Thursday, December 18, 2008

Academic Conference in NY Brings Together Affluent Albanian Minds

The Center for European and Mediterranean Studies and the MA Program in the Department of Politics of New York University are sponsoring a one-day Conference on Contemporary Albanian Societies in Transition. The Conference will be held on December 19th 2008 at New York University. The conference will deal with issues that examine various social and policy problems related to contemporary Albanian societies and politics. The panels and presenters will include scholars, graduate students and professionals who specialize on Albanian issues.

Committee Chair: SHINASI A. RAMA, New York University
Organizing Committee: AROLDA ELBASANI, University of Berlin,
BESNIK PULA, University of Michigan,
ELTON SKENDAJ, Cornell University,
MIRELA BOGDANI, Oxford University, and
VENERA BEKTESHI, Boston College.

Our Guest Lecturer is His Excellency, Prof. Dr. ENVER HOXHAJ, Minister of Education of the Republic of Kosova.

The Conference will also feature a Roundtable on Kosova led by Dr. SAMI REPISHTI, City University of New York.

The Organizing Committee will select which, in its judgment, is the best paper presented at the conference. The author or authors of the selected paper will receive a prize awarded by the Editorial Board of the Albanian Journal of Politics.

Selected revised papers will be published in the Albanian Journal of Politics and in a separate volume.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The conference extends into Saturday. It will be a pleasure to attend, an early Christmas gift for those of us in the greater NYC area.


- Blerta