International Balkan University is host and partner of the III. International Research Congress on Social Sciences (USOBAK2018) entitled “Research on Language, History, Geography, Literature, Culture, Arts and Education in the Balkans”.
During the Opening Ceremony held on 5th September 2018 at the IBU Campus in Skopje, welcome remarks by Prof. Dr. İsmail KOCAYUSUFOĞLU, Rector of International Balkan University, Prof. Dr. Hasan KARA, Congress Chair, and Prof. Dr. Turhan ÇETİN, Editor, Journal of Anatolian Cultural Research were delivered.
Keynote Speakers of the Congress were:
Prof. Dr. Refik TURAN, Chairman of the Turkish Historical Association
“Historical Connections of Balkans and Turks”
Prof. Dr. Gürer GÜLSEVİN, Chairman of the Turkish Language Institution
“Turkish That Did Not Say Farewell to the Balkans”
Prof. Dr. Yaşar AYDEMİR, Gazi University Vice Rector
“Ottoman Writings in the Balkans”
Congress sessions are held on 5-7 September 2018, where almost 120 scientific papers will be presented by the participants from 10 different countries.