16th International Academic Conference “SOCIAL SCIENCES FOR REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT 2021”

Aktualizēts 21.06.2021 12:42

Dedicated to the 100 Years Anniversary of the Daugavpils University 15th-16th October 2021

Daugavpils University, Parādes str. 1, Daugavpils, Latvia


Abstract submission deadline: 1st October 2021

Paper submission deadline: 15th October 2021

The Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Faculty of Social Sciences of Daugavpils University (Latvia) announce 16th edition of the Annual International Academic Conference “Social Sciences for Regional Development 2021”. In this year, conference is dedicated to the 100 Years Anniversary of the Daugavpils University.

The conference aims:

  • to promote contribution of social sciences to regional development,
  • to popularize interdisciplinary approach to research of urgent issues on regional development
  • to stimulate transfer of knowledge into practice.

The Conference welcomes to share experience in terms of economic aspects of regional competitiveness and sustainability, topicalities of state and law in European and national practice and urgent issues on sociology, social psychology and management. Suggestions for contributions include but are not limited to:

  • High differentiation of socio-economic development among regions: quality of life, well-being, socio-economic stratification;
  • Personality and labour migration: regional aspects of ethno-psychology and psychology of personality;
  • The role and importance of governance in processes of allocation and redistribution of financial resources for increasing the competitiveness of the region: legal aspects;
  • Innovative potential of human capital: aspects of economics, law, sociology and social psychology in the process of increasing the regional competitiveness;
  • The role and importance of the regional branding in ensuring the competitiveness of the region: economic, legal, sociological, and psychological assessment;
  • Spatial planning and its impact on ways of increasing regional competitiveness: economic and legal aspects.
  • Effective management of innovative processes in context of regional competitiveness

Scientists, students, policy-makers and practitioners can benefit through attending the conference owing to the:

  • Interdisciplinary platform for discussion on the issues of the regional development within such disciplines as Regional and financial economics, Civil rights and Criminal rights, Sociology and Social psychology, Management
  • International environment and opportunity to exchange experience in three languages (Latvian, English, Russian)
  • Opportunity to publish the research results in the annual pre-reviewed conference proceedings



  • REGISTRATION – till 01.10.2021.

Registration of contributions on actual issues in regional development in Economics, Law, Sociology and Social Psychology, Management is open till 1st October 2021 via e-mail ikgadeja.konference@du.lv

Please, submit short abstract (about 300 words, text only).


Conference languages: Latvian, English, Russian

Presentation: 15 minutes for presentation, 10 minutes for discussions

Please note that conference format will depend on epidemiological situation.


Participation fee is 70,00 EUR.

25,00 EUR academic personal and doctoral students of Daugavpils University

10,00 EUR for master students of Daugavpils University

Participation fee includes conference materials, peer-review of submitted articles, coffee breaks and dinner, excursion and soiree.

Participation fee does not include accommodation.

50,00 EUR for persons, who submit article without presentation at the conference.


Daugavpils Universitāte

PVN reģ. Nr.: LV90000065985

Adrese: Vienības ielā 13, Daugavpils, LV5400

Konta Nr.: LV15TREL9150210000000

Banka: Valsts Kase

Kods: TRELLV22


(Name, Surname; 16th International Academic Conference “Social Sciences for Regional Development 2021”)

  • ARTICLE SUBMISSION – till 15.10.2021.

After the conference reviewed articles will be published in series of Annual Proceedings of International Scientific Conferences (ISSN 2255-8853), which are included in the Electronic Journals Library of University of Regensburg (Germany).

Publication policy: The decision about publishing is based on review of scientists in the relevant field of science.

Submission via e-mail ikgadeja.konference@du.lv






Prof., Dr.sc.soc. V.Meņšikovs (Daugavpils University, Latvia) – chair of committee

Prof., PhD Dz.Iliško (Daugavpils University, Latvia) – vice-chair of committee

Prof., Dr.iur. J.Teivāns-Treinovskis (Daugavpils University, Latvia) – vice-chair of committee

Docent, Dr.oec. L.Aleksejeva (Daugavpils University, Latvia)

Leading researcher, PhD A.Aasland (Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research, Norway)

Prof., Dr. V.Avdeev (Yugra State University, Russia)

Doc., Dr.oec. J.Baltgailis (Transport and Telecommunication Institute, Latvia)

Asoc.prof., Dr.sc.soc. B.Bela (University of Latvia, Latvia)

Prof., Dr.oec. G.Bedianashvili (European University, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia)

Dr. A.Betlej (The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland)

Prof., Dr.paed. J.Davidova (Daugavpils University, Latvia)

Asoc.prof., Dr. S.Drezgic (University of Rijeka, Croatia)

Prof., Dr. S.Hiļķevičs (Ventspils University of Applied Sciences, Latvia)

Prof., Dr. M.Hitov (University of National and World Economy, Bulgaria)

PhD A.Ignasiak-Szulc (Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Poland)

Asoc.prof., Dr.oec. E.Jermolajeva (Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies, Latvia)

Prof., Dr.psych. I.Kokina (Daugavpils University, Latvia)

Doc. M.Kolesnichenko (Perm National Research Polytechnic University, Russia)

Leading researcher, Dr.oec. V.Komarova (Daugavpils University, Latvia)

Asoc.prof., Dr. A.Korabava (Vitebsk State Technological University, Belarus)

Prof., Dr.hab.oec. W.Kosiedowski (Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland)

Doc., Dr. S.Kucherenko (Pereyaslav-Khmelnytsky Hryhoriy Skovoroda State Pedagogical University, Ukraine)

Prof., Dr.oec. M.Kvaracxelia (The Economic Institute, Georgia)

PhD J.Kazmierczyk (Poznan University of Economics and Business, Poland)

Leading researcher, Dr.oec. O.Lavriņenko (Daugavpils University, Latvia)

Prof., Dr.hab.sc.soc. A.Matulionis (Lithuanian Social Research Centre, Lithuania)

Prof., Dr.phil. M.Navalna (Pereyaslav-Khmelnytsky Hryhoriy Skovoroda State Pedagogical University, Ukraine)

PhD V.Nikolayevskyy (V.N. Karanzin Kharkiv National University, Ukraine)

Judge, Dr.iur. J.Neimanis (Constitutional Court of the Republic of Latvia, Latvia)

Researcher, Dr.psych. M.Ņesterova (Daugavpils University, Latvia)

Doc., Dr.paed. I.Ostrovska (Daugavpils University, Latvia)

Prof., Dr.sc.soc. S.Partycki (The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin,  Poland)

Prof., Dr. M.Piotrowska-Trybull (War Studies University in Warsaw, Poland)

Academician, Prof., Dr.hab.oec. B.Rivža (Latvian Academy of Sciences, Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies, Latvia)

Asoc.prof., Dr.psych. A.Ruža (Daugavpils University, Latvia)

Researcher, Dr.oec. O.Ruža (Daugavpils University, Latvia)

Prof., Dr.oec. J.Saulītis (Riga Technical University, Latvia)

Asoc.prof. A.Simakhova (National Aviation University, Ukraine)

Asoc.prof., Dr.hist. H.Soms (Daugavpils University, Latvia)

Prof., Dr.theol. A.Stašulāne (Daugavpils University, Latvia)

Researcher, Dr.oec. V.Šipilova (Daugavpils University, Latvia)

Prof., Dr.hab.oec. H.Shmarlovskaya (Belarussian State Economic University, Belarus)

Prof., Dr.sc.soc. M.J.Schouten (University of Beira Interior, Portugal)

Prof., Dr.oec. A.Vankevich (Vitebsk State Technological University, Belarus)

Dr.iur. V.Tumalavičius (Daugavpils University, Latvia, The General Jonas Žemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania, Lithuania)

Prof., Dr. M.Tvaronavičiene (Daugavpils University, Latvia, The General Jonas Žemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania, Lithuania)

Prof., Dr.habil.paed., Dr.habil.psych. A.Vorobjovs (Daugavpils University, Latvia)

Prof., Dr.sc.soc. V.Voronov (Institute of Sociology of Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia)

Prof., Dr. G.Wolska (Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland)

Prof., Dr.iur. V.Zahars (Daugavpils University, Latvia)


Vadošā pētniece, Dr.oec. O.Lavriņenko (Daugavpils University, Latvia) – chair of organizing committee

Pētniece, Dr.oec. V.Šipilova (Daugavpils University, Latvia) – vice-chair of organizing committee

Doc., Dr.oec. L.Aleksejeva (Daugavpils University, Latvia)

Doc., Dr.oec. A.Čaplinska (Daugavpils University, Latvia)

Pētniece, Dr.oec. A.Daniļeviča (Daugavpils University, Latvia)

Dr.iur. A.Matvejevs (Daugavpils University, Latvia)

Pētniece, Dr.psych. M.Ņesterova (Daugavpils University, Latvia)

Doc., Dr.paed. I.Ostrovska (Daugavpils University, Latvia)

Asoc.prof., Dr.psych. A.Ruža (Daugavpils University, Latvia)


DU HSZI Lietvedības sekretāre E.Kamarūta (Daugavpils University, Latvia)

 – tehniskā sekretariāta priekšsēdētāja/chair of technical secretariat

Mg.psych. Dz.Dronka (Daugavpils University, Latvia)

DU SZF Lietvedības sekretāre S.Multiņa (Daugavpils University, Latvia)



Dr.oec. Viktorija Šipilova

E-pasts: viktorija.sipilova@du.lv

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