Share ideas, best practices, and resources with a network of passionate professionals at ICFSS language conference

ICFSS 2021 will be back this year in Nice, France from 17th to 19th September 2021. The world’s academic community looks to the ICFSS language conference for cutting-edge presentations, networking sessions, and publication opportunities. ICFSS aims to provide a platform for academicians, scholars, researchers, and authors from all around the world to address and discuss themes and topics within the fields of language, literature, and linguistics. Contribute your expertise and submit a speaking proposal for consideration now. Join us and all other thought scholars to learn, network, and enjoy a city tour of marvelous Nice.

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Keynote Speakers

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Dr. Zeljka Bagaric

Assistant Professor, Communicology, Media and Journalism Department, State University North, Croatia

Zeljka Bagaric holds a PhD degree in Information and Communication Sciences, and M.A. degree in Education and Rehabilitation Sciences, both from University of Zagreb. She is Assistant Professor for Communication sciences at Communicology, Media and Journalism Department at State University North, were she teaches and conducts research. The study topics ranging from transmedia literacy and social inclusion to penal rehabilitation and art therapy. She is also designer and project lead of number of EU projects.

Keynote Speech Title: Media as an inclusive platform; teaching as social justice

The main motivation behind this speech is the search for an answer to a question whether journalists are educated enough on the subject of social inclusion. Are they skilled for creating a media agenda that supports the identity of marginalized groups? The speaker will highlight that strengthening the social, intercultural and other professional competences for media reporting which serves as an inclusive platform can be successfully established in form of academic service-learning courses. She will argue that achieving the transformative media effects requires transformation of professional competences and value systems both lecturers and students so that could accept social justice as a permanent feature of their profession.

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Dr. Jorn van Rij

Senior Researcher, The Netherlands National Police

Jorn van Rij is a senior researcher at the intelligence unit of the Netherlands National Police working on human trafficking and organized crime. His main focus is on strengthening international cooperation and the use of innovative technology to identify victimization and perpetration online. In the past he was an appointed an international expert for several European anti-trafficking projects, he was also involved in projects from Frontex, ICMPD, the UNODC and IOM and he was a member on the advisory committee for the pilot project: advising on the victimhood of human trafficking by the Dutch Ministry of Justice. Jorn holds a BSc and MSc (hon.) in Criminology from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam (NL) and a PhD (Summa Cum Laude) from the University of Pécs (HU). He also received an honorary doctorate from GTUNI in Tbilisi for his work in Georgia.

Keynote Speech Title: Cyber-Ethnography and the Use of Technology as A Way to Fight Sexual Exploitation

In-depth learning, exploring, networking, and celebrating the possibilities of knowledge at ICFSS language conference

Language Conference topics:

  • African Literature
  • American Literature
  • Asian Literature
  • Bilingualism
  • British Literature
  • Children’s Literature
  • Drama
  • English language teaching
  • Euphemisms
  • European Literature
  • Fairy tales
  • Fiction
  • Folklore
  • Grammar and Word Use
  • Humorous Literature
  • Language Acquisition
  • Language and Advertising
  • Language and Cultural Identity
  • Language and Gender
  • Language and Power
  • Language and Technology
  • Language and the Media
  • Language Disorders
  • Language of Politics
  • Languages and Dialects
  • Literary Styles and Movements
  • Literary Theory
  • Minority languages
  • Multilingualism
  • Musical Theater
  • Mystery and Detective Fiction
  • Myth and Folklore
  • Nonfiction
  • Novels
  • Offensive Language
  • Philosophy of Language
  • Phonetics
  • Phonology
  • Poetry
  • Professional Jargon
  • Science fiction
  • Semantics
  • Short Stories
  • Standard and Non-Standard English
  • Symbolism
  • Terminology
  • Theater
  • Written Language
  • Sign Language
  • Artificial languages
  • Borrowed words
  • Constructed languages
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Figurative Language
  • Language revitalization
  • Language and Advertising
  • Linguistic Anthropology
  • Linguistic Change
  • Metaphor
  • Philology
  • Philosophy of Language
  • Pidgins
  • Pragmatics
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Psychology of Language
  • Regional languages
  • Secret languages
  • Semiotics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Adult and Continuing Education
  • Civic Education and Leadership
  • Classroom Management
  • Curriculum & Instruction
  • Distance Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Education Policy
  • Educational Administration
  • Educational Psychology
  • Educational Standards
  • Educational Technology
  • Educational Theory
  • E-Learning
  • Higher Education
  • History of Education
  • Humanities Education
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Learning Styles & Theories
  • Science Education
  • Social Studies Education
  • Special Education
  • Testing & Assessment
  • Advertising
  • Bot journalists
  • Business & Organizational Communication
  • Cartoons
  • Comic strips
  • Communication Arts
  • Communication Management
  • Education Communications and Technology
  • Embedded journalism
  • Fake news
  • Film & Cinema
  • Human Communication
  • Information Communication
  • Internet
  • Journalism
  • Language and Communication
  • Media ethics
  • Media Studies
  • Political Communication
  • Press embargoes
  • Print Media
  • Privacy
  • Public Relations
  • Publishing
  • Radio
  • Slanting
  • Social & Ethical Issues in Communication
  • Social media
  • Social media literacy
  • Social networking
  • Tabloids
  • Telecommunications
  • Television
  • Yellow journalism

Other related Social Sciences and Humanities, tracks and topics will also be considered.

Submitted abstracts will be evaluated by the Scientific Committee. If abstract is accepted, author agrees to send full text paper, including results, tables, figures and references. All submissions should report original and previously unpublished research results no matter the type of research paper you are presenting. Full text papers (.docx and .doc) will be accepted by Electronic Submission Form. Manuscripts should meet the format set by the Conference committee and are subject to review.

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If you require a visa, we advise you to obtain and submit an official Letter of Invitation from the conference organizers to help facilitate the visa process. Please note that Letters of Invitation are only issued to registered and paid/approved delegates.