Call For Papers LUMEN 2013

Call For Papers
International Conference Logos, Universality, Mentality, Education, Novelty 2013
The main theme: Current paradigms in social sciences
10-13 April 2013
Iasi, Romania

Dear colleagues,

We are honored to invite you to the third edition of Lumen International Conference Logos Universality Mentality Education Novelty (LUMEN 2013) which will take place between 10-13 of April 2013 in Iasi, Romania.

The experience of previous editions developed successfully provides us with the confidence that the international scientific manifestation with multidisciplinary character whose general objective is to promote scientific excellence, to be held soon, will be of major interest to the scientific public.

Lumen International Conference Logos Universality Mentality Education Novelty (LUMEN 2013) is organized by Lumen Research Center in Humanistic and Social Sciences, Lumen Publishing House and Lumen UK, in partnership with Higher Education Research and Consulting Company – SUA; The Institute of Encyclopedia Studies of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova; Romanian Academy, Iasi branch – A. D. Xenopol Institute; Faculty of Law and the Legal Research Center within “Petre Andrei” University from Iasi; Faculty of Philosophy and Social and Political Sciences within “Al. I. Cuza” University from Iasi; Faculty of Law within “Mihail Koganiceanu” University from Iasi.

The scope of the Conference includes all the areas/topics of social sciences, encouraging a broad spectrum of contribution. Articles of interdisciplinary nature are particularly welcome. Topics include, but are certainly not limited to the following:


  • Social work profession
  • Social work practice – participation and sustainability
  • Social work response to migration
  • Social work counseling
  • Strengths based social work
  • Social work and appreciative inquiry
  • Supervision of social practices
  • Professional ethics and social sciences
  • Ethics in social work practice
  • Human development
  • Social work and human rights
  • Phenomenological approach of the social
  • Identity, image and social cohesion
  • Deviance and social control
  • Elderly social work
  • Social entrepreneurship
  • Social inclusion of people with disabilities
  • Social marketing
  • Probation practices in contemporary world
  • Collective behavior and social movements
  • Corporative social responsibility
  • Social security and public health
  • Sociology of marriage and family
  • Sociology of minorities
  • Sociology of population and migration
  • Sociology of religion
  • Sustainable social development
  • Political sociology and law issues


  • Qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Social sciences epistemology
  • Social semiotic
  • Political behavior and organization
  • Political philosophy
  • Social political movements
  • European studies
  • Social media
  • Media ethics
  • Organizational communication
  • Language, reading and communication
  • Business ethics
  • Business communication
  • Business performance management
  • Communications management
  • Information technology management
  • Management of human resources
  • Marketing research
  • Strengths based management
  • Stress management
  • Supply change management
  • Migration of human resources
  • Social philosophy
  • Bioethics
  • Ethics
  • Anthropology
  • Ethnic relations, human rights and collective good
  • Gender and human rights
  • Human rights and social equality
  • International social development and education
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Counseling
  • Psychology of culture
  • Environmental philosophy
  • Social psychology


Publication of papers, accepted after the peer review process, will be done:

  • In an international publishing House in partnership with Lumen Research Center:

– Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences. All papers published in Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences are also indexed by Scopus and Science Direct and submitted to Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index-Science (ISI Web of Science) for evaluation for inclusion in the list.

  • In scientific journals in partnership with the conference:

– Postmodern Openings;

– Romanian Journal for Multidimensional Education;

– Journal of Legal Studies.


For any additional information, please visit our website:  or contact us at


We are waiting for you in Iasi, to the third edition of LUMEN Conference 2013!


Best regards,

Associate Professor PhD Antonio Sandu

Director of Lumen Research Center