Beyond the horizon

cross-cultural experience today

Beyond the horizon: cross-cultural experience today

Toruń, 24th November 2017

Department of English at Nicolaus Copernicus University

Doctoral Students Association DKN

are happy to announce the 2nd Interdisciplinary Conference

Conference Program

Interculturalism has significantly influenced various fields of studies and the English language, regarded as the lingua franca of our times, has played a vital role in this process. The importance of developing intercultural competence is emphasised in official documents at the European level, including the CEFR, and internationalisation of universities has been one of the subjects of heated debates in Poland recently.

We welcome contributions on a variety of topics related to intercultural experience in the area of Humanities.

The list of suggested fields includes the following, but is not limited to:

Extended deadline for abstracts submission: 7th October

Proposal for papers (up to 20 minutes + 10 minutes for discussion) of max. 300 words should be sent by 5th September to our e-mail address: and include the following: the name of the author, title, affiliation, 3-5 keywords.

Notification of acceptance will be sent by 20th September

Conference fee is 50 PLN and it shall be paid by 20th October.

Bank account information

For transfers coming in from Poland, please use the following bank account number:

Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika

Bank Millenium S.A. Warszawa

45 1160 2202 0000 0000 3174 8579

For transfers coming in from outside of Poland, please use the following bank account number:


IBAN: PL 45 1160 2202 0000 0000 3174 8579

Please include ‘Beyond the horizon’ as the title of your transfer as well as your first and second names.

Registration by 20th October.

The conference is to be held on 24th November 2017 at the Department of English, NCU in Toruń, Poland (Collegium Humanisticum, W. Bojarskiego 1 St. in Toruń). After the conference selected papers will be published in a peer-reviewed journal.

Further details on the conference will be provided in the second circular.

Should you have any questions, feel free to contact us at

Organizing Committee

mgr Paula Budzyńska

mgr Marlena Hetman

mgr Emilia Leszczyńska

mgr Natalia Pałka

dr hab. Edyta Lorek-Jezińska

Beyond the Horizon conference is sponsored by: