Scotland in Europe V

Scotland in Europe V
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A Conference held in association with the Institute of English Studies at the University of Warsaw

We would like to invite everybody interested and involved in Scotland, in the country’s culture, history and politics, and in how it has been perceived and represented in Europe, to participate in the fifth conference on this subject, which will be held on 24th-26th September 2020, in Warsaw, on the premises of the Institute of English Studies at the University of Warsaw, continuing the meetings that took place in Kazimierz Dolny, Poland, in 2012 and 2014, and in Warsaw in 2016 and 2018. This year we are organising the conference in cooperation with the Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies (RIISS) at the University of Aberdeen.

 

We would like to highlight the interdisciplinary nature of the topic and to facilitate cooperation and a discussion between different European academic centres in connection with the following subjects:

 

  • Scotland past and present:

      - The position of Scotland in Europe   

- Scotland’s historical links with Europe

      - Scotland after the 2014 Independence Referendum  

      - Scotland in the face of Brexit

      - Ethnic and regional identity

      - Popular culture, media and the arts

 

  • Scottish literary and cultural exchange with Europe:

      - The influence and reception of Scottish literature and culture

      - Publishing policies and the translation of Scottish literature

      - The role of translation in Scottish literature

      - Representations of Scotland in European literature, culture and the media

      - European influences on Scottish literature and culture

     

  • Scotland’s languages:

      - The understanding of Scotland’s multilingualism

      - Languages and regionalism

      - Language as a political issue

      - Language varieties and their reflection in translation

      - Language barriers in the translation of Scottish literature

 

Speaker
Keynote Speakers: Prof. Robert I. Frost (University of Aberdeen) Dr Silke Stroh (University of Münster) Dr Przemysław Biskup (Polish Institute of International Affairs)
Hosted by
Institute of English Studies, University of Warsaw
Contact

Conference organisers:

Prof. dr hab. Aniela Korzeniowska

Dr hab. Izabela Szymańska

Dr Dominika Lewandowska-Rodak

Conference email: scotlandineurope@uw.edu.pl

Booking
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