NIKOLA GJORSHOSKI

NIKOLA GJORSHOSKI

Researcher

e-mail: ngjorshoski@gmail.com

Languages:  Macedonian, English, Serbian, Bulgarian, Russian, Bosnian and French

Work Experience:

  • Certified Trainer at the State Election Commission
  • State Election Commission Education Team (External Associate for Training of Election Bodies)
  • External Associate for Legal and Organizational Issues – NI Center for Culture “Grigor Prlicev” – Ohrid
  • External assistant in the process of preparation of legal acts of organizational, working and correspondent nature
  • Associate assistant at Faculty of Law, University of St. Kliment Ohridski
    Subjects: Political System, Constitutional Law, Local Self-Government, Introduction to the Political Science – Faculty of Law Kicevo (University “St. Kliment Ohridski” – Bitola)
  • External assistant performing exercises in a higher education institution
  • Youth worker at NGO “Media Artes” – Ohrid

Education:

  • PhD Studies on Political Science at St. Cyril and Methodius University
  • MA Degree on Political Science at FON University
  • BA Degree on Political Science at FON University
  • Training “The Legislative Theatre in Action” – part of Augusto Boal’s techniques Theatre of the Oppressed, relevant to use at all levels in society
  • Political Academy: “Political communication and organization” organized by the Foundations “Konrad Adenauer”,  “Eduardo Frei”  and  Institute “Pavel Shatev”

Program – related experience

Publications & Articles

  • “Definition and basic values of modern conservatism” In Horizons X, vol. 15. 2015
  • “Doctrinaire ideological paradigm of conservatism in western European countries’ in Journal of Liberty and International affairs1 No. 1 2015
  • “Ethical approach to politics” In Ethical dialogues UKIM V 2015
  • “Ethical principles in protecting the rights of children” In Ethical dialogues UKIM V 2015
  • “Secularist and Islamist constitutional conceptions at the contemporary Muslim world: the cases of Turkey and Iran” in Journal of Liberty and International affairs Vol.3 No. 1  2017
  • “Administrative and Political Cooperation between Turkey and Albania After the end of Cold war: A Review of Doctrine Strategic Depth and Islam in Turkish-Albanian Relations” In IX International Scientific Conference Proceeding Security System Reforms as Precondition for Euro-Atlantic Integration. Volume II 2018
  • “The ideological specifics of the variants of contemporary conservatism” in Journal of Liberty and International affairs 2 No. 1 2016
  • “Political and doctrinal sources and valuable framework of the political Islam in context of political ideologies” in Journal of Liberty and International affairs 3 No. 3, 2018
  • “Political and social neopatrimonialism as a case and consequence for democratic deficit and party clientelism in the Republic of Macedonia” in Towards a better future: rule of law, democracy and polycentric development, Volume II 2018
  • “Incorporating Models of Democracy as a New Access to the Study and Management of the Political Islam in Contemporary Muslim Societies” In International Dialogue: East – West. Vol 5. No. 2 2018
  • “The Narrative of Political Islam: Constitutionalism and Human Rights” in Journal of Liberty and International affairs 4 No. 1., 2018
  • “Militant – extremist Faction of Political Islam: Conceptual Renaming, Sharia (Un) Foundation and Features” In Security, Political and Legal Challenges of the Modern World. Volume II 2020
  • “Basic Components and Ideological Orientation of the Salafi Branch of Political Islam” In International Dialogue: East – West. Vol 6. No. 2 2019
  • “The Phenomenon Funding of Political Parties and Relation with Party System in Europe” In Towards a better future: democracy EU Integration and Criminal Justice, Volume II 2019
  • “Detecting the Ideological Position of Political Islam Towards Liberal Democracy in Muslim Countries” In Journal of Liberty and International affairs5 No. 3 2020
  • “Political and Ideological Coloring of Islamophobia in Western and Southeast Europe” in Towards a Better Future: Human Rights, Organized Crime and Digital Society 2. 2020
  • “Theoretical and Empirical Framework of Connection between Political Islam and Consociational Democracy” in Research Result. Sociology and Management 6 No. 3. 2020
  • Religious Theodemocracy: Sharia Democracy as a Unique Islamic Model” in Research Results: Sociology and Management. No. 3. Vol. 7 2021
  • The Axiological and Praxeological Connection between Political Islam and Liberal Democracy in Handbook of Research on Ethnic, Racial and Religious Conflicts and Their Impact on State and Society, 2021

Presentations & Lectures

  • Meeting “Together for Social Rights – Youth workers and local authorities promoting and networking for access to social rights for young people particularly those from disadvantage Neighborhood” supported by Council of EuropeStrasbourg (France) , 2013,
  • The international meeting “Project X – bringing together cultural activists from several countries to establish a platform for the promotion of Creative Citizenship” Kloogaranna (Estonia)  2013
  • Seminar “Include youth and youth organization in inter-ethnic dialogue and cooperation” , organized by Institute for Policy Research and Good Governance, Struga (Macedonia) 2013
  • Seminar “Bridge between politic and civil society – Strengthening of youth’s participation on Local level” organized by Foundation Konrad Adenauer and Centre for European studies Ohrid (Macedonia) , 2013
  • Conference “Structuring the dialogue between the Government and CSOs “ organized by Technical Assistance for Civil Society Organizations (TACSO) funded by the European Union, Ohrid (Macedonia) 2013
  • Conference: “National Reconciliation”, organized by the French Institute Skopje, University “Ss. Kliment Ohridski “, Bitola French Alliance, Institute for Research and European Studies and the Embassy of France in Macedonia, Bitola (Macedonia) 2015
  • Workshop and lectures: “Propaganda and the situation in the media ether in Macedonia”, organized by MOF and the Foundation Open Society Institute, funded and supported by USAID 2017
  • Workshop: “See a different world” organized by the Youth Council of the US Embassy in Skopje and the National Youth Council of Macedonia 2017
  • Annual Conference of the Macedonian Political Science Association and Faculty of Security “Democratic and antidemocratic trends – political and security challenges of democracy in and outside the institutions in the Republic of Macedonia and the region“, presentation on topic: “Political-social neo-patrimonialism as a cause and consequence for democratic deficit and party clientelism in the Republic of Macedonia” Skopje 2017
  • February 2018 – International scientific conference Consolidation of the state and euro-integration, presentation on topic: “The political parties phenomenon and the relation with party systems in Southeast Europe” Prishtina
  • School for Public Policy “Mother Theresa” organized by the Center for Research and Policy Making, supported by the Council of Europe. Lectures on topic: “Countering Violent Extremism through an Ideological Perspective in the Western Balkans” 2019
  • November 2019 – International Scientific Conference Hate Speech and the Concept of Hate Crimes: Act of Perception and Compulsory Social Conformism , discussion on topic “The Ideological Coloring of Islamophobia in Western and Southeast Europe” – Bitola
  • March 2020 – Certificate of Recognition for participating as a reviewer in the peer review process for Journal of Liberty and International Affairs
  • September 2020 – Lectures on “Crisis, Conflict, Peace and Cooperation in the Balkan” within the Balkan Summer University “Sustainable development and environment protection”, organized by CIFE (International Center for European Training) and Faculty for tourism and hospitality Ohrid, Ohrid.
  • International Scientific Conference Towards a better future: Human Rights, Organized Crime and Digital Society presentation of paper: The Political and Ideological Coloring of Islamophobia in Western and Southeast Europe” – Bitola 2020
  • School for Public Policy “Mother Theresa” organized by the Center for Research and Policy Making, supported by the Council of Europe. Lectures on topic: “The Ideological Perspective of the fight against violent extremism” 2020
  • Implementation of Trainings for strengthening the capacities of teachers, municipal officials and parents for prevention of radicalization that leads to violence. Organized by the Center for Research and Policy Making (CRPM), under the global Strive program, funded and supported by the Hedayah Center – Abu Dhabi and the OSCE Mission to Skopje 2021
  • International Conference “US Foreign Policy under President Biden” organized by Department of International Relations and European Studies, focusing on theories of John Mearsheimer. Oradea, Romania 2020
  • Working session of the RESILIENCE focus group on providing research infrastructure for political-religious studies. Presentations on the topic: “Challenges of political and religious research in Macedonia: Situations and perspectives” 2021
  • International Scientific Conference Sociology of Religions in Contemporary Societies: Religion and Values” organized by Belgorod State University. Presentation of the scientific paper: Religious Theodemocracy: Sharia Democracy as a Unique Islamic Model. – Belgorod, Russian Federation, 2021
  • Public debate on the topic: “Strengthening local youth participation and representation of youth issues in the programs of political parties for the local elections 2021 in Ohrid”, organized by the Inclusive Association and supported by the OSCE, the Swiss Embassy in Skopje and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES). Presentations on the topic: The importance and significance of the model of participatory democracy. – Ohrid 2021
  • Implementation of Trainings for strengthening the capacities of teachers, municipal officials and parents for prevention of radicalization that leads to violence. Organized by the Center for Research and Policy Making (CRPM), under the global Strive program, funded and supported by the Hedayah Center – Abu Dhabi and the OSCE Mission to Skopje 2021
  • Lectures on “Conflicts, Identities, Religion and Cooperation in the Balkan: Contemporary Aspects and Perspectives” within the Balkan Summer University “Sustainable development and environment protection”, organized by CIFE (International Center for European Training) and Faculty for tourism and hospitality Ohrid, 2021
  • September 2021 – International Scientific Conference “Religion, Identities and Policies: Points of Convergence and Divergence” organized by Institute of Social Science Belgrade. Presentation of the scientific paper: Framework of Islam and Consociotional Democracy. – Srebrena Jezera, Republic of Serbia

 

 

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