We have the pleasure to announce that the Opening Ceremony on 24 August, 2017, which will give the start of the 4th edition of the SGEM International Scientific Conference on SOCIAL SCIENCES and ARTS, will give the floor to several distinguished scientists as keynote speakers on the following topics:
Day: 24 AUGUST, 2017 / Time: 9:00 - 9:30 / Hall: SEA HALL
MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION - THE POWERFUL WEAPONS OF THE NEW ERA
Prof. Slavomir Galik, Slovakia
Prof. Slavomir Galik, Head of the Department of Mass Media Communication at the Faculty of Mass Media Communication, University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius in Trnava. Professionally focuses on the philosophy of media, in particular on the influence of media on man and questions related to information and knowledge society. Lead researcher of the grant project funded by the Grant Agency of the Ministry of Education of the Slovak Republic and the Slovak Academy of Sciences titled “Cyberspace as a New Existential Dimension of Man”, the author of several monographs and journal articles reflecting on the topics of media philosophy and philosophy of communication.
ETHICS AND RESPONSIBILITY IN BUSINESS AND LEADERSHIP
Assoc. Prof. Mari KOOSKORA, PhD, Estonia
Assoc. Prof. Mari Kooskora, PhD, Head of the EBS Centre for Business Ethics, researcher and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Management and Change at the Estonian Business School. She has taught over 20 different subjects at 3 levels - bachelor, master and doctoral at EBS and as a visiting lecturer in other Estonian universities and in several foreign countries. The author or papers published in nationally and internationally recognised journals. Member of European Business Ethics Network, (EBEN), EABIS CSR Research Network, IESE BS Alumni and Transparency International Estonia, etc.
HISTORY LESSONS - A LANDMARK FOR THE NEXT GENERATION
Prof. George GOTSIRIDZE, PhD, Georgia
Prof. George Gotsiridze, PhD, full professor at Telavi State University. Lecture courses in Modern and Contemporary World History, American studies, British studies, introduction to the history, the World War I and Georgia, Caucasian studies. Participation in scientific-research projects, funded by Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation. Research focus on World War I and Georgia, Bulgaria-Georgia Relationships, Ethno-social issues of Bats people. Author of papers and monographs published in the international peer-reviewed journals.
SOCIOLOGY FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF ETHICS AND CULTURE IN MODERN SOCIETY
Prof. Elena Grunt, Russia
Prof. Elena Grunt, Doctor of Philosophy, professor at Ural Federal University named after the first President of Russia B. N. Yeltsin. Author of more than 100 scientific articles and monographs. Sphere of scientific interests: sociology of culture, sociology of consumption, identity and migration, sociology of education. Supervisor of 26 post-graduate students. Membership in Professional and Scientific Societies: Russian Community of sociologists, Russian Sociological Society, Research committee on Culture, etc. Editor of several scientific journals. Principal Investigator and project manager of more than 20 research projects in the field of sociology of education, sociology of culture, sociology of consumption, identity and migration.
ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING IN CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY - ROLE, CHALLENGES
Assoc. Prof. Sonja Cindori, PhD, Croatia
Assoc. prof. Sonja Cindori, PhD, Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb, Department of Financial Law and Financial Science. Author of many research articles, research papers, review articles, books, and textbooks. The leader of The Croatian Science Foundation’s project on anti-money laundering. Her field of interest includes Financial Law with an emphasis on Environmental Tax, Value Added Tax, and Anti-money Laundering and Terrorist Financing System.
QUALITY OF EDUCATION FOR DEVELOPMENT OF HUIMAN CAPITAL IN THE MODERN HIGH-TECH ERA
Prof. Petru LISIEVICI, PhD, Romania
Prof. Petru LISIEVICI, PhD, Head of Psychology and Education Sciences Department, Spiru Haret University, Romania. Benefits from first-hand knowledge of social, cultural and education systems in numerous EU countries through study visits funded by British Council, EU TEMPUS and SOCRATES-ARION programs. In charge of social analysis in various national and international projects. Author of the first book on the quality of education in Romanian scientific literature, as well as of a great number of papers in internationally recognised journals Current research interests in quality of education, theory and practice of counselling, assessment and development of human and social capital.
LANGUAGE AND CULTURE IN MODERN HI-TECH SOCIETY,
Prof. Maija Burima, Latvia
Prof. Maija Burima, PhD in comparative literature studies; the corresponding member of Latvian Academy of Sciences, Professor, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities at the Daugavpils University and researcher at the Institute of Literature, Folklore, and Art of the University of Latvia. She has published academic monographs: Ibsen in Latvia, 2007, Concepts of Modernism in Latvian literature at the beginning of the 20th century, 2011, and about 170 articlesin Latvian, English, Russian, Estonian, Lithuanian.
The list of Keynote Speakers will be further updated!