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THE 4TH PRIZE COMPETITION OF THE "SVETLANA ĐURĐEVIĆ LUKIĆ FUND" FOR STUDENT PAPERS ON THE TOPIC OF HUMAN SECURITY (DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 30, 2020)

29. July 2020.

The Center for Public Policy Research announced the fourth annual invitation for students of basic, specialist, master's and doctoral studies in the Republic of Serbia to participate in the award competition of the "Svetlana Đurđević Lukić Fund".

The organization of the award competition is at the same time the promotion of human security and safety as a central topic of research interest of Svetlana Đurđević Lukić (1963-2016), one of the founders of the Center for Public Policy Research and its first director.

Given that the COVID-19 pandemic marked 2020, this year's competition is thematically dedicated to the impact of the new coronavirus pandemic on different dimensions of human security and safety and the threats that the virus poses to individuals in different domains.

The competition is open to all interested undergraduate, master's, specialist and doctoral students who are interested in topics in the field of human security and safety.

The necessary criterion for participating in the competition is that the candidate's student status does not expire until March 15, 2021, because scholarships are paid two or three months from the award ceremony. When submitting the papers, it is necessary to submit a certified certificate from the faculty on the student status of the candidate.

 The topics of the 2020 competition are the following:

  • How does the COVID-19 virus pandemic affect the disaster risk reduction system in Serbia?
  • Emergency or state of emergency: which is the better response in the case of COVID-19?
  • Privacy in the quarantine period
  • Migration and COVID-19
  • Quarantine and domestic violence
  • Information or securitization of the COVID-19 virus

The best two papers (one paper from the category of undergraduate studies and one paper from the category of second degree studies) will be awarded a three-month or two-month scholarship. The awarded works will be published in a bilingual collection of papers together with other selected texts with the support of the OSCE Mission to  Serbia.

The papers must be submitted by September 30, 2020.

The manuscripts are to be submitted exclusively by e-mail to konkurs@publicpolicy.rs  with the note Nagradni konkurs_Ime i prezime_Fakultet_nivo_studija.

More information on the terms of the competition, the instructions and answers to the frequently asked questions related to the competition is available on the website of the Center for Public Policy Research http://publicpolicy.rs/projekti/32_Fond-Svetlana-%C4%90ur%C4%91evi%C4%87-Luki%C4%87#.XyCTI54zbcv

Source: Public Policy Research Center and Coordination Body