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.
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
The conference fee includes:
Attendance to all sessions
Conference kit, including the conference proceedings and abstracts
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