Revising the Romanian Constitution – Discussion (Craiutu and Perju) – Nov. 12, 2009 at Boston College

Revising the Romanian Constitution

Luncheon seminar featuring two prominent members of the Commission
revising the Romanian Constitution. Aurelian Craiutu and Vlad Perju
will discuss the Commission’s work in an informal seminar-style at the
Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy

Monday, November 9, 12-1:45 p.m.
Boston College Main Campus
McGuinn 521
Lunch is provided, and seating is limited.
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Aurelian Craiutu is the Chair of the Commission revising the Romanian Constitution and an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at Indiana University, Bloomington, and an affiliate scholar at the
University’s Russian and East European Institute, The WEST European Studies
Institute, and the Workshop in Political Theory and Policy
Analysis. In 2008-2009, he was a Member of School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton (2008-2009). Professor Craiutu’s research interests include French political and social thought (Montesquieu, Tocqueville, Constant, Madame de Staël, Guizot, Raymond Aron), varieties of liberalism and conservatism, democratic theory as well as theories of transition to democracy and democratic consolidation in Eastern Europe.

Vlad Perju is assistant professor of Law at Boston College Law
School. Perju specializes in comparative constitutional law, constitutional
theory, global constitutionalism, and social and political philosophy. In 2008, he was appointed to the Commission by Romania’s President.

CONTACT: Ken I. Kersch
Director, Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy and
Associate Professor of Political Science, History, and Law
219 McGuinn Hall
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-3807