SCOPE 2019
6th International Interdisciplinary Conference of Political Research

VALUES IN POLITICS

ACADEMIC PROGRAM

The academic program starts Friday, 31st of May, at 9:00 and end Sunday, 2nd of June, at 13:30. 

An ice-breaking cocktail will be offered Thursday, 30th of May, in the evening to all participants to the KAPUSCINSKI DEVELOPMENT LECTURE BUCHAREST 2019 (National Theatre of Bucharest, 2, N.Bălcescu Blvd.), an event created by the Centre for International Cooperation and Development Studies (IDC), jointly with the European Commission and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), which formally opens the series of events within SCOPE 2019. Due to the limited number of places available at the venue advanced  registration to this special event is required at http://bit.do/eSwJj. The event takes place in English and starts at 18:00.


The full conference booklet, including the detailed program, is available HERE

31 May 2019

8:00-8:50
Participants' registration and breakfast

9:00-10:45 
PLENARY SESSION
TRUTH, TRUST AND AUTHENTICITY 
CRUCIAL VALUES IN 21ST CENTURY EUROPEAN POLITICS

Keynote
Julie SMITH 
University of Cambridge

Coffee break 

11:15-13:30
Working session 

Lunch

15:30-19:00 
PLENARY SESSION
DEBATE ON THE STATE OF THE DISCIPLINE 
BOOK LAUNCH 
Paulo RAVECCA. The Politics of Political Science: Re-Writing Latin American Experiences. Routledge, 2019

17:30-19:00 
PLENARY SESSION
POLITICAL VALUES AND POLITICAL CULTURE IN EUROPE AND BEYOND: PERCEPTIONS OF DEMOCRACY, AUTHORITARIANISM AND PARTICIPATION 
EVIDENCE FROM THE WORLD VALUES SURVEY 
(1981-2019)

Keynote
Christian HAERPFER
President, World Values Survey Association, 
University of Vienna & United Arab Emirates University

BOOK LAUNCHES
Christian W. HAERPFER, Patrick BERNHAGEN, Christian WELZEL, and Ronald F. INGLEHART, eds. Democratization, 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019.

Ronald F. INGLEHART. Evoluția culturală, trad. Mălina Voicu. Cluj-Napoca: Editura Școala Ardeleană, 2019. 
(Romanian translation of 
Ronald F. INGLEHART. Cultural Evolution: People's Motivations are Changing, and Reshaping the World
Cambridge University Press, 2018)

19:00
Gala Dinner

1 June 2019

8:00-8:50
Participants' registration and breakfast

9:00-11:00 
Working session

Coffee break 

11:15-12:45 
PLENARY SESSION
DEBATE ON THE VALUE OF DEMOCRACY & 
BOOK LAUNCH
Renske DOORENSPLEET. Rethinking the Value of Democracy. Palgrave, 2018.

13:00-14:30 
KEYNOTE (PLENARY SESSION)
SANCTIONING DISADVANTAGE? 
SOCIAL INJUSTICE AND THE STATE'S AUTHORITY TO PUNISH

Keynote
Andrei POAMA
Leiden University

BOOK LAUNCH
Annabelle LEVER, Andrei POAMA, eds. The Routledge Handbook of Ethics and Public Policy. Routledge, 2019.

Lunch

15:30-17:00
Working session

17:30
Meeting for the optional guided tour 
of Bucharest's city center
(with Prof. Felicia WALDMAN) 


2 June 2019

9:00-9:50
Breakfast

10:00-11:30 
Working session

Coffee break

11:45-13:15 
Working session