Despite the declarations for guaranteeing editorial freedom, policies stipulated by the law and the bylaws of the media regulatory body prevent editorial freedom. Even though we do not think that citing article 16 from the Constitution of the Republic of Macedonia, which refers to the freedom of speech, would be more than declarative, we still point out as symptomatic its absence from the laws that refer to the media.
The Institute of social sciences and humanities – Skopje, is proud to announce the two-day forum on the topic of Whose Revolution? Which will take place at Kino Kultura on the 5th and 6th of May.
The Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities – Skopje in partnership with Association of Journalists of Macedonia (AJM) since February 2017 is implementing the project: Initiative for editorial freedom: New policies and data driven advocacy.
THE REAL PRICE OF THE CHEAP LABOUR FORCE: Policies for attracting foreign investment in Macedonia 2007- 2015
The Institute of social sciences and humanities – Skopje, with the support of the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Southeast Europe, announces a call for participants for the School for politics and critique with the participation of the following keynote speakers: Ray Brassier, Oxana Timofeeva, Agon Hamza, Katerina Kolozova and Davor Löffler.
It is our great pleasure to present the publication “Nationless”
which came as a product from the collaborative initiative
between the Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities –
Skopje, the organization Dam Dash- Belgrade and the
Department of Balkan, Slavic and Oriental Studies in
Thessaloniki which brought together around 100 artists,
theoreticians and activists in a series of exciting events in the
This project explores shifts and socioeconomic, political and
ethnonational transformations in Macedonian society since
1980 in terms of social class, labour, gender and nationalism.
We are presenting the study: ” Freedom of expression,
association and entrepreneurship in a captured state:
Macedonia in 2015.” This study is a segment from the
project “Analyses of the policies and laws that affect the
freedom of expression,” supported by USAID and FOSIM.
The Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities – Skopje
conducted a survey on public opinion from November-
December, 2015 for the purposes of the project “Civil
Society Organizations for Advocacy and Promotion of the
Right to Free Expression and Free Association” as part of
Civica Mobilitas’ project on supporting civil society.
The policy brief “TECHNOLOGY OF STATE CAPTURE
Overregulation in Macedonian Media and Academia” analyzes the
laws relating to the media and education in the period between the
years 1995 to 2014 and shows how the legal mechanisms enacted by
the government exert a direct pressure on the media and academic
The Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities – Skopje in the
period 2015/2016, with the support of Civica Mobilitas, implements
the project “Civic organizations for advocacy and promotion of the
right to free expression and free association”.
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