DOC Research Institute Annual Report showcases 2018-2019 achievements

DOC Research Institute Annual Report showcases 2018-2019 achievements

The concept of ‘dialogue of civilisations’ was the backbone of the DOC’s 2018 activities and remains the core of the organisation’s research, events, policy...
Personal identity in the postmodern era

Personal identity in the postmodern era

Social ‘norms’ are constantly shifting. Deviant behaviour and abnormalities will gradually be normalised, giving way to new forms of marginality. However, these negative tendencies...
post-industrial transition

Post-industrial civilisational transition: Origins, peculiarities, and prospects

Our epoch is inseparably connected with revolutionary technological, social, and political changes that herald a transition to a new post-industrial civilisation. This civilisational transition is the third...
The demographic curse: Is there still a way out?

The demographic curse: Is there still a way out?

The aim of this research paper is to re-examine long-term demographic trends and the role of policy intervention. Some authors have considered a deterioration...
components of the modern migration crisis

Cultural, civilisational, and anthropological components of the modern migration crisis

The authors propose an interdisciplinary approach to analysing the anthropological, cultural, and socioeconomic factors influencing the phenomenon of migration in modern times. An anthropological...
Terrorism and counterterrorism in the EU

Terrorism and counterterrorism in the EU

This report provides an overview of the European Union’s (EU’s) counterterrorism strategy before and after the 9/11 attacks, which marked a major shift in...
evolution

Social inequality in the evolution of human societies

This report might seem unusual in historical scope and daring in its arguments. The hope is to provoke a reasoned discussion about our world...
The rise and fall of socialism

The rise and fall of socialism

Socialist TaxonomyThe term ‘socialism’ is relatively recent, appearing for the first time some 200 years ago in 1827 in the Co-operative Magazine...
Market socialism. (Credit: WonderWhy/Flickr)

The rise and fall of market socialism in Yugoslavia

This paper is dedicated to the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFR Yugoslavia, hereafter Yugoslavia), a country that was known for its unique system...
The One Belt, One Road initiative: On the way to a multipolar world order. (Credit: Lyn Gateley/Flickr)

The Silk Order: A philosophical perspective

The most significant phenomenon in the world around the turn of the new millennium is arguably the rise of China. Along with its fast...

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