CfP: 4th Kosovar and Regional Student Conference about Social Issues, Prishtina, 9-10.5.2008
- To Whom It May Concern:
This letter is an invitation to participate in the 4th
Kosovar and Regional Student Conference about Social
Issues. This conferencea continuation of the highly
successful 1st , 2nd and 3rd Conferences about Social
issuesgathers youth from around Kosova to discuss
important social issues facing Kosova. Ultimately, the
3rd Kosovar and Regional Student Conference about
Social issues aims to bring students from different
ethnicities together in the effort to:
provide an opportunity for the youth to present
scientific studies in a professional manner.
create an environment in which the professional
exchange of student ideas can occur.
create an environment in which youth can engage in
discussions and debate about issues important to the
generate new ideas and offer potential solutions to
encourage youth to be active participants in
build cooperative bridges among young people from
different municipalities and ethnic groups.
inform public opinion about issues facing youth and
the need to solve these problems.
ASK cordially invites students from high schools
throughout the region (Kosovo, Serbia, Macedonia,
Montenegro, and Albania) to participate in this
conference. It is our hope that students regardless of
their ethnic, religious, or cultural background will
gather together and create an environment in which
participants of the conference can exchange views
about issues facing society in the spirit of respect
Yes, I Wish to Participate. What does the Conference
Students research any social issue they believe is
both relevant and pertinent to their society or the
region. After choosing a topic of research, each
student/group of students must then write an original,
well-researched and well-argued research paper
examining their chosen issue. The final reports will
then be submitted and reviewed by a panel of experts.
The panel of experts will select the best reports.
These reports will then be presented at the
Conference. The selected students will present in the
format of a 15 minute presentation. Following each
presentation 15 minutes will be allotted for
questions, answers and debate. During each
presentation there will be simultaneous translation in
English and Albanian. At the end of the conference,
students who participated will receive a Certificate
of Excellence. Those who submitted reports but were
not asked to present will receive a Certificate of
The Conference will be held in Prishtina, Kosova, at
the American School of Kosova. Participants from
municipalities or countries other than Prishtina will
be accommodated in the ASK dormitories free of charge.
ASK will cover both transportation (by bus) and
accommodation expenses necessary for the participants.
What I Need to Know
For those interested in participating in this
conference, here is a list of the most important
-The final date of submission is April 4, 2008.
Reports should be original and authentic. Each report
must be submitted as a hard copy together with a copy
of the report on CD. Reports must be submitted at the
American School of Kosova in Prishtina.
-A maximum of three people in each group.
-Those selected for presentation at the conference
will be notified on April 30, 2008.
-The Conference will be a two-day event, taking place
on May 9 and 10, 2008.
-Transportation costs (by bus) and accommodation
expenses will be covered by ASK.
-The official language of the conference is English.
Kosovar students may submit reports in English or
Albanian. Students residing in countries outside of
Kosovo must submit reports in English. We will provide
simultaneous translation from the local language into
English and vice versa.
Should you have any additional questions, please do
not hesitate to contact us either phone or email
For additional information about the conference please
visit our website at
www.ask-conference.org. Information about writing APA
style research papers and additional guidelines about
the conference can be found by following the
The American School of Kosova and the organizing group
is looking forward to your participation.
+ 377 44 403 504
Ereblir Kadriu Erwin Selimos
Conference Director Conference Assist. Director
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