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IVO PILAR Institute of Social Sciences

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StreetMarulicev trg 19 
ZIP, City, State 10000 - Zagreb (Croatia) 
Phone+385-1-4886800 
Fax+385-1-4828296 
EmailLjiljana.Kaliterna@pilar.hr 
Webwww.pilar.hr 
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Prof.dr. Ljiljana Kaliterna Lipovčan (Assistant Director)
 Activities in Research and Development

 RTD sectors:
» Socioeconomic sciences     

 Area of expertise (keywords)
» Sociology
» Psychology
» Political science
» History
» Philosophy
» Anthropology
» Theology
» Demography
» Economy
 RTD Experiences

 Description of RTD activities
The Institute has Regional centers in Split, Osijek, Gospić, Vukovar, Pula and Dubrovnik.
Basic, applied, and developmental research includes disciplines as:
* urban sociology
* rural sociology
* sociology of religion
* sociology of science
* child and youth psychology
* criminal psychology
* psychology of aging
* personality psychology
* victim psychology
* communication psychology
* public opinion research
* family quality and birth rate increase policy
* migrations in Croatian society
* psycho-social consequences of the Homeland War
* history of the Homeland War
* history of Croatian emigration
* psycho-social consequences of privatization
* demographic picture of Croatia

The basic objective of research activities may be summed up as investigation of the social structure and social integration with an intention to facilitate the development of integration tendencies and social structures appropriate to the long-term developmental goals of Croatian society.

 Experiences in international Programmes
COST A5 (1993.-1996.) AGEING AND TEHNOLOGY

COST A6 (1993.-1996.) EVALUATION OF ACTION AGAINST DRUG ABUSE IN EUROPE

COST A12 (1999.-2004.) RURAL INOVATION

COST A15 (1999.-2004.) REFORMING SOCIAL PROTECTION SYSTEMS IN EUROPE

COST A17 (1999.-2004.) SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND REGIONAL CONVERGENCE IN EUROPE

COST A18 (1999.-2004.) COMPARING THE DYNAMICS OF VIOLENCE WITHIN EUROPEAN COUNTRIES

COST A19 (2001.- 2006.) CHILDREN'S ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL WELFARE IN EUROPE

COST A20 (2001.-2004) THE IMPACT OF INTERNET ON MASS MEDIA IN EUROPE

COST A29 (2004.-) HUMAN AND ORGANISATIONAL FACTORS IN INDUSTRIAL PLANNING AND SCHEDULING – HOPS

(2004. - ) DIOSCURI – EASTERN ENLARGEMENT-WESTERN ENLARGEMENT. CULTURAL ENCOUNTERS IN THE EUROPEAN ECONOMY AND SOCIETY

(2004.) TRIPLEX CONFINUM: Hrvatska višegraničja u euromediteranskom kontekstu

(2004.-) EUROPEAN VALUES STUDY

(2005.-) SYSTEMATIC INFORMATION EXCHANGE ON BILATERAL RTD PROGRAMMES TARGETING SOUTHEAST EUROPE SEE-ERA.net.SWOT WORKSHOPS

(2007.-) ESS- EUROPEAN SOCIAL SURVEY

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