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>The Studium Europy Wschodniej Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego ( The Centre
>for East European Studies of Warsaw University), the Association for the
>Study of Nationalities, Warsaw
>18.07.2004-21.07.2004, Warsaw University
>Deadline: 01.03.2004
>
>Call for Papers
>
>Warsaw Special Convention of the Association for the Study of
>Nationalities (ASN)
>organized by The Studium Europy Wschodniej Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
>(The Centre for East European Studies of Warsaw University)
>
>Nationalities and Pluralism from Old to New Worlds. East Central Europe
>and Post-Soviet Countries: Nations, Nationalities, Culture, Religion,
>History and Politics
>
>The Studium Europy Wschodniej Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego ( The Centre
>for East European Studies of Warsaw University)  and the Association for
>the Study of Nationalities are organizing a Special Convention to be
>held in Warsaw, July 18-21, 2004.
>The Centre for Eastern Studies (OSW - Osrodek Studiow Wschodnich) is the
>hosting partner of the Special Convention. It is a Polish governmental
>analytical institution entrusted with monitoring the current political,
>economic and social situation in Central and Eastern Europe, The
>Balkans, the Caucasus and Central Asia.
>THE Warsaw Special Convention will be held under the distinguished
>patronage of the Rector Magnificus of Warsaw University, Professor Piotr
>Weglenski.
>
>Participants from all over the world, especially experts on Central
>Asian, Caucasian, Russian, East-Central European and Balkan affairs are
>expected to take part. We expect a large number of scholars from the
>countries of the former Soviet Union, Eastern and Central Europe and the
>Balkans.
>
>Please note that this Special Convention is distinct from the ASN Annual
>World Convention, which will take place at Columbia University, New
>York, on 15-17 April 2004 (www.nationalities.org).
>
>The main theme of the Convention is the fate of nationalities and of
>national and nationalist ideas in a world of globalization and economic
>and political integration.  This includes the relation between national
>ideals and the process of transformation in Central Asia, the Caucasus,
>East-Central Europe and the Balkans, the question of political change
>and democratization in the post-Soviet area, as well as the prospects
>for systemic change in the post-communist world.
>
>The Convention will be held just two months after Poland and the other
>more advanced countries in the region join the EU while many other
>post-communist states continue to move back to authoritarian rule,
>twelve years after the fall of Communist system in East-Central Europe.
>
>The Warsaw  Special Convention will consider proposals on topics related
>to national identity, nationalism, ethnic conflict and state-building in
>Central and Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and adjacent areas.
>The Convention invites proposals for individual papers or for complete
>panels.
>
>The Convention is inviting submissions of  recent documentaries or
>feature films  and available in video (VHS or DVD) format. The videos
>selected for the convention will be screened during regular panel slots
>and will be followed by a discussion moderated by academic experts.
>
>The last Special ASN Convention, held in June 2002 in Forli, Italy was
>organized by The Centro per l'Europa Centro Orientale e Balcanica,
>University of Bologne.
>
>
>Location
>The Convention will be held at the Warsaw University campus in the
>centre of Warsaw, at Krakowskie Przedmiescie street. The campus is
>formed by the complex of classical buildings, most of which were built
>in 18. and 19. centuries in order to satisfy the needs of Warsaw
>University and other educational institutions. The main edifice, King
>Casimir's palace, was built in the first half of the 17. century. Warsaw
>University itself was fouded in 1816. The location is surrounded by
>silhouettes of baroque churches, situated along the Royal Way, in the
>vicinity of the Royal Castle and the Old City.
>
>
>Schedule
>The convention will begin on Sunday evening, July 18, and end on
>Wednesday evening, July 21, 2004.
>
>
>Paper/Panel Proposals
>The application forms are attached at the end of the Call for Papers.
>Proposals must be e-mailed to Jan Malicki at [log in to unmask]  with
>the subject "Forms". Please note that participants with individual
>papers will also be brought together into panel groups. The word
>"panelist", used further in this text, refers both to participants with
>individual papers or participants in panel proposals. All proposals will
>be examined by the Studium's and the ASN's  Convention Program Boards.
>
>All proposals, for individual papers and panels, must be written in
>English. However, in exceptional cases, the convention organizers will
>allow some presentations to be delivered in Polish, as long as a
>comprehensive written summary in English is made available to the
>audience.
>
>FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON THE PROPOSALS, SEE THE APPLICATION INFORMATION
>BELOW.
>
>Registration fees are:
>1. Western countries
>- ASN members - 45 EUR
>- non-members - 60 EUR
>- students - 30 EUR
>2. Poland
>- scholars - 25 EUR
>- students - 10 EUR
>- students and graduates of the Studium Europy Wschodniej- free of
>charge
>3. East  Central European EU countries and Russia
>- scholars - 20 EUR
>- students - 10 EUR
>4. Central Asian, Caucasian, East European and Balkan countries
>- scholars - 10 EUR
>- students - 5 EUR
>
>All panelists must pre-register by May 15, 2004. Pre-registration can be
>done electronically, by fax, or by regular mail. The registration form
>can be downloaded from www.uw.edu.pl. In case of cancellation before May
>15, 2004, a refund of  the registration fee is possible. After that
>date, the organizers will not accept any requests for refund.
>
>
>Accommodation
>Our web site will provide, beginning from  February 15, 2004, a list of
>several hotels in various price ranges for those who pay for
>accomodation. Participants will also have the opportunity to consult the
>Convention organisers' staff . They are strongly encouraged to reserve
>as early as possible.
>
>
>Funding
>Participants from the West, from  East-Central European EU countries and
>from Poland are responsible for covering all travel and accommodation
>costs.
>
>Panelists from the Central Asian, Caucasian, East European, Balkan
>countries and Russia may be offered:
>1. a full refund of accomodation costs in a Warsaw University student
>hostels (ab. 200 beds)
>2. a free of charge accomodation in private appartments belonging to the
>Studium's scholars, students and administration staff (ab. 30 beds)
>3. a partial refund of accomodation costs in hostels and other
>unexpensive lodgings (ab. 100 beds)
>4. the Studium's plenipotentiaries in Belarus and Ukraine will organize,
>for those interested, an economy  bus transport from Lviv and Brest to
>Warsaw
>5. a full refund of accomodation and travel costs in case of 20
>prominent participants from Central Asia, the Caucasus, Eastern Europe,
>the Balkans or Russia, selected by  ASN, the Studium Europy Wschodniej
>and the Centre for Eastern Studies (OSW)
>6. in exeptional cases: the support in finding money necessary to
>finance travel costs for panelists from Central Asia and Transcaucasia
>
>All the details concerning funding will be given on our web site
>beginning from May 1, 2004, after the Program  Boards will have
>completed  their work. Participants from the East are encouraged to
>apply to international foundations for the refund of travel costs.
>
>
>Advertisements/Exhibitors
>The exhibition of Polish and East and Central Europe publishing houses
>active in the field of regional studies will take place during the
>Special Convention. ASN will offer its latest publications at a separate
>stand. During the book fair, an exhibition of Polish  non-governmental
>organizations active in the post-Soviet area will be held.
>
>Reviews of Polish films and concerts of Polish classical music are
>planned. It will be possible for participants to attend concerts of the
>Mozart Festival, which will be held in Warsaw in July, 2004.
>
>For those interested, the Studium Europy Wschodniej can offer tours to
>Belarus, Lithuania, Ukraine and the district of Kaliningrad. The cost
>will be known by Spring 2004. Please take into consideration that the
>majority of participants from Western countries need separate visas to
>Belarus, Ukraine, and Kalinigrad. The Studium is not responsible for
>providing necessary documents.
>
>Convention Papers
>The convention papers will be available for sale at the Convention for 1
>EUR apiece, according to ASN Conventions' old tradition.
>
>
>Membership Subscription to ASN
>A yearly membership to ASN is $60 ($35 for students). Members receive
>the journal Nationalities Papers quarterly, the periodical Analysis of
>Current Events (ACE), and the newsletter ASNews twice a year, as well as
>a registration discount at the ASN Annual World Convention. ASN Members
>also have the option of subscribing to Europe-Asia Studies at the
>cut-rate of $60 yearly. A membership form can be downloaded from ASN web
>page (<http://www.nationalities.org>http://www.nationalities.org).
>We look forward to seeing you at
>the Convention!
>
>
>APPLICATION INFORMATION
>The Studium and the ASN are accepting proposals for panels or individual
>papers. The forms for proposals together with the application form are
>attached below. We kindly ask participants who don't wish to present any
>paper at the conference to fill in the application form. The forms have
>to be e-mailed to Jan Malicki at the Studium Europy Wschodniej,
>[log in to unmask] , with  the subject: "Forms". All forms must be
>included as attachements IN THE BODY OF A SINGLE EMAIL.
>
>Please fill in the forms in Latin alphabet!
>If audio-visual equipment (overhead projector, PowerPoint, VCR) is
>required, please indicate so in your application. Please understand that
>not ALL video/technical requests can be accommodated.
>
>Applicants must abide by three golden rules:
>*No participant may be listed more than once on a given panel
>*No participant may present more than one paper at the convention
>*No participant may appear more than twice in the convention program
>
>Proposals must be sent by e-mail at [log in to unmask] .The
>Convention Program Boards will be entrusted with the final selections.
>Deadline for proposals: 1 March 2004
>
>
>Warsaw University Convention Program Board:
>Juliusz Bardach - historian of law, Professor Emeritus at the Institute
>of History of Law
>Wojciech Tygielski - historian of 18th c., Vice-Rector for Public and
>International Relations
>*
>Jan Malicki - Convention Director, Head of the Studium Europy
>Wschodniej
>Jane Curry - politologist, Professor at the Studium, Fulbright-Warsaw
>University Chair
>Marek Sliwinski - politologist, Professor at the Studium
>Leszek Zasztowt - historian of 19-20th cc., Professor at the Studium
>
>*
>Wlodzimierz Borodziej - historian of 20th  c., former Vice-Rector for
>Public and International Relations of Warsaw University, Professor at
>the Institute of History
>Andrzej Chojnowski - historian of 20th c., Professor at the Institute of
>History, Warsaw University
>Tomasz Kizwalter - historian of 19th c., Professor at the Institute of
>History, Warsaw University
>Andrzej Mencwel - historian of ideas, Director of the Institute of
>Polish Culture, Warsaw University
>Lech Mroz - ethnologist, Director of the Institute of Ethnology and
>Cultural Anthropology, Warsaw University
>Grazyna Szwat-Gylybowa - historian of slavic literatures, Professor at
>the Institute of Western and Slavic Studies, Warsaw University
>
>
>ASN Special Warsaw Convention Program Board:
>David Crowe - ASN President
>Dominique Arel - ASN Vicepresident/Conventions
>Michael Rywkin - ASN Advisory Board President
>
>Warsaw Special Convention Organizational committee:
>Jan Malicki - Convention Director, Head of the Studium Europy Wschodniej
>Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
>Jacek Cichocki - Director of the Centre for Eastern Studies (OSW)
>
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>Contact information: Jan Malicki, [log in to unmask], Subject of a
>message: Jan Malicki
>Submission of forms: [log in to unmask], Subject of a message: Forms
>
>The Special Warsaw Convention headquarters are located at:
>The Studium Europy Wschodniej
>(The Centre for East European Studies),
>Warsaw University,
>Palac Potockich,
>Krakowskie Przedmiescie 26/28
>PL 00-927 Warszawa
>phone no (0-4822) 55-22-555, 55-22-444
>fax no (0-4822) 55-22-222
>e-mail: [log in to unmask]
>
>The web site provides continuously updated information on the Warsaw
>Special Convention as well as application forms.
><<http://www.uw.edu.pl>http://www.uw.edu.pl>
>
>URL zur Zitation dieses Beitrages
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