10th ESREA Triennial Conference: New seeds for a world to come. Policies, practices and lives in adult education and learning – 29th September – 2nd October 2022, Milan, Italy

Pepka Boyadjieva and Petya Ilieva-Trichkova, members of the JustEdu project’s team presented 2 papers at the ESREA Conference “New seeds for a world to come. Policies, practices and lives in adult education and learning”, 29th September – 2nd October 2022, Milan, Italy. Home Page – ESREA 2022 (unimib.it) The conference was carried out in person with nearly 260 participants from all over the world. The ESREA conference raised the following questions:…

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HDCA Annual Conference “Capabilities and Transformative Institutions”, September 19-22, 2022, Antwerp, Belgium

Pepka Boyadjieva and Petya Ilieva-Trichkova, members of the JustEdu project’s team presented a paper at the HDCA Annual Conference “Capabilities and Transformative Institutions”, September 19-22, 2022 in Antwerp, Belgium. 2022 HDCA Conference – Antwerp, Belgium | Human Development and Capability Association (hd-ca.org) The conference was carried out in person with nearly 300 participants from all over the world and with about 700 participants online. The HDCA conference raised the following questions:…

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XX Jubilee BCES Annual International Conference ‘Towards the Next Epoch of Education’ – Conference Participation and Article Publication

Raya Mihaylova, a member of the JustEdu project’s team presented an article at the XX Jubilee BCES Annual International Conference Towards the Next Epoch of Education held between the 20th and the 24th of June 2022 (bces-conference.org). The article, titled Technology as an Actor in Communication between Teachers and Parents: the Case of Electronic Diaries, was published in the BCES Conference Book Towards the Next Epoch of Education, Volume 20,…

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The Vignette Method: Design and Application in Qualitative Research – Online Research Seminar of the JustEdu Team

THE VIGNETTE METHOD: DESIGN AND APPLICATION IN QUALITATIVE RESEARCH Online research seminar of the JustEdu team, 6 October 2021 On October 6, 2021, Raia Apostolova, Vesselina Kachakova, Svetla Koleva, and Radina Chileva – members of the JustEdu project – presented some of the main challenges that stand before researchers who apply the vignette method in qualitative research. The main topics of the seminar covered issues around the main characteristics of…

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The Moral Society – Xxi Congress of the International Association of French Speaking Sociologists, Tunis, 12-16 July 2021 – Conference Participation

Svetla Koleva from the JustEdu project presented a paper “Moral experiences in and between ‘small societies’. The case of graduates from Africa who studied in Bulgaria” at the XXIst Congress of the International Association of French Speaking Sociologists “The Moral Society” held online on 12-16 July 2021 in Tunis. The paper was presented in session 2 of the Research Committee 24 “Small Societies and Knowledge Construction”. Abstract: What are moral…

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Trust and Well-Being in the Balkans – Conference Participation

Pepka Boyadjieva and Petya Ilieva-Trichkova from the JustEdu project presented a keynote speech: ‘Is there anything beyond happiness? A comparative European perspective towards the multi-dimensional character of subjective well-being’ at the Trust and Well-Being in the Balkans: Regional conference. This conference was held on 30th September – 1st October, 2021 in Sofia, Bulgaria. The conference was carried out virtually. It was organized by the Bulgarian Sociological Association (BSA) as the…

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New Article: P. Ilieva-Trichkova & P. Boyadjieva – The Fragile Axes of Life

We are very delighted to announce that our new article Ilieva-Trichkova P, Boyadjieva P. The Fragile Axes of Life: A Capability Approach Perspective towards Graduates’ Education–Job Mismatches and Subjective Well-Being. Social Sciences. 2021; 10(7): 262, SJR (0.36), Q2, which was prepared within the JustEdu project, is already available online via an open access route: Social Sciences | Free Full-Text | The Fragile Axes of Life: A Capability Approach Perspective towards Graduates’…

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Adult Education in Global Times (AEGT 2021) – Conference Participation

Petya Ilieva-Trichkova and Pepka Boyadjieva from the JustEdu project presented the paper: ‘Participation in adult education as a layered process: Reconsidering the effects of social origin and innovation’ at the Adult Education in Global Times (AEGT 2021): International Research Conference. This conference was held on June 3-6, 2021 in Vancouver, The University of British Columbia, Canada. The conference was carried out for first time virtually. It was a product of a…

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Three Job Offers

We are currently looking for three highly motivated and skilled researchers to join a new research group at Institute of Philosophy and Sociology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, working on the project “Dynamics of inequalities in participation in higher and adult education: A comparative social justice perspective”, funded by the National Science Fund to the Ministry of Education and Science of Bulgaria within the National Scientific Programme “VIHREN”. More…

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