11th Mediterranean Interdisciplinary Forum on Social Sciences and Humanities

( MIFS 2023 )

30-31 May 2023

University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain


European Scientific Institute, ESI

The European Scientific Institute (ESI) is a global academic platform, which cooperates with Universities and academic centers on 5 continents, by organizing scientific conferences, forums, workshops and joint projects. ESI represents a bridge for exploration from all over the world, thus contributing to the promotion of the modern scientific accomplishments. Led by its motto “Science does not know borders”, the ESI provides a greater global exchange of knowledge and the sharing of best practices.

Special Session

Topic: New Insights into Special Languages
Chair: Franca Daniele, MD
“G. d’Annunzio” University, Chieti-Pescara, Italy..

List of Presenters:

  • From ‘Lockdown’ to ‘No-Fly Zone’. Significant Words that Impact on Lives.
    Franca Daniele, MD
    Assistant Professor of English Language and Translation
    Department of Medical, Oral and Biotechnological Sciences
    “G. d’Annunzio” University, Chieti-Pescara, Italy.
    [email protected]

  • Lexical Aspects of Specialized Medical Language in a Contrastive Perspective.
    Barbara Cappuzzo
    Assistant Professor English Language and Translation
    Department of Psychology, Educational Sciences and Human Movement
    University of Palermo, Italy.
    [email protected]

  • Non-Performing vs. Impaired Loans. A Cross Cultural Analysis of Political Representations of Financial Institutions and Debtors in Media Discourse.
    Giuseppina Di Gregorio, PhD
    Department of Education
    University of Catania, Italy.
    [email protected]

  • Benefits of English for Pre-School Children. The Case Study of a Bilingual School in Italy.
    Paola Clara Leotta, PhD
    Associate Professor of English Linguistics
    Department of Education
    University of Catania, Italy.
    [email protected]


  • The Construction of Medical Knowledge. A Semantic Taxonomy of Processes.
    Renzo Mocini
    Associate Professor of English Language and Translation
    Department of Surgical Sciences
    La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy.
    [email protected]

Aims and Scope

This forum has been organized in Mediterranean cities such as Barcelona, Beirut, and Almeria, and in 2021 in San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Tenerife. The MIFS has gathered hundreds of academics from all around the globe covering different disciplines in the area of social sciences and humanities.

This year the event is back at the University of La Laguna, Tenerife  in a hybrid form. It will combine in person and online sessions and will bring together scientists, professors, researchers, students, and research scholars to exchange their experiences and research results.

Note: Online Presentations will be possible if there is sufficient number of an on-line participants

According to the scientific field, and the preferences of the authors, all the conference papers will be sent to one of the journals for possible publication. However, only the accepted papers will be published in one of the journals.


High quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in the all areas under the Social Sciences and Humanities are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:

Dates and fee

Important dates:

Abstract/Full Paper Submission: May 15, 2023
Registration Fee: Online Payment  (Conference fee)

Registration Fee

Early submission: 150 EUR per paper for payments received before March 30, 2023​​​

197 EUR per paper for payments received after March 30, 2023

97 EUR per additional paper if presenting more than one paper at the conference

  • If a University/Company registers more than 3 participants, a 20% discount will be approved.

*Note: Only papers that successfully pass the peer review procedure will be published.

**Note: The participation is free of charge for the ESI Postdoctoral Fellows

The fee includes:

Admission to the conference, one paper to be presented, copy of the conference program, conference certificate, book of abstracts, publication of an accepted paper in the online conference proceedings or/and journal publication (if accepted by the journal), free tour, and social events.

Organizing and Scientific Committee

Mary Ann Hollingsworth
University of West Alabama, Livingston, Alabama, USA
Amaya Epelde
University of Granada, Spain
Franca Daniele
“G. d’Annunzio” University, Chieti-Pescara, Italy
Audrey Tolouian
University of Texas, USA


University of La Laguna

 Tenerife, Spain

In-person Presentations will be organized into academic sessions at the University premises. Every presenter will have 10 minutes for presentation and an extra 5 minutes for discussion. The presentation should be prepared in Microsoft PowerPoint within 10-15 slides in English/Spanish language.

Online Presentations will be possible if there is sufficient number of on-line participants.

Zoom Online Meeting platform will be used. Every participant will receive an invitation to their email address.

Get In Touch

[email protected]
Subject: MIFS 2023

Kirk St.Amant

Kirk St.Amant is the Eunice C. Williamson Chair in Technical Communication at Louisiana Tech University and is a member of the University’s Center for Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Science (CBERS). Kirk serves as the Director of Louisiana Tech’s Center for Health and Medical Communication (CHMC) and is also an Adjunct Professor of Health and Medical Communication with the University of Limerick and a Research Fellow in User Experience Design with the University of Strasbourg. He researches how cognition affects usability and design with a focus on international health and medical settings and on international online education. He can be reached at [email protected]