Seminar “Sapere aude: origins of legal consciousness”

Stockholm, 2-5 May 2016

Organised by the Association of Schools and the Stockholm School of Transition Economics, the seminar explored the origins of the European liberal democracy, the Rule of law as a foundation for a modern State and the current refugee crisis.

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Seminar on "Media and Society"

Oxford, 25-29 January 2016

Over 60 young journalists, editors and media-managers from Russia, Georgia, Latvia, Poland, Ukraine and United Kingdom attended the Oxford seminar on “Media and Society”.

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The Association of Schools of Political Studies: a network for democracy in the 21st century

In 2008, an association was created in Stras-bourg to develop the network of Schools of Political Studies in Europe and in the world. Its main objectives are to allow its members to develop their activities, to strengthen their ties beyond any devides and build together democratic societies based on a political culture characterised by pluralism, tolerance and dialogue.

Free Ilgar Mammadov now say Schools of Political Studies heads

The Azerbaijan authorities must immediately release Ilgar Mammadov, Director of the Baku School of Political Studies, following the definitive ruling by the European Court of Human Rights that his arrest and detention since 2013 breached the European Convention on Human Rights.

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01/06/2016 Seminar on “Sapere aude: Freedom and the rule of law”
The Association of Schools of Political Studies, in co-operation with Foundation Valsaín and with the support of the Council of Europe and the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI), is organising the seminar on “Sapere aude: Freedom and the rule of law” in Segovia, Spain, on 30 May – 2 June 2016.
30/05/2016 The 11th issue of the Schools of Political Studies Newsletter now available
This quarterly Newsletter provides up-to-date information on the activities of the Council of Europe’s Schools of Political Studies Network. It serves as a tool for the Schools themselves, but also provides useful information to friends and supporters of the Schools.


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