Umut Foundation Research Center
3rd Youth of Law Symposium Series
"Philosophy of Law"
Akdeniz University Faculty of Law
11 – 12 October 2012 | Antalya
With the aims of strengthening of the belief for superiority of law and resolving problem amicably, serial of symposium within which a different subject will be discussed every year aims to establish a platform that will provide an opportunity for the youths of law who will be the implementer of law to come together discuss and to share different opinions.
The topic for this year’s symposium is "Philosophy of Law".
Symposium paper Subjects:
To analyze the situation in Turkey with interdisciplinary topics in the subject of "Philosophy of Law", to compare it with the conditions and applications on various countries; moving in disciplinary areas such as sociology, law, philosophy, communication, cultural studies, social psychology, forensic sciences, criminology and social history in expected. The geographic area is limited to Turkey; but comparison of international examples is strongly recommended. The functional language of the symposium will be Turkish.
The subjects listed hereunder will be taken into consideration to provide opinions regarding paper topics, but the topics will not be limited to the ones provided hereunder. Other topics related to the subject will also be evaluated by the Science and Judge Board.
1. Why is Philosophy of Law necessary for justice?
2. Punishment Law and Philosophy
3. What is the benefit of Philosophy of Law?
4. Philosophy of Law and Ethics
5. Human Rights and Philosophy of Law
6. Human Pride and Philosophy of Law
Who may participate in the symposium:
• Bachelor’s students in Faculty of Law and other disciplines related to Law (Sociology, Philosophy, Psychology, Communication, Cultural Studies, Economics and Administrative Sciences, Forensic Sciences, etc.)
• Graduate school students (excluding PhD students) in the Law programs offered in the Institute of Social Sciences and other relative disciplines
• Intern lawyers
• Intern judges and intern prosecutors will be able to participate with their papers.
Location: Akdeniz University Faculty of Law Conference Hall
Science and Law Board (in alphabetic order based on last name)
Dr. Ayhan AKCAN, Psychiatrist, member of Board of Directors in Umut Foundation
Prof.Dr. Füsun SOKULLU AKINCI, Istanbul University Punishment and criminal Court Law Field
Nazire DEDEMAN ÇAĞATAY, Umut Vakfı Founder President
Lawyer Zafer KÖKEN, Antalya Law Association President
Lawyer Mustafa Murat BİLGİN, Antalya Law Association General Secretary
Av. Fikret İLKİZ, Umut Foundation Trustee and Member of Board of Directors
Lawyer Filiz KERESTECİOĞLU, Manager of Editorial Department in Güncel Hukuk Magazine
Prof. Dr. Hayrettin ÖKÇESİZ, Akdeniz University Faculty of Law, faculty member of Philosophy of Law and Sociology Department
Prof. Dr. Muharrem KILIÇ, Akdeniz University, Dean of Faculty of Law, President of Department of Philosophy of Law and Sociology
Those submitting papers shall be able to access symposium participation conditions, participation form and information and documents regarding paper format from the following website:www.umut.org.tr/hukukungencleri
In order to participate in the symposium, the participants must send an outline of their paper including 150-200 words and five key words related to the subject along with a short CV and their e-mail address to firstname.lastname@example.org until August 8, 2012 at the latest.
Those interested in participation in the symposium may fill out the Participation Form available in the website and fax it or e-mail it to the aforementioned e-mail address until August 8, 2012.
An e-book including papers submitted to the symposium will be created.
The papers submitted to the symposium will be evaluated and the best ones will be rewarded.
Important dates regarding the symposium:
The deadline to send paper outlines: Wednesday, August 08, 2012
• The deadline to submit the complete text of the papers : Friday, October 05, 2012
• Symposium Date: 11-12 October 2012
Accommodation and Transportation:
Accommodation and transportation costs of those submitting papers will be compensated for by the Symposium Organization Board.
Principals regarding Writing a Complete Text for the Youths of Law Symposium:
Sample Complete Text:
Please don’t hesitate to call to learn about the details related to the symposium:
Umut Vakfı Araştırma Merkezi (Umut Foundation Research Center)
Yıldız Posta Caddesi, No: 48 Kat:9 Esentepe 34340 Istanbul - Turkey
Tel: 0212 337 29 93 Fax: 0212 288 66 75
- 3rd YOUTH OF LAW SYMPOSIUM
“PHILOSOPHY OF LAW”Akdeniz University Faculty of Law Conference HallPROGRAM
11th October 2012, Thursday09.00–09.30 Registration09.30–10.00 Opening Speeches
Nazire DEDEMAN ÇAĞATAY, Founding President of Umut Foundation
Prof. Dr. Muharrem KILIÇ Dean of Akdeniz University Faculty of Law, Vice Rector10.00–10.45 1st SESSION “PHILOSOPHY OF LAW AND NATURAL LAW”
Session Leader: Prof. Dr. Muharrem KILIÇ1. Philosophy Starts with Justice: Essentials of Natural Law in Philosophy before Socrates, Osman Vahdet İŞSEVENLER2. Sense of Natural Law in Thesei-Physei Debate, Concept of Justice and Philosophy of Law, Cansu ATİLLA3. Effect of “Natural Law” on Positive Law Pointed by Kirchmann and Kantorowicz, Emrah BİLEZİKÇİ10.40–11.00 Coffee Break11.00–12.30 2nd SESSION “JUSTICE AND PHILOSOPHY OF LAW”
Session Leader: Prof. Dr. Hayrettin ÖKÇESİZ4. About Justice, SENA NEBİOĞLU5. Aim of Philosophy of Law: Justice, Ezgi GÜNAY6. Why is Philosophy of Law Essential for Justice?, Eylem KILIÇ7. Justice and Philosophy of Law, Veli BALOĞLU8. Philosophy of Law for Justice, Ali Çağdaş BOZANER9. Our Destroyed Hope; Justice and Law, Yıldız ŞAHİN12.30–13.45 Lunch13.45-14.45 3rd SESSION: “HUMAN RIGHTS CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PHILOSOPHY”
Session Leader: Att. Fikret İLKİZ10. Human Rights and Philosophy of Law, T. Seçkin SERPİL11. Law Minus Philosophy of Law, Research Assistant Kahan Onur ARSLAN12. Place of Philosophy of Law in terms of Criminal Justice: What are we protecting? How are we protecting it?, M. Serhat KAŞIKARA14.45-15.00 Coffee Break15.00–15.45 4th SESSION: “HUMAN DIGNITY AND DEMOCRACY”
Session Leader: Dr. Ayhan AKCAN13. Human Dignity as a Legal Concept, Ayşen SEYMEN ÇAKAR14. Law, Civil Society and Democracy: “Human Dignity”, Muhammed Fatih KAFADAR15. When is Human Dignity Abased?, Onur Can KESKİN
15.45–16.15 5th SESSION: “PHILOSOPHY OF LAW AND ECONOMY”
Session Leader: Prof.Dr. İsmail TUFAN16. Power Struggle of Law with Economy, Merve DEMİRÖZÜ17. Assessment of the Aim of Punishment in terms of Tax Penalties, Research Assistant Ercan SARICAOĞLU3rd YOUTH OF LAW SYMPOSIUM
“PHILOSOPHY OF LAW”Akdeniz University Faculty of Law Conference HallPROGRAM12th October 2012, Friday10.00–10.30 1ST SESSION “HART DWORKIN DISCUSSION IN THE DECISION PROCEDURES OF JUDGES
Session Leader: Prof. Dr. Muharrem KILIÇ1. Hart-Dworkin Discussion, Koray GÜVEN2. Hart-Dworkin Debate in the Decision Procedures of Judges, Çağatay ŞAHİN10.30-11.30 2nd SESSION “JUDGMENT OF JUSTICE AND PHILOSOPHY OF LAW”
Session Leader: Prof.Dr.Hayrettin ÖKÇESİZ3. International Documents related to Justice and Prosecutor Ethics, İrem Burcu ÖZKAN4. The “Rich” is not a relative of the “Poor”, Justice is the Uncle of the "Rich" in Turkey, Büşra YILMAZÖZ5. While the Stones of Law are Burning: Forms of How Justice Sees, Prison Fires and Innocence, Işıl KURNAZ6. Examination of Legal Reasons Brought Forward in the Decision of Dismissal of a Transsexualism, Hande EVSEN11.30-11.45 Coffee Break11.45-12.30 3rd SESSION: “LAW PHILOSOPHY FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION AND MEDIA”
Session Leader: Att. Fikret İLKİZ7. Media-Civil Society and Philosophy of Law, Ece Zeren AYDINOĞLU8. Gyve of Freedom of Expression Symbolic Violence, Research Assistant Özgür AYDIN
9. Media’s Concept of Ethics and How Media Reports News in a State of Law , Semih Şahin KAYA(cancelled)12.30–13.45 Lunch13.45-14.45 4th SESSION: “PHILOSOPHY OF TURKISH CRIMINAL LAW AND THE PROBLEMS”
Session Leader: Dr. Ayhan AKCAN10. Philosophy of Turkish Criminal Law, Özge DEMİR11. Criticism on Capital Punishment of Bentham in Utilitarian Basis, Koray GÜVEN12. Alternative Reading of the Concepts of Engagement and Rancour: “Sleepers”, S. Yazgülü TAŞTEMİR13. Matter of Arrested Students as a Procedure of Unlawfulness, Merve ESEN; Harun YURDAGÜL14.45-15.00 Coffee Break15.00-15.45 5th SESSION: “CONSTITUTION, MOTHER TONGUE AND LITERAL PEACE”
Session Leader: Prof.Dr. İsmail TUFAN14. Constitution According to Different Political Stream of Ideas, Faruk TURİNAY15.
Right to Mother Tongue Education, Tuğçe TUNÇ(cancelled)16. Possibility of a Permanent World Peace within the Context of International Law - "Kantian Eternal Peace", Zehra TATLI15.45-16.00 Coffee Break16.00–16.30 6th SESSION: “HISTORY, LITERATURE AND PHILOSOPHY OF LAW”
Session Leader: Prof.Dr.Hayrettin ÖKÇESİZ17.
Concepts of Philosophy of Law within the Framework of Turkish Literary Works, Elif Gül YILMAZLAR(cancelled)18. Examination on Law, Language, Literature, History: Place of the Words “Conscience”, “Equity” and “Care” in British Equity Law, Burç KÖSTEM(cancelled)16.30–17.00 Assessment and Conclusion
Att. Fikret İlkiz