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The international scientific conference on the future of languages, cultures and communication was held

Today (31.05.2024), in organization of the Faculty of Languages, Cultures and Communication) the International Scientific Conference was held, on topic: "Languages, Cultures, and Communication: The Future of Humanities and Social Sciences". More than 100 scholars and researchers from the country and the region participated in the conference with their works.

In her opening speech, the Pro-Rector for International Cooperation and Research, Prof. Dr. Besa Arifi, emphasized that the conference provides a valuable platform for scholars, practitioners and students to exchange ideas, share research and engage in meaningful dialogue.

“Through such collaborative efforts we can address challenges and opportunities that lie ahead, ensuring that the humanities and social sciences continue to thrive and evolve" said Pro-Rector Arifi, among others.

The Dean of the Faculty of Languages, Cultures and Communication at SEEU, says that the purpose of the language in this scientific conference is to preserve Albanian, but also other languages.

“The purpose of the conference is to create protective mechanisms from the so-called cultural imperialism, which is happening in the time of globalization, in the time of technologies, moreover, here it will be taken in consideration the fact to preserve the vocation, to be preserved with what is the linguistic norm of any language because if we also look at UNESCO's recommendations regarding the protection of languages, there are cases when within two weeks a language can wannish from its linguistic reality, then this requires us to be careful of this danger” noted Dean Bajrami.

The conference took place in plenary sessions, while keynote speakers were: Aleksandra Green, Academic Director & Cambridge Examiner and Prof. Dr. Andrew Goodspeed, from the Faculty of Languages, Cultures and Communication.

The coordinator of the conference was the professor from the Faculty of Languages, Cultures and Communication, Meral Veseli.