Call for Applications
To the September School in Philosophy, Economics and Politics
Sep. 11-15, Predeal, Romania
The Center for Institutional Analysis and Development – Eleutheria (CADI), The Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS), The Institute for Economic Studies Europe (IES- Europe) and Society for Individual Freedom (SoLib) are receiving applications for The September School of Economics, Politics and Philosophy, scheduled for September 11 – 15, 2013 at Hotel Orizont, Predeal.
This year’s event will focus on the ways in which freedom could and should be safeguarded and promoted by the Constitution.
Lecturers of this year will beTom Palmer, The Atlas Economic Research Foundation, USA; Adrian Miroiu, SNSPA, Romania; Thomas Helm, The Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Germany and Emmanuel Martin, IES Europe, France. Applied debates and events will be lead by Sven Irmer, Florin Șari, Ovidiu Neacșu, Bogdan Glavan, Horia Ursu, Cristian Paun, Horia Terpe, Radu Nechita, Dacian Tolea, Claudiu Nasui, Aura Matei, Vlad Topan and Valentin Ionescu.
How to apply:
Classes, room and board (but not transportation) are paid by the organizers for at least 25 participants. 10 more unsponsored places are also available, please inquire if interested.
Applicants would be students and graduates in human and social sciences and in other fields who are interested in the value of liberty.
The application must contain:
- A short opinion essay in English on any lecture or debate title, no longer than 500 words.
- Your CV. Make sure you mention your name, affiliation and contact data.
Successful applicants will be notified on September 3.
Please pass this call to anyone you think may be interested. For further inquiries feel free to write to Andra Bistriceanu at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0040213160252. Please find attached the draft program; follow www.cadi.ro homepage for latest updates.
September School in Philosophy, Economics and Politics
Sep. 11 – 15, 2013, Predeal
The Constitutional Means to Defend and Promote Individual Freedom
Location: Hotel Orizont, Predeal
Wednesday, Sep. 11. Arrival of participants & Opening
18:00: Welcome addresses
Sven Irmer, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung
20:00: Dinner &
Introduction of participants
Facilitator: Florin Șari, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung
Thursday, Sep. 12. Theme of the day: The Horizontal Separation of Powers
10:00: Lecture 1: The Ideas and Accomplishments of French Republicanism –Emmanuel Martin, IES Europe
12:00: Debate 1: Horizontal Separation of Powers in Romania: Reality and Possible Improvements
Moderator: Ovidiu Neacșu, Solib
Bogdan Glăvan, Rothbard Center, Romanian –American University Bucharest
Horia Ursu, University of Bucharest (TBC)
Cristian Păun, Academy of Economic Studies
16:00: Lecture 2: The Purposes of Social Organization – Adrian Miroiu, SNSPA
21:00: Movie projection
Friday, Sep. 13. Theme of the day: The Vertical Separation of Powers
10:00: Lecture 3: Reason(s), Choices and Institutions – Adrian Miroiu, SNSPA
12:00: Lecture 4: The Federal Organization and Experience of Germany – Thomas Helm, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung
16:00: Debate 2: Vertical Separation of Powers in Romania: Reality and Possible Improvements
Moderator: Horia Terpe, CADI-Eleutheria
Radu Nechita, Babeș-Bolyay University Cluj
Dacian Țolea, Magna Charta Dignitas
Claudiu Năsui, SoLib
20:30: Networking Session
Facilitator: Aura Matei, CADI-Eleutheria
Saturday, Sep. 14. Theme of the day: The Constitutional Means to Defend and Promote Individual Freedom
10:00: Lecture 5: The Constitutional Power Matrix – Can It Check the Government? – Emmanuel Martin, IES Europe
12:00: Lecture 6: Challenges and Perspectives of Liberty in the European Institutional Architecture – Thomas Helm, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Germany
16:00: Debate 3: How can Liberty be Achieved and Safeguarded on the Long Run?
Moderator: Emmanuel Martin, IES Europe, France
Vlad Topan, Institute Ludwig von Mises Romania
Thomas Helm, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Germany
Valentin Ionescu, Ordoliberal Institute
Sunday, Sep. 15. Freedom, Capitalism and their Institutions
10:00: Lecture 7: The Global Realization and the Future of Freedom – Tom Palmer, Atlas
12:00: Lecture 8: Constitutional Safeguards for Freedom and Capitalism – Tom Palmer, Atlas
14:00: Book Launch & Signing: “Moralitatea Capitalismului”, by Tom Palmer (ed.)