Conference Themes

The Nineteenth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities features research addressing the following annual themes:

  • Theme 1: Critical Cultural Studies
  • Theme 2: Communication and Linguistics Studies
  • Theme 3: Literary Humanities
  • Theme 4: Civic, Political, and Community Studies
  • Theme 5: Past and Present in the Humanistic Education
  • 2021 Special Focus: Critical Thinking, Soft Skills, and Technology

Plenary Speaker

The Nineteenth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities will feature plenary sessions by some of the world’s leading thinkers and innovators in the field.

María Concepción García Gómez

María Concepción García Gómez

Vice Chancellor and Professor, Department of Business Organization and Marketing, Faculty of Commerce and Tourism, Complutense University Madrid

Paloma Bel Durán

Paloma Bel Durán

Head of Complutense Office for Entrepreneurship, Professor, Department of Financial Administration and Accounting, Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences and PhD in Financial Economics, Complutense University of Madrid

Gonzalo Jover

Gonzalo Jover

Dean of the Faculty of Education, Professor, Faculty of Education, Complutense University Madrid

Mónica Cantón de Celis Calvo

Mónica Cantón de Celis Calvo

CEO of Design for Change Global Inc.

Ainara Zubilaga

Ainara Zubilaga

Director of Education and Training, Cotec Foundation for Innovation

Local Co-Chairs

David Alonso

David Alonso

Coordinador del Máster de Formación de Profesorado, Facultad de Educación-CFP, Universidad Complutense

Asunción López-Varela

Asunción López-Varela

Associate Professor and Deputy Head of the Department of English Studies, Universidad Complutense Madrid, Spain

Conference Partner

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