International Academic Conference
July 15, 2024

Biedrība "Kultūras artefakts"

HUMAN: LANGUAGE, SOCIETY, CULTURE will be held as a Virtual Conference organized by the Society “Cultural Artefact” in cooperation with Daugavpils University Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences (Latvia).

The participants of the conference are invited to submit their proposals on the following themes:

  • Linguistic worldview: language and its sociolinguistic aspect

  • Society and sustainable development

  • Cultural memory and identity: aspects of folklore, literature, history and religion

  • Comparative cultural and literary studies

We offer an opportunity to join our conference live via Zoom or send us your pre-recorded video via The participation fee includes an opportunity to present a paper as a talk (15 min for presentation and another 5 min for discussion), to publish a paper up to 5000 words in the “Journal of Comparative Studies”, Certificate for participation, and electronic conference programme.


Abstract Submission Deadline

July 1, 2024.

Abstract Template

All abstracts are going to be selected according to double blind reviews. The abstract should be submitted as a separate file (.doc or .docx format) in English indicating the aim, significance, methodology and results of the research and it must be between 250-350 words. Within one week of receiving your proposal, we will send you an email notification of its acceptance or rejection. Please send your abstracts to the following e-mail:

Registration Deadline

July 5, 2024.

Registration fee for Virtual Presentation: EUR 70.00

Registration fee for Listener: EUR 30.00

Invoices will be sent via email as a PDF attachment. In order to receive an invoice on behalf of a company or organisation you must state this in advance. If the bank transfer is ordered by a natural person, it is not possible an invoice to a company or organisation to be issued afterwards. All bank charges and commissions are paid by the participants.

Full papers Submission Deadline

July 31, 2024.

Accepted papers will be published in JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE STUDIES:

“Journal of Comparative Studies” is a peer-reviewed multidisciplinary journal that promotes a broad conception of cultural studies in the field of humanities and social sciences. The main purpose of the journal is to publish original multidisciplinary papers dealing with issues of regional, national, international and global significance applying comparative methodology on all aspects of culture, including comparative cultural studies, comparative literature, language and contrastive linguistics, identity, cultural citizenship, migration, post-colonial criticism, consumer cultures. “Journal of Comparative Studies” has entered into an electronic licensing relationship with EBSCO Publishing and IC Journal Master List. Regarding the journal publication, there will be an additional review process. More about the journal:

You can choose to participate in the Virtual category without submitting your paper to the journal (sending an article for publication is optional). Regarding the journal publication, there will be an additional review process.

Conference Organizing and Scientific Committee

Conference Organizing Committee

Dr. philol. Ilze Kačāne - Chair
Dr. philol. Žans Badins
Dr. philol. Oksana Kovzele

Scientific Committee of the Journal

Ilze Kačāne, Daugavpils University, Latvia – editor
Aveen Mohammed Hasan, University of Zakho, Kurdistan-Region-Iraq – editor
Elisa Bizzotto, Iuav University of Venice, Italy
Jian-bang Deng, Tamkang University, Taiwan
Stefano-Maria Evangelista, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Sonia F. Farid, Cairo University, Egypt
Tatiana Filosofova, University of North Texas, USA
Maria José Hernández-Serrano, University of Salamanca, Spain
Benedikts Kalnačs, University of Latvia, Latvia
Ervand Margaryan, Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University, Armenia
Kristina Mullamaa, University of Tartu, Estonia
James M. Nyce, Ball State University, USA
Irēna Saleniece, Daugavpils University, Latvia
Anita Stašulāne, Daugavpils University, Latvia
Geoffrey Swain, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Sylwia Janina Wojciechowska, Jesuit University Ignatianum in Krakow, Poland

Contact Us

Please direct your questions to Conference Organizing Committee:,