2nd IUS Graduate Conference

On Friday, 22 April 2016, 2nd IUS Graduate Conference – Graduate Research Studies: Pursuit of Knowledge in the Contemporary World was held at International University of Sarajevo. The Conference was organized by Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and Faculty of Business and Administration. The total numbers of 69 abstracts were submitted by 74 authors from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Turkey, Serbia, Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo, Pakistan, Nigeria, Ghana and Ethiopia. The conference streams offered a variety of topics, ranging from the field of Psychology, Linguistics, Education, English Language and Literature, Media, Cultural Studies, Politics, International Relations, Visual Arts and Communication Design, History, Sociology, Economics and Management.

IUS Rector, Prof. Dr. Yücel Oğurlu, addressed the audience at the opening ceremony and wished them a successful conference. Two Conference keynote speakers were Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kenan Zekić and Assist. Prof. Dr. Jasminka Hasić Telalović.

This year’s conference also included the exhibition of students work in the field of visual arts, communication design and architecture. The exhibition was opened at IUS Gallery. In addition, the conference included online presentations which enabled graduate students from abroad to connect with their peers at IUS today and participate in the Conference.

Apart from these new developments, the essence of the Graduate Conference program remained the same: to offer opportunities to graduate students from Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Balkans and the world to present their research, receive feedback from competent professors and to network with their peers.

IUSGC 2016 best paper awards:

- 1st BEST PAPER: LEJLA HASANDEDIC FROM BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA,

for the paper entitled Perceived stress and hair cortisol in bipolar disorder and schizophrenia

- 2nd BEST PAPER: IRAM RUBAB SIAL AND HINA HASSAN FROM PAKISTAN,

for the paper entitled To Investigate the Effects of Task Based Language Teaching on the Commerce Students at Khanewal District

- 3rd BEST PAPER: ABDUL WAHAB AIDOO FROM GHANA,

for the paper entitled The Effect of Multinational Corporation in Petroleum Industry:

A Case of Petroleum Industry in Ghana.

 

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