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.
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.
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.
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