Conference Speakers

Keynote Speaker

social science conferences

Professor. Nigris Elisabetta

  • Full Professor at the University of Milan Bicocca
  • Primary Education Sciences, Rector’s Delegate for Teacher Training

Speech title: “Research on the school or research with the school: new perspectives for educational research”

Marc Depaepe (1953) was deputy chancellor at the KU Leuven (2013-2017). Since 2005 co- editor-in-chief of Paedagogica Historica. Former president of the International Standing Conference for the History of Education (1991-1994) and member of the International Academy of Education (2012-). In 2015 he was awarded an honorary doctorate at the University of Latvia. Since 2018 Emeritus Professor of the KU Leuven and since 2019 Leading Researcher at the University of Latvia. Published abundantly on various aspects of international educational historiography and the history of education in Belgium and Congo.

ICRHS Highlighted Speakers

Dr. Zekiye Tamer Gencer

I am Zekiye TAMER GENCER, 38 years old. I have been working at Cumhuriyet University Communication Faculty of Public Relations and Publicity Department as Associate professor for 11 years. My main fields of study are communication, social media, research methods, public relations and there are various articles, notifications and sections within the book in international and national magazines.

Dr. Veronika Bocsi

Dr. Veronika Bocsi is an Associate Professor at the University of Debrecen. Her research areas include sociology of education and culture. Her degrees are sociology MA, history MA, Ph.D. and habilitation in education. She received the following awards: János Bolyai Research Scholarship of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, New National Excellence Program of the Ministry of Human Capacities, Ferenc Erdei Award (Hungarian Sociological Association)

Dr. Dana Vasiliu

Dana Vasiliu graduated from the University of Bucharest, the Faculty of Letters, in 1997. The following year, she was awarded a master’s degree in British Cultural Studies. She earned her PhD in Philology (summa cum laude) at the University of Bucharest, Romania, in 2009. Currently, she is a Senior Lecturer at the English Department. Her main interests lie in the study of the High Middle Ages and of the Victorian Age.

Dr. Ognyan Koychev

Dr. Ognyan Koychev has got his PhD in Developmental and Educational Psychology, MS in Developmental Psychology, and MS in Educational Management. His current position and affiliation is Ass. Professor, Scientific Secretary of “Social Work” Department in the Faculty of Pedagogy at Plovdiv University “Paisii Hilendarski”, Plovdiv, Bulgaria. His areas of interest are: loneliness, aging, resilience, aggression, bullying, interpersonal conflict.

Dr. Viktoriya Antranik Angelova

Dr. of Psychology since 2017.  From 2013 assistant professor at the Department of Social Work in Faculty of Education of University of Plovdiv „Paisii Hilendarski” Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Working in the field of the social work and social services with bachelor students studying „Social activities”. Fields of interests: Social Psychology; Social Work; Deviant Behavior; Social Services.

Prof. Dr. Adelina Çerpja

Prof . Dr. Adelina Çerpja is an Associate Professor at the Institute of Linguistic and Literature, Academy of Albanian Studies, in Tirana, Albania. Currently she is the head of the Department of grammar and history of language. Her main interest lies in the study of morphology and word formation, and she also cooperates in developing some software for the Albanian language.

Dr. Juliana Dushanova

Dr. Juliana DushanovaAssoc. Prof, Ph.D. in Institute of Neurobiology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Department of Sensory Neurobiology (2010-present); Pre-doctoral Scholarship at Department of Medical Informatics, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Medical Informatics and Neuroinformatics, University Graz, Austria; Research Fellow, Department of Neuroscience, Medical Institute, Brown University, RI, USA. Research area: Electrophysiological Assessment of Brain Mechanisms of Visual, Auditory and Cognitive Processes, Neuropathology in Patients with Neurological Disorders in Development and Aging.

Ms. Geranda Mulla 

Ms. Geranda Mulla is a Ph.D. student in the Faculty of Social Science, University of Tirana, Albania. Her interested field of research has been always related to the sustainable development especially for young people. Combining with her expertise in human resources area she is always seeking for new approaches and methodology to lead the continues learning and development process mainly for the inclusion of vulnerable young people.

Mrs. Laxmi Rai

Mrs. Laxmi Rai is a Research Scholar, at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, National Institute of Technology Sikkim, India. Her area of interest is Shakespeare and cinema.

Ms. Lekha Rai

Ms. Lekha Rai is a research scholar (English) in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, National Institute of Technology, Ravangla, Sikkim. Her research area is Northeast writings in English with special focus on the socio-political movement in Nagaland and the works of Temsula Ao, a notable writer from Nagaland.

Ms. Karina Sumano

I’m a 2nd-year graduate student in the dual Master’s program in Gender & Cultural Studies and Public Policy at Simmons University in Boston, MA, USA. I am one of the Dean Fellows for the Gender and Cultural Studies program. My academic interests are reproductive justice, labor politics, and studying the effects of neoliberal economic policies through a transnational lens.