International conference

BULGARIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES

Department „Social Theories, Strategies and Prognoses”

“Geopolitics in the Black Sea Region – new trends and challenges

 

International conference

 30.10.2018 г.

 

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Place: ISSK-BAS

Street “Serdika” 4

(fl.1, main hall)

11.00             Registration of participants

                      Opening session

                      BAS – welcome speech

Panel 1               Prospects for cross-border cooperation and development in the Black Sea region

                               Chair: Mariana Todorova

(11:15-12:30)

  1. Bunyamin Seyidov  (Head of Division of Relations with Foreign Academic Institutions, Department of International Relations, Presidium of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences )

 “Geopolitical interests in the Caucasus. Caucasian interests of Great powers; political, trade-economic and cultural dimensions”.

 

  1. Prof. Vihren Bouzov (Vice-Dean of the University of Veliko Tarnovo “St.Cyril and Methodious”)

       “The Wider Black Sea Region – Development and Security Perspectives in a Pluralistic 

      World”

 

  1. Dr. Ruslan Gasimov (Deputy-head of Division of Relations with Foreign Academic Institutions, Department of International Relations, Presidium of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, PhD on political sciences)

 

 “Comparative analysis of the current geopolitical situation of Azerbaijan and Bulgaria”.

 

  1. Assoc. Prof. Albena Nakova (ISSK – BAS)

“The Black Sea Refugee Route – a New Challenge for Bulgaria and Geopolitics in the Region”

 

Discussion

12.30 – 13.00         Coffee break

Panel 2                 Philosophical ideas and geopolitics in the Black Sea Region

(13.00- 14.15)      Chair: Henrieta Anișoara Șerban

  1. Prof. Ivan Kazarski (ISSK-BAS)

Globalization and War

  1. Assoc. Prof. Darina Grigorova (Sofia University “St.Kl.Ohridski”)

100 years later: Revolution or Coup d’Etat? The Russian disputes over 1917”

 

  1. Prof. ABDULKADİR ÇÜÇEN (Uludag University – Turkey)

 “The problems of philosophy of technology in terms of Heideggerian aspect”

  1. Assist. Prof. Vihra Pavlova (ISSK-BAS)

“Transatlantic „Three Seas“ Initiative – Сentral and Eastern Europe between Washington and Beijing

 

14.15 – 14.30        Discussion

14.30 – 15.00        Coffee break

Panel 3             Religion, Culture, Identities in the Black Sea Region

(15.00 – 16.00)    Chair: Nina Dimitrova

  1. CS II dr. Henrieta Anișoara Șerban (The Institute of Political Sciences and International Relations ”Ion I. C: Brătianu” of the Romanian Academy)

      ”A Rising Role for Religion at the Black Sea?”

  1. Prof. Nina Dimitrova (ISSK – BAS)

“Political Orthodoxy: the Bulgarian Case”

  1. Assoc. Prof. Lorena Stuparu (The Institute of Political Sciences and International Relations ”Ion I. C: Brătianu” of the Romanian Academy)

“Cultural Interferences on the Romanian Coast In The Black Sea Area”

  1. Assoc. Prof. Bogdana Todorova (ISSK-BAS)

New challenges in the Black Sea Region – new identities”

 

(16.15 -16.30)  Discussion

 

 

(16.30 – 18.00) Presentation of the Volume:

 

 Democratization, Religious Identity and Fundamentalism in Romania and Bulgaria

 

The present volume is issue 4 from the “The Balkans as Reality” series and a result of the 3-year bilateral scientific project between the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and the Romanian Academy (2015–2018), on the topic:

“Democratization, Religious Identity and Fundamentalism in Romania and Bulgaria”.

It archives the final studies presented by the researches from the Institute of Political Science and International Relations “Ion I. C. Brătianu”, Bucharest, the Romanian Academy, and research of the expert team on religious studies to the ISSK–BAS.

The official language of the conference is English.

Please prepare the full version of reports and send via email: bonytodorova@gmail.com, until 15 December 2018

Requirements: text up to 10 standard pages, Times New Roman, 1,5 (~ 1800 pages / page), abstract and keywords in English, citation under line, bibliography at the end

Head of the Organizing Committee:

Assoc. Prof. Bogdana Todorova

Organizing Committee:

Prof. Dan Dungaciu, Director of the Institute of the Political Sciences and International Relations „Ion I.C. Brătianu

CS II dr. Henrieta Anișoara Șerban, The Institute of Political Sciences and International Relations ”Ion I. C: Brătianu” of the Romanian Academy

Prof. Nina Dimitrova – ISSK-BAS

Bunyamin Seyidov, Head of Division of Relations with Foreign Academic Institutions, Department of International Relations, Presidium of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences

 

Technical assistant

 

Diana Petrova – +359 886 37 32 41