SAS Prize in the field of international scientific and technological cooperation for the team of researchers from the Institute of Ethnology and Social Anthropology of the SAS for the outputs of the international project DRIM (DTP1-183-4.1 DRIM)

The Slovak Academy of Sciences honours top scientists every year. The awards of the SAS are the highest form of appreciation of the creative activities of scientists and this year the awarding ceremonial were held at the Congress Center of the SAS in Smolenice in the presence of Richard Raši, Deputy Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic for Investment and Informatics, Minister of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic Martina Lubyová, Štefan Rozkopál, Head of the Office of the President of the Slovak Republic, Olga Nachtmannová, State Secretary of the Ministry of Education and representatives of universities and members of the Scientific Council of SAS.
The awards were presented by the President of the Slovak Academy of Sciences Pavol Šajgalík in the presence of the Vice-Presidents of the Slovak Academy of Sciences and the Chair of the Slovak Academy Parliament Assembly Katarína Gmucová.

In his introductory speeches, both the Chairman of the SAS Pavol Šajgalík and the Vice-Chairman of the SAS Miroslav Morovics, highlighted the importance of social research for solving serious problems of society and challenges for the 21st century, among which undoubtedly dominates the phenomenon of migration. In this context, they mentioned the importance of the Danube Compass as a unique and effective tool for the integration and orientation of economic migrants in the countries of the Danube Region and the scientific publication Globe in Motion, mapping current trends in global migration.

The DRIM project team under the leadership of project manager and thematic expert Tatiana Zachar Podolinská from the Institute of Ethnology and Social Anthropology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences was awarded the SAS Prize in the field of international scientific and technological cooperation for broad spectrum of outputs prepared within the international project and for the collective scientific monograph Globe in motion. Patterns of International Migration: Similarities and Differences.

The project manager and director of the Institute of Ethnology and Social Anthropology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences Tatiana Zachar Podolinská thanked in the name of all awarded and also in the name of the DRIM project team. She pointed out that the prizes are a satisfaction for several years of demanding work which we do with great passion for science and great humility against knowledge. She also stressed in her gratitude-speech that Slovakia has promising knowledge potential.

The Institute of Ethnology and Social Anthropology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences perceives the SAS Prize as an important expression of recognition for several years of work of the whole team of DRIM researchers and authors in the meantime two reviewed scientific publications: the award-winning Globe in Motion. Patterns of International Migration: Similarities and Differences and Globe in Motion 2. Multiple Shades of Migration: Regional Perspectives (DOI: https://doi.org/10.31577/2019.9788097337209).

The IESA SAS would like to thank all the members of the DRIM international project team who participated in the process of preparation and dissemination of the Danube Compass (https://en.danubecompass.org/) namely (in alphabetical order): Zuzana Bargerová, Alexandra Bitušíková, Boris Divinský, Miroslava Hlinčíková, Tomáš Hrustič, Sandra Katrincová, Katarína Paduchová, Martina Sekulová, Galya Toteva Terzieva and Tatiana Zachar Podolinská and the international team of authors of the publication Globe in Motion. Patterns of International Migration: Similarities and Differences, namely (in alphabetical order): Martina Bofulin, Jaroslav Chlebo, Sanja Cukut Krilic, Boris Divinský, Howard Duncan, Olga Gyarfášová, Antje Kohlrusch, Rinus Penninx, Antoine Savary, Petra Schütt, Rita Süssmuth, Alexandra Williams-Woods and Tatiana Zachar Podolinská.

IESA SAS also thanks the reviewers of the publication Alexandra Bitušíková and Dagmar Popjaková and the language editors of the publication Judita Takáčová and Michael Sabo. We would like to thank the graphic designer Matúš Hnát and publishing houses Marenčin PT, spol. s.r.o. and Finidr, s.r.o.

Award-winning collective publication Globe in Motion. Patterns of International Migration: Similarities and Differences is available online at DOI: https://doi.org/10.31577/2018.9788097097578.
More information from the SAS Award Ceremony can be found at https://www.sav.sk/?lang=en&charset=&doc=services-news&source_no=20&news_no=8332&lang_change=en.
                                             

 

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