General Theme: #Romania100: Looking Forward through the Past
Host: Catedra de Relatii Economice Internationale, Academia de Studii Economice, Bucharest
Dates: 26-29 June 2018
Keynote Addresses: Katherine Verdery and Vintilă Mihăilescu
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Organizing Committee: Peter Wagner, Margaret Beissinger, Alexandra Ghit, Petru Negura, Delia Popescu, Anca Sincan, Svetlana Suveica, and Rodica Zaharia
Conference Format: Instructions for chairs, discussants and presenters are available here.
Update: The 2018 conference was the largest ever organised by the SRS since its founding in 1973. As many as 450 participants representing 27 countries registered for the Bucharest event. Romanian scholars were the most numerous – 280 (168 from Bucharest, and 112 from outside the capital). We welcomed 56 scholars from the USA, 21 from the UK, 13 from Germany, 11 from Hungary, 9 from Canada, 6 each from Ireland and France, 5 from Italy, and 4 from Moldova. Other scholars came from Bulgaria, Denmark, Austria, Netherlands, Turkey, Belgium, Serbia, Russia, Greece, Sweden, Slovenia, Spain, Georgia, Australia, Spain, as well as China, Japan, and Taiwan. Presenters came from humanities and social sciences, including political science, history, literature, economy, sociology, anthropology, and law. We counted 331 university professors, affiliated researchers, archivists and librarians, 89 students, and 12 independent scholars.
Useful Information: A list of hotels and restaurants around Piata Romana, as well as some useful information for travellers visiting Bucharest is included here.
For the press: please find here the press release in Romanian (comunicatul de presa).