Cultural and Scientific Conference in memory of Professor Mirash Ivanaj
Tirana – September 22, 2003
The Ivanaj Foundations, headquartered in both New York and Tirana, are co-sponsoring a conference in Tirana on Monday, September 22nd , 2003 at 10 AM.
The event is a Cultural and Scientific Conference in memory of Professor Mirash Ivanaj on the 50th anniversary of his death. The event is a collaboration of the Ivanaj Foundations with Albania’s Ministry of Higher Education, the Academy of Science, the Archives of State, and the National Library.
The conference in Tirana will be held at the National Museum of Art in Skanderbeg Square.
Participants are: Dr. Gudar Beqiraj, executive director of the Ivanaj Foundation in Albania and Pertefe Leka, an Ivanaj Foundation vice president, while the guests include Professor Luan Memushi, Albanian Minister of Education, and Professor Ylli Popa, Chairman of the Academy of Science.
Program speakers will address perspectives on Professor Ivanaj’s contributions. Speakers include: Professor Uran Butka, Professor Iljaz Gogaj, Professor Jorgo Bulo, Dr. Shaban Sinani and Dr. Kaliopi Naska.
Closing remarks will be made by Drita Ivanaj, of New York City, President of the Ivanaj Foundations.
The event will conclude with cocktails and the official opening of the Archives of State exhibit of Ivanaj artifacts.
For further information email the Ivanaj Foundations at [email protected]