Conference: Convergence and Divergence within the Balkan Keg, Torun/Poland, 2-4.12.2010
- 10 YEARS OF BALKANOLOGY IN TORUŃ
On this occasion Institute of the Slavic Philology of the University of Torun organizes international conference
CONVERGENCE AND DIVERGENCE WITHIN THE BALKAN KEG
LANGUAGE – CULTURE – LITERATURE - HISTORY
2-4 December 2010
- convergence/divergence in language/literature/art
- new approaches to balkanology
- new/unknown Balkanic features
- small ethnolects
- Balkan conditioned problems of national identity
- image of Europe in the Balkans
- problems regarding translation from/to Balkan languages
- teaching of Balkan languages
Other subjects may also be concerned.
Languages of the conference are all Balkanic languages. However speakers will be asked to deliver in advance English translation of the paper which will be copied and distributed to all participants.
Conference fee is 400zł/100Euro
(fee covers: conference materials, 2 nights in the hotel, reception)
Instytut Filologii Słowiańskiej
Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika
Ul. Podmurna 9/11
87-100 Toruń, PL
Participants are asked to deliver by 30 May the title of the paper, key words which can help in classifying of the paper to a subject group, and a short summary of the paper (in any of the conference languages). Participants will be notified whether the paper is accepted by 30 of July. Conference fee should be paid by 30 of September.
Application 30 May 2010
Notification about acceptance 30 June 2010
Sending of English translation and conference fee 30 September 2010
Toruń is an interesting medieval town in Northern Poland. It has around 220 000 of habitants. Prices of hotels are from 150 – 250 zl per night (around 35 – 65 Euro).
Temperature in December varies usually between 0 and 10o C
Toruń can be reached by train or by bus from Warsaw, Poznan, Lodz, Gdansk.
Further information will be send to participants accepted by the organization committee.