The program is designed for senior undergraduate and graduate students in humanities, social sciences, and technical sciences as well fresh graduates who are already working in the public and private sectors and who are interested in developing their knowledge and expertise in the topics offered by the WBYC'21.
Balkan Studies Center (BSC) is pleased to announce the proceedings of the Western Balkans Youth Conference: Regional Cooperation and Integration (WBYS’20). The conference was held on July 10, 2020. The WBYC’20 has promoted a mission of the Balkan Studies Center for improving scholarship and research among young researchers worldwide. The WBYS’20 attempted to seek authors and papers primarily on the topics that tackle regional cooperation and integration. In this regard, the conference aimed to explore regional cooperation within the South-East European Cooperation Process (SEECP), the prospects of the Western Balkans countries in the EU, the Western Balkans post-conflict peace-building, the Western Balkans infrastructure, transportation, communication, telecommunications, energy, economic cooperation, and trade. Thus, the conference primarily aimed to explore realistic issues and challenges beyond the centuries-old conflicting issues of borders, wars, and divisiveness. One small step has been made to deconstruct the Western Balkans and to turn the discourse and attention to the universal, realistic, progressive, scientific, and liberal values.
The “Western Balkan Youth Conference: Regional Cooperation and Integration” (WBYC 2020) organized by the Balkan Studies Center (BSC) in cooperation with the Student Parliament of International University of Sarajevo (SPIUS) was held on 10 July 2020.
WBYC will be utilizing a combination of live video platforms (using Zoom application) to create dynamic interaction with presenters, virtual networking for attendees, and opportunity to chat with and learn more about various topics.
The Conference “Western Balkan Youth Conference: Regional Cooperation and Integration” reflects the University’s interdisciplinary and international character by offering a platform for students and recent graduates in arts, humanities, social sciences, and technical sciences from all over the world to exchange their ideas and experience in an intellectually stimulating academic environment. The fundamental objective of the conference is to provide students with an educational experience that prepares them for their future. Submitted papers will be evaluated by the Scientific Committee, composed of distinguished scholars, whereupon best papers awards will be assigned to three best rated papers