Maltepe University International Student Congress (MUISC22)







Humanities and Social Sciences of Maltepe University takes pride in inviting undergraduate and graduate students to send their abstracts for the 9th International Student Congress with the name of “Maltepe University International Student Congress on Humanities and Social Sciences (HUMSOS)” to be held at Maltepe University.

Since 2013, Maltepe University International Student Congress (MUISC) has hosted students from all around the world giving them the opportunity to express and exchange research interests and ideas on a variety of important issues in their respective fields of study.

Our world is on the verge of extinction. Following the UN's 2030 sustainable development goals, we summon all to be a part of a shared responsibility of discussing the future of the world we inhabit. The main theme of our congress will be “Towards Sustainable Societies: Prospects and Retrospects”. We invite BA/MA and Ph.D. students majoring in multiple disciplines of social sciences and humanities, law, communication and education to re-imagine the world and a more democratic and sustainable future. We welcome submissions for individual papers (up to 2 papers), media practice contributions (audio / video) and posters that should be addressing, but not limited to the following topics:


  • Access to Justice
  • Brand Activism
  • Building Social Dialogue
  • Challenges for Communication for Sustainable Development in Society
  • Communication of Sustainability
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Cross-Cultural Communication
  • Cultural Policies for Sustainable Development
  • Data Privacy Ethics in Communication Technologies  
  • Debates on Middle Classes in the Post-pandemic Period
  • Digitalization and Marketing
  • Education for Sustainable Development
  • Electoral Systems, Political Participation and Democracy
  • Energy Decarbonization with Universal Access to Energy
  • Environmental Law
  • Equal Access to Information and Communication Technologies
  • Equality and Non-discrimination
  • Ethnicity, Democracy and Political Development
  • Gender Equality and Law
  • Gender-Sensitive Communication
  • Global Climate Change and Its Social Costs
  • Green Economy and Environmental Planning
  • Green Logistics for Sustainable Development
  • Health Communication
  • Human Development and Institutional Innovation
  • Human Rights and Human Dignity
  • Impact of Logistics and Supply Chain Management on Sustainable Development
  • Importance of Public Relations in Corporate Sustainability
  • Inclusive Public Policies for Gender Equality
  • Influence of Political Leaders on Sustainable Development Goals
  • International Financial Institutions and National Economies
  • Local Governance and Regional Development
  • Media Ethics
  • Mental Healthcare, Well-being and Prosperity
  • Perspectives on the Role of the State in Economic Development
  • Poverty, Income Distribution and Growth
  • Prospects for Biodiversity and Sustainable Ecosystem
  • Prospects for the International Political Economic Order in the Post-pandemic World
  • Race and Ethnicity Diversity
  • Religious Freedom and Development: Tensions, Interactions and Prospects
  • Renewable Energy Law
  • Responsible Consumption
  • State, Civil Society and Democracy
  • Sustainability Governance
  • Sustainable Food Systems and Healthy Nutrition
  • Sustainable Institutions for National Development Policies
  • Sustainable Land Management and Agricultural Policies
  • Tackling Hate Speech on Social Media Platforms
  • The Law of Armed Conflicts
  • The Law of War
  • The Privatization of the Health and Human Services
  • The Right to Education
  • The Right to Health
  • The Right to Peace
  • The Rights of the Child
  • Unemployment and Precariousness: Prospects for Equal and Fair Distributive Policies
  • Urban and Peri-urban Development
  • Water as a Human Right
  • Women's Empowerment  in Workplace, Marketplace and Community
  • Youth, Political Participation and Decision-Making