8 - 11, 2015.
  • Haček, Miro and Simona Kukovič. Attitudes towards patriotic education and armed forces among Slovenian youth. In Facing and unequal world: challenges for global sociology: book of abstracts. International Sociological Association, Yokohama, Japan, 2014.
  • Haček, Miro and Simona Kukovič. Processes of economic consolidation in Central and Eastern Europe. In Facing and unequal world: challenges for global sociology: book of abstracts. International Sociological Association, Yokohama, Japan, 2014.
  • Haček, Miro and Simona Kukovič. Political leadership and different concepts of local democracy : comparison between old democracies and post-communist countries: presentation at the 19th Annual Conference of Central European Political Science Association, 26th - 27th September 2014, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Kukovič, Simona and Miro Haček. New forms of participatory democracy at lčocal level: eCitizens? Conference Forms and Functions of Political Participation in Digital World. Dijon, France, 6 -7 November 2015.
  • Haček, Miro and Simona Kukovič. Processes of economic consolidation in Centran and Eastern Europe. 23rd World Congress of Political Science, July 19-24 2015, Montreal, Canada.
  • Haček, Miro and Simona Kukovič. Attitudes towards active citizenship and patriotic education among Slovenian youth. 23rd World Congress of Political Science, July 19-24 2015, Montreal, Canada. 
  • Haček, Miro and Simona Kukovič. (Dis)trust in political institutions : comparisons between new democracies of Central and Eastern Europe: paper presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the New England Political Science Association, Portland, Maine (USA), May 2-4, 2013.
  • Haček, Miro and Simona Kukovič. Processes of economic consolidation in countries of former Yugoslavia: paper presented at the 18th Annual Conference of Central European Political Science Association, Pilsen, Czech Republic, 24th - 26th October 2013.
  • Kukovič, Simona and Haček, Miro. Sistem javnih uslužbencev : izzivi med reorganizacijo in racionalizacijo (Civil service system between reorganisation and rationalisation). Slovenian administrative sciences conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 24-25 September 2012.
  • Haček, Miro and Kukovič, Simona. Upravljalska sposobnost slovenskih občin (Administrative capacity in Slovenian municipal administration). 23rd Slovenian Political Science Conference, Portorož, Slovenia, 1-2 June 2012.
  • Haček, Miro and Kukovič, Simona. Analiza raziskav upravljavske sposobnosti slovenskih občin (Analysis of researches of administrative capacity of Slovenian municipalities). Paper presented at conference Administrative capacity of Slovenian municipalities: best practices, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 12 October 2012.
  • Haček, Miro and Kukovič, Simona. Distrust in political institutions and the quality of democracy in Slovenia: closely related Processes?. Central European Political Science Association (CEPSA) Annual Conference, Budapest, Hungary, 26 – 27 October 2012.
  • Kukovič, Simona, Haček, Miro and Brezovšek, Marjan. Anti-corruption tools and trust in politico-administrative institutions in Slovenia. Bangkok, Thailand, IASIA Annual Conference of Administrative Sciences, 12-16 July 2012.
  • Haček, Miro. The civil servant system in Slovenia: successes and challenges.22nd Slovenian Political Science Conference, Portoroz, Slovenia, 2-4 June 2011.
  • Haček, Miro. Head of panel “Twenty years after the breakup of Yugoslavia: past, present and future”. 106th American Political Science Conference, Seattle (USA), 1-4 September 2011.
  • Haček, Miro, Bačlija, Irena in Brezovšek, Marjan. Dynamics and developments regarding administrative capacity in Slovenian municipal administration. Nusa Dua, Bali (Indonesia): 28th International Congress of Administrative Sciences, 12–17 July 2010.
  • Haček, Miro, Brezovšek, Marjan. Patriotism and citizenship in the educational system of the republic of Slovenia. Santiago (Chile): 21st World Congress of Political Science, 12–16 July 2009.
  • Haček, Miro, Bačlija, Irena. Nestrankarski kandidati, nestrankarske liste in lokalne politične stranke – resen izziv? Analiza slovenskih lokalnih volitev 1994–2006 (Non-party candidates, non-party lists and local political parties – a real challenge? Slovenian local elections analysis from 1994 to 2006). Slovenian Administration Science Days, Portorož, Slovenia, 24–26 September 2009.
  • Haček, Miro, Bačlija Irena. Political perception of urban sub-local entities. Brisbane (Australia): Australasian Political Studies Association Conference, 6–10 July 2008.
  • Haček, Miro, Brezovšek, Marjan. Positive discrimination of the Roma minority in Slovenia. Denver (USA): Western Social Science Association 50th Annual Conference, 23–26 April 2008.
  • Brezovšek, Marjan, Bačlija, Irena, Haček, Miro. The importance of political participation in Slovenian local self-government. Denver (USA): Western Social Science Association 50th Annual Conference, 23–26 April 2008.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR SIMONA KUKOVIČ

  • Kukovič, Simona. Local democracy without political parties: personalization of local leaders: presentation at the 23rd Annual Conference of Central European Political Science Association, Banská Bystrica, Slovakia, 13-14 September 2018.
  • Kukovič, Simona and Miro Haček. Personalisation of politics and weakening democracy: case of Slovenia. Presentation at the 114th APSA Annual Meeting and Exhibition, Boston (USA), August 30-September 2, 2018.
  • Kukovič, Simona. Pass or fail: test for local leaders on sustainable use of resources at the local level: presentation at the Annual EURA Conference, Tilburg (Nederlands), 20-23 June 2018.
  • Haček, Miro and Simona Kukovič. Analysis on mechanisms of direct decision making in Slovenian local communities: presentation at the 22nd Annual Conference of Central European Political Science Association, 14-15 September 2017, Wrocław, Poland.
  • Kukovič, Simona and Miro Haček. Devolution in the decision-making processes: case of Slovenian local communities. Presentation at the 113th APSA Annual Meeting and Exhibition, San Francisco (USA), August 31-September 3, 2017.
  • Copus, Colin, Kukovič, Simona. From government to collaborative governance: network building as leadership style of mayors : presentation at the 5th International Scientific-Practical Conference Good Governance at Local Self-government: Opportunities and Challenges in Developing Collaborative Governance, 13 - 15th of October, 2016, Šiauliai, Lithuania.
  • Kukovič, Simona. Understanding local political leadership in post-communist countries: presentation at the APSA 2016 Annual Meeting, Philadelphia (USA), September 1-4, 2016.
  • Kukovič, Simona. Local political leadership in comparative perspective: post-communist countries versus Western democracies : presentation at the 21st Central European Political Science Association Conference and 27. Slovenian Political Science Days, Faculty of Social Sciences, Ljubljana, 3rd and 4th of June 2016.
  • Copus, Colin, Kukovič, Simona. Accountability and transparency of local political leaders : are directly elected mayors the best choice? Presentation at the 66th PSA Annual International Conference, Brighton (UK), 21 - 23 March 2016.
  • Kukovič, Simona. Place-based leadership: European perspective. Paper presented at Leading Edge Workshop: Place Based Leadership, London (UK), 5-6 November, 2015.
  • Kukovič, Simona and Miro Haček. Active citizenship among youth: case of Slovenia. Paper presented at the 111th APSA Annual Meeting, San Francisco (USA), 3-6 September, 2015.
  • Kukovič, Simona. Local political leadership in comparative perspective. Paper presented at IPSA Conference Decentralization Policies: Reshuffling the Scene, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 7-9 May, 2015.
  • Kukovič, Simona. Local political leadership in comparative perspective. Paper presented at the Cost WG IV Democratic Renewal Meeting, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 5-6 May, 2015.
  • Kukovič, Simona and Miro Haček. Political leadership: comparison between new and old democracies. Paper presented at the 95th Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Social Science Association, Denver (USA), 8-11 April, 2015.
  • Kukovič, Simona and Miro Haček. Comparing styles of political leadership between Central and Eastern Europe and old democracies. Paper presented at the Western Political Association Conference The Politics of People in Motion, Las Vegas (USA), 2-4 April, 2015. 
  • Kukovič, Simona and Miro Haček. New forms of participatory democracy at local level: eCitizens?. Paper presented at Conference “Forms and Functions of Political Participation in Digital World”, Dijon, France, 6-7 November, 2014.
  • Haček, Miro and Simona Kukovič. Political leadership and different concepts of local democracy: comparison between old democracies and post-communist countries. Paper presented at the 19th Annual Conference of Central European Political Science Association, Prague, Czech Republic, 26-27 September, 2014.
  • Kukovič, Simona. Attitudes of Slovenian citizens towards European Union 2004-2014. Paper presented at 10th APSA Annual Meeting, Washington DC (USA), 28-31 August, 2014.
  • Kukovič, Simona and Miro Haček. Attitudes towards active citizenship and patriotic education among Slovenian youth. Paper presented at 23rd World Congress of Political Science, Montreal, Canada, 19-24 July, 2014.
  • Kukovič, Simona. E-democracy and e-participation in Slovenian local self-government. Paper presented at 23rd World Congress of Political Science, Montreal, Canada, 19-24 July, 2014.
  • Haček, Miro and Simona Kukovič. Processes of economic consolidation in Central and Eastern Europe. Paper presented at 23rd World Congress of Political Science, Montreal, Canada, 19-24 July, 2014.
  • Kukovič, Simona and Miro Haček.  Attitudes towards patriotic education and armed forces among Slovenian youth. Paper presented at XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology, Yokohama, Japan, 13-19 July, 2014.
  • Haček, Miro and Simona Kukovič. Processes of economic consolidation in Central and Eastern Europe. Paper presented at XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology, Yokohama, Japan, 13-19 July, 2014.
  • Haček, Miro and Simona Kukovič. Processes of economic consolidation in countries of former Yugoslavia. Paper presented at the 18th Annual Conference of Central European Political Science Association, Pilsen, Czech Republic, 24-26 October, 2013.
  • Haček, Miro and Simona Kukovič. (Dis)trust in political institutions: comparisons between new democracies of Central and Eastern Europe. Paper presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the New England Political Science Association, Portland, Maine (USA), 2-4 May, 2013.
  • Haček, Miro and Simona Kukovič. Distrust in political institutions and the quality of democracy in Slovenia: closely related Processes?. Paper presented at the Central European Political Science Association (CEPSA) Annual Conference, Budapest, Hungary, 26–27 October, 2012.
  • Haček, Miro and Simona Kukovič. Analiza raziskav upravljavske sposobnosti slovenskih občin (Analysis of researches of administrative capacity of Slovenian municipalities). Paper presented at the conference Administrative capacity of Slovenian municipalities: best practices, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 12 October, 2012.
  • Kukovič, Simona and Miro Haček. Sistem javnih uslužbencev: izzivi med reorganizacijo in racionalizacijo (Civil service system between reorganisation and rationalisation). Paper presented at the Slovenian administrative sciences conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 24-25 September, 2012.
  • Kukovič, Simona, Haček, Miro and Marjan Brezovšek. Anti-corruption tools and trust in politico-administrative institutions in Slovenia. Paper presented at the IASIA Annual Conference of Administrative Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand, 12-16 July, 2012.
  • Haček, Miro, Kukovič, Simona and Anja Grabner. The role and position of mayor in Slovenian local self-government system. Paper presented at the 22nd World Congress of Political Science, Madrid, Spain, 8-12 July, 2012.
  • Haček, Miro and Simona Kukovič. Upravljalska sposobnost slovenskih občin (Administrative capacity in Slovenian municipal administration). Paper presented at the 23rd Slovenian Political Science Conference, Portorož, Slovenia, 1-2 June, 2012.