The 13th edition of LUMEN International Scientific Conference is a transdisciplinary event, whose general objective is to promote scientific excellence, encouraging original researches.

The goal of LUMEN CATES 2019 focuses on the interference between the new theoretical approaches and the social and educational practice, taking into account the need for an ethical resize of the social action.


The Scientific Sessions of the LUMEN CATES 2019 International Conference will be scheduled for Friday and Saturday (November 22nd – 23rd). The Conference will also include a series of Associated Conferences and Events, scheduled for the entire 2 days, which will be soon available on the website.

We expect papers with transdisciplinary approach, that are related to at least one of the following topics: Social Sciences (Sociology, Communication, Social Work, Anthropology), Humanities (Applied Philosophy, Ethics – including Applied Ethics & Bioethics-, History, Religious Studies, Language, Arts & Architecture)Education (Psychology, Educational Sciences, Sport), Political Sciences (Politics, European Studies, International Relations), Law (Public & Private Law), Economics (Management, Marketing, Economy), Public Health & Medical Humanities, or other related domains, join us today and send your Abstract.

We encourage you to experience the wonderful LUMEN scientific community, presenting your research results or opinions in front of colleagues from all over the world, participating in debates and becoming part of an exciting and ever-growing network.

Publication | Following the days of the Conference, the results and ideas are published, upon peer-review, in Proceedings Volumes (ISBN, indexed in international databases and submitted for indexing in Web of Sciences – Clarivate Analytics, former Thomson Reuters). Also, the selected articles could be published in Web of Sciences indexed Journals (Postmodern Openings and Revista Romaneasca pentru Educatie Multidimensionala), or in other International Databases indexed Journals.

All volumes and journals are published online, open-access, all papers being identified with DOI (indexed in Crossref).

Registration | Prepare your Abstract today, and submit it by e-mail at, using the Registration Form, or fill-in the online_Registration_form_13th_LUMEN_CATES2019. In order to ease the registration process, make sure your Abstract is in English, and you have filled in all required information.

Send your Abstract sooner rather than later, and benefit from the early registration discount!

Call for Plenary Speakers | Starting from the current edition of LUMEN Conferences, we wish to encourage the scholars who are interested in giving a plenary speech, to propose a transdisciplinary lecture on a topic of great interest for the current times. The Scientific Committee will carefully evaluate each proposal, based on the candidate’s resume and Abstract of presentation, and chose up to 5 speeches, that will add up to the invited Keynote Speakers. For further details, click here.

Venue | Same as the years before, the 2019 edition of LUMEN CATES will be held in Targoviste, Romania, in collaboration with the Faculty of Political Sciences, Letters and Communication within Valahia University of Targoviste.

Contact | For any questions or clarifications, send us an e-mail at and we will reply in the shortest time!