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Sosnowiec, 9-10.04.2014

An interdisciplinary academic conference, promoting intercultural dialogue,
addressed to young scholars, including postgraduate and undergraduate students,
whose research interests focus on the languages, literatures and cultures
of Far Eastern countries (especially China and Japan).

The conference will explore a wide spectrum of topics ranging from
the ancient civilisations of the Far East to the present-day cultures
and languages of this region. Following the keynote theme 

we would like to help develop a deeper understanding
of China, Japan, and other countries of the Far East
in all their cultural and linguistic richness and diversity.

We are planning a peer-reviewed publication of conference papers.

Venue: Modern Languages Centre, ul. Grota Roweckiego 5, 41-205 Sosnowiec, Poland
Conference languages: English and Polish
Paper presentations: 20 minutes for the presentation plus 10 minutes for the discussion
Abstract submission: Abstracts (not longer than 250 words, Times New Roman, 12 pts) should be
        submitted in the PDF or Word format to femis2014@gmail.com. The body of the
        email should contain the author's first name and surname, affiliation and the title of the

                             Extended deadline for abstract submission: 10.03.2014 
Paper acceptance notification: by 14.03.2014
Registration: by 20.03.2014 (download the registration form here)
Paper acceptance notification: by 14.03.2014
Conference fee: 300 PLN/75 EUR (180 PLN/45 EUR for graduate- and postgraduate students) to cover
        the cost of conference materials, coffee breaks, two lunches, the conference dinner and the
        subsequent publication of selected articles in a reviewed volume

Travel and accommodation: The costs to be covered by the participants (for details see here)


  Plenary  lectures:                                           The Organizing Committee:

                                Prof. UW i UJ dr hab.                                             Prof. dr hab. Andrzej Lyda
                                     Romuald Huszcza                                              Dr Agnieszka Solska
(University of Warsaw,                                                     Dr Krzysztof Olszewski
                               Jagiellonian University)                                             Mgr Katarzyna Banka
                            Mgr Maria Spiechowicz

Honorary patronage:   




    Contact: dr Agnieszka Solska femis2014@gmail.com


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