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The World Congress of Polonists 2020

The Institute of Polish Studies of the University of Wrocław invites to participate in the 7th World Congress of Polonists, which shall take place between 25 and 27 June 2020 under the slogan „World Polish Studies – Archives and Modernity”. The applications shall be accepted until 31 March 2020.

The main theme of the Congress will concern using archives – including modern digital archives – in research, as well as multilingualism, migration, and translation into foreign languages.

Suggested topics:

  • secret, declassified, private and missing, lost and unavailable archives
  • literary and linguistic archives as cultural heritage
  • digital resources as the source of research materials (e.g. spoken and written texts)
  • protection of material cultural heritage
  • modern Polish studies and the culture of remembrance
  • Polish language in the context of bilingualism and multilingualism
  • polonica around the world – their description and characteristics as the source of knowledge on the Polish culture
  • history of the centres of Polish studies around the world – their creators, directions, and research schools
  • teaching Polish as a foreign language
  • Polish of migrant generations – losing and reclaiming Polish on emigration
  • promotion and popularisation of the Polish language and culture
  • translation and reception mechanisms

The Congress shall be held in Polish. More information can be found at the Congress’ website and on Facebook.

Published by: Aleksandra Draus

3 Dec 2019

last modification: 8 Apr 2020