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The event is a must-attend for: artists, grass-roots activist, members of the academia and non-profit, public, and private sector members who are interested in the latest research and academic developments in social sciences, university faculty and staff, faculty members and lecturers, master’s students and PhD candidates, teaching and research assistants, researchers, scientists, sociologists, anthropologists, linguists, and political scientists, International affairs specialists, public administrators, members of local and international non-profit organizations in the field of Social Sciences, educators and trainers, local, national, state, regional and international policymakers and government contractors, private sector specialists in the fields of social studies and social sciences and art. We hope to turn this event into a serious platform that will gather an accumulation of expert opinion on projects and initiatives that are aimed at the implementation of farsighted scientific research and development; it allows to present scientific and practical achievements to a wide circle of researchers.

Day I – on a dialogue between Analytical and Continental TraditionDay II – on Political Theory and Theory of International Relations

Day I & III- on Art, Aesthetics, and Architecture + Panel Session

The conference is organized by In Statu Nascendi a Sofia-based non-profit organization dedicated to providing easily accessible scholarly materials to students and academics worldwide. Its a peer-reviewed journal encompasses original academic research dedicated to the circle of Political Philosophy, Cultural Studies, Theory of International Relations, Foreign Policy, and Decision-making process. The Journal aims to investigate specific issues through a socio-cultural, philosophical and anthropologist approach to raise a new type of civic awareness about the complexity of contemporary crisis, instability and warfare situations, where the “stage-of-becoming” plays a vital role.

In Statu Nascendi is a peer-reviewed journal that aspires to be a world-class scholarly platform encompassing original academic research dedicated to the circle of Political Philosophy, Cultural Studies, Theory of International Relations, Foreign Policy, and political Decision- making process. The journal investigates specific issues through a socio-cultural, a philosophical, and anthropological approach to raise a new type of civic awareness about the complexity of the contemporary crisis, instability, and warfare situations, where the “stage-of-becoming”plays a vital role.

Proceedings of the “In Statu Nascendi’s First Interdisciplinary Conference”

Program Timetable thus far – This is a Preliminary Program subject to further changes due to necessary timetable rescheduling.

Friday, 11th October Art, Architecture & Philosophy


Artemis Papachristou, University of Thessaly, Thessaly, Greece

 Architecture is (not) anintellectualexercise: transparent borders and the homelessness of architectureIlona Anechkowa, University of Sofia “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria

 On creative genius in postmodern philosophy and art – continuationAndrea Giuseppe Ragno, London School of Economics, London, UK

 Instantiating Sapience: An Inquiry into Reason
YllkaImeri &LabinotBerisha, University of Gjakoca “FehmiAgani”, Kosovo

 The art of speech
Venra Russo, University of Sofia “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria

 New Digital Aesthetics and eventual new global tribes: a brief overviewof Manovich’s InstagrammismStavros Panagiotu, University of Sofia “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria

 “Here I Am: The Saying and Witnessing in Levinasian Ethics”VaggelisKoubaroudis, University of Sofia “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria

 Information society and anew form of embodiment
Galia Stoyanova, University of Sofia “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria

  •   On Hegel recollection
  •   Strategic situation in Northeast Asia with a Special Focus on the North Korea ProblemGoran IIik, Dean of the Law faculty, “St. Kliment Ohridski”, University of Bitola, Bitola

 The European Union vs. The BRICS: The conflict of values and the challenges of liberal democracy in the new international context

Krzysztof Żęgota, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Poland

Saturday, 12th October, Politics, and International Relations


Marcin Grabowski, Prof. Jagiellonian University, Political and International Studies

 On the new developments in the International Relations Theory

Piotr Pietrzak, University of Sofia St. Kliment Ohridski, Bulgaria

 International Relations in statu nascendi
Hristiyana Stoyanova, College of Europe Natolin, Warsaw, Poland

  •   Dealing with contested states (Kosovo and Palestine)
  •   On ecofeminism in Palestine

Ahlam Tarayra, The Palestinian Center for the Independence of the Judiciary and the Legal Profession, Alma Mater: The University of Manchester

Sunday, 13th October – Panel Session #ISNConference


 Politics and International Relations

Panel Discussion “Donald Trump and the crisis of US Leadership?” In Statu Nascendi Conference 2019 Panel Discussion “China, Russia and India in Global Politics” In Statu Nascendi Conference 2019

 Contemporary Philosophy

Panel Discussion “Analytic versus Continental Philosophy” In Statu Nascendi Conference 2019

 Art, Architecture, Design

Panel Discussion “Quo Vadis, Contemporary Art?” In Statu Nascendi Conference 2019

 Climate Change Panel

Panel Discussion “Discussing Global Warming, Deforestation, Climate change, Poverty, Nutrition, Ecofeminism” In Statu Nascendi Conference 2019



In Statu Nascendi – Journal of Political Philosophy and International Relations
Organizing Committee:
Piotr Pietrzak – Conference Organizer & Finance Coordinator
Vaggelis Koubaroudis – Vice-Chairman and Peer Review Coordinator / Main Responsibility: Art, Architecture, DesignHristiyana Stoyanova – Vice-Chairman, PR, and social media Coordinator / Main Responsibility: Politics and International Relations


Stavros Panagiotu – Vice-Chairman, Preparation Coordinator / Main Responsibility:PhilosophyIvan Solakov –Volunteer Coordinator

Publishing informationImportant Dates:

Step 1: Abstract Submission: deadline September 01, 2019
Step 2: Abstract acceptance notifications: by September 10, 2019
– Once your abstract is accepted the paper preparation process begins. Please follow the Paper Guidelines
Step 3: Paper submission: by September 15, 2019.
– Prepare your final paper in accordance with our Paper Guidelines. Papers should be sent as .doc or .docx attachments viaemail address: irinstatunascendi@yahoo.com
– Earlier submission of the papers help us to manage the review process in a timely manner.
Step 4: Conference dates: October 11 – 13, 2019


Registration Fees in 2019

There are no fees for the attendance of the conference, but if you like the format of this conference and wish to contribute to our future activity we accept voluntary donations

Accommodation Recommendations

This year we do not intend to accommodate our panelists, but we are happy to offer our assistance with finding the best suitable accommodation that will suit their needs.

All participants will be provided with:- Certificate of Attendance;
– Promotional materials;
– Refreshments during Conference sessions;

Follow the In Statu Nascendi Conference 2019 live!

The interested public will have several options to follow the debates at the First edition of the In Statu Nascendi Conference. Tune in to the following channels for information and insights:

 Livestream

The individual debates of the main program will – with a few exceptions – will be broadcasted live in English. Both live streams will be featured on our website and on Facebook (subject to short term changes).

 Social Media

Follow us on social media for impressions both on the stage and behind the scenes of the In Statu Nascendi Conference 2019. Through our Facebook channel, we are streaming some discussion rounds live and will share key quotes, videos, and photos of the event. Moreover, we will be tweeting live from many of the panel discussions. The Twitter hashtag for the conference
is #ISNConference – join the discussion!

 Teleconference

To all of the scholars who cannot make it to Sofia in October we also offer an option of pre-recorded teleconference/skype-type of presentation during our conference

In Statu Nascendi’s competitive submission process

InStatu Nascendi is known for a very competitive submission process and a very rigorous reviewing process. Every submitted paper is subjected to adouble-blind review process. In 2018, we only accepted 44% of submitted papers. In 2019, thus far we only accepted 24% of submitted papers. The main criterion is a judgment of the degree to which the submitted paper contributes substantial new research.

Paper Guidelines

– All papers will be subjected to initial screening and anonymous peer-review by one anonymous reviewer who will be selected by the Members of the Conference Editorial Board. We only accept original, previously unpublished papers with scientific contributions are expected. Every Paper will be classified as original scientific Paper, professional Paper or review Paper. We expect high standards of scholarship within the Papers in terms of establishing the theoretical context, explaining the methods of inquiry, and reporting results that may aid other researchers. Papers may come from any country but must be written in English (Preferably American English). Authors are invited to classify their Papers according to the Conference theme. Submitted and accepted papers will be issued in the Conference proceedings. Every author can participate in up to two Papers (one as an author and one as a co-author). Apart from the Conference proceedings, a possibility will be offered for selected Papers to be published by In Statu Nascendi – Journal of Political Philosophy and International Relations. Papers for publication in journal/s should be modified or extended, according to the requirements of the journal/s, to avoid publication of identical Papers in two places (proceedings and journal/s). Authors whose Papers will be published in In Statu Nascendi will be respectfully asked to agree to assign/transfer their copyrights to the above-mentioned journal.