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EURASIA Online Dissemination Conference May 28th – 29th 2020

Prof. Dr. Maria Stoicheva on Microcredentials
Prof. Dr. Maria Stoicheva on the Future of Universities
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Dr. Desislava Karaasenova
Dr. Desislava Karaasenova teaches at the European Studies Department, Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, Bulgaria. Her main research interests include internationalisation of academia, transnational academic mobility, and intercultural communication.
Dr. Alice Chik
Dr. Alice Chik is Senior Lecturer in the School of Education and Associate Director of Multilingualism Research Centre, Macquarie University. Her main research interests include language learning in informal contexts, urban multilingualism and literacy education. 
Dr. Nikolina Tsvetkova
Dr. Nikolina Tsvetkova is an Associate Professor at the European Studies Department, Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, Bulgaria, where she teaches ESP, Intercultural communication, and Project terminology. She has also been involved in teacher training, material design, intercultural learning, using ICT and especially Web 2.0 in formal and non-formal education. Her research interests are in the field of language education, intercultural education, and applying ICTs in teaching and learning.

Dr. Shashikala Gurpur, Dr. Aparajita Mohanty, Ms. Sujata Arya
Dr. Shashikala Gurpur, Director, Symbiosis Law School, Pune, Dean, Faculty of Law, Symbiosis International (Deemed University) (SIU), India
Dr. Aparajita Mohanty, Assoc. Professor, Symbiosis Law School, Pune, Symbiosis International (Deemed University) (SIU), India 
Ms. Sujata Arya, Asst. Professor, Symbiosis Law School, Pune, Symbiosis International (Deemed University) (SIU), India
Dr. Rupal Rautdesai, Ms. Sudipta Chakraborty, Dr. Shashikala Gurpur
Dr. Rupal Rautdesai, Professor, Symbiosis Law School, Pune,  Symbiosis International (Deemed University) (SIU), India 
Ms. Sudipta Chakraborty, Distinguished Visiting Faculty, Symbiosis Law School, Pune, Symbiosis International (Deemed University) (SIU), India 
Dr. Shashikala Gurpur, Director, Symbiosis Law School, Pune, Dean, Faculty of Law, Symbiosis International (Deemed University) (SIU), India
Dr. Bindu S Ronald, Mr. Abhijit Vasmatkar
Dr. Bindu S Ronald, Professor and Deputy Director, Symbiosis Law School, Pune, Symbiosis International (Deemed University) (SIU), India 
Mr. Abhijit Vasmatkar, Asst. Professor, Symbiosis Law School, Pune, Symbiosis International (Deemed University) (SIU), India 
Prof. Dr. Francesa Longo
Prof. Dr. Francesa Longo is a PhD doctor in International Relations, a full Professor of Political Science and a Jean Monnet Professor of European Union Public Policies at the University of Catania, Italy. She is the President of the Italian Political Science Association,  Convenor of the Standing Group on Organised Crime – European Consortium for Political Research, member of the academic board of the PhD Program on Political Science and Sociology at the  School of Advanced Studies, Pisa. Her research interests are focused on the EU migration Policy, EU policy against organised crime and the security policy of the EU. She has been a member of several international research group on the topic of the fight against organised crime and Immigration policy.
Prof. Dr. Vesselin Popovski
Prof. Dr. Vesselin Popovski, Vice Dean and Executive Director, Centre for the Study of United Nations, O.P. Jindal Global University
Dr. Natasza Styczyńska
Dr. Natasza Styczyńska is an assistant professor at the Institute of European Studies of the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. Currently, she is a researcher in two H2020 projects: Populist rebellion against modernity in 21st-century Eastern Europe: neo-traditionalism and neo-feudalism (POPREBEL) and EU Differentiation, Dominance and Democracy (EU3D). Her academic interests include transformation processes in Central and Eastern Europe, party politics, nationalism, populism and euroscepticism in the CEE region.
Prof. Dr. Lin Wenshuang
Prof. Dr. Lin Wenshuang is professor of Bulgarian Studies at her alma mater, Beijing Foreign Studies University. She pursued further education at the University of Sofia in Bulgaria, and earned a Ph.D degree in humanities from the University of Louisville in the USA. She has published a number of papers and translations in international journals. Her work Bulgarian Nation: Imagining and Re-imagining examines the fluidity of Bulgarian national identity.

For her dedication to the cultural exchanges between Bulgaria and China, Michail Mikov awarded her a Medal of the Republic Bulgaria National Assembly in 2013. She was also awarded the “Contribution Award for the Communication of Bulgarian Language and Culture” by Krasimir Valchev, Bulgarian Minister of Education and Science in the year of 2019.

Currently she serves as Director of the Center for Bulgarian Studies and Vice Dean of the School of European Languages and Cultures, BFSU.

Dr. Lorna Carson
Dr. Lorna Carson is Head of the School of Linguistic, Speech and Communication Sciences and Associate Professor in Applied Linguistics at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. She is also the founding Director of the Trinity Centre for Asian Studies, a multidisciplinary teaching and research centre. Her research on language learning addresses issues located at the interface between individual and societal multilingualism, with a particular attention on the language classroom, with a focus on language learning, language education policy and assessment.
Prof. Dr. Michael Byram
Prof. Dr. Michael Byram studied languages at King’s College Cambridge, wrote a PhD in Danish literature, and then taught French and German in secondary and adult education. He was at Durham University from 1980, now Professor Emeritus. He has trained teachers and researched linguistic minorities and foreign language education. In the 2000s he was Adviser to the Language Policy Division of the Council of Europe. He is now involved in the Council of Europe’s work on Competences for Democratic Culture.
Dr. Lid King
Dr. Lid King was Director of the UK National Centre for Languages and then National Director for Languages in England responsible for the National Languages Strategy (2003 to 2011). As Director of the Languages Company he has advised national and regional administrations on languages and has coordinated and supported projects on language policy and languages pedagogy. 

Key Notes

Dr. Francesca Longo Keynote

Dr. Lid King Key Note

Prof. Michael Byram Keynote

Dr. Shashikala Gurpur keynote

Dr. Vesselin Popovski Keynote

Panel One

Internationalisation of Higher Education. Strengthening partnerships across the EU and beyond

Dr. Desislava Karaasenova

Dr. Alice Chik

Dr. Nikolina Tsvetkova

Panel Two

New Perspectives of Teaching EU Law in Asian Universities

Dr. Shashikala Gurpur, Dr. Aparajita Mohanty, Ms. Sujata Arya

Dr. Rupal Rautdesai, Ms. Sudipta Chakraborty, Dr. Shashikala Gurpur

Dr. Bindu S Ronald, Mr. Abhijit Vasmatkar

Panel Three

EU Studies and New Challenges

Prof. Dr. Francesa Longo

Prof. Dr. Vesselin Popovski

Dr. Natasza Styczyńska

Prof. Dr. Lin Wenshuang

Panel Four

EU Language policies

Dr. Lorna Carson

Prof. Dr. Michael Byram

Dr. Lid King

International conference on European Studies in Asia 23-25 April 2021

 Inaugural Day

Asian-European Relations Panel

Course Development Panel

Language Policy Panel

Materials from the EURASIA Summer School for doctoral students and young faculty (14-19 June 2021)

Dr. Natasza Styczynska on using Oxford debate as a tool in teaching European Studies

Dr. Mourad Attarça on Employability of graduates

Dr. Lin Wenshuang on applying an interdisciplinary approach in enrich the courses under the Major Bulgarian Programme with European Studies courses

Dr. Lai Suetyi on developing innovative cross-curricular courses in European Studies

Dr. Lai Suetyi on her new course 4D Teaching of European Studies: Degustation, Depth, Decision and Diversity

Dr. Shahsikala Gurpur on the approached adopted to developing new courses in EU Legal Studies at Symbiosis Law School – Pune

Dr. Shahsikala Gurpur on the influence of EURASIA on curriculum innovation at Symbiosis Law School – Pune

Dr. Shahsikala Gurpur on the stages of curriculum design and implementation

Prof. Dr. Gilles Rouet on implementing a programme competency approach

Dr. Natasza Styczynska and Dr. Łucja Piekarska-Duraj on two innovative approaches to teaching European Studies