Call for papers

International Interdisciplinary Conference: 

[Co-presence, Online only for Special Sessions and special cases approved by Conference Committee]

“Well-being in Challenging Times” 

19th Annual Conference of AIS-ALBSA & International Partners

4th  Annual Conference of Center for School Leadership (CSL – AADF)

3rd Conference of LTC and Polis Publications

The purpose of the 19th Annual International & Interdisciplinary Conference is to bring together scholars, students, and people from the Balkans, Europa and other parts of the world to present studies, and exchange ideas about the theme "Well-being in Challenging Times"  and to strengthen cooperation between regional and international scholars and partners. The conference will be held jointly the 4th Conference of the Center for School Leadership (Tirana, Albania) and 3rd Conference of LTC and Polis Publications. This conference is alternated each year between Albania, Kosova, and North Macedonia. After the conference of Vlora (Albania) 2023, Gjilan (Kosova, 2022), Korca (Albania, 2021), Prizren (Kosovo, 2020), Durres (Albania, 2019), Mitrovica (Kosova, 2018), Tirana (Albania, 2017), Tetova-Skopje (North Macedonia, 2016), Pristina (Kosova, 2015) etc., this year the conference will be held in AAB College Pristine, KOSOVA.  The conference will be organized in 15 Permanent Thematic Sessions, other Special Sessions, and about 30 sessions of presentations, mainly with physical presence, and/or online presentations in special cases. 

Organizing Institutions:

AAB College, KOSOVA

CSL – AADF Center for School Leadership, ALBANIA (4th Annual Conference) 

Universal Peace Federation, UPF

LTC Agency & Polis Publications (3rd Annual Conference)

University Fehmi Agani of Gjakova, KOSOVA

Associacione Nazionale Sociologi – ANS - National Association of Sociologists, Italy

Public University Kadri Zeka Gjilan, KOSOVA

University Aleksander Moisiu Durres, ALBANIA

University Ukshin Hoti Prizren, KOSOVA 

University Fan S. Noli of Korca, ALBANIA

Institute of Science and Technology - INSI, KOSOVA

Institute of Sociology, Demographic Research and Innovation - ISDI, KOSOVA

University of Mitrovica Isa Boletini, KOSOVA

University Luigj Gurakuqi Shkoder, ALBANIA

Albanian Academic Diaspora ITALY 

Albanian Institute of Sociology - Albanian Sociological Association (19th Annual International Conference)

International Sociological Association, ISA

Place & Time:

AAB College Pristine, KOSOVA 

15-16 November 2024

Deadline:

for abstract submission: 30 September 2024, 24.00

for Joint & Special Sessions: 30 July 2023, 24.00

Chair of the Conference:

Prof. Lulzim TAFA  - Rector, AAB College KOSOVA

Coordinator of partner institutions:

Prof. Dr. Leke SOKOLI - Albanian Institute of Sociology & UAMD, ALBANIA

Conference Coordinators:

Jola KEPI - Center for School Leadership, CSL-AADF, ALBANIA

Venera LLUNJI - AAB College, KOSOVA

Chair of the Local Organizing Committee: 

Vrullim BUJA  - Dean of Public Administration Faculty, AAB College KOSOVA

 

Conference themes:

I. Central Theme: “Weelbeing in Challenging Times" 

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

CSL. Third 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, Medicine, Public Health, Deviance and Social Control

TS11. Ethnic Relations, Nationalism, Human Rights

TS12. Environment, Economy, Tourism and Development

TS13. Science, Technology, Digitalization and Innovation

BSF. Fifth Int. Conf. of Balkan Sociological Forum (BSF) 

 

Special and Joint Sessions:

Main Special Session/Conference: 

"The Sociological and Political Thought of Prof. Fehmi AGANI

Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Leke SOKOLI, AIS-ALBSA

 

Special Session of AAB College, KOSOVA

Coordinator: Prof. As. Dr. Venera LLUNJI, AAB College

 

“Social Session of the Albanian Academic Diaspora, Italy”

          Coordinators & Chairs: 

          Dr. Romina GURASHI - Sapienza University of Rome, Italy &

          Dr. Shkenzen HASANAJ - University of Piza, Italy

Other Special and Joint Sessions

(to be confirmed before 30 July 2023, 24 GMT)

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; www.worldbank.org).

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

Categories of the Countries

Fee of Participation

Including full paper with ISBN Code

or with ISSN Code

Category A: High Income

70 EUR

+ 50 EUR

Category B: Upper middle income

50 EUR

+ 40 EUR

Category C: Low income

30 EUR

+ 40 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 2023, 24.00 GMT)

50 EUR

Categories of the Countries: The World Bank, www.worldbank.org ; Or: http://www.isa-sociology.org/en/membership/table-of-economies-by-category/

Social Studies Journal; print & online. Link: https://www.sociology.al/en/social-studies-journal

 

Publications/documents:

1. Proceedings 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 paper"

3. Full Papers, in proceedings with code ISBN (optional)

4. Publication, as an article in the international scientific journal "Social Studies" with ISSN Code [ISSN 2309-3455] also noting "Presented in the International Conference..." ((Optional) )

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: aab.conf.24@gmail.com

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

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

E-mail: aab.conf.24@gmail.com

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: https://www.sociology.al/en/conferences/call-papers

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

Fill out the Abstract Submission Form

Submit

Chair of  the Secretary of the conference:

 Elda KUTROLLI - AIS-ALBSA Secretariat

E-mail: conference@sociology.al 

and/or aab.conf.23@gmail.com

Mob. 00355692044722 

 

We are looking forward to meeting you in Pristine -KOSOVA in November 2024 !