SEA 17 ONLINE - CROSS-CULTURAL KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE. Interactions between Law, Education, Tourism & Culture.

Online session is designed for presenters who are not able to be present in-person at the conference.


July 24, 2020 - 10:00 am


July 25, 2020 - 3:00 pm


Ovidius University of Constanța. Aleea Universității, No. 1, Building A (headquarters).   View map

We are honored to invite you to join the 17th International Conference on Cross-Cultural Studies: “CROSS-CULTURAL KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE. Interactions between Law, Education, Tourism & Culture.“, organized at the venue of Ovidius University on 24-25 July 2020 as virtual or in-person.

The purpose of the SEA international scientific conference is to enable the academia, research, and corporate entities to boost the potential of the “Share. Empower. Awareness.” environments, by providing a forum for exchange of ideas, research outcomes, business case and technical achievements. Organized by FRIA, SEA17 offers ten main sessions in the domains of Social, Educational, Language, Economics, Engineering, Medicine and Interdisciplinary Studies, aiming to bring together scholars, academicians, researchers and students to exchange ideas and share knowledge in making a contribution to the humanity’s quest for answers on the local or global problems.

Considering the travel limitations, the conference will mainly be carried out with distant presantations thanks to our online presentation platform.

The keynotes will be presented orally and broadcasted live along with your proposals at the Ovidius University of Constanța, Aleea Universității, No. 1, Building A (headquarters).

I. Presentations & Audience

We will provide three presentation methods:

  1. Oral (joining in an online session room with realtime speech)
  2. Poster (presentation of your poster online with realtime speech)
  3. Forum presentation (PowerPoint, video or poster permanently published on author page. No realtime speech)

Participating in the conference without presentation.

II. For participants who also want to publish an article

Papers describing original work are invited in any of the areas listed below. Acceptance will be based on quality, relevance and originality. Both full research reports and work-in-progress reports are welcome. There will be both oral and poster sessions.

Each of these topic areas is expanded below but the sub-topics list is not exhaustive. Papers may address one or more of the listed sub-topics, although authors should not feel limited by them. Unlisted but related sub-topics are also acceptable.

The abstracts and full texts will be published in one of the 5 asociated scientific journals.

More information in the specific menus listed below:


The conference is particularly focused, but not limited to the following panels:

Legal challenges in tourism.

  • Administration of tourism. Conceptualization and organization.
  • Tourism Legislation and Regulation.
  • Legal perspectives on medical tourism.
  • Legal Liability in Recreation, Sports, and Tourism.

Management and marketing issues in the leisure industry.

  • Event management.
  • Tour operations.
  • Attraction management.
  • Innovations in leisure/hospitality marketing.
  • Sports marketing.
  • Shopping tourism.

 Economics and planning of leisure services.

  • Consumer spending behaviour in leisure activities, leisure shopping.
  • Performance measure of leisure services.
  • Tourism sustainability.


  • Arts;
  • Science Education;
  • Pedagogy;
  • Religious Studies;
  • Literature;
  • Linguistics;
  • Tourism;
  • Sport;
  • Philosophy;
  • History;

 Leisure behaviour in the arts and sports, cultural activities.

  • Leisure/hospitality product development.
  • Leisure and entertainment products.
  • Urban leisure centres, recreational and holiday parks.
  • Rural recreation and leisure activities.
  • Sport tourism.
  • Sport and social identity.
  • Ethics and sport.
  • Gambling tourism.
  • Sport and popular culture.
  • Sport and communities.

 Medical tourism.

Sociology of food studies and food security.

Emerging technologies and e-tourism.

Hotel & food service quality engineering.

Tourism and the environment.

  • Green tourism.
  • Green events.



Professor Ray F. IUNIUS  – Switzerland, Business Development Director at EHL Advisory Services SACEO at winsedswiss education group (WEG) S.A;

Senior Vice-Dean I. Z. TORONCHUK – Associate Professor at the Department of European Law and Comparative Law Studies, Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University, Chernivtsi, Ukraine;

Associate Professor Deniz ZUNGUN – Manisa Celal Bayar University;

Lecturer Stanislav COPETCHI – State University of Chisinau, Moldova, Faculty of Law;

Lecturer Pavel KLIMA – Prague Metropolitan University, Law Department;

Professor Alexandru BOROI – Hyperion University of Bucharest;



Professor, Dumitru ZAIȚ, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași
Professor, Cornel GRIGORUȚ, Ovidius University of Constanța
CEO PhD, Dan SERGHIE, Romanian Foundation for Business Intelligence


Professor Claude MARTIN, Université Pierre Mendès France de Grenoble (FR)
Professor Tawfiq RKIBI, Rector Universidade Europeia, Lisboa (PT)
Professor Ludmila STERBOVA, University of Economics, Prague (CZ)
Professor Stanka TONKOVA, University of National and World Economy (BG)
Professor Blandine VANDERLINEN, ICHEC Brussels Management School (BE)
Professor Adrian STOICA-CONSTANTIN, Dean of Ovidius University of Constanța (RO)
Professor Silvius STANCIU, Dunarea de Jos Universiy of Galați (RO)
Professor Vasile DRĂGHICI, Ovidius University of Constanța (RO)
Associate Professor Constantin NECULA, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu (RO)
Associate Professor Marilena MARIN, Ovidius University of Constanța (RO)
Associate Professor Mariana MITRA-NIȚĂ, Ovidius University of Constanța (RO)




PhD Dan SERGHIE, Director of The Romanian Foundation for Business Intelligence

Senior Editor:

PhD Adriana UNGUREANU, The Romanian Foundation for Business Intelligence

Scientific Editors:

Economics & Management
Associate Professor Irina Teodora MANOLESCU, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași
Professor Maria BEDRULE-GRIGORUȚĂ, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași
Professor Ioan PETRIȘOR, West University of Timișoara
Professor Daniela CORODEANU-AGHEORGHIESEI, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași

Economics & Marketing
Professor Florin Alexandru LUCA, Gheorghe Asachi Technical University of Iaşi
Professor Adriana MANOLICĂ, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași
Associate Professor Ovidiu Aurel GHIUȚĂ, Ștefan cel Mare University of Suceava

Studies in Theology, Ethics and Culture
Associate Professor Constantin NECULA, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu

Economics & Anthropology
Associate Professor Angelica Nicoleta NECULĂESEI, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași

Social Science, Journalism & Public relations
Associate Professor Blanca GRAMA, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu

Professor Silvius STANCIU, Dunărea de Jos University of Galați

Psychology & Education
Associate Professor Silvia FĂT, The University of Bucharest

Associate Professor Daniela ENE, Gheorghe Asachi Technical University of Iași

History and philosophy of religions, Political theology, Ecology
Associate Professor Stelian MANOLACHE, Ovidius University of Constanța


Organizing Committee

FRIA coordinators:

Editor-in-Chief, Director, PhD: Dan Serghie

Senior Editor, PhD: Adriana Ungureanu

Events Manager: Andrei Ungureanu

Hosts coordinators (Ovidius University of Constanța):

Professor Cornel Grigoruț

Associate Professor Mădălina Botina

Chief Secretary of the faculty Alina Simona Ianuș



The SEA conference constantly promotes original articles of basic research outcomes, experimental development, case studies and best practices, critical analysis and discussions, statistics, assessments and forecasts on Sharing, Empower and Awareness environments.

We encourage authors to publish one of the following types of articles: empirical studies, literary analysis, theoretical articles, methodological articles, case studies, book reviews, comments, views and replies on previously published articles.

Papers should be submitted on the SEA Open Research platform ( Accepted full papers, after a double blind peer-review, will be published in one of the 5 asociated scientific journals.



Please note the following deadlines:

Registration  (only for presentations or audience as listener).

  • PRESENTER. We will provide three presentation methods:
  1. Oral (joining in an online session room with realtime speech)
  2. Poster (presentation of your poster online with realtime speech)
  3. Forum presentation (power point or video permanently published on author page. No realtime speech)
  • LISTENER. Participating in the conference only without neither presentation.

Certificate of participation is awarded for presenters and listeners.

Ends:  20 June, 2020 (Early Registration) and 15 July, 2020 (Standard Registration)

1. Register:
2. Pay the conference fee: 30 eur – Early Registration / 40 eur – Standard Registration

Registration SEA 17 cost fee:


Paper Submission

The submission of a paper on the subject of your presentation is optional but strongly encouraged.
The intent is to post draft papers before the conference (Deadline: 20 July  2020) to inform preparations for on‐site discussions, and to post final papers following the conference so that you can incorporate suggestions from delegates in your final version, which will be included in one of the affiliated journals.
At the same time, it is okay to submit the manuscripts later (after July  20th).

1. Prepare your manuscript for submission
2. Submit your complete manuscript
3. Follow the status of your submitted manuscript by e-mail and “Track your manuscript” module.

Mandatory Rules and Online Submission Form in  “Publishing – Manuscript submission” menu

Notification of Acceptance/ Rejection of papers will be sent by e-mail via the “Track your manuscript” module.

You can send your manuscript for FREE (manuscripts must be prepared according to the our guidelines and follow the rules and deadlines for submission specified in the “Submission Guide” and transmission deadlines). Please note that papers submitted to SEA 17, if accepted, must be published open access through payment of an ARTICLE PUBLICATION AND PROCESSING CHARGE (APC). The APC is 50 EUR. The fees listed are per article, regardless of the number of authors.

APPC (Article Processing & Publication Charge) SEA 17:




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