The“European identity and culture” international seminar, moderated by Professor Dr. Maria Stoicheva, took place on May 31st, 2019 at the Conference Hall of the House of Europe in Sofia, Bulgaria. The seminar was part of the Sixth International Conference of the European Studies Department, Faculty of Philosophy at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” – “EU post 2020 – New Europe in a new world”, devoted to the 20th anniversary of the Sofia University EU Studies Department. EURASIA partners took part in the seminar.
Researchers from Australia, Bulgaria, China and Serbia, BA, MA and PhD students discussed different aspects of European identity. Below are the titles of the presentations.
• Ivan Kabakov, Dr. Habil, Faculty of Philosophy, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” – “Common Cultural Heritage – More Inclusive Europe”
• Professor Dr. Wang Xiaohai, Jean Monnet Chair, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China – “Culture and EU’s Sustainability”
• Professor Dr. Slavenko Grgurević, Eurobalkan Association for Research and Development, Serbia – “To Have or To Be – Tracing European Heritage – the Permeation of Cultures”
• Dr. Alice Chik, Senior Lecturer, Macquarie University, Australia – “The Future of European Languages in Australia”
• Prof. Dr. Emilia Georgieva, University of National and World Economy, Sofia, Bulgaria – “Europe Between the Visionary Projects and the Contemporary Political Reality”
• Prof. Dr. Lyubomir Stefanov, New Bulgarian University – “Europe of Nations vs. Europe of the Europeans”
• Prof. Dr. Plamen Palchev, University of National and World Economy, Sofia, Bulgaria – “European Identity and European Society – the Missing Social Foundation of the European Integration Project”.