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Międzynarodowa konferencja "Dramatyka kultury i natury",14-16 May 2018

Institute of Scandinavian Studies, University of Gdańsk has the pleasure to invite you to participate in an international, interdisciplinary conference entitled:

THE DRAMMAR* OF CULTURE AND NATURE: RELATIONS BETWEEN POLAND AND THE NORTH

Date: May 14–16, 2018

Venue: Theater Hall (019), Faculty of Languages, University of Gdańsk.

Address: ul. Wita Stwosza 51, Gdańsk (Neofilologia building)

As Poland celebrates the 14th anniversary of its membership in the European Union and of the intensification of its political-economic relations with Northern Europe, with its popular culture reflecting a growing interest in Scandinavian-ness and Nordic-ness, we would like to invite you to join our discussion about the multi-dimensional nature of the relations between Poland and Northern Europe analyzed through the lenses of various academic disciplines.

The revitalized cooperation between Poland and the North as well as the resultant new opportunities and challenges may set the scene for our discussion about historical, social, political and cultural aspects of our mutual relations and interdependencies. What is more, we may even be tempted to look for an answer to the following questions: How has the North been represented in Poland? What are the images of Poland - called the “Land of Ashes and Diamonds” by Eugenio Barba, one of the most prominent intercultural mediators between these two areas – created in the North?

Deadline for abstracts and project proposals: March 15, 2018.