Conference SpeakersHumanities and Social Sciences Conference
Prof. Dr. Paul Arthur
Presentation Topic: Opening Knowledge Horizons: Making Research More Findable and Accessible for Society
Prof. Dr. Paul Arthur is Vice-Chancellor’s Professorial Research Fellow and Chair in Digital Humanities and Social Sciences, at Edith Cowan University, Western Australia. He speaks and publishes widely on major challenges and changes facing 21st-century society, from the global impacts of technology on communication, culture and identity to migration and human rights. A Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, he has held visiting positions in Europe, Asia-Pacific and North America, and given keynote and plenary talks in twenty countries.
Prof. Dr. Nada Krapić
Dr. Valentina Rossi
Dr. Shaya Abdullah Alshahrani
Dr. Athena Smith
Dr. Susana Fernandez Blanco
Mr. Efstathios Rafail Pasgianos
Ms. Karyna Karpishyna
Ms. Tinatin Tvaltchrelidze
Mr. Sanjayduth Bhundhoo
Dr. Ivana Bražinová
Presentation topic: “ ICT technologies in social work practice, Telephonecrisis intervention for older adults during covid-19″
Dr. Mgr. Ivana Kowaliková, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of social work at the Faculty of Social Studies, University of Ostrava. She teaches and publishes mainly in the field of social work with older people. She focuses the sources of social support for seniors in today’s society, the impact of digitization of social work and gerontechnology in the context of social work. She participates in the implementation of social innovations in practice and education of social work, for example by using ICT and selected SMART technologies in social work practice with vulnerable groups. She also focuses with qualitative strategies in social work research, specializes in the method Qualitative Content Analysis.
Prof. Dr. Ernani Machado Garrão Neto
Presentation topic: “The acquisition of a second language: too many issues involved”
Prof. Dr.Ernani Machado Garrão Neto is a professor and academic researcher at The Military School of Rio de Janeiro (CMRJ), He has supervised, from the last 20 years, students and their studies evolving both Portuguese and English languages, regarding their graduation aims during undergraduate time. He teaches High School Classes focused on Military careers (CaMil) and runs NELL project (Language Studies Project).
Individual researcher interested in second language acquisition issues, particularly applied to how adult speakers face different grammar structures and deal with it, during acquisition process, Professor Garrão Neto has lots of published articles and papers dealing with second language acquisition (SLA) issues.
Professor Garrão Neto holds a doctoral degree in Linguistics from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and a post-doctoral certificate from Universidade Nova de Lisboa (UNL), in Portugal.