The Bucharest Center for Political Theory is a Romanian non-governmental organization, founded in 2017, which aims to provide an institutional framework for the development and promotion of research within the fields of political theory and normative analysis at both a national and international level.
The Center seeks to pursue this aim by organizing various projects and events, which include, inter alia, an annual international conference in contemporary analytical political theory, a lecture series, a roundtable series, a workshop on political theory, an online-based working paper series, and others. In organizing these activities, the Center benefits from the input of a significant number of prestigious Romanian and international political theorists, who together comprise the Advisory Board of BCEPT.
While the Center has been founded and is currently led by young researchers affiliated with the National University of Political Science and Public Administration (SNSPA) in Bucharest, it is an independent organisation and seeks to work with other universities as well, both within Romania and abroad.
BCEPT adheres to and upholds the values of liberal democracy and seeks to contribute to their consolidation within Romania, and strives to be an active voice in the Romanian civil society in cases where these values are threatened or infringed upon.