Assc.Prof. Dr. Nejla PEKA
The head of the Department of Public Law at the Faculty of Law, “Luarasi” University, Tirana
Title: Guaranteeing the Rights of the Children in Conflict with the Law based in the New Juvenile Justice Code
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nejla PEKA is currently the head of the Department of Public Law at the Faculty of Law, “Luarasi” University, Tirana. In 2022, she was elected for a 4-year term as Commissioner for the Protection and Promotion of Children’s Rights in the institution of the People’s Advocate.She completed her higher studies at the Faculty of Law, University of Tirana, and her postgraduate studies at the “Master’s in European Studies” level, at the International Center for European Studies, University of Tirana. further, she defended the scientific degree “Doctor of Legal Sciences” in Public Law, Faculty of Law, University of Tirana Also, she won the scientific title “Associate Professor” in the field of law.
In 2007, she was invited by the International Studies Center at “Georgia Southern University”, Georgia, USA, to hold open lectures about governance, the political system and the rule of law in Albania, at this university.
Since 1997 until 2018, she was a civil servant in the middle management category in the Prime Minister’s Building, specifically a lawyer in the Legislation and Regulatory Acts Unit in the Council of Ministers, Regulatory and Compliance Department in the Prime Minister’s Office. Currently, she is “Adviser” in the Parliamentary Committees Service in the Parliament of Albania since 27 of June 2023.
She has been active as an external lecturer in the Department of Public Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Tirana, in the subject of “Financial Law and the Science of Finance”, “History of Institutions” and, at the scientific master’s level, in the subject of ” Rule of law and governance”. Also, she was an external lecturer in the professional master’s degree “Administration of institutions in the justice system”, in the subject “Human rights in the criminal process”, at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Tirana, in the scientific master’s degree “Economics and rights”, in the course “European Integration”, of the Faculty of Economics, “Aleksandër Xhuvani” University, Elbasan, as well as in several private universities. From 2010 to 2014, Mrs. Peka was a trainer of the “Administrative Procedures” module and continues to be a trainer of the “Legislative drafting” module at the Higher School of Public Administration (ASPA), for the training of civil servants in the probationary period as well as those who undergo continuous training.
She has published a number of scientific articles. She is the author of the book “Summary of tax and customs legislation in the Republic of Albania”.
Prof. Dr. Manana Rusieshvili
Dr. Manana Rusieshvili is a professor and Head of the Department of English Philology at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (TSU). She is also President of ETAG (English Language Teachers’ Association of Georgia). Manana has published more than 110 works locally and internationally and delivered papers at international conferences worldwide. Manana Rusieshvili-Cartledge’s research interests include Sociolinguistics, Pragmatics, Critical Discourse Analysis, Theory of Metaphor and Applied Linguistics. She is a holder of the prestigious Tbilisi State University Gold Medal.
Ass. Prof. Dr. Rusudan Dolidze
Dr. Rusudan Dolidze is an associate professor at the Department of English Philology, Faculty of Humanities, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. She is also the Language Centre Director, at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. Rusudan Dolidze does research in Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics, and Semiotics.
Prof. Dr. Smriti Singh
Smriti Singh is a Professor of English in the Department of HSS, IIT Patna. Her areas of research are diasporic writings, postcolonial writings and ELT. She has guided 7 doctoral theses. She was the Fulbright FLTA at the University of Texas at Austin for 2005-06. She is the chair of Postcolonial Studies Associattion, UK.
Prof. Joshua Ebere Chukwuere
Prof. Joshua Ebere Chukwuere (PhD) is an Associate Professor in Information Systems, at North-West University (NWU), South Africa. He is an NRF-rated and award-winning researcher, North-West University (NWU) Most Productive Junior Researcher of the Year (2017), and has published over 44 articles in accredited journals, over 16 conference papers, and 10 book chapters in the areas of CultureTech, Emerging digital/technology (AI, IoT, Machine learning), Social media, etc. He has presented papers at local and international conferences and many others.
Prof. Hamutal Bar-Yosef
Professor Hamutal Bar-Yosef is a professor emerita (since September 2003) of modern Hebrew literature at Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva (since 1987). She lectured at universities in Paris, New York, Philadephia, Moscow, Kiiv, Novo-Sibirsk, Poznan. Her main field of research is the East-European context of modern Jewish culture. She is a poet (15 collections), a writer (2 collections of stories, 1 historical novel, children’s book) and a translator from Russian, French, English and Yiddish.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Abubakar Oladeji
Dr. Abubakar Oladeji is an Associate Research Professor, and Acting Head, Political and Governance Policy Department at NISER, Nigeria. He obtained all his degrees (B.Sc. (First Class Honours); M.Sc.; and PhD) in Political Science. Dr Oladeji’s areas of research interests include institutions, political economy, governance, and development.
Dr. Entela Nikaj
Dr. Entela Nikaj has a scientific research experience of 10 years. As of 8 years, Dr. Nikaj is Advisor in the National Assembly of Albania (Committee of Legal Affairs, Human Rights and Public Administration, as well as the Subcommittee for Approximation of Legislation). She has served as an Expert in the Technical Secretariat on “the Justice Reform” conducted by the Special Commission in the National Assembly of Albania (in the Group for Higher Legal Education). Currently position is Lecturer/Researcher at the Department of Public Law in the “Faculty of Law”, “University of Tirana”; lecturer on “Philosophy of Law”, “Acquis Communitaire”, “European Civil Procedural Law” at “the Mediterranean University of Albania” and also a Lecturer on “European Law” at the “University of Vlora”. Dr. Entela Nikaj also gives lectures on “Constitutional Law”, “Ethics and Conflict of Interests”, “International Relations”. Dr. Nikaj is also an external
Lecturer and Facilitator at “The Albanian School of Magistrates”, as well as Guest Lecturer at
“The Albanian School of Public Administration”.
Dr. Pjereta Agalli
Mrs. Pjereta Agalliu has completed her studies at the Faculty of Law, University of Tirana (UT). During 2009-2011 Mrs. Agalliu completed her Second Level Master (MND) studies at the Criminal Department at the Faculty of Law and in 2018 she received the scientific proffesional doctoral degree on “Jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights and its impact on the Albanian Criminal Justice System” at Faculty of Law, UT.
During a period of time, Mrs. Agalliu was an external expert in the project “With the voice of juveniles deprived of liberty” in cooperation with the Ombudsman, the Ministry of Justice and the Observatory. She has also participated in many National and International Conferences. She is the author of many scientific papers and articles, published in national and international scientific journals.
Dr. Blerina Gjerazi
Dr. Blerina Gjerazi, a lecturer at the University of Aleksandër Moisiu, Durrës, Albania, boasts extensive experience in public relations and communications. Her research spans public relations, journalism, and human rights. She authored “Public Relations: Roles and Responsibilities” (2020) and “Mediatization of the European Union Process” (2022), complementing her doctoral thesis on “Public Relations in the Justice System.”
Dr. Alexander Mapfumo
Dr. Alexander Mapfumo is a holder of a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Fort Hare. I am also permanently employed at Midlands State University in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Development as a Senior Lecturer. Areas of specific interest include positions in research in Agricultural production, Agricultural Investment, Agricultural Development studies, Business development, and strategy formulation as well as Finance.
Dr. Fatma Betul Yilmaz
Fatma Betul Yilmaz, was graduated from psychology department of Istanbul Bilgi University, then she completed her Clinical Psychology master’s degree from Hasan Kalyoncu University. She is a PhD student in Psychology and work as a research assistant. Her main research area is positive psychology.
Ms. Janis Boiko da Rosa
Janis Caroline Boiko is a Brazilian Ph. D. candidate at the Federal University of Paraná’s History Post-Graduation Program and a CAPES grant holder. In 2023 she conducted the research “A woman on the frontiers of existence: Judith Merril activism in 1970’s Toronto” at Carleton University, subsidized by Globalink Research Award.
Ms. Oana-Karina Lugojan
Oana-Karina Lugojan is a PhD student at the West University of Timisoara, Romania. She holds an MA in Theory and Practice of Translation and a BA in English Language and Literature. Her research focuses on English language teaching, with a particular interest in the strategies and approaches which foster autonomous learning.
Mr. Lukas Chanan Jansen
Lukas Chanan Jansen, a theologian and PhD candidate at Tilburg University, navigates the intricacies of hermeneutics, patristic, and poverty within the Zero Poverty lab. With an academic foundation from Vrije Universiteit and Radboud University, his journey spans teaching at high school to humanitarian aid in Armenia, ultimately crystallizing in a dedicated return to academia.
Dr. Ana Tereza Želinski
Dr. Ana Tereza Želinski. 39, Ruscica, Croatia. Graduated at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Science, Osijek in 2008, got PhD degree 2021 at the Humanities Studies in Zagreb. Currently employed at the primary school as a professor of Croatian language and literature. Areas of Interest: Croatian language, literature and history.
Dr. Seema Parmar
Dr. Seema Parmar has done her M.A. (English) and P.G.D.T. from Panjab University, Chandigarh and M.L.I.Sc. and Ph.D. from Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra. She is presently working as Assistant Librarian at Nehru Library, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar. She has to her credit 03 edited books and many journal articles and conference papers. She has participated in many seminars/ conferences/ training programmes at various institutes at National level. She has been the resource person in many training programmes organized at University level. Her areas of interest include IT and Electronic Resources. Her contribution to the study is towards selection of topic, methodology, data tabulation, Data Analysis and formatting of references.
Prof. Dr. Cipriana-Elena ÇAVAȘ
Cipriana-Elena ÇAVAȘ is Lecturer dr. at the Department of Contemporary Romanian Language and General Linguistics, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
Fields of inquiry: the Phonetics of the contemporary Romanian language, the Morphology of the contemporary Romanian language, the Syntax of the contemporary Romanian language, the theory of generative grammar.
Prof.Assc.Dr. Nejla PEKA
Currently, head of the Department of Public Law at the Faculty of Law, “Luarasi” University, Tirana. She earned the scientific title “Associate Professor” in the field of Public Law in 2016.
From 15.03.2022 – 22.04.2022, she was elected by Albanian Parliament (4-year term) as Commissioner for the Protection and Promotion of Children’s Rights in the institution of the People’s Advocate, elected.
Ms. Peka has conducted a series of studies in her areas of expertise: in administrative, constitutional and human rights law.
Ms. Janielle Villamera
Janielle Villamera earned her bachelor’s degree of AB Literature with a distinction of Cum Laude in the University of Santo Tomas, located in Manila, Philippines. She is currently an independent scholar studying the fields of Philippine politics, psychology, and communication and media studies.
Mrs. Reem Al-kuwari
Mrs. Reem Al-kuwari is a PhD student at the University of Edinburgh majoring in sociology and a sociologist teaching assistant at Qatar University. She got two master’s degrees, the first from Doha institution for graduate studies in sociology and anthropology, and a second in social and political science from the University of Edinburgh. She is a highly motivated researcher interested in examining women’s equality and gender topics in Arab countries.
Ms. Sinem TAS
Sinem TAS is recently a researcher at CIEBA Research Center and PhD student at the Fine Arts Faculty of Lisbon University with PhD scholarship. She completed her master’s degree in MultiMedia Art / Photography at the Fine Arts Faculty of Lisbon University with scholarship (2016). In 2017 she directed her first documentary film “My Kaaba is HUMAN”. She participated in group exhibitions in Portugal, Spain and Turkey; has been having solo exhibitions in Portugal, Turkey and Morocco.
Ms. Stacy Jarvis
Stacy Jarvis is a professional violin performer and international competition winner based in Manchester, United Kingdom. She studies musicology at the University of Manchester and is planning to receive her Master’s degree in Summer 2023.
Stacy’s primary area of research is ‘quiet’ finales in late 19th-century operas.
Ms. Sana Mohammed Hanif Shaikh
Sana Mohammed Hanif Shaikh, BLS/LL.B from University of Mumbai. M.A (Political Science) from Kalinga University. LL.M in Administrative and Constitutional Law from University of Mumbai. Presently PhD candidate at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM) in Arts and Humanities department. Researching in middle east politics.
Ms. Hay Marn Jar Noo Moon
The author, Hay Marn Jar Noo Moon, is a second year PhD candidate from Doctoral School Literary and cultural studies, Slavic Institute, University of Szeged. Her research interest is mostly related to Russian literature of the first half of 20th century.
Mrs. Gintarė Kriaučiūnaitė-Lazauskienė
Her studies; in KU Leuven – Master in Theology and Canon Law, an advanced Master (pre-doctoral) in Theology and Philosophy with a combination of Business. She is currently studying Ph.D. in Management, focusing on controversial and symbolic advertisings using grounded theory. Her passion for academia was fulfilled in different experiences- such as teaching Philosophy, Brand Management, Creativity in Business etc, working as a scientific project manager.”
Mr. Stefan Johnson
“Stefan is a PhD student at Charles University in Prague in the area of Development Demography, looking primarily at the nexus in demographic factors and financial inclusion. He is also a professor of International Business at Niagara College in Canada, and instructor of Operations Management at Brock University in Canada.”
Dr. Luca Serafini
Postdoctoral researcher at University of Naples Federico II and an adjunct professor at Lumsa University of Rome
Title: Covid-19, mass media and communication of science: the case of conflicts between scientists in Italy
Dr. Luca Serafini is a postdoctoral researcher at University of Naples Federico II and an adjunct professor at Lumsa University of Rome, where he teaches Sociology of New Media and Journalism. He was also a visiting researcher at Goldsmiths University of London. His research focuses on changes in the languages and practices of information in digital media. He is the author of two books and articles published in international journals such as Theory, Culture & Society, Journal of The British Society for Phenomenology, H-Ermes. Journal of Communication. Most recently, he edited and translated the Italian edition of Sinan Aral’s book The Hype Machine: How social media Disrupts Our Elections, Our Economy, and Our Health – and How We Must Adapt (Edizioni Guerini, 2021).
Prof. Abdulaziz Albrithen
Professor Abdulaziz Albrithen is from Saudi Arabia. He received his PhD in social work from the University of Liverpool in United Kingdom in 2007. He joins the United Arab Emirates University in August 2017, and serves as a coordinator of the MSW program in August 2018. He worked as an assistant professor at Umm Al-Qura University and then as an associate professor and professor at King Saud University, Saudi Arabia. He took part in writing some English books by contributing some chapters. He also published articles on social work, both Arabic and English. In 2014, he received an International Prize for his remarkable work of translating ‘The Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders’ into the Arabic language. Dr. Albrithen’ s research interests include; social work ethics, and social work & human rights.
Dr. Ferit Baça
Dr. Ferit Baça works as a lecturer at the Department of Philosophy in the University of Tirana. He has obtained his BA from Political Sciences, MA Peace Studies and as well he has undertaken his PhD from the Department of Philosophy, University of Tirana. His professional interests and priorities are political philosophy and conflict resolution. He is the author of various books, essays, and scientific presentations that have been published in national and International forums.
Dr. Meng-Lin Chen
Dr. Meng-Lin Chen has been teaching English and translation for more than 15 years at the Department of Translation and Interpretation Studies, Chang Jung Christian University, Tainan city, Taiwan. Her research interests include SLA studies, corpus translation studies, and translation studies for special purposes.
Dr. Ljupka Naumovska
Dr. Ljupka Naumovska is an assistant professor and at Rennes Business School where she examines the trends and policies that help shape the ever-shifting marketing environment. She is also a program
director of the MSc Strategic and Digital Marketing Program. She is a respected educator, consultant, and life-long learner. She has spent much of her time making a difference in academia: as an assistant professor and as a visiting lecturer in Universities in Macedonia, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, France and U.S.
Her teaching focus is Digital and Integrated Marketing. Her research focus is Marketing to children:currents states and ethics. She was recently rewarded with Teaching Excellence Award by Rennes School
Dr. Dimitra Foufri
Dr. Dimitra Foufri holds Doctorate on Sociology of Space and Public Policy, MSc in Urban / Spatial Planning. Interests: Spatial dimensions of social inequalities, developmental Policy. She was Special Scientific Staff in Ministry of Interior, Special
Advisor to the Minister of Development. Currently she works at the University of Athens.
Rev. Wadigala Samitharathana Theroa
Rev. Wadigala Samitharathana Theroa is a reader in philosophy at Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom. In addition, He has also studied philosophy with psychology at University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. Moreover, He has been engaged in plenty of academic work as a prominent member of the Royal Institute of Philosophy in London, UK as well as American Philosophical Association in New York, USA. Furthermore, He is very eager to study and research some particular domains in philosophy of religion, science, and language.
Mrs. Ximing Chen
Mrs. Ximing Chen,is a PhD student in sociology at Sheffield Hallam University, UK. Her research interests cover private education in China.
Mr. Bai Liu
Mr. Bai Liu is an interdisciplinary artist, illustrator and writer from Shanxi, China. He is currently a student at Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton, UK. He is the winner of the 2022 3×3 Illustration Award, Red Dot Design Award, If Design Award etc.
Mr. Al Taqdir Badari
Mr. Al Taqdir Badari., Ph.D. candidate in strategic management, BINUS Business School. Bina Nusantara University. Jakarta, Indonesia. Areas of interest in Strategic, Digital Marketing and
GRC. He got his master’s degree from PPM School of Management, and currently Partner in Temu Ide Inovasi, Big Data & Cyber Security startup company.
Ms.Mahima Ghosh Hazra
Ms.Mahima Ghosh Hazra graduated from University of Calcutta in the year 2019, then pursued a Masters Degree from University of Calcutta and passed out in 2021.
Currently She is working with the Bengal Women Welfare Association to help and create awareness on Ecofeminism and conducting her independent research on the very subject as well. Her area of interests are Feminism, Environmental studies.