2 ANDREI DUŢU-BUZURA
(THE 2nd SEMESTER, 2014)
Ecological University in Bucharest
The Legal Research Institute “Acad. Andrei R?dulescu” of the Romanian
Academy, in partnership with the Global Economy Institute, with the support of
the National Economy Institute, National Defense University “Carol I”, The
Romanian Agency for Assuring Quality in Higher Education, the Military
Technique Academy and the Osterreichish-Rumanischer Akademischer Verein
Austria, as partners in the POSDRU/159/1.5/S/140106 project, have launched the
research program “Horizon 2020 - Doctoral and Postdoctoral Studies: Promoting
the National Interest through Excellence, Competitiveness and Responsibility in
the Field of Romanian Fundamental and Applied Scientific Research”.
The project is part of the Sectorial Operational Program for Developing
Human Resources 2007-2013, Priority no. 1 "Education and training in supporting
growth and development of a knowledge based society", major field of
Intervention 1.5 - "Doctoral and post-doctoral research support", having as
beneficiary the Institute for World Economics of the Romanian Academy.
The official opening ceremony took place in June 30, 2014, in the Aula of the
Romanian Academy. The speakers included the directors of the research institutes
involved, and high representatives of the other academic institutions.
Regarding the legal field of research, this project represents an opportunity of
an in depth analysis of the new Romanian regulations adopted since Romania’s
adhesion to the European Union, including the four new codes; namely, given the
general objectives of the project, both doctoral and post-doctoral researchers can
focus on the relationship between national and EU regulations, both from a
theoretical and a practical point of view.
On November 7, 2014, the Legal Research Institute of the Romanian Academy
organized the national conference entitled “Codification and enforcement of law”,
* Lecturer, phd, Law Faculty.
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as part of the “Horizon 2020 - Doctoral and Postdoctoral Studies: Promoting the
National Interest through Excellence, Competitiveness and Responsibility in the
Field of Romanian Fundamental and Applied Scientific Research” POSDRU
project. It concerned exclusively the fields of public law, criminal law, and general
theory of law, including scholars in the respective work groups. The scientific
committee included Prof. univ. dr. Sofia Popescu, prof. dr. Dumitra Popescu, prof.
dr. Rodica-Mihaela Stnoiu, prof. dr. Petre Buneci, prof. dr. Augustin Fuerea,
scientific researchers Dr. Tudor Avrigeanu, Dr. Ionu Ifrim, e.a.
The conference was dedicated to the theoretical, practical, applicative and
methodological aspects of public law and practice. The scholars, both doctoral and
postdoctoral, have exposed their own vision regarding general and specific issues,
and have reached important conclusions for every field of study.
On November 27, 2014, the Legal Research Institute of the Romanian Academy
organized the national conference entitled “Theoretical and practical issues in
enforcing the civil codes”, as part of the “Horizon 2020 - Doctoral and Postdoctoral
Studies: Promoting the National Interest through Excellence, Competitiveness and
Responsibility in the Field of Romanian Fundamental and Applied Scientific
Research” POSDRU project.
This scientific event reunited both experts and scholars in the fields of private
law, civil proceedings, labor law, and commercial law, and offered the possibility
of an analysis of the theoretical and jurisprudential impact of the new codes;
moreover, there have been made valuable and pertinent propositions for
modifying and improving the present regulations. The scientific committee of the
conference included prof. dr. Marilena Uliescu, lect. dr. Bogdan Ptraşcu, prof. dr.
Silvia-Lucia Cristea, prof. dr. Raluca Dimitriu, and dr. Gheorghe Buta.