FINLAND 100 – WARSAW 10 JUBILEE CONFERENCE

Poniedziałek, 25. Wrzesień 2017 18:04
Drukuj

Saturday 18th November 2017 / 11.00 am – 18.00 pm
Lecture Hall 3.014 / Faculty of Modern Languages / ul. Dobra 55

Patroness of the Conference: Mrs. Jenni Haukio, the Spouse of the President of the Republic of Finland.


PROGRAM

11.00–13.00
Opening of the Conference
Mika Hallila, Łukasz Sommer, Anna Buncler: “Finnish Studies at the University of Warsaw”
Seppo Knuuttila: “Visualizing the Myths – with Examples from the Kalevala”
Tuomas M. S. Lehtonen: “Finnish 19th Century Nationalism and the Finnish Literature Society”
Bolesław Mrozewicz: „C.G.Mannerheim a sprawa niepodległości Finlandii – zarys literacko-historyczny” (“C.G. Mannerheim and the Question of Finland’s Independence: A Literary and Historical Outline”

13.00–14.00 Lunch (at own cost)

14.00–16.00
Jyrki Nummi: “Changing Identities: One Hundred Years of Finnish Literature”
Risto Turunen: “Changing National Sceneries in Finnish Literature and Arts”
Katarzyna Wojan:  „Fińsko-polskie kontakty językowe” (“The Finnish-Polish Language Contacts”)
Kirsti Siitonen: “Spoken and Written Finnish – Language Variation and Change”

16.00–16.15 Break (with beverages)

16.15–18.00
Poetry Reading: the Finnish poet Henriikka Tavi
Musical Performance: Dagna Sadkowska (violin), Michał Górczyński (clarinet, contrabass clarinet)
Music: Michał Górczyński

Closing of the Conference
Closing Coffee Break

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The Conference Speakers:
Seppo Knuuttila is a professor (emer.) of folkloristics at the University of Eastern Finland
Ph. D., docent Tuomas M.S. Lehtonen is the secretary general of the Finnish Literature Society
Bolesław Mrozewicz is a professor of Finnish literature at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań
Jyrki Nummi is a professor of Finnish literature at the University of Helsinki
Risto Turunen is a professor of Finnish literature at the University of Eastern Finland
Ph. D., docent Kirsti Siitonen is a lecturer in Finnish language at the University of Turku
Katarzyna Wojan is a professor of Finnish language at the University of Gdańsk