„Second workshop: Polish-Hungarian Research Platform” International Scientific Conference
On June 25, 2021, the International Scientific Conference “Second workshop: Polish-Hungarian Research Platform” was held. The event was held as part of a research project conducted by the Institute of Justice entitled Polish-Hungarian Research Platform, with the participation of prominent Polish and Hungarian representatives of legal sciences.
As part of this research project, four research teams were established, which conduct research in the following areas: 1) Specifics of the legislative process envisaged for changing the constitution (in the light of European integration and constitutional identity), 2) Rule of law, 3) Reform of administrative judiciary, 4) Effectiveness of the judiciary.
The research project includes: 7 monthly international scientific conferences, at which members of research teams present the current results of their research; a final international conference where the final results of the research will be presented; the publication of 4 scientific monographs and the organization of events promoting the project with the participation of individual researchers.
Due to the announced state of the epidemic caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, both the first (May 28, 2021) and the second scientific conference (June 25, 2021) were organized on-line (on the Zoom platform). A link to the event with an agenda has been placed on the Institute’s website to allow the largest possible audience to participate in it.
Traditionally, the event was inaugurated by the Director of the Institute – dr hab. M. Wielec, who welcomed both active and passive participants of this conference and wished them fruitful deliberations and discussions.
Papers delivered by individual members of research teams were, inter alia, presentation of the results of preliminary research on selected aspects related to the role of constitutional identity and European integration for changes in national constitutions, the rule of law – critical points, initiating proceedings and legal measures, and the use of sociology in examining the effectiveness of initiating and conducting court cases.