Exploring a Century of Turkish-Albanian Relations: The 7th International Congress on Afro-Eurasian Research in Tirana

The prestigious International Congress on Afro-Eurasian Research embarks on its seventh year, continuing a journey of scholarly excellence and international collaboration. This year, the congress will be hosted in Tirana, Albania, from November 17th, marking a significant milestone in the exploration of Turkish-Albanian relations and broader regional dynamics.

Since its inception in 2016 in Almatı, the congress has journeyed through Malaga, Istanbul, Budapest, Lefkosa, and Skopje, gathering momentum and scholarly depth. This year’s theme, “100 Years of Relations between Türkiye and Albania,” celebrates a century of intricate political, cultural, and legal interactions, offering a rich tapestry of historical and contemporary insights.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hakan Arıdemir, the founder of the congress, has been a driving force in this scholarly odyssey. His vision and relentless efforts have fostered a platform for rigorous academic discourse and cultural understanding. Under the aegis of TUIC – International Relations Studies Association, the congress has found a renewed focus and organizational strength.

This year’s agenda features a diverse array of topics, reflecting the multifaceted nature of Turkish-Albanian relations. Key presentations include:

  • The evolution of the Ottoman language and the didactics of Turkish, marking the centenary of Albania-Türkiye relations.
  • The influence of Turkish Eurasianism on relationships with Turkic States.
  • The role of Albania and the Western Balkan Region in Turkey’s evolving foreign policy.
  • An analysis of Türkiye-Albania relations and their impact on Albanian communities in the Western Balkans.
  • Legal frameworks and implications in Afro-Eurasian jurisprudence within the context of Turkey-Albania relations.

The congress will commence with opening remarks and presentations at Tirana University on November 17th. In keeping with the dynamic and inclusive spirit of the congress, online presentations are scheduled for November 18th.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hakan Arıdemir emphasizes the importance of this gathering: “As we delve into the centenary of Türkiye-Albania relations, it is imperative to reflect on our shared history and look forward to forging a path of mutual understanding and cooperation. This congress is not just a commemoration but a beacon for future collaborations in the Afro-Eurasian region.”

For more details on the schedule and to access the book of abstracts, please follow the provided links below. Join us in this intellectual journey that not only celebrates a historic milestone but also paves the way for future academic and diplomatic endeavours.

Schedule of the Congress: CLICK HERE

Book of Abstracts: CLICK HERE

Sosyal Medyada Paylaş


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