The Faculty of Philosophy organized and hosted the third international interdisciplinary conference entitled Science Beyond Boundaries 3 on 21 and 22 September, 2019.
The conference created an opportunity for 215 authors from Serbi, Greece, Russia, USA, Turkey, Italy, North Macedonia and Bulgaria to present 165 papers on their research in language, literature, education, history, art history, psychology, philosophy, sociology and other disciplines.
The plenary speakers were
- Eleni Griva – Professor of Applied Linguistics at the Department of Primary Education, University of Western Macedonia – Greece. Her research interests include: language education, methodology of teaching second or foreign language, language learning strategies, and multilingualism. The topic of her plenary talk was: Language and Intercultural Communication Strategies: Teaching and Assessment Approaches in Multicultural Settings.
- David Coury – Professor of Humanistic Studies (German) and Global Studies at the University of Wisconsin, USA. He has published widely on contemporary German cinema as well as the contemporary novel. More recently he has been studying the intersection of Eastern and Western cultures as expressed in European literature and film. The topic of his talk was: The Breakdown of the European Idea of a Borderless Europe.
- Ahmet Yüksel – Professor of Modern Age Ottoman History at the Faculty of Letters, Sı̇vas Cumhurı̇yet University in Turkey. His PhD thesis provided an insight into the Ottoman expedition organizations from the countryside, specifically the case of Sivas. His research focuses on the history through sports, publishing, and trade.The topic of his talk was: Some Observations on Serbian Schools during the Separation from the Ottoman Empire.
The scholars and researchers presented their findings in 24 parallel sessions.
As part of the program, the Faculty presented the thematic collection of papers Science Beyond Boundaries II. The publication was presented by prof. dr Jelena Mihajlović, prof. dr Olivera Marković Savić, prof. dr Igor Djurić, prof. dr Dragana Spasić and prof. dr Radoje Šoškić.
The conference was organized with the support from the The Office for Kosovo and Metohija, a coordination body of the Government of Serbia, and the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia.