26.1780, Calls: General Linguistics/Poland

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Subject: 26.1780, Calls: General Linguistics/Poland

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Date: Thu, 02 Apr 2015 17:13:11
From: Svetlana Gas [ijconferencepoznan at gmail.com]
Subject: Comparative Studies of Language and Culture – Tradition and Innovation

Full Title: Comparative Studies of Language and Culture: Tradition and Innovation 

Date: 22-Sep-2015 - 23-Sep-2015
Location: Poznan, Poland 
Contact Person: Conference organizers
Meeting Email: ijconferencepoznan at gmail.com

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics 

Call Deadline: 31-May-2015 

Meeting Description:

Department of Comparative Culture Studies and Institute of Linguistics at Adam Mickiewicz University are announcing the 1st International Conference Comparative Studies of Language and Culture – Tradition and Innovation which will be held on 22-23 September, 2015 in Poznań, Poland.

The Conference will provide an opportunity to present insights on comparative research on language, literature and culture studies. We hope that the broad spectrum of the issues discussed will help outline current research on culture and inspire discussion on its future. The conference will also provide an opportunity for Participants to share results of their research on different languages and cultures. 

Conference fee for Participants is 350 PLN/85 EUR and includes conference materials, gala dinner, coffee breaks and the publication of a selection of papers.  When accepted by publishers, the articles will be published in the following: Lingua Posnaniensis – academic journal with articles on linguistics in English, Studia Europaea Gnesnensia – academic journal with articles on culture studies in Polish or English, and in conference proceedings (articles in all the conference languages).  
Conference fee for Guests is 200 PLN/50EUR and includes gala dinner and coffee breaks. 

Costs of accommodation, transportation and medical insurance must be arranged separately by Participants or Institutions. 

Call for Papers:

Abstracts (up to 400 words) in one of the conference languages (Polish, English or Russian) together with application forms in .doc/.docx formats should be sent to: ijconferencepoznan at gmail.com by May, 31, 2015. Notification of acceptance will be sent by 15.06.2015.

The following list contains some potential topics to be addressed in 20-minute paper presentations:


Language in different spheres of communication 
Language of folklore and literature 
Language of original and translation texts
Verbal and non-verbal aspects of intercultural communication 

Literary studies

Literary translation 
Literary tradition and innovation 
Literature - memory and identity 
Politics of literature 

Culture studies 

Traditional and contemporary folklore 
Internet as source of culture 
Culture-forming role of religion 
Intercultural communication as challenge for 21st century 
Minority languages and cultures

Conference Programme Committee:

prof. Michael Abdalla (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland)
prof. Elena Czaszczyna (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland)
prof. Natalia Drannikova (Northern (Arctic) Federal University, Arkhangelsk, Russia)
prof. Dafydd Gibbon (Bielefeld University, Germany)
prof. Māra Grudule (Latvian University, Riga, Latvia)
prof. Natalia Netchunajeva (Tallinn University, Estonia)
Mari Jose Olaziregi, Ph.D.  (Etxepare Institute, Basque Country, Spain)
prof. Aleksandr Pigin (Petrozavodsk State University, Petrozavodsk, Russian Academy of Sciences, St.Petersburg, Russia)
prof. Ewa Stryczyńska-Hodyl (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland)

Conference Organizers (Department of Comparative Culture Studies, Institute of Linguistics, Adam Mickiewicz University):

prof. Ewa Stryczyńska-Hodyl - chairwoman

prof. Michael Abdalla
prof. Elena Czaszczyna 
Swietłana Gaś, Ph.D.  
Dorota Kalecińska, Ph.D.  
Daniel Łubiński, M.A.
Marta Mazurek, Ph.D.  
Katarzyna Mirgos, Ph.D.   (European Culture Department, Gniezno-Poznań)
Justyna Prusinowska, Ph.D.   (Baltic Studies Department) 
Sandra Wawrzyniak, Ph.D.  


Lingua Posnaniensis 
Studia Europaea Gnesnensia

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