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International Interdisciplinary Seminar: Information Disorders in Politics, Media and Historical Memories

Dr. Rumena Filipova took part in an international interdisciplinary seminar on Information disorders in politics, media and historical memories organized by ICDS-International Centre for Defence and Security (Estonia) and Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (bpb)/Federal Agency for Civic Education (Germany). The conference took place between 21 and 25 September 2022 in Laulasmaa-Tallinn, Estonia. Key topics of …

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Podcast Series Episode 3 with Szabolcs Panyi: Pro-Government Actors in Hungary Actively Disseminate Russian Disinformation

The third episode of our podcast series Foreign Authoritarian-State Disinformation: Global Perspectives is out now! The initiative is supported by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs with Meridian International Center as the implementing partner.  In this installment, Dr. Rumena Filipova talks to award-winning investigative journalist Szabolcs Panyi. He works for investigative …

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New Job Vacancy: IGA is Hiring an Analyst

Job description and requirements IGA is seeking to hire a part-time analyst to support the Institute in its ongoing work on Russian media influence in Bulgaria and the wider Central and East European region. Click the button above for more information.  Deadline for submitting your application: September 15, 2022, to rfilipova@globalanalytics-bg.org We look forward to …

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Three Seas Partnership Inaugurating Event: The Perspectives of Austria and Bulgaria

The Institute for Global Analytics is pleased to have joined the Three Seas Partnership, a platform for cooperation coordinated by the Warsaw Institute. The Partnership brings together think tanks from member states of the Three Seas Initiative with the aim to devise and implement ideas for civil-societal and policy-making collaboration within the region.  In an …

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Podcast Series Episode 2 with Anneli Ahonen: We Should Beware of Our Inadvertent Vulnerabilities to Disinformation

The second episode of our podcast series Foreign Authoritarian-State Disinformation: Global Perspectives is out now! The initiative is supported by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs with Meridian International Center as the implementing partner. In this installment, Dr. Rumena Filipova talks to international media specialist, Anneli Ahonen. She has a …

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Dr. Rumena Filipova interviewed by TRT World about the political crisis in Bulgaria

IGA’s chairperson discussed the political situation in Bulgaria, the prospects for the upcoming snap election and relations with North Macedonia for a TRT World report on Bulgarian politics.  You can watch the full interview below, starting at 19:42. https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=2VeL7JyIh-8&t=1234s&fbclid=IwAR2N2TvfAtq_Ke419LRQpFW2nvyGoZ5d8gkJ365CKibd-vx21g7qUv_XMAE

Dr. Rumena Filipova interviewed by Deutsche Welle on Chinese universities, Confucius Institutes and Huawei in Bulgaria

In an interview for Deutsche Welle featuring China’s cultural-educational influence in Bulgaria, IGA’s chairperson points out the scope of Bulgarian universities’ contracts with their Chinese counterparts; the lack of transparency of Confucius Institute operations and the subnational involvement of Huawei in Bulgaria’s tertiary education system. You can read the full article in German here.