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Full Title: Contacts & Contrasts: Language, Literature, Culture

Short Title: C&C 2017
Location: Konin, Poland
Start Date: 29-May-2017 - 31-May-2017
Contact: Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk
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Meeting Description: The Department of Research in Language, Literature and Translation of the State University of Applied Sciences in Konin carries out research which focuses on areas that contribute to the body of knowledge about language, literature, and translation in the context of intra- and inter-cultural conditioning.

The Contacts & Contrasts conference is being held for the first time in 2017 and will continue to be held biennially.

Languages of the conference: English, German, Polish

Plenary speakers:

Stephen Croucher (University of Jyväskylä)
Lucile Desblache (Roehampton University, London)
Hubert Orłowski (Polish Academy of Sciences, Samuel Bogumil Linde University of Foreign Languages, Poznań)
Mirosław Pawlak (State University of Applied Sciences in Konin)
Eliza Pieciul-Kamińska (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań)
Hanna Pułaczewska (University of Szczecin)
Geoffrey Williams (Université de Bretagne-Sud, Lorient)


The conference fee includes lunches, conference dinner, tea/coffee, materials and the publication of the volume. Costs of travel, accommodation and the excursion are covered by the participant.

Early bird (till 30 March, 2017): 450 PLN – 160 Euros
Regular (after 30 March, 2017): 490 PLN – 180 Euros
Deadline for fee payment - 20 May 2017

Participants interested in the excursion should add 20 PLN/6 Euros to their payment.

Bank transfer and exchange costs are paid by participants.

Information about paying conference fees can be found at

Important Dates:

Early-bird registration and fee payment: 30 March 2017
Regular registration and fee transfer deadline: 20 May 2017
Linguistic Subfield: Anthropological Linguistics; Applied Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Translation
LL Issue: 27.4676

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