Author Archives: Svan Relac

Forthcoming Seminar: Kenneth E. Himma (USA), Practical Authority as a Source of Reasons to Comply

28 June 2022: Kenneth E. Himma (Faculty of Law of the University of Zagreb) – Practical Authority as a Source of Reasons to Comply (classroom V, Trg Republike Hrvatske 3, 12:00h – 13:30h)

The seminar is organised by the Faculty of Law of the University of Zagreb, Zagreb Legal Theory Group and Croatian Association for Legal and Social Philosophy and Theory of Law and State.

CfP: 9th Student Conference in Theory, Philosophy and Sociology of Law

9th Student Conference in Theory, Philosophy and Sociology of Law will be held at the Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade on 2 December 2022. The topic of the Conference is “The Future of International Rule of Law”

The application deadline is September 1st 2022.

Please find here the extensive Call for Papers.

Aditionally, students are also invited to submit a paper, on the topic of their own choosing, for the journal Eudaimonia – Journal of Legal, Political and Social Theory and Philosophy.

The application deadline for submitting a paper is also September 1st 2022.

Forthcoming Seminar: Victor Garcia Yzaguirre (Chile), Antecedent of norms and implicit exceptions. An Analysis proposal.

9 July 2022: Victor Garcia Yzaguirre (Universidad de Los Lagos, Chile) – Antecedent of norms and implicit exceptions. An Analysis proposal.

The seminar is organised by the Department of Theory of Law and the State, Faculty of Law, University of Split.

(Google Meet:, 6:00-7:00 PM)

CEE Forum 2022 Budapest – Call for Papers

Legal Culture and Identity in Central and Eastern Europe

The 14th CEE Forum of Young Legal, Political and Social Theorists Conference is to take place at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, on 6-7 October 2022.

We welcome contributions that engage these topics from a complex socio-legal perspective:

Theories of legal culture in Central and Eastern Europe

Characteristics of Central and Eastern European legal cultures

Experiences of periphery and its impact on social theory

Central and Eastern Legal Family: myth or reality

Experiences of Empire and Socialist law in Central and Eastem Europe

Central and Eastern European constitutional identities

We also welcome papers sharing a similar methodological focus on related topics for an open panel. The conference language is English. Please submit an abstract of 500-700 words vía EasyChair at no later than 10 July 2022. We will communicate acceptance of papers by 30 July 2022. If you would ike to participate without submitting a paper (but with meals and conference materials included) please contact us directly at the address below.

The conference fee for all participants is 100 EUR, which covers conference material, drinks and snacks during the breaks, as well as lunch meals. We kindly ask participants to make arrangements and pay for their travel and accommodation individually. We will distribute information on lodging and directions as well as payment instructions for the accepted participants via email and through the conference website.

After the conference, selected participants will be invited to submit their papers for publication in a volume of the conference proceedings, our Central and Eastern European Forum for Legal Political, and Social Theory Yearbook.

The conference is organised by the Bibo István College for Advanced Studies of Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest. The conference venue is the newly refurbished building of the College located in the centre of Budapest. All questions about submissions should be emailed to the conveners, Marton Matyasovszky Németh and Aron Fabian, to

An extensive call for papers can be found here.

CEENJ 2022 Warsaw – Call for Papers

The 2022 CEENJ (Central and Eastern European Network of Jurisprudence) Conference is to take place at the premises of the University of Warsaw (Poland), Faculty of Law and Administration, on September 26 and 27, 2022.

Contributions to the whole gamut of jurisprudential issues, from legal philosophy and analytical legal theory to social theories of law, are welcome. Dogmatic (doctrinal) and empirical (historical, sociological, economic, etc.) studies of law with a strong conceptual content are also acceptable. The 2022 CEENJ Conference will also be open to participants working and/or residing outside the Adriatic-Baltic-Black Sea area.

Conference applications should submitted by e-mail to both convenors, i.e., Tatiana Chauvin ( and Marcin Matczak ( In addition to the applicant’s name, affiliation and e-mail address, a valid application should include a summary of the intended presentation comprising 3,600 characters with spaces. The oral presentation at a CEENJ conference is to be accompanied by a projection of the full text or a power point of the presentation. 

The deadline for submitting papers is 30 June 2022.

There is no conference fee. The schedule can accommodate 32 participants. Conference participants are to cover all their travel and accommodation expenses. The Faculty of Law of the University of Warsaw will provide all participants with lunch and dinner on 26 and 27 September 2020.

NOTE: This conference was to be originally organized in 2020 but was postponed due to the COVID pandemic. We kindly ask all of you who submitted their papers to the original CfP to resubmit. Due to the considerable time that has elapsed since then we cannot assume that your submissions remain valid.