International Scientific Conference


Romanian Military Thinking
Bucharest, 12-14 November 2020


          Romanian Military Thinking International Scientific Conference is organised by the Defence Staff, in the context of the anniversary of 161 years since the Defence Staff was established as well as of the 22nd edition of the Gândirea Militară Românească Journal Awards.

To debate the topics associated with the Romanian Armed Forces military strategy, in the context of the adoption of the new National Defence Strategy for the 2020-2024 period, as well as in the context of the most recent developments in the security environment at the regional and global level.

- to promote the security culture not only among the institutions within the national system of defence, public order and national security but also among those in the civil society;
- to disseminate the most valuable papers presented at the conference, in both a special issue of Gândirea militară românească journal and in the Conference Proceedings;
- to provoke constructive debates among experts in the operational environment, in the military and civilian academic domain, as well as among the civilian analysts in the field of security, on topical themes relating to the evolution of security at national and international level.
An author may participate with a maximum of two papers, signed individually or as co-author. A paper can have up to 3 co-authors.         
The papers will be peer-reviewed by an international scientific committee.
The Conference papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings volume having ISSN code, in English, both in print and electronically (limited edition, for academic libraries).
Only the papers that are submitted before the deadline and are accepted following the scientific evaluation process will be published.

Contributors and Participants: 
The following categories of authors are expected to participate in this activity: representatives of military services, the NDU, military academies, the Defence Staff, Romanian collaborators of Gândirea militarăromânească Journal,  professors and students/Master's students/PhD candidates in military academies, military researchers in the Romanian Armed Forces;  specialists, experts, academic staff and researchers from Romanian civil education and research institutions, representatives of the Presidential Administration, EURISC (European Institute for Risk, Security and Communication Management) Foundation, ESGA (Expert for Security and Global Affairs) Association, Monitorul Apărării, New Strategy Center, Ministry of Internal Affairs (Romanian Police, Romanian Border Police, Romanian Gendarmerie, General Inspectorate for Emergency Situations), Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Operational Centre for Emergency Situations), Romanian Intelligence Service, specialists and experts from other institutions belonging to the national system of defence, public order and national security, students, Master's students, PhD candidates.