Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021

CAS Fellows’ Project Surgery Week at Moise Palace kicked off with a day of rich and lively discussions. Gabriel Rezende de Souza Pinto investigated how Supreme Courts can resist populism through democratization in light of Latin American experience. Katarina Kušić examined the processes and effects of liberal interventionism from the perspectives of those living their consequences, and arguments for moving beyond and outside conceptual parameters of intervention. Valeria Graziano investigated the conceptual framework and case studies for the development of the theory of byproduction.

 Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021

CAS Fellows’ Project Surgery Week at Moise Palace continued with a day of investigations in political epistemology. Gabriele Giacomini examined the digital conditions of contemporary democracy, and policy proposals for evading their polarizing effects. Meos Holger Kiik focused on commonalities of populism and epistocracy as critiques of democracy. Marko-Luka Zubčić argued against the focus on individual epistemic virtues in addressing the epistemic shortcomings of contemporary democracies.

 Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021

The third day of CAS Fellows’ Project Surgery Week at Moise Palace was marked by learning from each other in conversations across disciplines. Gabriel Serbu investigated the impact of mass migration on the shaping of a European identity. Roswitha Kersten-Pejanić examined the public discourse after the Petrinja earthquake and the mass mobilization and solidarity which followed it. Miloš Ćipranić analyzed the urbanist and architectural effects of the statutes of Eastern Adriatic Communes, showing how legal documents create cities.

Friday, Nov. 26, 2021

The last working day of CAS Fellows’ Project Surgery Week at Moise Palace continued with stimulating exchanges as the heavy rain drenched the island.

Tena Prelec investigated the Yugoslavia’s “technomanagers”, the class of pre-capitalism capitalists, and the ways they retained and transformed their power in the transition period.
Andrea Colombo examined the development of a new theoretical framework for the phenomena of “greenwashing” – a form of marketing in which “green values” are used to convince the public that an organization’s product is environmentally friendly.

UNIRI The Moise Palace: Cres Island

An education center of the University of Rijeka. A five-hundred-year-old patrician townhouse and the largest Renaissance palace on the Croatian islands. A venue and forum for various scientific and research activities, it welcomes visiting academics, students and scholars.