Conf/CfP - Jerusalem as the Text of Culture, 13-15 April 2016, Poland

Publish Date: Sep 23, 2015

Deadline: Oct 30, 2015

Event Dates: from Apr 13, 2016 12:00 to Apr 15, 2016 12:00

Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University in Warsaw, Faculty of Humanities, Chair of Old Polish Literature, Rhetoric and Bible Studies, Department of Biblical Literature, and Department of Transcultural Literary Studies, and Chair of Biblical History of the Faculty of Theology cordially invite researchers and PhD students interested in the phenomenon of Jerusalem in literature and culture to participate in interdisciplinary conference.

The subject of the conference concerns literary and cultural studies broadly understood. We are interested in the multifold perspective of approaches to Jerusalem, to its symbolism and its understanding, and its reception in literature and culture.

The aim of the conference is to assemble, elaborate, and develop results of researches in many fields concerning mainly:

– Motif of Jerusalem in literature and other cultural texts over the centuries

– Presence in the language (phraseology, terminology, etc.)

– Multiculturalism of Jerusalem, at present and in historical perspective

– Role of Jerusalem in the religious traditions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam

– Symbolism of Jerusalem and its use in philosophy, theology, politics, etc.

– Phenomenon of pilgrimaging to Jerusalem.

Conference schedule

November 20th, 2015 is deadline of conference registration – paper proposals (form attached) should be sent to the address

Notice that we plan 20 minutes presentations in English or in Polish.

Submission of the paper proposal does not automatically register you for the conference. Decisions will be sent until December 30th, 2015. If your proposal is accepted, you will be notified and must than pay the conference fee.

October 30th, 2016 is deadline for submission of your complete paper to the editor (at the conference address

Your text (only in English) must be prepared as a single document (maximum 10.000 words). All tables, graphs, and pictures must be included in PDF format.

Conference fees

For each accepted paper author must pay the FULL conference fee.

Payment:30th  January 2016

Registration fee is equal to 170 EUR/190 USD

For participants from Poland the registration fee is 700 PLN.

Beneficiary Account Name:

Uniwersytet Kardynała Stefana Wyszyńskiego w Warszawie

ul. Dewajtis 5, 01-815 Warszawa

Beneficiary Bank Name: Bank Zachodni WBK

Beneficiary Account No.:

EUR   95 1090 1014 0000 0001 2427 2974

USD   74 1090 1014 0000 0001 3013 1764

PLN   81 1090 1014 0000 0001 2229 7627



Bank Transfer Title: ‘Jerusalem as the text of culture’ and name of participant

The sender of bank transfer must cover all transfer charges.

VAT id of Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University in Warsaw (NIP): 525-00-12-946

REGON: 000001956

The conference fee includes:

Attendance to all sessions
Conference kit, including the conference proceedings and abstracts
Social events
Lunch and refreshments during coffee breaks
The conference organizers do not provide accommodation and commuting to the place of the conference.

UKSW buildings are adapted to the needs of people with disabilities.

Conference Committee Members:

Dr Dorota Muszytowska (Conference Chair)

Prof. Anna Szczepan-Wojnarska

Prof. Krzysztof Koehler

Rev. Prof. Janusz Kręcidło

Aleksandra Karkowska

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