2024 Southeast Europe Regional Academies Meeting

2024 Southeast Europe Regional Academies Meeting

The 2nd Meeting of the South East Europe Regional Academies (SEERA) will be hosted by TÜBA at Rabi Madrasa on April 20, 2024.

In 2022, the representatives of the association, which came together for the first time hosted by the Bosnia-Herzegovina Academy of Science and Arts and whose foundations were laid with this first meeting, will meet in the historical atmosphere of TÜBA-Rabi Madrasa, located within the Süleymaniye Complex of the Academy, with the 2024 meeting. The meeting, which is planned to encourage the cooperation of regional academies, exchange information, and produce solutions and programs together despite the challenges in academic and scientific fields, aims to create a road map in this direction.

In this context, the meeting will focus on strengthening existing ties and building new bridges between the academies in Southeast Europe and other participating regions, the impact of politics on science and the research to be conducted in cooperation. Suggestions, methods and problems to be discussed with a common mind for joint projects will be discussed.

The program will start with a speech by Prof. Muzaffer Şeker, President of the Academy, in which the Executive Directors of the Academy's International Relations Working Group, Food and Nutrition Working Group, Environment, Biodiversity and Climate Change Working Group and TÜBA Members Prof. Ahmet Nuri Yurdusev, Prof. Kazim Şahin, Prof. Mehmet Emin Aydın, President of AASSA, and Prof. Serap Güneş, Member of the Energy Working Group, will give information about the activities carried out by the working groups under the roof of the Academy. Prof. Bahadır K. Güntürk from Medipol University will deliver his speech titled "AI in Higher Education: Threats and Opportunities" and Prof. Şener Aktürk, Member of the International Relations Working Group, will deliver his speech titled "Making Sense of the Geopolitical Developments of Our Times: Turkish Academy of Sciences International Relations Working Group".

In the meeting; President Skender Gjinushi from the Albanian Academy of Sciences, President Gezim Hoxha of Social and Albanian Sciences, and Ottoman Archives Researcher Dr. Ermal Nurja; President Muris Čičić, Secretary General Asif Sabanović, and Assistant Specialist Nerma Tanović from the Academy of Sciences and Arts of Bosnia and Herzegovina; President Zivko Popov from the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts; President Prof. Dragan K. Vukcevic, Vice President Prof. Ljubisa Stanković, and Administrator Katarina Terzic from the Montenegrin Academy of Sciences and Arts; Deputy President Marius Andruh from the Romanian Academy; and General Secretary Prof. Eden Mamut from the Black Sea Universities Network will participate; General Secretary Prof. Eden Mamut will elaborate on the topic "At the 50th Anniversary of Scientific Research and Applications on Nanotechnologies: Lessons Learned and Perspectives for Cooperation in South-East Europe".