Alexandra Gabriela IONESCU

Academic Years:
2007
2006/2007
2004/2005

Research Programs:
NEC – LINK
NEC

Affiliation:
Institute of Political Research, University of Bucharest

Fellow Position:
Associate Professor

Country:
Romania

Research project: Political Pluralism and Political Representation after the Downfall of Communism in the Central and East European Countries (optional course) (2007)

Drawing on the experience of its NEC and RELINK Programmes in connecting with the Romanian academic milieu, NEC initiated in 2003, with support from Higher Education Support Programme (HESP) in Budapest, a programme that aimed to contribute more consistently to the advancement of higher education in major Romanian academic centers (Bucharest, Cluj–Napoca, Iaşi, Timişoara). Teams consisting of two academics from different universities in Romania, assisted by a PhD student offered joint courses for the duration of one term in a discipline within the fields of humanities and social sciences. The programme supported innovative courses, conceived so as to meet the needs of the host universities. The grantees participating in the Programme received monthly stipends, a substantial support for ordering literature relevant to their courses, as well as funding for inviting guest lecturers from abroad and for organizing scientific events.

Alexandra IONESCU was part of a team which also included Réka HORVÁTH, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Faculty of Political and Administrative Sciences, Babeş-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca and Alexandra IONAŞCU Ph.D. Candidate, Institute for Political Science, Bucharest and Free University of Brussels.

Host Institution: Faculty of Political and Administrative Sciences, Babeş-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca and Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest
Title of Course: Political Pluralism and Political Representation after the Downfall of Communism in the Central and East European Countries (optional course)
Targeted Audience: Undergraduate and M.A. students in Political Science

Research project: European Political Typologies: The Political Duality of the Unified Europe (M.A. curricular course) (2006-2007)

Drawing on the experience of its NEC and RELINK Programmes in connecting with the Romanian academic milieu, NEC initiated in 2003, with support from Higher Education Support Programme (HESP) in Budapest, a programme that aimed to contribute more consistently to the advancement of higher education in major Romanian academic centers (Bucharest, Cluj–Napoca, Iaşi, Timişoara). Teams consisting of two academics from different universities in Romania, assisted by a PhD student offered joint courses for the duration of one term in a discipline within the fields of humanities and social sciences. The programme supported innovative courses, conceived so as to meet the needs of the host universities. The grantees participating in the Programme received monthly stipends, a substantial support for ordering literature relevant to their courses, as well as funding for inviting guest lecturers from abroad and for organizing scientific events.

Alexandra IONESCU was part of a team which also included Anton CARPINSCHI, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Political Science, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University; President, Committee of Political Sciences, National Council for Academic Accreditation (1994-2006) and Răzvan PANTELIMON Ph.D. Candidate, Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest & University of Bologna.

Host Institutions: Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest and Department of Political Science, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Iaşi
Title of Course: European Political Typologies: The Political Duality of the Unified Europe (M.A. curricular course)
Targeted Audience: M.A. students and Ph.D. students in Political Science at both universities

Research project: Pensée et pratique d’une autorité révolutionnaire. l’effondrement du communisme en Roumanie (2004-2005)