The Department of Celtic Languages and Literatures at the Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland is pleased to invite submissions for the 1st Poznań Conference of Celtic Studies. The organizers invite established scholars as well as young researchers working in the field of Celtic Studies to submit paper proposals (max 300-350 words plus bibliography) for talks of 20 minutes plus ten minutes of discussion. Please submit your paper proposals using the EasyChair system or directly to the conference organisers dr Karolina Rosiak and Prof. dr Michael Hornsby. The deadline for submissions is 23rd March 2014.

The aim of this conference is to provide a platform for the discussion of current research within Celtic Studies. The suggested research areas for the block sessions are:

  • various aspects of linguistics (sociolinguistics, phonology, historical linguistics, etc.)
  • language revitalisation, planning and maintenance
  • Welsh/Irish/Gaelic literature
  • Celts in Poland
  • Celtic diaspora in Poland
  • Archeology
  • Teaching of Celtic Languages
  • Cultures of the Celtic Countries

In addition to the block thematic sessions there will also be plenary lectures delivered by our keynote speakers:

Prof, Brent Miles, University of Toronto
dr Tadhg Ó hIfearnáin, University of Limerick

The language of the conference is English.

Important dates:

Deadline for submission of abstracts: 23rd March 2014    ** EXTENDED TO 6th APRIL 2014 **

Notification of acceptance for papers: 7th May 2014

Registration deadline: 1st October 2014

Conference fees:

Early bird fees (paid by 31st August 2014)

  • Full conference fee – 400 zloties (approx. 100 Euro)
  • Students – 200 zloties (approx. 50 Euro)
  • UAM staff and students – 100 zloties

Fees paid afer 31st August 2014

  • Full conference fee – 450zloties (approx. 120 Euro)
  • Students – 250 zloties (approx. 70Euro)
  • UAM staff and students – 150 zloties

Conference fees can be paid by wire transfer.

REGISTRATION To register please fill in the registration form



Please make sure to fill in the reference section (field: tytułem) of the payment slip. Otherwise, your payment will not reach us and as a result you will not be registered for the conference.

Payee: Uniwersytet im. Adama Mickiewicza
Address: ul. Wieniawskiego 1, 61-712 Poznań, Poland
Bank name: Bank Zachodni WBK S.A. 6/O Poznań,
Poland Account number: IBAN:PL77109013620000000036017903
Reference (Pol. tytułem): subkonto konferencji K00000486
SWIFT: WBKPPLPP (required for international money transfers)

In case of any questions feel free to email us at

Contact details:

1st Poznań Conference of Celtic Studies Committee
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University
al. Niepodległości 4
61-874 Poznań, Poland
tel: (+48 61) 829 3506
fax: (+48 61) 852 3103


dr Karolina Rosiak (karolka (at)
Prof. dr Michael Hornsby (mhornsby (at)

We are looking forward to welcoming you in Poznań!


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