Call for papers

International Interdisciplinary Conference: 

“The role of Technology in the Shaping of Society” 

     17th Annual Int. Conference of AIS-ALBSA and Other Int. Partners

     2nd Annual Conference of School Leadership (CSL – AADF)

Organizing Institutions:

     University of Gjilan Kadri Zeka, KOSOVO

     CSL – AADF Center for School Leadership, ALBANIA (2nd Annual Conference) 

     University Ismail Qemali Vlora, ALBANIA

     AAB College, KOSOVO

     University Aleksander Moisiu Durres, ALBANIA

     University of Prizren Ukshin Hoti, KOSOVO

     University Fan S. Noli of Korca, ALBANIA

     University of Mitrovica Isa Boletini, KOSOVO

     Institute of Science and Technology - INSI, KOSOVO


     International Sociological Association, ISA

     Albanian Institute of Sociology - Albanian Sociological Association (17th Annual International Conference)

Place and Time:

     University of Gjilan Kadri Zeka, KOSOVO: 11-12 November 2022


     Deadline for abstract submission: 11 September 2022, 24.00 GMT

     Deadline for the Special and Joint Sessions: 30 July 2022, 24.00 GMT

Keynote speakers

(to be confirmed before Aprile 30, 2022)

Chair of the Conference:

     Prof. Dr. Bajram KOSUMI - Rector, University Kadri Zeka of Gjilan, KOSOVO

Coordinator of partner institutions:

     Leke SOKOLI - Albanian Institute of Sociology & UAMD, ALBANIA

Conference Coordinators:

     Xhevdet THAQI - University Kadri Zeka of Gjilan, KOSOVO

     Geron KAMBERI - Center for School Leadership, CSL-AADF, ALBANIA

Chair of the Local Organizing Committee: 

     Bajram FEJZULLAHU - University Kadri Zeka of Gjilan, KOSOVO

Conference themes:

I. Central Theme: “The role of Technology in the Shaping of Society”” 

II. Other themes: by 15 Sections (CSL -TS14)

CSL. First Annual Conference of School Leadership (CSL - AADF)

TS01. Culture, Arts, Public Sphere and Communication 

TS02. Population, Migration and Diaspora

TS03. Education and Sport

TS04. Politics, Democracy, Integration and Law

TS05. Religion, Collective Behavior and Social Movements

TS06. Marriage, Family, Welfare, Social Policy and Community

TS07. Childhood, Youth, Leisure, Aging and Gender

TS08. Work, Professions, Organization, Urban and Rural Affairs 

TS09. Comparative, Historical, Regional, Global and Future Studies

TS10. Security, Public Health, Deviance and Social Control

TS11. Ethnic Relations, Nationalism, Human Rights

TS12. Environment, Economy, Tourism and Development

TS13. Science, Technology, Digitalization and Innovation

TS14. Student’s Section [Technology and Society in student’s perspective]

Special Session:

“Fanolism – Special Session referring to Fan Noli’s thought” On 140th Anniversary of Fan S. Noli (1882-2022)

Other Special & Joint Sessions: To be decided before 30 July 2022

Registration fee:
Unable to cover the costs of the conference, a participation fee will be applied by category of countries, based on World Bank rankings, October 2021

(A, B, C Countries;

The fee of participation, by the Category of the Countries:

Categories of the Countries

Fee of Participation

Including full paper with ISBN Code or  article in Scientific Journal with ISSN (about 8 pages, with 2200 characters)

Category A: High Income

70 EUR

110 EUR

Category B: Upper middle income

50 EUR

90 EUR

Category C: Low income

30 EUR

70 EUR

Members in GOOD STANDING of Permanent & Organizing Institutions (Contributors)

No fee of participation for Members of all Organizing Institutions, or half fee/depending on institutional contribution  (for early bird applications; with deadline: 31 July 2022, 24.00 GMT)

40 EUR

Categories of the Countries: The World Bank, ; Or:

Social Studies Journal; print & online. Link:



1. Proceedings, hard copy and online, with ISBN code [which includes the program, organizers, plenary sessions, thematic scientific sessions, special sessions, abstracts, or even full papers, up to the index of participants, etc.)]

2. Individual Certificate "for participation and presentation of the work"

3. Certificate: “the best presentation” - based on Student’s Jury Votes, by each Conference Session.

4. Full Papers, after preliminary scientific evaluation, with ISBN code (or ISSN)

5. Publication, as an article, in the international scientific journal "Social Studies" / "Social Studies" [ISSN 2309-3455 (print); ISSN 2309-3471 (Online)], also noting "Presented at the conference ..."

How to present a paper?

1. Choose the Session (CSL  – ST14) to which you wish to participate;

2. Fill out the Abstract Submission Form and submit to the Conference Secretary. E-mail: [email protected]

Please don’t submit more than two abstracts for the entire conference. In case when two abstracts are submitted those must not refer to a single Thematic Section;

3. Wait for the confirmation of abstract receipt; those who do not receive confirmation within 10 days should contact the secretary of the conference;

4. Wait for the Acceptance Letter;

5. Contact with Secretary of the conference for the registration procedures;

6. Take the confirmation of the registration.

How to Submit Abstracts Online

Go to:

Select a Thematic Session (CSL  – ST14) to which you wish to participate

Fill out the Abstract Submission Form & Submit


Secretary of the conference is headed by:


E-mail: [email protected]  and/or [email protected] 


We are looking forward to meeting you in Gjilan-KOSOVO in November 2022!