CFP: 1st Poznań Conference of Celtic Studies, Adam Mickiewicz University, Oct 2014

Closing date for proposals: 23rd March 2014

1st Poznań Conference of Celtic Studies,
The Department of Celtic Languages and Literatures,
Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland,
18th – 19th October 2014.

The Department of Celtic Languages and Literatures at the Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland is pleased to invite submissions for the 1st Poznań Conference of Celtic Studies. The organizers invite established scholars as well as young researchers working in the field of Celtic Studies to submit paper proposals (max 300-350 words plus bibliography) for talks of 20 minutes plus ten minutes of discussion. Please submit your paper proposals using the EasyChair system or directly to the conference organisers dr Karolina Rosiak and Prof. dr Michael Hornsby. The deadline for submissions is 23rd March 2014.

The aim of this conference is to provide a platform for the discussion of current research within Celtic Studies. The suggested research areas for the block sessions are:

  • various aspects of linguistics (sociolinguistics, phonology, historical linguistics, etc.)
  • language revitalisation, planning and maintenance
  • Welsh/Irish/Gaelic literature
  • Celts in Poland
  • Celtic diaspora in Poland
  • Archeology
  • Teaching of Celtic Languages
  • Cultures of the Celtic Countries

In addition to the block thematic sessions there will also be plenary lectures delivered by our keynote speakers:

Prof, Brent Miles, University of Toronto
dr Tadhg Ó hIfearnáin, University of Limerick

The language of the conference is English.

Important dates:

Deadline for submission of abstracts: 23rd March 2014
Notification of acceptance for papers: 27th April 2014
Registration deadline: 1st October 2014

Conference fees:

TBA

Contact details:

1st Poznań Conference of Celtic Studies Committee
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University
al. Niepodległości 4
61-874 Poznań, Poland
tel: (+48 61) 829 3506
fax: (+48 61) 852 3103

E-mail:

dr Karolina Rosiak (karolka (at) wa.amu.edu.pl)
Prof. dr Michael Hornsby (mhornsby (at) wa.amu.edu.pl)

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