Since 1990, RIQL has focused on the new, post-communist model of Romanian society. The main topic was first social policy: a new vision of the state’s social functions. In the 2000’s, the focus changed to the evaluation of the results of the transition process, the understanding of the crisis that affected Romanian society and the identification of possible paths to overcome crisis.
Coordinator: Professor Cătălin Zamfir
Berevoiescu, Ionica, Manuela Stănculescu and contributors, Faces of change. Romanians and the challenges of transition. București: Editura Nemira,1999.
Postolache, Tudorel, ed.A blueprint of the strategy for enabling the market economy in Romania. București: ICCV, 1990.
Stănescu, Iulian.Political power in Romania. From communism to the new capitalism. București: Editura ProUniversitaria,2014.
Zamfir, Elena, Ilie Bădescu and Cătălin Zamfir, The outlook of Romanian society after 10 years of transition. București: Editura Expert, 2000.
Zamfir, Cătălin, ed. Romania: answers to the crisis. Bucureşti: ICCV, 2011.
Zamfir, Cătălin, Iulian Stănescu and Simona Ilie, eds. After 20 years: options for Romania.Bucureşti: ICCV, 2010.
Zamfir, Cătălin. “Exiting the transition. Towards a new theory of transition.”Inovație Socială, 1(2015): 1-13.
Zamfir, Cătălin. A critical analysis of transition. What is “next”? Iași: Editura Polirom, 2004.
Zamfir, Cătălin. What kind of transition do we want? A critical analysis of transition, part II. București: ICCV, 2012.
Zamfir, Elena, Simona Stănescu and Daniel Arpinte, eds. Social assistance in Romania after 25 years: answers to the challenges of transition. 2015, in print.
Social and online media use, in the context of recent crises (with Covid 19 and the war in Ukraine on focus)
The pandemic context has created the prerequisites for the development of social media and online medium utilizations. Digital solutions were largely used in various activity domains, especially during the pandemics time. Accordingly, the perspectives of such a theme...
Call for papers: International Conference Social Inequalities and Quality of Life, 15-19 noiembrie 2021
Call for Papers Social inequalities and quality of life is an international conference organized by the Research Institute for Quality of Life at the Romanian Academy and Romanian Sociological Association. The conference will be organized in Bucharest and...
Call for workshop & Special issue: Domestic Objects: The Transformation of Everyday Life in Post-Socialist Era
The idea of material culture was present from the inception of social sciences as a way to somehow mark the distinction between what people do, what people believe, what they say they do and believe, and what people have. Various instances of this effort to...
New publication: Sebastian Fitzek (2020) “The Sacred and the political power – psychocial approaches of the collective imaginary in the collection of psycho-social sciences”. Bucharest: ProUniversitaria Publishing House.
We hereby announce the appearance in September 2020 of the volume written by Sebastian Fitzek, called "The Sacred and the political power - psychocial approaches of the collective imaginary in the collection of psycho-social sciences" of the ProUniversitaria...
New publication: Filip Alexandrescu (2020) Social Conflict and the Making of a Globalized Place at Roșia Montană, Bucharest: Pro Universitaria
We are delighted to announce the release of Dr. Filip Alexandrescu (2020) Social conflict and the making of a globalized place at Rosia Montană, Bucharest: Pro Universitaria The book is available from the Virtual Sociological Library...
The ICCV Conference “Social Romania 1918 – 2018. ICCV contributions to the knowledge of the Romanian society”
The ICCV Conference “Social Romania 1918 – 2018. ICCV contributions to the knowledge of the Romanian society” 14 November 2018, Bucharest In the series of events dedicated to the Centenary of the Great Union, the Research Institute for Quality of Life (ICCV), member...
From source to destination: new challenges of migration in Central and Eastern Europe Timişoara, 11th– 12thof September 2018 Organizers: RoMig - The Romanian Network for Migration Studies, Faculty of Sociology and Psychology and Faculty of Economics and Business...
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