​​​​​​2016 ISSEI conference 

The University of Lodz, Poland

WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

Reconciling Freedom and Security: Reflections on Current Issues /
Réconcilier liberté et sécurité: réflexion sur des enjeux actuels
Chair: Sébastien Charles
Tuesday, July 12. Morning session, Narutowicza 59a, Room 112

Evolving Identities in a Globalist Age: Constant Transition vs. Stability
Chair: Theodor Damian
Wednesday, July 13. Morning session, Narutowicza 59a, Room 206

Shakespeare and/in Europe: Connecting Voices
Chairs: Nicole Fayard and Krystyna Kujawinska-Courtney
Thursday, July 14. Morning session, Narutowicza 59a, Room 112 

What’s Not New in the New Europe: Ancient Answers to Modern Questions
Chair: Jakub Filonik
Tuesday, July 12. Morning and afternoon sessions, Narutowicza 59a, Room 308, 
Wednesday, July 13. Morning session Narutowicza 59a, Room 308


Eschatology, Apocalypse, and Modernity
Chair: Stephen L. Gardner
Tuesday, July 12. Morning session, Narutowicza 59a, Room 310 

Why Are Actions More Reliable Than Words? Drama from Ancient Greece to Brecht and the Modern World
Chairs: Heinz Uwe-Haus and Mihaela Albu
Tuesday, July 12. Afternoon session, Narutowicza 59a, Room 112

European Higher Education
Chair: Marcel Herbst
Tuesday, July 12. Morning and afternoon sessions, Narutowicza 59a, Room 206


Solidarity – A True European Value or Just Lip Service?
Chair: Stefan Höjelid
Thursday, July 14. Morning session, Narutowicza 59a, Room 206

Globalization and the New Europe: A Nietzschean Perspective
​Chairs: Endre Kiss and Uschi Nussbaumer-Benz
Thursday, July 14. Morning session, Narutowicza 59a, Room 20 

Tożsamość europejska w perspektywie kulturowej i politycznej
European Identity in a Cultural and Political Perspective (In Polish)
Chairs: Maria Łukowska and Zbigniew Bednarek 
Thursday, July 14. Morning session, Narutowicza 59a, Room A2 

The Question of Life in 17th-Century Mechanism
Chair: Syliane Malinowski-Charles
Wednesday, July 13. Morning and afternoon sessions, Narutowicza 59a, Room A2

Direct Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe after 1989
Chair: Maria Marczewska-Rytko
Tuesday, July 12. Morning session, Lindleya 5a, Room 8

Enlightenment and Idealism: On Reason, Religion and European Values
Chairs: Douglas A. Moggach and Yolanda Espiña
Tuesday, July 12. Afternoon Session, Narutowicza 59a, Room A1 

The Republic of Letters and Political Reality: How Intellectuals Relate to Politicians and Vice Versa
Chair: Gesine Palmer
Wednesday, July 13. Morning and afternoon sessions, Narutowicza 59a, Room A3


Epistemic Curiosity: The Culture, Politics and Identity of the Curious(ly) Virtuous
Chair: Marianna Papastephanou
Wednesday, July 13. Morning and afternoon sessions, Narutowicza 59a, Room A1

The Remains of Politics / The Politics that Remains
Chairs: Marianna Papastephanou and Torill Strand
Tuesday, July 12. Morning and afternoon sessions, Narutowicza 59a, Room A2 

New Nationalisms in European and Postcolonial Discourses
Chairs: Izabella Penier and Magda Rekść
Tuesday, July 12.  Morning session, Narutowicza 59a, Room 216

Critical Reflections on the New and the Old in European Culture
Chair: Brayton Polka
Tuesday, July 12. Morning session, Narutowicza 59a, room A1

Humor and Irony as Tools of Critique and Resistance in European Literature and the Arts 
Chair: Aurelia Roman
Wednesday, July 13. Morning session, Lindleya 5a, Room 12 

The Linguistic and Cultural Manifestations of War and Terrorism
Chairs: Ruvik Rosenthal and Ryszard Machnikowski
Thursday, July 14. Morning session, Narutowicza 59a, Room 11

Classical Rationalism and the Politics of Europe
Chair: Ann Ward
Tuesday, July 12. Morning session, Lindleya 5a, Room 12

Fading Europe? Confronting Limitations / Envisioning Alternatives
Chair: Richard R. Weiner
Tuesday, July 12. Morning and afternoon sessions, Narutowicza 59a, Room A3

Europe Today: From the Nordic Challenge to the State of Ethnic and National Minorities
Chairs: Agata Włodarska-Frykowska and Katarzyna Dośpiał-Borysiak
Thursday, July 14. Morning session, Narutowicza 59a, Room 216


Podteksty/Stereotypy: Obraz "Innego" w mediach środkowo i wschodnioeuropejskich​

Subtexts/Stereotypes: The Image of the ‘Other’ in Central and Eastern European Media (In Polish)
Chair: Magdalena Żakowska
Thursday, July 14. Morning session, Narutowicza 59a, Room 308