Call for Abstracts for the Sixth Student Conference in Theory and Philosophy of Law on the topic Judiciary between law and politics

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University of Belgrade Faculty of Law and Serbian Association for Legal and Social Philosophy (IVR Serbia) organize the Sixth Student Conference in Theory and and Philosophy of Law on the topic Judiciary between law and politics. The conference will take place on the 6th of December, 2019 in the Conference hall of the University of Belgrade Faculty of Law.

We kindly invite all interested students of undergraduate, master and PhD studies of law and other social sciences to send their abstracts to our official email address – by September 10, 2019.

Abstracts should be no less than 600 and no more than 900 words in length. Students are free to choose the subtopic of their paper, writing in English or Serbian language, as long as they broadly remain within the frame topic proposed in this call. Due to the fact that the topic of the Conference is broadly set up, the paper can deal with both theoretical and practical issues, such as: the position of the judiciary, or the judiciary in modern states; judicial reforms; the relationship between the judicial, legislative and executive powers; independence and autonomy of the judiciary as one of the guarantees of the rule of law; the role of the judiciary in continental and Anglo-Saxon law; creative role of courts, etc. The abstract should contain the main thesis that will be proven in the paper as well as a brief overview of the arguments that the author will use.

In addition to the abstract, students should send the contact details of their mentors/supervisors (name, surname, email address).

The list of participants on the sixth Student Conference will be announced by the 7th of October, 2019 at the official website of the Faculty of Law. The selected participants will have to submit the first draft of their papers (8 pages at least) no later than November 20th. The final versions should be completed and sent by February 2020. All papers will be subject to a double blind review. The best rated paper will be published in the Annual review of the Faculty of Law in Belgrade, while the other well rated papers will be considered for publication in Eudaimonia – Student Review for Legal Theory and Philosophy.

For further information on the possible subtopics, abstracts or any other details related to the Conference, you may visit the official site of the Serbian Association for Legal and Social Philosophy (, our facebook page ( or write to the email address of the Conference ( We are looking forward to your application!